The Glynneath Five originated in 1986. It was supposed to be the Neath Valley Race – held at Glynneath. A Five Mile road race was set up by Arthur Phillips, an experienced runner.
The race is different to other races – it encourages all types of runners – from beginners to international class runners. It is a Race and Fun Run combined.
The Glynneath 5 is proud to be supported by Human Being Active.
have run on this 5 mile, undulating course – Alex Haines of Cardiff AC - the course record holder (... 24mins 28secs)
Also ... Richard Gardiner, Marc and Lewys Hobbs, Martin Rees (world class 50+ runner) who has won the race 6 times.
Absolute beginners are welcome and can win a prize – Improvers Trophies (beating last year's time). This is unique in a Road Race in South Wales.
Father and Son, Father and Daughter, Mother and Son, Mother and Daughter, Husband and Wife Trophies are part of the 100 plus extensive prize list on offer
For a full set of 2012 results ...
This famous event is 27 years old in 2013. A great and special - fun for th whole familly running event.
As for every year of this wonderful event it again promisses to be a fantastic occasion for runners of all abiulities to take part in ...
A regular at the Glynneath 5 -
Max Boyce will once again start the run .. Thank you Max ...
Other News will appear hear soon ..