Weekly FREE 5k event
Saturday 16th February sees the first of the CBTT events.
Having run a pilot run in January this is the first of the proper events and will be held every Saturday thereafter. They will start at 9.00am on the Taff Trail along side Tesco Extra - Western Ave, run down in to Bute Park, do a loop and then run back to Tesco.
Runners/Joggers of all ages and abilities are welcomed, you will need to register by noon on the Friday before you intend to run.
To Register or for further details go to www.parkrun.com/cbtt_home.aspx
Looking forward to the first of the regular time trials on the 16th, but how flexible can you be with the route?
Just a little worried about the council's plans off the area just off North Road where work has already started (without full planning permission) to put a new access road and bridge into the park. This is on the far side of the course between the 2-3k mark.
This really is a great idea - the kids can enjoy the Saturday morning Tescos experience whilst I go for my run. Well done Phil C for organising !!!
Love Monkey - when are the hooligans at CCC going to start hacking up the park ??
CCC already done a lot of preliminary work assuming they are going to get the go ahead.
New double lane bridge across into the park and new access roads to fields for 'events'.
And there's me thinking the park should be a nice green open space rather than an 'events' venue
I've just registered for this & will hopefully be there on 16th! Never done anything like this before, have only been running on my own since December altho I am in training for a half marathon at Silverstone in march with other people from my gym
Do I just turn up & be ready to run? I'll be coming on my own so will there be somewhere to put my car keys etc or do I need to carry them with me.....
Thanks for any advice & hopefully see you there
Now that you've registered you just turn up ready for a 9.00am start. There will be someone at the start/finish who will look after your keys. There should also be a few of the boys there who have run Silverstone the last 2 years, so may be able to give you a bit of info.
thats great, thanks!
see you there!
Thanks to everyone who turned up this morning whether you were taking part or helping out.
I hope you enjoyed your run. Any feedback would be appreciated.
It was a great morning. A lovely venue and friendly crowd.
What a fab time I had! Felt a bit daunted at the start - lots of long legged athletic bods . Chat friendly, marshalls and fellow runners encouraging, and *brilliantly* organised. I was well and truly at the back of the pack, but chuffed to bits with my time and still buzzing from those endorphins. Will be back!
All are welcome no matter what time you run.
All are friendly and encouraging and most "long legged athletic bods" used to be towards the end of the field so come along. No excuses, it's free and friendly.
Ah, LM, you've given me hope that praps one day I'll be long legged
C'mon Nam, I *know* you'll be faster than me. I was really encouraged today, cos first impressions I felt a bit out of place, but realised that I wasn't - it's not a traditional race, purely racing against yourself. And I've noticed that at other more established time trial venues there's a much bigger spread of ability, so as the event grows, so will its appeal to a wider spectrum of participants.
Go for it NAM - and please take as long as you like !!
V.important for those marshalls who don't want to get home too quickly (DIY and other horrors lie in wait..)
I was there taking pics I was looking out for you and TT as i thought you may be there. It is a great event I think you would love it (I was last at Afan Tri (I met you there in case you don`t remember me i was the one who was LAST and had chips afterwards LOL)).
SouthWales22 - Did you manage your Sunday run? (I am presuming you are the lady I was talking to after the runners had shot off and we waiting for their return,
I was in..............................BED!
Sorry chaps I could not escape the duvet. Went for a run later.
Next week I will attend.
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