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2019 Ammanford Junior Fun Run is fast approaching...Wednesday 5th June! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nathan Jones   
Monday, 13 May 2019 09:09

Amman Valley Harriers Double-Header to return to Ammanford venues for Juniors & Seniors

Amman Valley Harriers Athletics Club, based in Ammanford are once again bringing two popular events back to the town this June and July with of them being the junior fun run.

The ever popular Ammanford Junior Fun Run and Ammanford 10K road race returns to the streets and track of Ammanford Town Centre, with races open to all ages and abilities from the under 6's up to the veterans!

Following a record number of over 350 participants at last year's staging, the Ammanford Junior Fun Run makes a welcome return this June with an extended invitation being put out to all. It takes place on the evening of Wednesday 5th June at Ammanford Leisure Centre, on the running track behind the swimming pool (SA18 2NP)

Yn dilyn record o dros 350 o rhedwyr y llynedd, mae Rasys Hwyl Plant Rhydaman yn dychwelyd mis Mehefin yma gyda gwahoddiad estynedig yn cael ei rhoi allan i bawb. Mae'n digwydd ar nos Lun 5ed Mehefin yng Nghanolfan Hamdden Dyffryn Aman, ar y trac rhedeg y tu ôl i'r pwll nofio (SA18 2NP)


The fun run is organised by the local running club, Amman Valley Harriers and has seen it develop into a popular event over the last few years in Carmarthenshire with a large turnout from runners, whatever their ability. Registration for all is on the evening opening an hour before the beginning at 5:30pm with the first race getting underway at 6:30pm. Registration will be found in the middle of the athletics track, with race categories desks clearly signposted to avoid queuing.

There is an entry fee of £2.50 per athlete. There will be medals to ALL finishers with trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Years 1 to 8 additionally.


The age group & distances arrangements for 2019 / Trefniadau grwpiau oedran a pellter ar gyfer 2019:

Reception & Under / Derbyn ac Iau - 1 Lap (400m)

Year 1 & 2 / Blwyddyn 1 a 2 - 2 Laps (800m)

Year 3 & 4 / Blwyddyn 3 a 4 - 2 Laps (800m)

Year 5 & 6 / Blwyddyn 5 a 6 - 2 Laps (800m)

Year 7 & 8 / Blwyddyn 7 a 8 - 2 Laps (800m)


Once again this year, organisers are pleased to have the event sponsors on board which is Noelwyn and Sharon Daniel at Healthy Life Activities who will also provide the medals and race commentary. Healthy Life Activities offers triathlon competition for all abilities and for all ages with a series of events available across the county including Carmarthen, Llanelli, Ammanford and Burry Port. Healthy Life Activities also offer plenty of opportunities for children to participate in events and believe in investing time and effort to ensure as many children take part in their events.

In 2018, a total of 380 youngsters were out running with the winners being Seren Bowen (Y Dderwen), Iestyn Rees Jones (Gymraeg Rhydaman), Jessica Norman (Llansteffan), William Coles (Llangadog), Nell Davies (Ffairfach), Macsen Toogood (Teilo Sant), Amy Tucker (St John Lloyd) and Owain Thomas (Dyffryn Aman).

The Ammanford Junior Fun Run is open to anyone from any school or club. We hope to see as many of you as possible in Ammanford on the 5th June for what promises to be a great evening of local fun running! All local schools will have had information and all schools in Carmarthenshire given information ahead of race day.



They'll be plenty of media coverage online for the fun run as well as comprehensive reports being covered for the local press including the South Wales Guardian, Carmarthen Journal, Llanelli Star, Carmarthenshire & Llanelli Herald, South Wales Evening Post and the 7 Day Sport and Llanelli Online Websites.

There is car parking available at Event HQ at the Leisure Centre however will get full quickly so please ensure that you arrive in plenty of time as traffic is expected to get busy! As an overflow, you can use the Co-Op car park near the town centre which is some 500m walk down from the Leisure Centre on Margaret Street SA18 2NP.

For more information contact us / Am mwy o wybodaeth cysylltwch a ni!

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DOWNLOAD & PRINT AN ENTRY FORM HERE / LAWRLWYTHWCH FFURFLEN COFRESTRU YMA: they'll also be entry forms available on the evening for you to use..