Brackla Harriers

Bridgend County Running League (Summer)

The Bridgend County Running League Races are made up of runners from the 7 Welsh Athletics registered clubs in the area, which are Brackla Harriers, Bridgend AC, Cornelly Striders, Ogmore Phoenix Runners, Pencoed Tri, Pencoed Panthers and Porthcawl Runners.

The races take place during the Summer season.

The league start in 2016 and has really helped with interaction between the local clubs.

There are 6 races with each one organised by one of the clubs, with Pencoed Tri and Pencoed Panthers working together to hold an event.

At the end of the 2017 season the results stood:
1st Brackla Harriers
2nd Bridgend AC
3rd Ogmore Phoenix Runners
4th Porthcawl Runners
5th Cornelly Striders
6th Pencoed Tri
7th Pencoed Panthers

519 different runners from the 7 running clubs took park and Brackla runners did rather well individually:

Individual Ladies
1st Melanie Williams – Brackla
2nd Charlotte Johns – Brackla
3rd Gabriella Booth – Porthcawl

Individual Men
1st Colin McQueen – Brackla
2nd Ian Ogilvie – Brackla
3rd Keith Powell – Cornelly

Here’s a link to a YouTube video from the Brackla Harriers Newbridge Fields Race.


Race dates for 2018 are:

9 May 18                      Ogmore Village 4M – M/T (Bridgend Athletic)

13 Jun 18                      Blackmill 4M – M/T (Ogmore Phoenix)

27 Jun 18                      Bryngarw Park 5K – M/T (Porthcawl Runners)

18 Jul 18                       Kenfig Nature Reserve 5K – M/T (Cornelly Striders)

14 Aug 18                     Newbridge Fields 4,5M – M/T (Brackla Harriers)

4 Sep 18                        Rest Bay Tuska Run 5K – Sand! (Pencoed Tri/Panthers)