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CDF Training Plan January-March 2019

Hello everyone! We’ve had the chance to review and reflect on what we thought worked, and what didn’t work in ...
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Runner of the Month November 2018: Huw Phillips

How long have you been running: 9 years Favourite race: Paris Marathon, Mic Morris or Lliswerry 8, tough to choose which one ...
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CDF Training Plan October-December 2018

As the weather draws in, we’re forced to leave Bute Park until the Spring, and by doing so our sessions ...
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Runner of the Month October 2018 – Cassie Evans

October's Runner of the Month is Cassie, who has hit her stride very quickly and who may or may not ...
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Runner of the Month September 2018 – Liz Rees

Liz completed our first Couch to 5k programme in 2016 and has since become an integral part of the club ...
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Runner of the Month August 2018: Ryan Cullen

Next up as Runner of the Month, we get to learn more about one of our hardest working runners Ryan ...
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CDF Training Plan August-October 2018

Hello everyone! We’re about to enter the third training block for 2018, and for this one we thought we’d try ...
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Runner of the Month July 2018: Nina Lindholm

July's runner of the month is our very own Flying Finn, Nina, who is a British Champion, and competed at ...
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Runner of the Month June 2018: Sam Topham

Runner of the Month is your chance to get to know some of our runners a little better. this month ...
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CDF Training Plan May-July 2018

Hello everyone! We’re entering into a new block of training and the focus for this one will be to both ...
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Runner of the Month May 2018: David Davies

How long have you been running: since 2012 Favourite race: Severn Bridge Half Marathon and Liverpool Rock n Roll Half ...
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Runner of the Month April 2018: Tor Jones

Your monthly opportunity to get to know a few CDF Runners a bit better. This month we highlight Tor Jones, ...
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CDF Training Plan Mar-May 2018

With spring comes daylight in the evening, and a change of location for our training sessions. After the clocks move ...
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Runner of the Month March 2018: Holly Corlett

How long have you been running: 4 years Favourite Race: All of them. Love a race Favourite Distance: The longer ...
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CDF Pride

CDF Runners is an LGBT+ friendly club! That means we don't tolerate any kind of homophobic, biphobic or transphobic abuse, ...
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Runner of the Month February 2018: Dan Lloyd

This is a monthly opportunity to get to know some of our runners a little better, and first up is ...
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Yoga for Runners

By Lisa James As a yoga teacher teaching runners, there are a few complaints I hear over and over from ...
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CDF Training Plan Jan-Mar 2018

Coach Rich Skyrme Since Nike closed down, the weekly sessions have been planned on a week-to-week basis. Going into the ...
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CDF Couch to 5k 2018

CDF Runners are delighted to announce a new Couch to 5k programme starting in February 2018. After a successful programme ...
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CDF Runners Fundraising for The Wallich

CDF Runners are adopting The Wallich as it's first ever charity partner. As a running club based in the centre ...
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Undulations and Conversations

By Huw Phillips So New Year’s Eve 2016 was when it all started... Knowing how much I hate hills and ...
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Cotswolds 24hr Relay Race Report

By Liz Rees Back in December last year Dave Sinclair did such a great job of selling this event that ...
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Emma’s First Marathon

By Emma McRae Your first marathon, so everyone tells me, should be on a nice easy flat course in the ...
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Giant Rabbit Run Race Report

After last year's Rabbit Run, most of those who ran it said they couldn't wait for next year ...
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New Chapter for CDF Runners

From June 1st 2017, CDF Runners will end its long association with Nike and begin a new chapter with independent ...
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Cardiff Bay 10k Race Report

Race Report from Adam Johnson. Quick preamble - two years ago, I ran around Cardiff Bay for 5 miles and ...
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Support Deano the Dementiasaurus!

Honorary CDF Runner Deano the Dementiasaurus had a productive but exhausting time this weekend preparing for the Cardiff Half Marathon ...
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Cardiff 10k Race Report

By Sian David It’s September, summer holidays are over, the nights are getting darker and the weather is getting well ...
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Merthyr Mawr Trail Running Festival 2016 Race Report

Wow, so much to say on this race! Let's start with the weather, which was rubbish. Light drizzle occasionally giving way ...
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New running group for Asylum seekers!

Hi everyone, you may have seen recently how we've been supporting a new running group aimed specifically at Asylum Seekers ...
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Shona is an Ironman!

Monday 23rd May My apologies at the lack of blog for the last 2 days, I have been a good ...
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Parkathon

10 parkruns. 2 days. 50k. How hard could it be? 'Quite' hard sums it up nicely. 1. Pontypridd First up ...
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CDF Goes Global: Madrid Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon

We love an outing. Take 16 CDF runners, one easyJet* flight, a stash of ‘British’ tea bags and the wonderful ...
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Maryam’s Couch to 5k Story

I started running with CDF Runners on February 1st 2016. I knew the group from a friend of mine who ...
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IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016

It's a mouthful of a name for one race, but this was undoubtedly the biggest race any of us had ...
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