MDC AGM 2016 – minutes

Mynyddwr de Cymru AGM Minutes Tuesday 15th November 2016 The Darren, Risca Attendees: Karen Elvers, Gareth Jones, Mark Saunders, Alice Bedwell, Chris Jones, Emma Battensby, Nick Dallimore, Gary Davies, Lucy Baker, Andy Stott, Gill Stott, Oliver Lamford, Mark Buxton, Matt Stott, Martyn Driscoll, Matin Lucas, Kay Lucas, Haydn...


Safety in the Hills

July 2017 - some guidance on safety in the hills from Dr Alan Stone   Personal Responsibility When MDC Tuesday night runs were more sparsely attended, the ethos was very informal, more like a group of friends going out for a run together. Now that these runs are...


The Swiss Alpine Marathon, a lovely, lovely Race!

  Gareth Jones and Karen Elvers up in the Swiss Alps   There are lots of 'hill' races in Europe and having done many Jungfrau Marathons, we decided, on recommendation, to try the Swiss Alpine Marathon collection, based in Davos Switzerland. Swiss Alpine Marathon have a good selection...


Ian Macklin runs London

I have always said “If I ever run a marathon it will be London”. So I applied for the 2017 event and like most people didn’t get a place, but then was lucky enough to receive the MDC club place. 12 weeks before the event...


The Dragon Run

Like all great ideas it was dreamt up in the pub after a couple of beers. Martyn and I both belong to a fell running club called Mynyddwyr De Cymru. Try saying that after a couple of beers, let alone spell it!! It means the...

Mdc fell running club Wales training Transfan run

Summer 2017 runs

Hi folks, see the full list of 2017 Summer runs below. They'll all be going up on the website over the next few weeks, but so you can plan ahead, take a look below...


MDC Snowdonia Weekend

Members of MDC went up to Snowdonia for a weekend of mountain running on some proper rock.   Often it felt more like a weekend of thinly dressed walking, plodding our way up Elidir Fawr on a recce of part of the V3K race, getting mild hypothermia...


Alan Stone tackles the Cape Wrath Expedition Race 2016

On a wet and dank morning in Fort William 98 prospective runners gathered for the inaugural running of the Fort William to Cape Wrath Expedition Race. This was to be 400kilometres of multi-terrain running with 11,500 metres of ascent spread as a stage race over...

Mdc running club Wales training run

Newsletter archive

Want to read about times past? You can access MDC's past newsletters via the links below, and bask in the running glories of old...