Event Information: 2018 Ammanford Junior Fun Run - Monday 11th June 18:30 Print
Written by Nathan Jones   
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 07:40

This June, the ever popular Ammanford Junior Fun Run returns to the Amman Valley Leisure Centre, with races open to all ages and abilities from the under 6's up to comprehensive years 7 & 8. Find out all the details you need here...


Following a record number of over 300 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 Monday 11th June at Ammanford Leisure Centre, on the running track behind the swimming pool (SA18 2NP)

Yn dilyn y record mwyaf erioed o dros 300 o blant y blwyddyn dwethaf, 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 11eg Mehefin yng Nghanolfan Hamdden Rhydaman, ar y trac rhedeg y tu ôl i'r pwll nofio (SA18 2NP)


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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 2018 / Trefniadau grwpiau oedran a pellter ar gyfer 2018:

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)


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Once again this year, organisers are pleased to have the event sponsors on board which is Noelwyn 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 2017, a total of nearly 350 people were out running with the winners being Esme Lynock (Rhys Pritchard); Zac Slater (Saron); Elsie Taylor (Y Bedol); Macsen Toogood (Teilo Sant); Bethan Adams (Iau Llangennech); Ifan Bowen (Y Dderwen); Amy Tucker (St John Lloyd) and Jac Anderson (Morriston Comp)

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 11th 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, Carmarthenshire & Llanelli Herald, South Wales Evening Post and Llanelli Online Website.

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



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