NEWSFLASH: Finlay Wild Sets New Records for Welsh 3000ers & Snowdon Horseshoe

News just in - Runner Finlay Wild has set a new fastest time on the Welsh 3000ers, breaking a record that's stood for 31 years. Finlay's time of 4:10:48 finally betters Colin Donnelly's 4:19, a legendary achievement back in 1988.

He must have the VO2 max of a horse... the 3000ers in the bag on Foel Fras  © Joe Hester
He must have the VO2 max of a horse... the 3000ers in the bag on Foel Fras
© Joe Hester

This comes just days after he set a probable new speed record on the Snowdon Horseshoe, completing the route in a blistering 1:20:16.

A full report will follow as soon as we've caught up with him.


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17 May

I thought this said 'Findlay' for a second and thought 'Gosh, I didn't know Hazel was that quick' :')

17 May

That's just fantastic. And Nicky Spinks just started her double Paddy Buckley attempt. Must be something in the Welsh water this week...