Megan Keith & Jake Smith head Asics Dwelling Worldwide 5km fields


European Cross Nation Champion Megan Keith and Marathon Man Jake Smith will head the fields on the Asics Dwelling Worldwide 5km races in Cardiff on Saturday

The occasion organised as a partnership between Podium 5km and Welsh Athletics will host a contest between England, Scotland, Wales, Birmingham College, Sunday Plodcast, Sportsshoes and Puresport, utilizing a multi-lap course round Copers Area within the Welsh Capital and beginning with the supporting races at 5pm.

Conflict of the titans within the ladies’s race

The ladies’s area consists of some completely stellar names.

Megan Keith (17:00) hasn’t run a 5km race on the highway since 2020 however the Inverness Athlete has nice pedigree at Cross Nation and stormed to victory on the U20 race on the Spar European Cross Nation Championships in Dublin final December. She can also be the Scottish Champion on the Nation.

Megan Davies (16:00), Steph Pennycook (15:58) and Scottish 5,000m Champion Annabel Simpson (15:54) will be part of her within the Scotland Group.

England can be represented by England Nationwide Cross Nation Champion Jessica Gibbon (16:05), Rebecca Johnson (16:26) , Elle Twentyman (15:46) and England debutant Ellie Wallace (15:59).

Jenny Nesbitt (15:44) can be solely at house on the loop of Bute Park the place she trains and can be joined within the Welsh group by Sophie Harris (16:19), Kate Roberts (16:41), and Welsh 10km Champion Olivia Tsim (16:20).

European Indoor 1500m Silver medallist Holly Archer (15:50) is the standout entry within the Sportsshoes group. Joined by Eleanor Bolton (15:55) who set her P.B. with victory on the Podium 5k in Leicester.

Picture: Lindie Naughton

Smith seeks to protect his report

Jake Smith’s (13:59) curiosity was sparked when he heard that race organisers Sportsshoes had supplied a prize to the person that stole his Welsh all-comers report of 13:59. He can be joined within the Sunday Podcast group by Scott Halsted (14:13).

Cameron Bell (14:20), Jonathan Cornish (14:15), Ricky Harvie (14:04) and Callum Jones (14:20) will characterize England.

Alasdair Kinloch (14:24), Stuart McCallum (14:36) Angus Mcmillan (14:29) and Ben McMillan will carry Scottish hopes.

Dan Nash (14:18) will lead the Welsh group right here, joined by Remi Adebiyi (14:29), Jonathan Butler (14:40) and not too long ago topped Welsh 1500m / 3,000m Champion, Lloyd Sheppard-Brown (14:33).

Alex George (14:18) has a 5,000m better of 13:33 from June and can race for Puresport on Saturday. Aldershot, Farnham and District’s Joshua Grace (13:56) is one other sub 14 minute performer in motion.

Jake Smith Credit score: Mick Corridor

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