Nos Galan Road Races founder Bernard Baldwin dies aged 91

Bernard Baldwin, the man who founded the Nos Galan Road Races, has died aged 91.

Baldwin, who was also an AW contributor for 22 years and compiled numerous publications on Welsh athletics, started Nos Galan on December 31, 1958, in memory of Welsh runner Guto Nyth Bran.

The event, which is now held on a 5km route around Mountain Ash, has taken place on New Year’s Eve every year since, with a mystery runner at every edition – Derek Ibbotson, Lillian Board, Lynn Davies, Ann …

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