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We promote road and trail running in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area. We cater for runners of all abilities and have an active membership of around 350 members. We present a varied programme of training, racing and social events throughout the year.

Latest News

One Mile Prom Results Mar 2017

27/03/2017

Congratulations to all the participants of this 7th 1 Mile Prom Run of the Series 2016-2017 on Thursday 23rd March 2017.
A link to the final results is below.
The Prom Page now includes the 1 Mile Prom Results for the season as they occur.
If you have any queries with the results then please use the email link below and we will investigate your issue.

The next Prom Race in the Series 2016-2017 is on Thursday 20th April 2017.

Male:
1st - Vaughan CLARKE (Year 11) - Unattached - 5m 40s
2nd - Louie BRUNSDON (Year 7) - North Somerset AC - 6m 08s
3rd - Oliver ANDREWS (Year 7) - Unattached - 6m 14s

Female:
1st - Poppy BURTON-DICKIE (Year 8) - Unattached - 6m 02s (2nd Overall)
2nd - Stephanie BROOKS (Year 8) - North Somerset AC - 6m 03s (3rd Overall)
3rd - Kiera DEVERAUX (Year 6) - North Somerset AC - 6m 30s

There were an excellent 59 finishers for this 7th one mile prom of the season.
[ Final Results | E-mail Rob Skeen with Prom Results Query | Prom Page | Paper Entry Form ]

5 Mile Prom Race - March 2017

27/03/2017

Well Done to all the Participants in this month's Prom Race 23rd March 2017.
A link to the provisional results is below.
If you have any queries with the results then please use the email link below and we will investigate your issue.
The next run in the series will be 20th April 2017.

Online and paper entry forms are available using the links below or via the Prom Run page, but please be advised that On-Line entries for April's race close on Tuesday 18th April.

Male:
1st - Paul WHITTAKER (7079) - Southend AC - 25m 45s
2nd - Chris MCMILLAN (204) - Weston AC- 27m 14s
3rd - Kieron SUMMERS (69) - Weston AC - 28m 16s

Female:
1st - Kelly DICKS (76) - Great Western Runners - 30m 59s
2nd - Julia BELYAVIN (117) - Bristol & West AC - 31m 55s
3rd - Laura MEECH (110) - Clevedon AC - 32m 04s

There were 332 finishers for this race.
[ Provisional Results | Click Here to enter online | Send Results Query Email to PromEntry | WAC Results | Prom Page ]

New Member

25/03/2017

Please extend a warm welcome to new club member Kylie Lewis.

Press release - Chris is king of the forest

23/03/2017

Hot on the heels of his county call-up for the national cross country event the previous weekend, Chris McMillan of Weston Athletic Club was back in the racing saddle again on Sunday at the Forest of Dean spring trails half marathon. The course follows forest trails and gentle inclines throughout its 13.1 mile route. Chris excelled himself yet again and won the race in 1.14.39, two minutes in front of his nearest rival. Second and third club positions went to Andy Chadburn in 1.28.44 and Stuart Diamond in 1.35.49... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Chris called up for county - 12/03/2017 | Ultra-amazing result for Phil - 05/03/2017 | Perfect prospects for prom participants - 19/02/2017

If you have a comment about these reports or wish to contribute to the press releases please Click Here to send an email enquiry to Media Team.

Forest of Dean Half Marathon

21/03/2017

Well Done to all the participants of the Forest of Dean Spring Trails Half Marathon race on 19th March 2017.
The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Many Congratulations to Weston's own Chris McMillan who had an outstanding race to finish 1st overall in a time of 1 hr and 14 mins.

Male
1st - Chris McMillan - 1h 14m 39 (1st Overall)
2nd - Andy Chadburn - 1h 28m 44s (69th Overall)
3rd - Stuart Diamond 'Birthday Boy' - 1h 35m 49s (193rd Overall)

Female
1st - Michelle Fryer - 1h 51m 23s (721st Overall)
2nd - Lucy Avery - 1h 54m 54s (874th Overall)
3rd - Madeline Cook - 1h 58m 23s (1017th Overall)

There were 2257 finishers.

[ Full Results | Send Results Query Email | WAC Results ]

Beacon Batch Race 2017

16/03/2017

This years Beacon Batch race will take place on 20 June.


It is a classic trail race that takes place in the Mendip Hills over about five miles with about 305m (1000 ft) of climb incorporating Beacon Batch itself the highest point on Blackdown at 325m (1066 ft). But don't be put off, the race is for all standards, well marshalled with plenty of guides, and water at the finish.


Entry is only £6 online at Full-on-Sport or £7 on the day (Race capacity is 150 so advance entry is advised).


For full details and latest news see our Beacon Batch Race page.

Press Release - Chris called up for county

13/03/2017

Weston Athletic Club’s Chris McMillan was picked to represent Avon and Somerset at the national Inter County Cross Country Championships in Loughborough at the weekend. Following a string of local race successes, Chris was selected to join the team of seven to compete alongside the country’s best runners.

The 12k race followed an undulating and frequently muddy course at Prestwold Hall. It was won by Olympian, Commonwealth and World cross country athlete Andy Vernon. Chris returned a sterling performance at his first event at this level. He finished third for the county in 42.13 and a third of the way down the pack beating almost 200 other runners... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Ultra-amazing result for Phil - 05/03/2017 | Perfect prospects for prom participants - 19/02/2017 | Chris conquers climbs while James conquers Cornwall - 12/02/2017

If you have a comment about these reports or wish to contribute to the press releases please Click Here to send an email enquiry to Media Team.

New Member

13/03/2017

Please extend a warm welcome to new club member Linda Williams.

Bideford Half Marathon

09/03/2017

Congratulations to all the participants of the Bideford Half Marathon race on 5 March 2017. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male
1st - Richard Brent - 1h 27m 25s (81st Overall)
2nd - Josh Harris - 1h 29m 12s (97th Overall)

Female
1st - Nia Davies - 1h 38m 9s (225th Overall)
2nd - Michelle Fryer - 1h 50m 58s (491st Overall)
3rd - Joanna Coveney - 1h 53m 21s (567th Overall)

There were 1182 finishers.

[ Full Results | Send Results Query Email | WAC Results ]

New Members

08/03/2017

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Lee Francis, Joshua Mann and John Whitehouse.

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Our Forthcoming Races

Weston Prom Run (April)
Thursday, 20 April 2017 at 19:30
Weston Prom Run (May)
Thursday, 18 May 2017 at 19:30


Training Diary w/b 27/03/2017

Monday
Hutton Moor 6.55pm.
2 led groups plus Elves group.
Tuesday
Trop/Sea Shelter 6.55pm.
Int/Rep sessions led by R.S. & R.B.
Thursday
Hutton Moor 6.55pm.
6 led groups. Morrisons route.
Saturday Session
Entrance to Uphill Boat Yard 8am.
Short hill rep session.
Sunday
Sunday Groups as usual.


Social Events

President`s Breakfast Run
Saturday, 28 October 2017 at 09:00

Championship Races

Burnham 5k
Thursday 02 March 2017
Gwent XC League - Monmouth
Saturday 04 March 2017
The Big Cheese - Cheddar
Sunday 05 March 2017
Bideford Half Marathon
Sunday 05 March 2017
Grizzly
Sunday 12 March 2017
Gloucester 20
Sunday 19 March 2017
Forest of Dean Half Marathon
Sunday 19 March 2017
Weston Prom Run (March)
Thursday 23 March 2017