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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 about 180. We present a varied programme of training, racing and social events throughout the year.

Latest News

5k H/cap & Hutton Moor

02/05/2016

Please note that for the summer months the monthly 5k H/cap has move to the Morrisons' course. Meet 7.00pm for warm up, start time is 7.15pm. Running alongside the 5k H/cap is a reps session at Hutton Moor back field for those not wishing to do the handicap. Meet 7.00pm.

Membership Renewals - Reminder

30/04/2016

Please ensure club memberships are paid up by 31 May otherwise your England Athletics affiliation will lapse. The membership system must be accessed via a desktop or laptop computer, as smartphones and tablets can't support the system.

Uphill Social Run

27/04/2016


IMPORTANT INFO for anyone coming to tomorrow evening's first summer (?) social run from the Dolphin, Uphill.

We will be meeting at 6.55pm for a 7pm in the car park on the opposite side of the road from the Dolphin about 50 metres towards the boat yard. The pub car park is very small so please DO NOT PARK IN THE DOLPHIN CAR PARK but in the roadside village car park opposite, in the boat yard or on the road between the pub and the boat yard or towards the beach.

Remember there will be no led groups from Hutton Moor tomorrow night.

Kayaking

25/04/2016

There are just 4 to 5 places left for Kayaking on 25 June at the River Wye. The cost is £56, but £10 will be paid by the club so members just pay £46. So if you would like to go please email Paul Snelling.

Summer Social Runs

25/04/2016

The first of the summer social runs takes place this Thursday 28 April at 6.55pm for 7pm from the Dolphin pub in Uphill. As it is so close to Hutton Moor all of the groups will run from Uphill and there will be no run leaders at Hutton Moor.

Taunton Half Marathon

25/04/2016

A belated congratulations to the WAC participants of the Taunton Half Marathon on 3 April 2016. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male:
1st - Philip Tomlinson - 1h 29m 35s (68th Overall)
2nd - Neale Jarret - 1h 36m 24s (108th Overall)
3rd - Jason Wyatt - 1h 39m 36s (138th Overall)

Female:
1st - Nicola Fulstow - 1h 39m 10s (148th Overall)
2nd - Nia Davies - 1h 41m 9s (187th Overall)
3rd - Hannah Moore - 1h 41m 37s (172nd Overall)

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

Press Release - London Calling for Weston 19

25/04/2016

Despite the alarmist weather forecasts during the run-up to the event, conditions were ideal and snow-free for the 19 Weston Athletic Club members who were lucky enough to secure places in Sunday’s London Marathon. Most of them ran for charity, raising many thousands of pounds in the process, but all of them ran the 26.2 miles to show how hard they had worked during all their training over the winter months...read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Chris Cracks Course Record - 17/04/2016 | More Weston runners join the sub three hour 2016 marathon club - 10/04/2016 | Marathon efforts for Weston Athletic Club - 04/04/2016

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 Members

21/04/2016

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Stephen Burton, David Wood, Karen Stanley and James Bertenshaw.

Press Release - Chris Cracks Course Record

18/04/2016

Sunday morning saw 30 of Weston Athletic Club’s members travel to Bridgwater to take on the Bridgwater Bolt 10k race. A cool sunny morning with light winds gave the runners near perfect racing conditions. Chris McMillan took advantage of the terrain, and led throughout to win the race outright with an advantage over the second placed runner of more than two minutes. Chris’s winning time of 35.27 saw him take two seconds off the previous course record set at last year’s event...read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
More Weston runners join the sub three hour 2016 marathon club - 10/04/2016 | Marathon efforts for Weston Athletic Club - 04/04/2016 | Clean sweep for Weston runners - 28/03/2016

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.

1 Mile Prom

15/04/2016

Congratulations to all the participants in the sixth of this season's 1 Mile Prom Run of the Series 2015-2016 on Thursday 14 April.
A link to the final results is below. If you have any queries with the results then please use the email link below and we will investigate your issue.

Male:
1st - William FULLER (Yr 10) - North Somerset AC - 5m 19s
2nd - Guy Owen (Yr 6) - North Somerset AC - 6m 08s
3rd - Louie Brunsdon (Yr 6) - North Somerset AC - 6m 28s

Female:
1st - Ruby Owen (Yr 7) - North Somerset AC - 6m 15s
2nd - Stephanie Brooks (Yr 7) - North Somerset AC - 6m 57s
3rd - Alysha Forsbrook (Yr 7) - North Somerset AC - 7m 03s

There were yet another amazing 30 young finishers for this race.
[ Final Results | E-mail Rob Skeen with Prom Results Query | Prom Page | Paper Entry Form ]

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Our Forthcoming Races

One Mile Prom Run
Thursday, 12 May 2016 at 18:45
Weston Prom Run (May)
Thursday, 12 May 2016 at 19:30
Beacon Batch
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 at 19:30


Training Diary w/b 02/05/2016

Monday
Hutton Moor 7.00pm. Recovery/Steady run.
2 led groups.
Tuesday
Morrisons 7.00pm. May 5k H/cap.
Hutton Moor 7.00pm. Reps session led by J.T.
Thursday
Hutton Moor 6.55pm.
5-6 led groups. Graveyard route.
Saturday Session
Drove Road (next to WsM Rugby Club) 8am.
Reps session.
Sunday
Sunday Groups as usual.


Social Events

Presidents Breakfast Run
Saturday, 29 October 2016 at 09:00

Championship Races

Glastonbury Road Run 10K
Sunday 01 May 2016
Wrington Woodland Run (Tach Series)
Thursday 05 May 2016
Weston Prom Run (May)
Thursday 12 May 2016
Great Bristol 10K (Great Run Series)
Sunday 15 May 2016
Tyntesfield 10k
Wednesday 18 May 2016
Ninesprings 9km Multi-Terrain
Saturday 21 May 2016