Welcome to the Official Weston A.C. Website

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

Press Release

14/01/2018

Tales of the Riverbank

Sunday saw the start of the 2018 off-road racing calendar for 21 of Weston Athletic Club’s members. The Riverbank Rollick is a nine mile race across fields, through woodland and along the River Severn with a fast downhill finish into a final stretch through a stream

Conditions for this year’s race were better than in previous years with less mud to battle through and only a light wind. This helped many of the club’s runners to get impressive course bests. Fastest member was Rob Furlong who completed the course in 1.02.45. Matt Wheeler followed him over the line in 1.04.36 taking second place in his age category in the process. Phil Tomlinson took third club spot in 1.05.40... Read more


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New Members

14/01/2018

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Kirsty Stokes, Janet Pinches, Alan Fuller, Andrew Mitchard and Christopher Hurst.

New Members

07/01/2018

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Jacqui Cashmore, Chris Wooley, Suzannah Dyer, Delyse Taylor, Trinette Moore, Aimee Dodd, Laura Riddiford, Vikki Lindsay, Jeanine Ransom, Karen Hynds, Nicola Currell, Caroline Williams, Sharon Groves, Jessica Rees, Andrew Wilcox, Leanne Dalby, Lindsay Howe, Jo Hyhill, Sarah Bowden, Kirstie Sugg, Nick Jones, Jenny Edgell, Gaynor Corlett, Lauren Dean and Melanie Lewcock. The Membership Secretary is off for lie down.

Annual Club Awards Night

03/01/2018

No need to weep into your Horlicks as you lament the passing of the festive season and the dreaded return to work. The social event of the year is coming next month!

Get the date in your diary for our annual club awards night.

  • Friday 9 February
  • Winter Gardens
  • 7pm arrival for dinner at 7.30pm
  • £15 per person for three course meal (total cost subsidised by club)
  • Partners welcome

We are back at the Winter Gardens ballroom this year following its extensive refurbishment last year, and this promises to be a night to remember.

It doesn't matter if you've only just joined the club, or have been a member for years. All members are welcome at this special night of celebration.

To book your place you need to pick your menu options and send £15 per place booked in to the club. You can pay Paul Snelling, Ian Carpenter, Julie Shergold or Carol O'Leary at club sessions (put payment in an envelope with your name(s) and menu choices) OR you can provide guest names and menu choices below and pay online into the Barclays Weston AC 'Social Account' sort code 20-94-74 a/c number 13255603. If you pay online you MUST give your name as a reference so we know it's from you.

Places will be on large round tables, so please let Paul know if you have a preference for who you sit with.

Tag your club mates, spread the word, make your choices and get your tables together.

STARTERS
  • Pressed ham hock terrine with piccalilli and toast
  • Caramelised onion and goats cheese taste au tain with dressed leaves
  • Trio of melon with mint granita

MAIN COURSES
  • Oven roasted chicken breast with pesto cream, truffle mash and market vegetables
  • Pan-fried salmon with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables
  • Slow-roasted tomato and tarragon risotto with crispy rocket

DESSERTS
  • Dark chocolate torte with fruits of the forest compote
  • Blueberry crumble cheesecake with black cherry coulis
  • Fresh fruit salad.

Press Release

03/01/2018

Christmas Capers for Club

The festive season has not been a quiet one for Weston Athletic Club members who’ve been out in big numbers pounding the tarmac and working off the turkey.

Boxing Day saw 61 members head up the motorway to Clevedon for the town’s traditional four mile run around the town. Despite the weather forecast to the contrary, conditions throughout the race were pretty good and allowed those taking part to achieve some quick times with a staggering 40 personal bests achieved for the distance... Read more


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WAC Hangover 10k 2018

01/01/2018

Congratulations to the participants of the Hangover 10km race this Monday 1st January 2018.
The full provisional results are available via the link below.
If you have a query with the results please use the email link to contact the webmaster.

Male:
1st - Alex CROSSLAND (192) - 33m 07s - Clevedon AC
2nd - Adam STOKES (59) - 33m 50s - Tauton AC
3rd - Luke MURRAY (201) - 33m 57s - Clevedon AC

Female:
1st - Katie GRINYER (154) - 40m 11s - North Somerset AC
2nd - Rebecca PIERCE (146) - 40m 15s - Team Bath
3rd - Jennifer MCNAMARA (78) - 41m 31s - Cheddar RC

There were a hardy 191 finishers in this wet but eventually sunny start to this running year.
Have a Successful Running Year to you all.
[ Provisional Results | Send results query e-mail to Webmaster ]

Hangover 10k - Marshals

31/12/2017

Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to marshal tomorrow's race. Please be at race HQ by 9:00 for your briefing unless otherwise stated. A list of volunteers and duties can be downloaded from here, please check to see what you will be doing.

New Member

30/12/2017

Please extend a warm welcome to new club member Jacqui Cashmore.

Hangover 10k

29/12/2017

Online entry to the Hangover 10k is now closed; but you can still enter on the day for £10 (£12 for unattached runners).

We still need marshals for the Hangover 10k on New Years Day. If you can spare a couple of hours to help out from 9:00 could you let Martin know. Also we need cake bakers! Cakes are needed to sell to the runners after the race; all proceeds going to Barton Camp. So get baking and drop Martin a line.

Mini Cracker

19/12/2017

Congratulations to everyone who ran in this years mini cracker. Results are now available thanks to Split Second Timing. We look forward to seeing you next year.

Female Category Winners

  • 7-10 - Sophie Carrett - 09:01
  • 11-13 - Keira Devereux - 08:15
  • 14-15 - Stephanie Brooks - 07:56

Male Category Winners
  • 7-10 - Thomas Darton - 08:07
  • 11-13 - Eoin O'Hallara - 07:45
  • 14-15 - Max Hopkins - 12:09

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Our Forthcoming Races

Weston Prom Run (January)
Thursday, 25 January 2018 at 19:30
Weston Prom Run (February)
Thursday, 22 February 2018 at 19:30
Weston Prom Run (March)
Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 19:30


Training Diary w/b 15/01/2018

Monday
Hutton Moor 6.50pm for 7.00pm.
Recovery/Easy Run 1 grp.
Tuesday
Trop/Sea shelter 6.50pm for 7.00pm.
Reps session led by J.W. & C.O.
Thursday
Hutton Moor 6.50pm for 7.00pm.
5-6 groups. Club Circuit route.
Saturday
Uphill Boat Yard 8.00am.
Short Hill Reps session.
Sunday
Group runs as usual.


Social Events

No social events are currently planned.

Championship Races

Riverbank Rollick
Sunday 14 January 2018
Weston Prom Run (January)
Thursday 25 January 2018
Slaughterford 9
Sunday 28 January 2018