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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

*** Final Reminder - Membership Renewals ***

24/05/2016

All membership renewals for 2016-17 must be submitted by Mon 30 May 16 at the latest to allow enough time for England Athletics affiliations to be processed. EA affiliations not paid up by this date will lapse, and you will not be able to run as a WAC athlete in EA races, get £2 discount, get club championship points or enter the club London Marathon draw.

Press Release - Hills, hills and more hills for Weston runners

22/05/2016

Weston Athletic Club’s members have tackled three events with varying degrees of hills involved over the past few days as the spring racing season has got into full swing. The most popular race among members was the annual Tyntesfield 10k which winds itself around the fields and rocky tracks of the National Trust estate land, featuring some testing climbs along the way. A now familiar race finish order emerged for the club’s first three men, Chris McMillan completed the course in 37.42, second overall and just eight seconds behind the winner. Kieron Summers followed in 40.05, taking first position overall in his category. Nick Briffitt took third club spot in 40.39 and second in his category...read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Deadly Sixty hit Bristol - 15/05/2016 | Chris crowned at Cleeve - 08/05/2016 | Butcher blasts Brecons while Reading conquers Glastonbury - 01/05/2016

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 - Bumper Crop!

22/05/2016

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Joe Withers, Rebecca Spence, Shane Connolly, Richard Smith, Rachel Rutter, Rae Wotton, Emma Wotton, Sara Gould, Sarah Voyle, Sam Voyle, Elsbeth Pearce, Vicki Wilkins, Anne Cross and Tina Wilkins.

Beacon Batch - Race Director required for 2017

21/05/2016

After many years, Rob Skeen has announced that the 2016 Beacon Batch race will be his last as Race Director. This is a great opportunity for somebody to take on a relatively small race. If anyone is interested please get in touch with Rob asap so that person can shadow Rob for his last Beacon Batch on June 21st. Rob will also be available next year for advice and assistance if required.

[ Email Rob Skeen | Telephone: 01934 625019 ]

Thursday Social Run

16/05/2016

This Thursday (19 May) will be the second social run of the year. There will be no led Groups running from Hutton Moor that night. We will all meet at 6:55 for 7:00pm please in the car parks by The Commodore in Sand Bay. There will be a minimum of 4 groups running

Great Bristol 10K

16/05/2016

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Great Bristol 10K on 15 May 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 - Steve 'new dad' Kibblewhite - 38m 58s (181st Overall)
2nd - Rob Furlong - 39m 37s (231st Overall)
3rd - James Bertenshaw - 40m 46s (331st Overall)

Female:
1st - Joanna Coveney - 50m 29s (2508th Overall)
2nd - Sarah-Jayne Cronje - 51m 15s (2753rd Overall)
3rd - Charlotte Denning - 51m 16s (2765th Overall)

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

Press Release - Deadly Sixty hit Bristol

16/05/2016

Thirty-five women and 25 men from Weston Athletic Club descended on Bristol on Sunday to take on the Great Bristol 10k - now part of the ‘Great Run’ series. Conditions were fair, if not a little on the warm side as the 60 club members pounded the tarmac alongside 10,000 other runners...read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Chris crowned at Cleeve - 08/05/2016 | Butcher blasts Brecons while Reading conquers Glastonbury - 01/05/2016 | London Calling for Weston 19 - 24/04/2016

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

14/05/2016

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Laura Elliott and Stuart Ashford.

1 Mile Prom May

12/05/2016

Congratulations to all the participants in the last of this season's 1 Mile Prom Run of the Series 2015-2016 on Thursday 12 May.

Well done to William FULLER for another fine win, and an excellent result for Connie BALLENTINE coming in 1st female and 3rd overall.

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.

The next series 2016-17 details will be published in the near future.

Male:
1st - William FULLER (Year 10) - North Somerset AC - 5m 22s
2nd - Vaughan CLARKE (Year 10) - Unattached - 5m 37s
3rd - Louie BRUNSDON (Year 7) - North Somerset AC - 6m 07s

Female:
1st - Connie BALLENTINE (Year 7) - North Somerset AC - 6m 04s
2nd - Stephanie BROOKS (Year 7) - North Somerset AC - 6m 27s
3rd - Keira DEVEREUX (Year 5) - North Somerset AC - 6m 38s

There were yet another amazing 73 young finishers for this last race of the series 2015-16.
[ Final Results | E-mail Rob Skeen with Prom Results Query | Prom Page | Paper Entry Form ]

Prom 5 Mile May

12/05/2016

Well Done to all the Participants in the last of the series Prom Race 12th May 2016.
It was a really good evening for running and enjoying the occasion of the final race of the series this year.
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 series 2016-17 details will be published in the near future.

Online and paper entry forms will be available shortly using the links below or via the Prom Run page, including all team and category winners results.

Male:
1st - Alex CROSSLAND (88) - Clevedon AC- 27m 20s
2nd - Chris MCMILLAN (211) - Weston AC - 27m 24s
3rd - Andrew COOKE (9065) - Bristol & West AC - 27m 34s

Female:
1st -Jennifer BISHOP (9062) - Clevedon AC - 31m 20s
2nd - Penny GUESS (9012) - Team Bath - 32m 23s
3rd - Joanne GALLAGHER (189) - Clevedon AC - 32m 30s

There were 282 finishers for this last race of the series.
[ Provisional Results | Click Here to enter online | Send Results Query Email to PromEntry | Prom Page ]

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Our Forthcoming Races

Beacon Batch
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 at 19:30
Mendip Muddle
Sunday, 09 October 2016 at 11:00
Worlebury Woods Challenge - WAC only
Sunday, 16 October 2016 at 09:30


Training Diary w/b 23/05/2016

Monday
Hutton Moor 7.00pm. Recovery/Steady run.
2 led groups.
Tuesday
Hutton Moor 7.00pm.
Reps session led by J.W.
Thursday
Hutton Moor 6.55pm.
5-6 led groups. Club Circuit route.
Saturday Session
Marine Lake 8.00am.
LT 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