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

Latest News

New Venue for Thursday's Social Run

22/07/2014

Last minute change to this weeks social run - new venue is the NEW CASTLE in Kewstoke. Please park away from the bar/shell shop area if you can, but congregate at 7pm at the entrance to the woods. Walking group is planned.

Hampton Court Open Water Swim

21/07/2014

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the 2014 Open Water Swim at Hampton Court on Sunday 20 July. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link to contact the webmaster.

Female:
1st - Katherine David - 1h 06m 45s - 391st overall

There were 791 finishers.
[ Results | Send results query e-mail to Webmaster ]

Christmas Cracker - Entry now OPEN

21/07/2014

Entry to the Christmas Cracker race on Sunday 7th December 2014 is now open!
As at 21/07/14 we have had over 433 entries so enter now to avoid disappointment.

There is a limit of 2000 participants and entries have closed early for the last 18 years so get your entry in quick!

We have changed our online entry supplier this year which means the total cost of entry, including processing fee, is lower than in 2013. You can pay by credit/debit card or via PayPal.
[ Cracker Online Entry | Cracker Webpage | Email Cracker Enquiry ]

Mob-Match Team 10K

16/07/2014

OK Mob-Matchers the time is nigh. Greville Smyth Park (next to the Bristol City Football Ground) 7.30pm. There is no need to register or get a number, just proudly wear your colours. Please be at the start area by 7.10pm and give your name to Gerry Hope (Team Vice-Captain) on arrival. Will be arranging lifts for those who have already let me know they need one. Any problems just let me know tottlejh@gmail.com. We have the minimum number required, but it is still not too late to join us if the fancy takes you. See you there, many thanks.

New Member

14/07/2014

Please extend a warm welcome to new club member Sue Collard

Wellington 10 Mile

14/07/2014

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the 2014 Wellington 10 Mile race on Sunday 13 July. The full 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 - Steve Kibblewhite - 1h 07m 23s - 6th overall
2nd - Paul Snelling - 1h 15m 21s - 19th overall
3rd - David Elliott - 1h 17m 59s - 25th overall

Female:
1st - Nia Davies - 1h 18m 48s - 27th overall
2nd - Mary Nutley - 1h 26m 22s - 47th overall
3rd - Edel Robbins - 1h 26m 24s - 48th overall

There were 92 finishers.
[ Results | WAC Times | Send results query e-mail to Webmaster ]

Press Releases

14/07/2014

The Weston AC Media Team (Vanessa Andrews, Sarah Vincent and Kira Thorpe) have just published the following race reports:

[ Cracker news ] - A Cracker of a race
[ Report for 14/07/14 ] - Wellington 10 and Burnham Triathlon
[ Report for 06/07/14 ] - Charmouth Challenge and Ironman France
[ Report for 30/06/14 ] - Nailsea, Dundry, Torbay and North Devon
[ Report for 23/06/14 ] - Beacon Batch and more!

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.

NOTICE TO CLUB MEMBERS - Christmas Cracker 7th Dec and Not Cracker 6th Dec

10/07/2014

Please be reminded that the Christmas Cracker 10k race is the only WAC race not open to Weston AC members to enter.

We need the support of all club members for a wide range of organisation and marshalling roles, and we ask that everyone volunteers their time on the day to help make the race a fun, enjoyable and safe experience for the Cracker participants.

This year the Cracker will be held on Sunday 7th December, so please put this date in your diary.

If you are unavailable on race day, please volunteer to attend at the 'Stuffing Party', and help us prepare the participants' race packs. This will take place in early November, (exact date to be confirmed).

You can still run the Cracker route! All volunteers are invited to take part in the 'Not Cracker' on Saturday 6th December. This is an opportunity to run the Cracker 10k route in festive fancy dress with prizes awarded for the best dressed. It's a fun social run for all standards of runners and is followed up by full english breakfast as a big thank you to club members for giving up their time.

Our new Cracker Committee member Vanessa Andrews will be organising this years Cracker volunteers. It's a big challenge trying to coordinate 100+ volunteers, so please make her life easier by volunteering now using the email link below. Please state what hours you are available to help on Sunday 7th December between 7am and 1pm.

Many thanks in advance for your support.

WAC Cracker Committee

Email Vanessa to volunteer

Press Releases

07/07/2014

The Weston AC Media Team (Vanessa Andrews, Sarah Vincent and Kira Thorpe) have just published the following race reports:

[ Report for 06/07/14 ] - Charmouth Challenge and Ironman France
[ Report for 30/06/14 ] - Nailsea, Dundry, Torbay and North Devon
[ Report for 23/06/14 ] - Beacon Batch and more!
[ Report for 16/06/14 ] - GB Relay
[ Report for 16/06/14 ] - Clevedon 10k, Ironman 70.3, Great North Swim

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.

Charmouth Challenge

06/07/2014

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the 2014 Charmouth Challenge on Saturday 5 July. The full 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 - Kieron Summers - 59m 30s - 12th overall
2nd - Adrian Noble - 1h 02m 51s - 20th overall
3rd - Matthew Wheeler - 1h 04m 20s - 24th overall

Female:
1st - Phil Richards - 1h 12m 43s - 62nd overall
2nd - Vanessa Andrews - 1h 35m 31s - 181st overall
3rd - Julia Withers - 1h 39m 43s - 202nd overall

There were 234 finishers.
[ Results | WAC Times | Send results query e-mail to Webmaster ]

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Our Forthcoming Races

Weston Prom Run (September)
Thursday, 18 September 2014 at 19:30
Mendip Muddle
Sunday, 12 October 2014 at 11:00
Weston Prom Run (October)
Thursday, 30 October 2014 at 19:30


Training Diary w/b 21/07/2014

Monday
Hutton Moor 7.00pm. Recovery/Steady Run.
1 Group led by J.T.
Tuesday
Hutton Moor Back Field 7.00pm.
Reps session led by coaching team.
Thursday
Social Run. See below for details.
Hutton Moor 7.00pm. Summer Routes.
Saturday Session
Tropicana 8.00am
Reps session led by J.T.
Sunday
Lots of Sunday gangs to suit all tastes.


Social Events

Newcastle United
Thursday, 24 July 2014 at 19:00
WOW - Work Out in the Woods
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 19:00
The Whites 2x2x2 Challange
Sunday, 17 August 2014 at 09:00

Championship Races

Charmouth Challenge Grandprix Event
Saturday 05 July 2014
Wellington 10 Mile
Sunday 13 July 2014
Purdown Pursuit
Thursday 24 July 2014