Weston Athletic Club Christmas Cracker Details

Christmas Cracker

Organised by Weston Athletic Club

Christmas Cracker


2019 Cracker Result

Full results for the 2019 race in pdf format


The2019 Christmas Cracker race will take place on Sunday December 8th. Now in its32nd year, thisis Weston AC'slargest race by far and people come back year afteryear to take part in the festive run. All standards ofrunner takepart so don'tbe put off if you are a new runner. All runners are actively encouraged to wearfancy dress orat the veryleast one piece of tinsel.


Measured10k course
Flat, on tarmac and beach, thus not suitable for wheelchairs,sorry
Firstaid and water stations
Lead car, race clock, festive distancemarkers and marshals
Event risk assessmentundertaken, for your safety


Race HQ - at Weston College, Knightstone Road
Changing facilitiesandshowers
Supervised kit storage (at owners risk)
Hot and coldrefreshments available
Full results published onthe Internet
Post racepresentation and live entertainment


1st, 2nd & 3rdmale and female runners
1st and 2nd male and female vets. V40, V45 and V50
1stmaleand female vets over 60 and 70
Only one prize per runner (fancy dressexcepted)
Quality technical T-shirt,medal and mince pie to all finishers
Individualand team fancy dress prizes
Many spot prizes


Onlineentry is £18 (attached) and £20 (unattached) inclusive of processing fee, enterbefore 31July for an early birdrate of £15 (attached) and £18 (unattached)
Closingdate is 3 November 2019, or earlier if theentry limit is reached before then
Therace has closed early for the last 21 years so don't delay, entertoday!
Minimumage is 16 years
Race packs will be dispatched in November
Check ourwebsite for the very latestrace information by
Remember – absolutely noentries on the day so enter soon!
Free race photographs available forallrunners to download after the race from www.photo-fit.net.Great forsharingwith your friends at Christmas


Weston Athletic Club will be organising a 10k trainingprogramme this autumn inthe run-up to the event to help runnersprepare for therace. As well as preparing people physically, we’ll also givepeople advice onpre-race nutrition,hydration and what kit to wear when running.
The ChristmasCracker trainingprogramme will begin on Monday September 30 with sessions everyMonday evening at 7pm,and optional sessions everySaturday at 8am. A charge of£30 will be made at the beginning of the course and all theprofits will go toWestonHospicecare. All the coaches and leaders from the club give their timefreely.
Anyone wanting to sign-up or find outmore should contact Jim Wotton(Tel: 01934 814208, Email:jim.wotton@westonac.co.uk).


RaceHQ on the day is at Weston College, Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS232AL
Pleasenote that the race start is on the beach by the Grand Pier.
Allowyourself 15 minutes to get from the College to thestart location.


Forrace entry enquiries contact Matthew Wheeler (Race Secretary)
EMAIL: Cracker@WestonAC.co.uk
For raceorganisation enquiries contact Malcolm Gammon (Race Director)
EMAIL: Malcolm Gammon
TELEPHONE: 07807 381820


2019 race in pdf format
2018 race in pdf format
2017 race in pdf format
2016 race in pdf format

Race Sponsors

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre North Somerset Council
Photo-fit.NetWessex Water

Race Details

Entry Details for next installment of the Christmas Cracker have yet to be finalised. Please check back later for further information.

Contact Details

Race Organisor : Malcolm Gammon
Contact Telephone : 01934 813340
Contact Email : Email the Race Organiser
Contact Address : Weston Athletic Club. PO Box 574. Weston-super-Mare. BS23 9HS

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Race HQ Location

Race HQ on the day is at Weston College, Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 2AL.

Race Charity

This event is held in order to raise funds for Weston Hospicecare and other charities. In 2016 this event raised over £11,232 for Weston Hospicecare.

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