Weston Athletic Club Christmas Cracker Details

Christmas Cracker

Organised by Weston Athletic Club

Christmas Cracker

The 2017 Christmas Cracker 10k and Mini-Cracker race will take place on Sunday December 17th. All standards of runner take part so don't be put off if you are a new runner. All runners are actively encouraged to wear fancy dress or at the very least one piece of tinsel.

Latest News

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

01/07/2017 Cracker and Mini Cracker

This a our 30th anniversary this year and as well as tech-tee all entrants will get a free photo of themselves in the event; downloadable from www.photofit.net. For full details see our race page, full-on-sport or facebook.
Also back for it's third year the MINI CRACKER for anyone between the ages of 7 and 15, this is a 2km race with a chocolate bar for all competitors. Entry is via Full-on-Sport.

Christmas Cracker 10K

Race Start Time



  • Measured 10k course.
  • Flat, on tarmac and beach; therefore sorry not suitable for wheelchairs.
  • First aid and water stations.
  • Lead car, race clock, festive distance markers and marshals
  • Event risk assessment undertaken, for your safety


  • Chip timing.
  • Race HQ - at Weston College, Knightstone Road.
  • 30 subsidised creche places available (min age 1yr & max 12 yrs)
  • Changing facilities and showers.
  • Supervised kit storage (at owners risk).
  • Hot and cold refreshments available.
  • Full results published on the internet.
  • Post race presentation and entertainment.


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

Mini-Cracker 2K

  • Entry Form - Available in July 2017
  • Race Start Time - 10:00am
  • Course - Measured 2k course. Flat, on beach; thus not suitable for wheelchairs, sorry.
  • First aid and water station at finish


  • Race HQ - at Weston College, Knightstone Road.
  • Hot and cold refreshments available.
  • Full results published on the internet.
  • Post race presentation and entertainment.


  • 1st male and female runners in each age category
  • Age Categories : 7-10 Years, 11-13 Years and 14-15 Years
  • Only one prize per runner
  • Chocolate bar to all finishers (sorry grown-ups, that doesn't include you!)

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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