John, looks like there's a few names missing from from Clevedon results - me, Julie baylis
Monday 24 December 2018
Happy Christmas everyone, Just a note to ask the following members to collect ( and or PAY ) for their ---------Zipped Hoodies they ordered please-----------Racheal Andrews, Rachel Hedges, Susan Duncan, Leslie Bowskill, Shaleen Summers, Kate Gormley, Amy Badman, Jill Naughton, Julie Shergold, Tina Burrows, Sheryl Selway and also I have 2 Medium MENS hoodies, Steve Howell, plus another but no name.
01934 414361. 0789535437.
A reminder of the Club’s Banking details: Weston A C.
HSBC (bank), Ac No; 61100432, Sort Code; 40-46-18
Sunday 23 December 2018
I've entered Slaughterford 9 (Sunday 27th January, 2019) and will be unable to run it as I return from holiday that day. If anyone would like my place please email me, I think I can transfer names/place via online entry system.
Wednesday 19 December 2018
Just had a Christmas email from a race I did ten years ago and thought it might be of interest to the trail runners among you. They are looking for referrals for the 2019 race held in November. This is an extreme event and includes The Everest Challenge Marathon.
If you just want to have a look or are daft enough to want to try it the link is below.
Tuesday 18 December 2018
Jim I sent you my London marathon rejection details soon after I received the letter but I'm not in your list. I have never run the marathon before but would love to do it. Please put me on the list and confirm you have received this message.
Monday 17 December 2018
Can anyone with a low # on the list below please send me their suggestions in order so I can start allocating your choices. Preference will be given to people who can be arsed to suggest someone, Alternatively you can go to variant B as advised. E-mail me as above. Thanx
The London marathon draw will take place this Thursday 20/12. If you meet the criteria and have not yet let me have your entry with proof of rejection and advise whether you have run it before please let me have it by Wednesday. The names that I have so far together with whether they have run it before or not are:
Ben Groom no
Bill Green no
Cameron Cumming yes
Charlotte Oliver no
Chris Dachtler yes
Chris Edwards no
Dave Johnson yes
Gary Bowden yes
Gary Iles yes
Genevieve Drinkwater tbc
Jim Wotton yes
John Cunningham no
John Hinchliffe yes
Josh Harris yes
Julia Withers yes
Julie Bailiss no
Katherine Lucas no
Lisa Acton no
Lorraine Smith no
Madeline Cook yes
Mark Bowskill no
Mark Hill yes
Matt Langdon no
Matt Wheeler no
Mike Smith no
Paul Baker no
Paul Cousins yes
Pete Watkins no
Rachael Vincent no
Rob Furlong yes
Rob Mountford no
Rob Osment yes
Rob Stokes tbc
Sam Buzza no
Sara Cronje no
Sarah White no
Sheryl Selway no
Stephen Powell no
Steve Kibblewhite yes
Stuart Diamond no
Vanessa Andrews yes
Vanessa Jennings no
🎅🏼🎄⛄️Social Run and London Marathon Place Draw⛄️🎄🎅🏼
Come and join us for our social run next Thursday 20 December followed by a free drink on the club. We will be meeting at Hutton Moor at the usual time of 6.50pm for a 7pm start.
We hear there’s some rather interesting Christmas light displays in the old RAF Locking camp - now known as Locking Parklands, so we thought we’d head on down there and check them out.
There may be some poorly lit stretches so if we could have a few head torches in each group that would help. If you have one please bring it along but don’t worry if you don’t.
Meet back at the bar at The Pavilion afterwards for a drink and to find out who has won a coveted London Marathon place. Will it be you? We also have four free Weston half places up for grabs in a draw for those who helped out with the Cracker.
Friday 14 December 2018
Monday 17 December
• Session Name - "If You Go Down to the Woods Tonight.......... "
• Session type - could be a social, could be reps, could be something completely different, but it will be TWAC!
• Distance - around an hour running
• Meeting Point - entrance to Weston Woods
• Parking - there will be some
• Meeting time - 6:50pm
• Things to bring - Head Torch, Whistle, Trail shoes, drink, Billy Kit and cider tokens
• Pub - the Bristol House
Thanks to all those athletes who came along and supported our two races last night. Special well done and thanks as always to the marshals and helpers who braved the cold to make it all happen.
Thursday 13 December 2018
For those of you who missed this live on Sky Sports today. Here is the draw for our competition; 1 Joe radcliffe 2 Rachel hedges 3Linzi Smith 4 Howellzy 5 Gary Bowden 6 Silver Fox 7Nicky Baker 8 Yvie Sandford 9 Paul Oaten 10 Michelle Lynam 11 Simon Andrews 12 Midge Meakin 13 Julia withers 14 Jon Brock 15 Carol O Leary 16 Mary Nutley 17 Ness Wilce 18 Joe Connolly 19 Helen Diamond 20 Dave Groves 21 Ness Andrews 22 Rachel Fuller 23 Podium Pete 24 Stuart Diamond 25 Adam Cashmore 26 Moonraker 27 the Dentist 28 Causeway Kate 29 Marc Whiting 30 William Fuller 31 Antony Askins 32 Selfie Lynn 33 Shaleen the Guide 34Neale jarrett 35 Sian McCarthy 36 Rob Mountford 37 Adam Fuller 38 Spud 39 Lightening 40 Sue Dyer 41 Nia Davies 42 gaynor Collett 43 Sue White 44 Matt Wheeler 45 Paul davidson 46 Rob Osmant 47 Winscombe Will 48 Richard taylor 49 Chadders 50 Stuart Feltham 51 Pete Stacey 52 Howellzy 53 Tracey Dyer 54 Lisa Acton 55 Kursall Kate 56 Jim White 57 Mike Vowles 58 2 Coats 59 Maria Davidson 60Lee Francis 61 Rob Withers 62 Nikki Askins 63 Tonikins 64 Nicola Clark Yelland 65 Bill Green 66 Ruth White 67 Vanders 68 Gunner 69 Maddie 70 Julie Shergold 71 Sheryl Selway 72 Adam Stafford 73 Gary Bowden 74 Belinda 75 Niki Fulstow 76 Ann Clutterbuck 77 Mick Henderson 78 Emma Lane 79 Mel Bugler 80 Adrian 'One Night' Marshall 81 Jackie Cashmore 82 Catnap John 83 Charlotte Fuller 84 Shane Connolly 85 Sam Buzza 86 Helicopter Paul 87 Rachel Stacey 88 Naomi Deutsch 89 Debbie Brooks 90 Mark Skinner 91 Sue Heeps 92 Richard taylor 93 Glyn the Palace 94 Maddie 95 Lesley Bowskill 96 Kevin Bale 97 John Cunningham 98 Chris Loach 99 Janet Pinches 100 Ben Groom 101 jon williams. Apologies for any spelling mistakes etc. If you got a good # contact me with your suggestion(s) and the chance are you will get them. anyone struggling can revert to Variant B where I pick someone for you. the race to suceed Jim White starts now!
Tuesday 11 December 2018
I picked up a pair of purple Karimor Turtle doves fromn the Cafe after the Not Cracker on saturday. they dont fit me & there hasnt been much interest on E-Bay so if you want them back e-mail me i will bring them to the Prom Run. And any more entries for the competition I mentioned earlier. let me know by wednesday so you go in the draw.
Monday 10 December 2018
Handicap result for Nov and start times for Dec are now on the site under the Handicap tab. Please click on the link for 2015 to 2016 for the latest sheet.
Sunday 09 December 2018
Congratulations to the 2000+ runners who competed in our two races today. A fantastic spectacle of runners streaming along Weston beach in a variety of fancy dress costumes. A very special thank you to all those members and friends who turned out to help in cold and windy conditions. Without your help these races could not have taken place.
Unfortunately i cant do this Thursday as I'm carol singing for the orphans
Lost - sense of reality.
If found please return to Junkie Chadburn.
One a more positive note, at least he now knows where the Prom is, we will expect to see him racing this Thursday.
In all the excitement I forgot to pick up my prize for best WAC helper and best looking WAC helper for the cracker today, If You let me know where to collect them then I could probably pick up Chorltons for most useless ! ( he only had one job to do)
Thursday 06 December 2018
OI OI WACsters. I will be again organising our annual predictions competition in 2019. if you want to be in with a chance of first pick bring your £2 to Not cracker on saturday/ Cracker sunday or TWAC on monday. I will take your name etc & you go in the draw. I have some basic instructions/rules for anyone not sure. But its the same rules as last year. Will you follow in the footsteps of Belinda & Jim White and hold the coveted title in 2019? PBx PS feel free to e-mail me for more details.
Tuesday 04 December 2018
Well done everybody who ran the mile tonight we raised £55 which will be matched by the club. If you wish to know your time here it is. If you have achieved a pb you will need to update it on the website as it will not automatically flow through.
Weston AC - 5K Timed Mile Dec 2018
Will Fuller 5.00
Toby Norman 5.20
Alan Fuller 5.28
Matt Wheeler 5.32
Oliver Andrews 5.34
Joe Withers 5.38
Stephen Powell 5.40
Matt Davies 5.41
Toby Andrews 5.48
Dave Groves 5.54
Susan Duncan 5.54
Matt Frost 6.00
John Davidson 6.04
Stephanie Brooks 6.10
Rob Osment 6.12
Bill Green 6.21
Michael Reep 6.24
Gary Bowden 6.33
Jo Coveney 6.39
Peter Vowles 6.42
Sam Booth 6.58
Kie Booth 7.05
Helen Diamond 7.07
Graham Brooks 7.15
John Hinchliffe 7.15
Lesley Bowskill 7.17
Natalia Casey 7.22
Geraldine Hope 7.22
Rachel Andrews 7.23
Julia Withers 7.30
Sarah Ridout 7.46
Rachel Stacey 7.51
Claire Newman 8.03
Michelle Lynham 8.40
Tina Burrows 8.49
Caroline Williams 10.09
Susan Heeps 10.09
Lynne Parsonage 10.58
Alison Clay 13.30
TWAC Monday 10th December
Session Name - The Grand Final
• Session Type - Fell Race
• Distance - Easy 4 miles & Hard 6 miles
• Meeting Point - Kings Wood Car Park, Compton Bishop, Winscombe, BS25 1NW
• Meeting Time - 6:50pm
• Must have Kit -
✅ Head torch (charged or spare batteries)
✅ Trail shoes
⚠️ This is a nighttime fell race so for everyone’s safety (and my peace of mind) we want you to have these 4 items please ⚠️
• Other things to bring - Suitable clothing for weather, Billy kit including Christmas jumper, cider tokens and sense of adventure.
Sunday 02 December 2018
Responding to the increased demand from members to be involved in the focused training that Jamie provides his group on Tuesday and Thursday evenings we will shortly be starting a second similar group. For his group to be successful it is not possible for Jamie to keep including more members so a second group with similar objectives will be formed for any further members who wish to undertake this type of training. The group will support runners who wish to take part in a more individualised and performance focused training regime than that of the regular Tuesday rep and Thursday group runs. It will be a fairly small group focused mainly on road around reps, hill reps and LT runs of varying lengths. If you think that this may be of interest to you and you are currently running 5k's in under 21 mins or 5 miles in under 35 mins then please drop me a mail and I will contact you to give you some more detail and discuss further.
On Tuesday of this week (4/12) we will be running a charity mile. We will be using the clock at the finish line so you will be able to see your own time and let Carol or I know and we will try to produce a list of times that can be recorded on the system. There will be a cost of £1 per runner with the money raised being matched by the club. Money raised will be going to the Seashore Centre at Uphill hospital. Meeting at the normal shelter on the seafront between Trop and Sealife at 6:50 for 7:00. There will be a substantial warm up and everybody will start together. Current forecast for 7:00pm is SE wind so if it stays this way we will run from the beach hut end towards the Grand Pier which will give a slight following wind.
Thursday 29 November 2018
TWAC 3rd December 2018
Session Name: Sand Bay, Tower & Trig Adventure
Session Type: Group lead run, suitable for all abilities
Meeting Place: Beach Road Car Park, Sand Bay
Meeting Time: 18.50 for 19.00
Kit list: Head torch, spare batteries, trail shoes, suitable clothing, whistle and billy kit
Pub: The Commodore
Aim of Session: Each group to take a photo at the water tower in Weston woods and at Sand Point trig.
Wednesday 28 November 2018
For those of you who don't do Facebook, TWAC Calendars for 2019 are now available to purchase for £10 with all profits going to two great charities Bone Cancer and MIND, Chris Loach will have a supply at training tomorrow night.
Sunday 25 November 2018
Sorry Phil, that was me!! A couple of people didn’t come up as Weston, but hopefully all sorted now! Well done!
Hi Jon -just noticed i have been missed of the brent knoll results. My number was 243 and i finished just behind Josh. Thanks Phil
Saturday 24 November 2018
There has been a school boy error with the cracker organisation! I have been accidentally put down as results RUNNER? Can someone clarify RUNNER please? . P.s. Rodney I can and have handled many a slice my favourite being fruitcake.
Friday 23 November 2018
Have to agree with Josh. Ran the DD in 2017, returning next year, without a doubt the most testing and rewarding road run around. Marathon distance is slightly hillier than Snowdonia with the added bonus of an extra hilly 10k tacked on the end - lovely!! More free cake than even Junkie can manage post-race as well
Dartmoor Discovery Ultramarathon Saturday 1st June 2019. If you want to test yourself on the road beyond marathon distance this is the one. 32 miles 674 yards around the roads of Dartmoor. The support from the marshalls is incredible with 9 waterstations on the course. Entries open (postal only) on the Teignbridge Trotters website. We need one more for a male team and it would be great to have a ladies team too.
Sunday 18 November 2018
Dave: how much are the new hoodies? (I should probably know-I can’t remember 😬
Friday 16 November 2018
Unfortunately changes for Wimborne needed to be made by midnight last night.
Helen I cannot remember a WAC lady being first on the Prom - Dave can you confirm from the 40 year history. I Guess there must have been one in the early years of the races.
Wimborne 10 place available (if not too late for a change) due to calf strain I can no longer partake! Text me on 07846 577462 and I will try and make change. Cheers. Paul Hudson
Should you wish to order on line for purchasing Club Clothing the Bank Details for
WESTON A C, --- HSBC, --- A/C No 61100432 --- Sort Code 40-46-18.
It would also assist us if you could make a reference to Club Kit and confirm the transfer so we can order the goods, remember to add the SIZE you require either by email to Dave Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org) or see him on training nights please.
Congratulations to all those athletes who ran in our two races last night. A very good turn out on a mild and windy evening. Thanks as always to all those members and friends who turned out to help.
Congratulations Immy on winning the Prom race!!!
Can anyone tell me the last Weston lady to win?
Wednesday 14 November 2018
Kira - I have a Garmin 910xt triathlon watch. £50. Have a look on Amazon and see what you think. Ness
Is anybody getting a new Garmin for christmas and wants to sell their old one? My daughter has started running and is interested in getting one.
Tuesday 13 November 2018
Session Name: Mine’s A Hole In The Ground
Session Type: Intervals
Location: OSGB: ST50515567 (for Mick) ST505556 (for the rest) Carpark to East of Charterhouse activity centre, Charterhouse.
Meet Time: 18:50 for 19:00hrs
Sunday 11 November 2018
Presidents Breakfast Run
I wish to thank the nine members who turned up on Saturday morning in not too pleasant conditions to say the least and getting soaked for their efforts, but they were not alone as the 15 cyclist also battled through the frequent downpours and a series of punctures making it a good turnout with a total attendance of 37. But at least we all enjoyed the autumn colours which are amazing this year when the sun did come out.
Bristol Children’s Help Society who very generously let us use the excellent venue free of charge ever since I first started this annual event will receive the £131.40 collected on Saturday. ( I have only kept a record since 2012 so the running total is now £642.84).
Finally many thanks must go to the consistent gang of helpers in the Green Aprons and their assistances, it's much appreciated to be able rely on such help.
Better weather is forecast for next years run!!
Saturday 10 November 2018
Many Thanks to Dave Jones and his wondrous team for chefs for this mornings breakfast
Friday 09 November 2018
Time to post next Monday’s session and it’s the fell race championship on a new route meeting place is the car park at the top of burrington Combe (same as last week) please car share if you can time 6.50pm for a 7pm start the distance 1 lap 2 laps or 3 laps 3 is just over 10k
YOU WILL NEED A HEADTORCH AND OFF ROAD SHOES the course is muddy
: head torch
: billy kit / warm clothes for after
: cider tokens
: pub how was the crown ?
: points = prizes so come along
: if you can’t run I require a few Marshall’s
: the course muddy you will get wet too
Thursday 08 November 2018
Some races Jim which may interest the club
Pewsey terminator Feb 24
Offas Orror March 4
Tintern Trott July 5
Fan y big July 7
Standish woodland chase Aug 11 and Black Mountains fell race in Sept.
Wednesday 07 November 2018
Ness we used to do it a few years ago after they stopped doing their half (very hard) so happy to consider putting it back in.
It is a nice tough race, about 12 miles I think, big climb in 1st 4 miles. If you have a look on their website you will see photos of me in 2003 with bloody knee after I fell over on the top. Needed 7 stitches and 2 months off running.
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