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June 2017

Beacon Batch 2017

21/06/2017 13:18:25

Congratulations to all the participants of the Beacon Batch Fell Race 2017 this Tuesday 20th June 2017.
The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the message link below.

Weather was warm and humid and gave us some new course records!
Another good result for WAC's Chris MCMILLAN setting a new course record along with first lady Catherine LEE of Westbury Harriers.

Male:
1st - Chris MCMILLAN - Weston AC - 34m 04s
2nd - Jim WEBB - Team Bath - 35m 06s
3rd - Christian GREEN - Wells City Harriers - 36m 12s

Female:
1st - Catherine LEE - Westbury Harriers - 42m 06s
2nd - Evita GONZALEZ SZAMOCKI - Westbury Harriers- 44 57s
3rd - Sophie VOLLER - Westbury Harriers - 46m 33s

There were a perspiring 104 Finishers overall for this event, now into it's third year of a well received revised course and a successful NEW Race Director in Nick Briffit. Well done to him, and nice to see our previous Race Director Rob Skeen actually being able to run the race for himself.

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Training Diary

19/06/2017

Monday
No led groups from Hutton Moor.

Tuesday
Hutton Moor Back Field 6.55pm. Reps led by Nick Cook.
Beacon Batch Fell Race.
Thursday
Summer Social at Hewish.
Hutton Moor 6.55pm. Led groups. Club Circuit route.
Saturday Session
Worlebury entrance to woods 8.00am.
Long Hill Reps.
Sunday
Sunday Groups as usual.

Beacon Batch Race 2017

16/06/2017 08:39:16

Online entries will be closing tomorrow night (17 June) so to make sure of a place at £6 make sure you enter today or tomorrow. There should be entries on the night (20 June) but these will cost £7.

New Members

15/06/2017 21:53:18

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Jason Revill, Maria Turvey, Fionnuala Quinn, Sarah Hind, Simon Moore and Chris Toms.

GROUP 6 ONLY

07/06/2017 21:10:39

Please note meeting point for Thursday 8/6/17 is the car park to the entrance to Worlebury woods at 6:50 for 7:00pm.

Beacon Batch Race 2017

07/06/2017 08:22:20

Don't forget, this years race is fast approaching (Tuesday 20 June at 7:30pm) and entries are open. The closing date for entries is 17 June. A paper entry form is also available.


Don't miss out on a five mile tester; up to the top of the Mendip Hills, and then back down again!

Burrington Blaster

07/06/2017 08:20:45

Congratulations to all the participants of the Burrington Blaster race on 1 June 2017. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male
1st - Chris McMillan - 0h 31m 58s (2nd Overall)
2nd - Matthew Wheeler - 0h 39m 57s (21st Overall)
3rd - Tony Hogg - 0h 42m 58s (37th Overall)

Female
1st - Katherine Roberts - 0h 45m 47s (54th Overall)
2nd - Helen Diamond - 0h 54m 16s (94th Overall)
3rd - Julie Bailiss - 0h 54m 44s (96th Overall)

There were 117 finishers.

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Press release - Run to the Hills

07/06/2017 08:14:32

A hot and humid Thursday evening made for sticky conditions as 17 Weston Athletic Club members took on the Burrington Blaster - a five mile off-road race from Burrington Combe to the top of Beacon Batch and back again, with 1,000 feet of climb along the way.


Chris McMillan remains at the top of his game, and finished second overall on the night with a new course best time of 31.58 - a time that most runners would be proud of for a flat five mile race, let alone a hilly one. Sian Roberts was first club female to finish in 45.47, and averaging just over a nine minute mile on that terrain is impressive... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Tackling the Tyntesfield Ten - 21/05/2017 | Over 15,000 miles along Weston's prom - 21/05/2017 | Weston AC tackle two 10k - 01/05/2017

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

04/06/2017 21:02:27

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Lucy Dudbridge and Sam Woolham.