Weston Athletic Club’s racing year got under way at the weekend with the Riverbank Rollick race - an almost ten miles off-road event across ﬁelds, through woodland, up hill, down dale and along the bank of the River Severn in the shadow of the new bridge.
It was all to play for this year, with a revised longer than usual route, meaning every runner was guaranteed a course best from the outset. It was a good showing from the club with 17 men and 16 women toeing the line in yellow vests
And club members did not disappoint with a convincing set of results including two podium placings. Overall race winner with a margin of a minute was Kieron Summers in an exceptional time of 1.03.06. He was followed by three runners from Chepstow Harriers before Matt Wheeler crossed the line in ﬁfth place with a 1.09.25 ﬁnish. Rob Furlong followed hot on his heels in 1.09.38. Both Matt and Rob scooped second place in their age categories... Read more
Hutton Moor 6.50pm.
Trop/Sea shelter 6.50pm for 7.00pm.
Reps session led by Carol and Jim.
Promenade 7.30pm. January Prom Race 5/9
Those not racing but available please see Malcolm or Jim. Your help is always much appreciated by all.
Uphill Boat Yard 8.00am.
Short Hill Reps session.
Group runs as usual.
Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Sharon Wheatley, Nia Charles, Kym Pope, Jennifer Devereux, Rachael Bobbett, Cara MacMahon and Elaine Burgess.
Please extend a warm welcome to new club members David Gilhooley, Rachael Jones, Kim Sims, Tracie Farr, Christine Simpson, Louisa James, Joanne Cooper-Burrows, Mel Biddington, David Hill, Dawn Roche, Mairi Coyle, Lorraine Thomas, Kay Wells and Rachael Pennington.
Monday Recovery run 1 group HM 6.50pm for 7.00pm. Tuesday 5k H/cap Tropicana 7.00pm. Thursday Hills Route HM 6.50pm for 7.00pm. Saturday Reps Drove Rd Rec 8.00am.
Congratulations to the participants of the Hangover 10km race this Tuesday 1st January 2018.
The full provisional results are available via the link below.
If you have a query with the results please use the email link to contact the webmaster.
1st - Johnny SUTTLE (423) - 34m 18s - Quenns Park Harriers
2nd - Luke HANSON (250) - 34m 22s - Nailsea Running Club
3rd - Kieron SUMMERS (327) - 34m 35s - Weston AC
1st - Susan DUNCAN (355) - 40m 21s - Weston AC
2nd - Rebecca PIERCE (468) - 40m 32s - Team Bath
3rd - Maria POWELL (321) - 42m 48s - BAD Triathlon
There were an excellent 335 finishers on a lovely day for a running start to the New Year.
Have a Successful Running Year to you all.
[ Provisional Results | Send results query e-mail to Hangover Secretary ]
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