Well done to all the members who turned up to run the November 5k handicap run. Apologies for the late publication of the results. Links to the November results and the December handicap times are below.
[ 5k Course | All Previous Results Handicap Results (Excel Format) | Handicap Positions for December 2011 | E-mail Kira ]
This week's Saturday meet(3rd Dec) will be the first of several hill repeat sessions on part of the Tough Ten course. These sessions, as always, are tailored to be as inclusive as possible. All members are very welcome to join in. So don't be scared, come and have some fun.
The meeting point will be either the entrance to the woods at the end of Worlebury Hill Road at 8:45am or the Water Tower at 8:55am. See you there.
Congratulations to all the WAC finishers of the Brent Knoll race on Sunday 27th November. A link to the results is below. There were 122 finishers.
1st - Pete Clark - 41m 31s - 7th overall
2nd - Adrian Noble - 44m 01s - 12th overall
3rd - Tobias Hinchliffe - 45 46s - 19th overall
1st - Geraldine Hope - 58m 25s - 72nd overall
[ Results | WAC Times ]
Please extend a warm welcome to Sophie Coulton who has just joined the club.
Victor & the Mendip Massive are inviting all members to join them for a breakfast run starting from The Burrington Inn @ 8.30am on Sunday 4th December. The emphasis is 'social' so members of all abilities welcome, the route will be approx 6 miles mainly off road with the optional choice of breakfast at the end (at own cost).
A breakfast of champions!
It would be good if those who wish to attend could contact me or her indoors so i can let Burrington know.
Hugs and kisses
P.S. It's gonna be hilly!
[ E-mail Victor ]
The Saturday meet this week will be at Marine lake at 8:45am. It will be an L.T. session in view of the fact that there is a popular race on Sunday. All very welcome as ever. See you there.
We are pleased to announce that Weston AC has successfully secured 2 London Marathon Club places for 2012. These will be drawn out of the hat in the normal way on our Festive Training night on Tuesday 20th December.
The criteria for you to be included in the draw is as follows:
1. You were unsuccessful in the 2011 London Marathon Ballot
2. You have been a member for over 12 months. i.e. you have renewed and paid for your membership at least once.
3. You have paid the additional £5 UKA/EA individual registration fee.
If you wish to be entered into the draw please email me or put your name on the form which is posted on the WAC notice board at Hutton Moor.
Important : Please also indicate if this is the first time you would be running the London marathon.
[ E-mail Malcolm ]
Please extend a warm welcome to Patrick Bowden who has just joined the club.
Congratulations to Liz Wiggins who competed in the Skyline 10km near Bath on Sunday 20th November. There were 78 finishers. Results are below.
1st - Liz Wiggins - 45m 49s - 10th overall & 2nd Female
[ Results ]
Congratulations to all the finishers of the November Prom Run. A link to the provisional results is below. If you have any queries about these results please send an email using the link below. There were 261 finishers.
1st - Ian Smith - Clevedon AC - 27m 47s
2nd - Chris Old - U/A - 28m 12s
3rd - Matt Langdon - Bitton Road Runners - 28m 21s
1st - Sophie Voller - Westbury Harriers - 30m 39s
2nd - Maria Powell - Clevedon AC - 31m 21s
3rd - Julie Poole - U/A - 32m 20s
Please also find below links to the 2011-12 Prom Series paper and online entry forms.
[ Provisional Results | E-mail race results queries | WAC Times | 2011-12 Paper Entry Form |
2011-12 Online Entry ]
Saturday's meeting point (19th Nov) will be the Tropicana at 8:45am. The session will be.... actually why not just turn up and let it be a surprise. All very welcome as ever, see you there.
Below is a link to the Cracker Volunteer List. Please could you check the list thoroughly as it is likely that your name may appear more than once. The list is divided into 3 columns: Before, During and After the race.
If your name does not appear and you are available, please could you let me know 07540 823017. All the little question marks are positions to be filled. I intend to hit the phone next week if they do not fill before.
I would like to thank everyone who has come forward so far, you have certainly made this task a lot easier for me.
[ Cracker Volunteers ]
Please see below a link to the Weston AC Prom Series Teams.
[ WAC Prom Teams ]
Congratulations to all the WAC finishers of the Street 5k on Wednesday 9th November. A link to the results is below. There were 107 finishers.
1st - Simon Lund - 18m 32s - 15th overall
2nd - Neale Jarrett - 18m 59s - 20th overall
3rd - Josh Harris - 19m 06s - 24th overall
No WAC Ladies participated
[ Results | WAC Times ]
Congratulations to all the WAC finishers of the Sodbury Slog on Sunday 13th November. A link to the results is below. There were 996 finishers.
1st - Josh Harris - 1h 07m 05s - 46th overall
2nd - John Hinchliffe - 1h 13m 06s - 130th overall
3rd - Bruce Bourne - 1h 13m 06s - 149th overall
1st - Nicola Fulstow - 1h 22m 14s - 296th overall
2nd - Cheryl Valentine - 1h 24m 14s - 339th overall
3rd - Rachael Vincent - 1h 25m 51s - 391st overall
[ Results | WAC Times ]
Saturday's (12th Nov) meet will be the entrance to Uphill boatyard at 8:45am. It will be the last of the short hill repeat sessions before we move on to some longer hill sessions in the coming weeks. All welcome as always. See you there.
As a thank you for the help and support given by our club members this year, the Committee are giving all members a free warm jacket. The jacket comes in the following sizes:
X-Small (32"), Small (34"), Medium(36"), Large(38"), X-Large (42-44").
....and these colours:
Deep Red, Black, Navy Blue, Grey.
All will have the 'Weston Athletic Club' logo embroidered on them. Please note that it is the general opinion that the sizes are generous, so test drive a sample to be sure.
This offer is only open until the November Prom Run 17th November 2011. We are only ordering as many as are requested.
To place an order see Dave Jones (Club President) who will also have the samples with him or you can phone him on 01934 414361 (Home) or 07775 126389 (Mobile). Alternatively, you can email him using the link below specifying the size and colour of the jacket and your contact number. Remember this is a one off and no repeats so no order, no garment.
[ E-mail Dave Jones ]
This Saturday, the meeting point will be the Tropicana on the sea front at 8:50am. The session this week will be a repeats based session. The aim over the next few months is to build speed endurance in these sessions. There will also be longer hill repeats and LT/Pacing sessions. All are welcome as ever. See you there.
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