The Saturday session this week will be one that is and has been favoured by all the great distance runners over the years when speed training. It is of course the 400m repeats. Fancy feeling like one of the greats (Paula, Haile, Steve O, Paavo et al) then come on down to the Tropicana at 8:50am this Saturday morning. Don't worry it will be one or two less than the 100 that Paavo reputedly sometimes bashed out in a single session!
Congratulations to all the WAC finishers of the Portishead Multi-terrain 10k on 25th September. A link to the results is below. There were 110 finishers.
1st - Tobias Hinchliffe - 43m 14s - 6th overall
2nd - John Hinchliffe - 47m 17s - 29th overall
3rd - Chris Gough - 48m 10s - 35th overall
1st - Nicola Fulstow - 49m 35s - 43rd overall
2nd - Katie David - 1h 01m 17s - 80th overall
[ Results | WAC Times ]
Many congratulations to the WAC finishers of the 2011 Gijon ITU Sprint Duathlon World Championships last weekend. Weston AC now has a World Champion on it's hands.
Paul (Edward) Snelling - 1h 07m 12s - 1st (Male 65-69 category)
Tracy Lewis - 01h 08m 30s - 16th (Male 50-54 category)
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Congratulations to the WAC finishers of the New Forest Half Marathon on 25th September. A link to the results is below. There were 2054 finishers.
1st - Gareth Weaver - 2h 15m 35s - 1545th overall
1st - Sara Quelch - 2h 15m 33s - 1544th overall
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The Saturday meet this week is an LT session which is used to enhance pace judgement and running economy. Meeting point is on the promenade by Marine Lake at 8.50am. See you there.
Well done to all the members who turned up to run the September 5k handicap run. Apologies for the late publication of the results. Links to the September results and the October handicap times are below.
Please also note that the next 5k race will be on the Tuesday 11th October.
[ Summer 5k Course | All Previous Results Handicap Results (Excel Format) | Handicap Positions for October 2011 | E-mail Kira ]
Your club needs you! The Mendip Muddle race is due to take place on Sunday 9th October and as usual we need your help to marshal out on the course, help with the race start/finish areas and around the race HQ in the Charterhouse Centre before, during and after the race. So, if you can spare just a few hours on this day, the club would appreciate your help. If you can help please email Bryan and Tony using the link below. Anyone is welcome to help out and there is even a cup of tea and a slice of cake on offer.
Your support is greatly appreciated.
Bryan Morley & Tony Hogg (Muddle Organisers)
[ E-mail Bryan & Tony ]
Congratulations to all the finishers of the September 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 228 finishers.
1st - Ian Smith - Clevedon AC - 26m 43s
2nd - Andrew Hussey - Cheltenham - 27m 30s
3rd - Andrew Cooke - Bristol & West AC - 27m 42s
1st - Debbie Marsden - Westbury Harriers - 29m 42s
2nd - Michelle Kerfoot - Bitton Road Runners - 30m 22s
3rd - Maria Powell - Clevedon AC - 31m 47s
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 ]
This week the Saturday session will be Hill repeats. The meeting place is the Boat Yard in Uphill at 8:50am. Go on you know it make sense, see you there!
Congratulations to all the WAC finishers of the Bristol Half Marathon on 11th September. A link to the results is below. If you ran the race but your result isn't listed in the "WAC TIMES" link then please email the webmaster.
1st - Mark Dunstone - 1h 26m 05s - 194th overall
2nd - Neale Jarrett - 1h 31m 17s - 427th overall
3rd - Dave Cowell - 1h 33m 29s - 571st overall
1st - Cheryl Valentine - 1h 40m 59s - 1338th overall
2nd - Sarah Currall - 1h 49m 53s - 2654th overall
3rd - Geraldine Hope - 1h 50m 44s - 2801st overall
[ Results | WAC Times ]
Please extend a warm welcome to the following new members:
Hannah Keating (Victor's neice)
James Osborne (Victor's nephew)
Congratulations to the WAC finishers of the Chippenham Half Marathon on 11th September. A link to the results is below. There were 1464 finishers.
1st - Martin Hurcombe - 1h 33m 31s - 117th overall
2nd - Phil Tomlinson - 1h 35m 48s - 158th overall
3rd - Gareth Weaver - 1h 43m 51s - 330th overall
No WAC Lady Particpants
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Congratulations to Liz Wiggins who completed the SLAMM in 3h 42m 32s and was placed 7th overall and 1st Female. Many congratulations Liz!
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The session on Saturday will be speed intervals. The meeting point will be the Tropicana at 8:50am. As always all members of the club are welcome to join in, so why not come along and enjoy yourselves.
The Saturday meet this week is an LT session. Meeting point is on the promanade by Marine Lake at 8.50am. See you there.
Well done to all the members who turned up to run the August 5k handicap run. Apologies for the late publication of the results. Links to the August results and the September handicap times are below.
Please also note that the next 5k race will be on the Tuesday 6th September.
[ Summer 5k Course | All Previous Results Handicap Results (Excel Format) | Handicap Positions for September 2011 | E-mail Kira ]
As many of you know I am running a race in November in Oman. It covers 195km and over 6000ft of climb in five days across desert and sand dunes. I am also looking to raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer while doing so. Any support would be gratefully received and you can visit my fundraising page by clicking on the link below. All money raised goes to the charity and my trip is self funded.
[ Liz's JustGiving Site | Oman Raid Site ]
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