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December 2012

2013 Club Championship Race Calendar

31/12/2012 15:46:28

The January to March races in the 2013 Club Championship have now been entered into the website. Details can be viewed by clicking on the below link.
[ 2013 Club Championship Calendar ]

Clevedon Boxing Day Race - Updated

31/12/2012 12:46:43

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Clevedon Boxing Day Race on Wednesday 26th December. The results have now been amended with other Weston AC participants which weren't immediately obvious from the results. However, if there are any still missing please get in touch using the email link below.

A special well done to Claudine Mercer in securing 3rd FV40 on her return to competitive racing and Malcolm Gammon in securing 4th in the MV50 category.

Male:
1st - Guy Bradford - 24m 14s - 36th overall
2nd - Malcolm Gammon - 25m 05s - 62nd overall and 4th MV50
3rd - Tobias Hinchliffe - 26m 36s - 98th overall

Female:
1st - Claudine Mercer - 28m 33s - 172nd overall and 3rd FV40
2nd - Geraldine Hope - 31m 49s - 301st overall
3rd - Annette Giles - 33m 34s - 391st overall

There were 669 finishers.
[ Results | WAC Times | Send results query e-mail to Webmaster ]

Training Diary w/b 31/12/12

31/12/2012

Monday
No session.

Tuesday
Hangover 10k club race.

Thursday
Hutton Moor 7pm. Four Bridges route.
2-3 Groups led by members of coaching team.
Saturday/Sunday Groups
Information to follow.

Hangover 10km

30/12/2012 21:42:09

Advance entry to the Hangover 10km on 1st January 2013 is now closed but you can still enter on the day. Please register early to avoid the queues. It would help if you could come prepared with a completed entry form (link below) with cash or cheque (payable to Weston AC) for £7 for affiliated runners and £9 for non-affiliated runners.

If you didn't get in the Cracker or are just a glutton for punishment this is the race for you.

What better way to get over a headache and queasy stomach than a bracing jog along Kewstoke and Sand Bay?
[ Hangover Paper Entry Form | Hangover Webpage]

Wellington Monument Race

29/12/2012 12:29:28

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Wellington Monument race on Sunday 23rd December. The results are now available using the link below.

Male:
1st - Tobias Hinchliffe - 43m 44s - 46th overall
2nd - John Hinchliffe - 47m 33s - 74th overall
3rd - Pete Bartlett - 1h 01m 02s - 137th overall

Female:
No WAC Lady Participants

There were 157 finishers.
[ Results | WAC Times | Send results query e-mail to Webmaster ]

Portsmouth Coastal Waterside Marathon

29/12/2012 12:15:34

Congratulations to Neil Ayliffe (3h 37m 22s - 156th), Marc Bostock (3h 40m 43s - 182nd) and Gareth Weaver (4h 27m 33s - 584th) who completed the Portsmouth Coastal Waterside Marathon on Saturday 22nd December. A link to the full results is below. There were 900 finishers.
[ Results ]

JT's S.S.

28/12/2012

The meet this week (29th) is Marine Lake at 8:00am. The session will be an LT run. Learn how to control your pace and improve your economy despite the rain and wind! All welcome as usual. See you there.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

24/12/2012 14:57:00

The Web Team would like to wish all members of Weston AC, friends and family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Although you may not have realised it, the Web Team has had some changes over the year and now consists of Bryan Morley, Gareth Weaver and Sara Weaver.

The Web Team are due to meet shortly (over a beer or two!) to discuss any changes or improvements we can make to the Weston AC website. But they don't have the monopoly on good ideas so they would like to reach out to you all for inspiration and suggestions. They want to know what you like about the website, what you don't like and what you would like to see. So, don't be shy! Please use the email link below to send the team your thoughts which will be collated and an action plan drawn up.

As a final note, can we ask all Weston AC runners to check over their results in the 2012 Club Championship races as the Club Awards night is not too far away. Of particular note please check the marathon times that are listed as these are the most difficult to track. If a result is missing (the Dec Prom results are still being finalised so don't email about this race) or incorrect from a Club Championship race then please use the email link below to inform the Web Team. Please include your name, race name, estimated time and a copy of the results (or link to the results website) so we can make the necessary changes.

Best wishes
The Web Team
[ Send 2012 Club Championship Results Query e-mail to the Web Team | Send website improvement e-mail to the Web Team ]

Street 5k

23/12/2012 21:28:27

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Brent Knoll race on Wednesday 12th December. The results are now available using the link below.

Male:
1st - Tobias Hinchliffe - 20m 19s - 21st overall
2nd - Chris Gough - 20m 28s - 23rd overall
3rd - John Hinchliffe - 21m 05s - 31st overall

Female:
1st - Teresa King - 21m 48s - 37th overall
2nd - Katie David - 27m 47s - 75th overall

There were 78 finishers.
[ Results | WAC Times | Send results query e-mail to Webmaster ]

1 Mile Prom Results

21/12/2012 19:35:57

Congratulations to all the competitors in the second 1 mile Prom Race on Thursday 20th December. A link to the final results is below.

If anyone has a query with the results please make contact with us using the email link below.

NEWS: 21/12/12 - The One Mile Prom Run Series has been extended to run until March 2013.

Male:
1st - Luke Prior - Wells City Harriers - 5m 04s
2nd - Cam Slater - WsM Junior AC - 5m 22s
3rd - Daniel Gadsby - WsM Junior AC - 5m 43s

Female:
1st - Kira Thorpe - Weston AC - 6m 29s
2nd - Lucy Maine - WsM Junior AC - 6m 50s
3rd - Darcie Cook - Wells City Harriers - 6m 57s

There were 21 finishers
[ E-mail 1 Mile Prom Results Query | 1 Mile Prom Provisional Results | Summary of 1 Mile Prom Results | Entry Form]

New Member

21/12/2012 18:56:40

Please extend a warm welcome to Andy Chadburn who has just joined the club.

5 Mile Prom Results

21/12/2012 18:12:51

Congratulations to all the competitors in the fourth 5 mile Prom Race of the 2012-13 Series on Thursday 20th December. A link to the provisional results is below.

Unfortunately we had a problem with our timing equipment on the night and therefore we have a number of gaps in the timings. Can we ask all Weston AC runners to email Mark Hill with your name and estimated time to help plug the gaps. Also, can we ask the same for all other runners whose time is not listed or where you believe the time to be wrong. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Male:
1st - Peter Woodward - Bristol & West AC - 27m 20s
2nd - Scott Campbell - Westbury Harriers - 27m 28s
3rd - Luke Murray - Clevedon AC - 28m 04s

Female:
1st - Lucy Richens - Westbury Harriers - Time TBC
2nd - Louise Manson - Clevedon AC - 31m 24s
3rd - Julia Belyavin - Bristol & West AC - 31m 46s

There were 252 finishers
[ Provisional Results | E-mail Mark Hill with Prom Results Query | WAC Results | 2012-13 Series Online Prom Entry ]

JT's S.S.

21/12/2012

This week's (22nd) meeting point will be the Tropicana at 8:00am. It will be a reps session. All welcome as usual. See you there.

Help Required For Thursdays Prom Race

18/12/2012 18:08:41

Can anyone spare an hour between 8pm -9pm to assist Mark at Race HQ with the race results? (No computer knowledge/ imputting required).

Please reply using the message board. Many Thanks Geraldine.

2013 Club Championship Race Calendar

15/12/2012 11:32:33

Please find below a link to a list of the January to March Club Championship races. A more complete list will follow in due course.
[ 2013 Jan - Mar Championship Races ]

Calling all Bakers

15/12/2012 10:28:25

The Hangover 10k (January 1st) is almost upon us and the race organisers need help in providing cakes for all those hungry runners to buy. Can you help? If so, please can you contact Annette using the email link below. Many thanks.
[ Send Annette an e-mail ]

JT's S.S.

13/12/2012

The session this week (15th) will be Tough Ten hill reps. The meeting points will be the entrance to the woods on Worlebury at 8am or the Water Tower at 8.05am. As always off-road shoes are optional. All welcome as ever.

Festive Training and Marathon Draw

12/12/2012 17:50:01

The final Tuesday night session of the year (18th December) turns festive and social.

This year we will be going for a run so come prepared with Christmassy garb and ready for a 5'ish mile run. We will also be making the draw for the Club London Marathon places.

See you there!

Dave Cowell (Social Manager)

Christmas Cracker - Results - Update

11/12/2012 14:30:17

Congratulations to the participants of the 25th Christmas Cracker race on Sunday 9th December. The full provisional results, from our chip timing partners Full on Sport, are now available using the link below.

Male:
1st - Shaun Antell - Bristol & West AC - 33m 22s
2nd - Richard Phillips - Serpentine RC - 33m 58s
3rd - Ronnie Richmond - North Devon RR - 34m 32s

Female:
1st - Jessie Sanzo - Unattached - 37m 43s - 10th overall
2nd - Annabel Granger - Bristol & West AC - 38m 23s - 14th overall
3rd - Ellie Sutcliffe - Exmouth Harriers - 38m 55s - 18th overall

There were 1605 finishers.

Photos of the event, courtesy of our race partners Photo-fit.net, are now available to view and purchase. A link to their website is below.

Also below is a link to the This Is Somerset website with a video showing the start of the race (you can tell how windy it was!).

Did you accidentally take home the running chip after completing the race? If so we need it back please as we are charged for each chip not returned (ouch!). Please get in contact using the email link below.
[ Online Provisional Results | Downloadable Provisional Results (PDF) v2 | Photo-fit.net | Send results query e-mail | This is Somerset race start video | Lost chip E-mail ]

Wrington Waddle

10/12/2012 08:43:30

A reminder to WAC members that the Wrington Waddle (not Wobble as previously advertised) Night Run is due to take place this Thursday. Meet at 6.45pm for 7.00pm at Urchinwood Manor. Details can be found by clicking the link below. Usual rules apply, full body covering and bring a bright torch (something a bit more powerful than the torch your grandma gave you for an Xmas present when you were six).
[ Wrington Waddle ]

Cracker Race Update

08/12/2012 16:03:44

Just a reminder that the Cracker race starts at 11am on Sunday 9th December. Can we remind all runners to allow plenty of time to pick up your race chip from Weston College and to get to the race start. Please can you familiarise yourselves with the race literature which was included in the race pack. If you have misplaced the race literature you can download a copy using the link below.

We wish all competitors an enjoyable race. Don't forget, fancy dress is encouraged and everyone must wear at least one piece of tinsel.
[ Cracker Race Literature ]

Cracker Volunteer List - Update

06/12/2012 21:43:53

Message from Lesley Cowell:

Please see below a link to the latest Cracker Volunteer Task List. If anybody has any questions at all please feel free to give me a ring/text/email (07540 823017). Alternatively I will be at every training session next week if anybody wants a chat.

If there is anybody who hasn't yet volunteered, then please dont be shy, you can see how many people have volunteered already and you can also see some vacant slots that still need filling....plese just give me a shout.

Can I say a massive thank you to everyone who has volunteered. There has been a massive response and I haven't had to nag at all, it has been an absolute pleasure, especially chatting through Cracker day with some of our newer members.

Looking forward to the big day!!

Lesley x
[ Cracker Volunteer Task List | Send Lesley an email ]

JT's S.S.

06/12/2012

It would appear that the lure of a session of fun, followed by a full English is just too tempting for many this week. But I know you will be raring to attack those Tough Ten hills next week. Have a great 'Not Cracker'.

Marathon Draw

05/12/2012 23:51:36

Further to the message below, the three available club places will be drawn from the hat at our festive training night on Tuesday December 18th. A list of those members who are UKA registered and have been unsuccessfull and have contacted me to have their names included into the draw are shown below. If your name is missing from this list please contact Malcolm urgently by using the email link below.

Madeleine Cook
John Hinchliffe
Barry Walker
Si Walsh
Paul Oaten
Bryan Morley
Neale Jarrett
Sara Weaver
Gareth Weaver
Ian Purnell
Nick Cook
Marc Bostock
[ E-mail Malcolm about the marathon draw ]

New Member

03/12/2012 19:03:05

Please extend a warm welcome to Catrina Law who has just joined the club.

WAC Prom Team List

01/12/2012 19:37:27

Click Here to view the 2012-13 Weston AC Team List.

Please can we urge all Weston AC Prom entrants to check this document so you know which team you are representing.