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November 2016

Velodrome - Newport

30/11/2016 21:12:37

Would anyone be interested in a 2hr cycling session on the velodrome in Newport, the cost if we had 10 people would be approx £25 (after a club contribution). this includes bike hire and the services of a coach, you don`t have to have had any velodrome experience and you can wear cycling shoes or trainers, The coach will only let you do what is safe for you. The intention is to book a weekend afternoon or evening probably in April.

email Paul Snelling if interested.

5 Mile Prom Race November 2016 - Amended

24/11/2016 22:57:19

Results have been amended to show 2 missing times in first provisional results published and duplicate entry now resolved.
Please see amended results via link in previous message.
Thank you to all those that emailed in with corrections.
Apologies for any inconvenience.

One Mile Prom Race - Nov 2016

24/11/2016 22:19:00

Congratulations to all the participants of the 3rd 1 Mile Prom Run of the Series 2016-2017 on Thursday 24th November.
A link to the final results is below. If you have any queries with the results then please use the email link below and we will investigate your issue.

The young ladies managed to beat the young men to 3rd and 4th placings again!
The next Prom Race in the Series 2016-2017 is on Thursday 22nd December 2016.

Male:
1st - Vaughan CLARKE (Year 11) - Unattached - 5m 34s
2nd - Louie BRUNSDON (Year 7) - North Somerset AC - 5m 54s
3rd - Oliver ANDREWS (Year 7) - Unattached - 6m 13s

Female:
1st - CONNIE BALLENTINE (Year 8) - North Somerset AC - 6m 07s
2nd - Stephanie BROOKS (Year 8) - North Somerset AC - 6m 12s
3rd - Keira DEVEREUX (Year 6) - North Somerset AC - 6m 25s

There were an excellent 65 finishers for this 3rd one mile prom of the season.
[ 1 Mile Final Results | E-mail Rob Skeen with Prom Results Query | Prom Page | Paper Entry Form ]

5 Mile Prom Race - November 2016

24/11/2016 21:55:00

Well Done to all the Participants in this month's Prom Race Thursday 24th November 2016.
A link to the provisional results is below.
If you have any queries with the results then please use the email link below and we will investigate your issue.
The next run in the series will be 22nd December 2016.

Online and paper entry forms are available using the links below or via the Prom Run page, but please be advised that On-Line entries for December's race close on Tuesday 20th December.

Male:
1st - Phil BURDEN (3016) - Taunton AC - 25m 50s
2nd - Luke MURRAY (3053) - Clevedon AC - 26m 44s
3rd - Chris MCMILLAN (204) - Weston AC - 26m 56s

Female:
1st - Charlotte TAYLOR-GREEN (3021) - Bristol & West AC - 29m 00s
2nd - Emily CURRIE (207) - Portishead Running Club - 32m 26s
3rd - Jules PFLAUM (263) - Weston AC - 32m 27s

There were 332 finishers for this race.
[ 5 Mile Provisional Results | Click Here to enter online | Send Results Query Email to PromEntry | WAC Results | Prom Page ]

New Members

19/11/2016 19:06:01

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Francesca Rawlings, Margaret Sills and Debbie Cekaj .

London Marathon Draw

17/11/2016 12:56:56

London Marathon Draw 2017 Tuesday 20th Dec
The draw for the London Marathon place will take place during the Xmas festive run on the 20/12 (We have the Dec prom run on 22nd) This year we have 3 places and once again the draw for the first place will include only the members who have not run the London marathon before.
To enter the draw you need to:
* have entered and been rejected for the April 2017 race.
* to have been a club member for at least 12 months (been through one membership renewal)
* to provide proof of your entry and rejection.
I also need to know who has not run London before (if this is not clear I will assume that you have) The names that I currently have and have seen proof for are:
Jim Wotton
Kate Rossiter
Elaine Eldridge
Chris Edwards
Julie Baillis
Bill Green
Cheryl Valentine
Stuart Diamond
Helen Diamond
Paul Baker
Sara Butcher (N)
Rob Osment (N)

The other names that I have who I still need to see proof of entry are:
Chantelle Thompson Maria Davidson Stef Garau Shaleen Summers Lorna Mallin Alison Huxtable Paul Grinham Hannah Moore Lorraine Smith Mike Smith Denise Davies Gary Iles Bryan Morley Sarah Wheatley Tobias Hinchliffe Bill Green

If you have still to give me your name, provide proof or confirm that you have not run London before please can you do this by Sunday 4th Dec. (Niki needs to be given adequate time to check our record of membership and current EA affiliation)

Jim Wotton

Press Release - Weston runners get in the mud

14/11/2016 18:50:21

Sunday morning saw 38 of Weston Athletic Club’s members travel to Chipping Sodbury to take on the infamous Sodbury Slog. The ten mile off-road race features a number of opportunities for runners to lose their trainers in mud of varying depth and degrees of stickiness. This year’s race did not disappoint, with plenty of cloying thick mud up to the knees, doing its best to drag runners to the ground... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Weston runners win big home and away | Perfect prom performances - 23/10/2016 | Give ‘Em Enough Rope… - 16/10/2016

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.

Press release - Weston runners win big home and away

08/11/2016 08:06:03

It’s been a week of all round excellent performance for Weston Athletic Club members, with two races where they have been able to put all their efforts in training to the test. The fifth Weston half marathon on Sunday proved a popular choice, with 53 club members lining up on a very chilly prom to take on the 13.1 mile course. And for half of them, it was their fastest timed half marathon, which is particularly impressive considering the challenging northerly wind blowing along the prom all day. Perhaps the greatest performance improvement came from Sarah Hicks who knocked a massive 20 minutes off her previous best to finish in 1.56.21... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Perfect prom performances - 23/10/2016 | Give ‘Em Enough Rope… - 16/10/2016 | October sees the best of Summers - 02/10/2016 |

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.

Charity/Timed Mile

06/11/2016 14:10:41

This Tuesday we will be holding a charity time–trial mile. We will meet as usual at the Trop/Sealife shelter and do an extended warm–up. Then take part in the time–trial before finishing with a warm–down and good stretch. It will be a pound to take part and the club has generously agreed to match what we raise on the night, so the more the merrier. Proceeds will go to Children in Need. It is also a chance to see how your winter training has progressed when we do it again in early spring. Hope to see lots of you on Tuesday. Many thanks JT.

Christmas Cracker 2016

04/11/2016 20:13:19

The 2016 Christmas Cracker is now full. Thanks to everyone who has entered, your race packs will arriving over the next few days. If yours has not arrived by 14 November please contact the race secretary. If for some reason you cannot run the race and you wish to transfer your entry to another runner this now permitted; full instructions for the process can be found here.