News Archive

2002: Oct, Nov, Dec

2003: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2004: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2005: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2006: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2007: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2008: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2009: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2010: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2011: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2012: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2013: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2014: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2015: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2016: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2017: Jan, Feb, Mar

February 2016

Club Kit Shop

28/02/2016 09:42:58

Please be aware that Dave's Club Kit Shop will only be available on the FIRST Thursday of each month, 6.30pm at Hutton Moor.

Items for sale include: Hoodies, Jackets, Training Tees (long and short sleeve) Caps & Sports Bags.

Please contact Dave to place an order and make payment. ORDER'S WILL NOT BE MADE UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.

There are a number of items which need to be collected, please pick these up this Thursday, 3rd Feb at 6.30pm. There are also a few items in stock available to buy - 4 jackets, 4 Hoodies, 8 caps and fair number of Training Tees.

Email Dave Jones

New Members

22/02/2016 20:56:38

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Artur Osicki, Katie Williams and Paige Bailiss.

Press Release - Tough sixty tackle Tough Ten

22/02/2016 20:32:06

Weston Athletic Club’s distinctive yellow vests dominated the seafront on Sunday morning when 60 of the club’s members lined up for the start of the Two Bays Tough Ten, a ten mile multi-terrain route featuring flat beach, and climbs to Sand Point and Weston Woods. Weather conditions ended up better than expected on the day, with overcast skies and an on-shore wind which at times helped, and at others, hindered. Conditions underfoot remained challenging in places with plenty of mud to decorate the runners’ legs and trainers...read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Weston winners in Royal celebration - 14/02/16 | Harris hurries at Hestercombe Humdinger - 14/02/16 | Diamonds do the double - 07/02/16

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.

One Mile Prom Race - February 2016

18/02/2016 22:34:39

Congratulations to all the participants in the sixth of this season's 1 Mile Prom Run of the Series 2015-2016 on Thursday 18th February.
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.

What a great close finish for the top two boys and top 2 girls.
Well done to you all. Keep on running!

Male:
1st - William FULLER (Year 10) - North Somerset AC - 5m 32s
2nd - Joe WITHERS (Year 11) - North Somerset AC - 5m 36s
3rd - Callum TUCKER (Year 11) - Unattached - 5m 38s

Female:
1st - Maise SQUIRE (Year 9) - North Somerset AC - 6m 22s
2nd - Ellie REDMAN (Year 8) - North Somerset AC - 6m 23s
3rd - Sara CARR (Year 8) - Unattached - 6m 28s

There were yet another amazing 52 young finishers for this race.
[ Final Results | E-mail Rob Skeen with Prom Results Query | Prom Page | Paper Entry Form ]

5 Mile Prom Race - February 2016

18/02/2016 21:24:02

Well Done to all the Participants in this month's Prom Race 18th February 2016.
A link to the provisional results is below.

Weather was kinder to you all and I know a lot of PBs were attained. So well done to you all.
However, we have an issue with the remaining times above first 100 runners.
Please bear with us while we resolve all this and apologies for the inconvenience.

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 March's race close on Tuesday 15th March.

Male:
1st - Luke EVANS (6043) - Bristol & West AC - 25m 48s
2nd - Alex CROSSLAND (88) - Clevedon AC - 26m 24s
3rd - Luke MURRAY (163) - Clevedon AC - 27m 17s

Female:
1st - Joanne GALLAGHER (189) - Clevedon AC - 31m 38s
2nd - Jennifer BISHOP (6055) - Clevedon AC - 31m 45s
3rd - Tracy ALLAN (117) - BRistol & West AC - 32m 12s

There were a 283 finishers for this fifth race of the series.
[ Provisional Results | Click Here to enter online | Send Results Query Email to PromEntry | WAC Results | Prom Page ]

Kayaking - River Wye

17/02/2016 09:06:35

Paul Snelling and Jim Hayward are organising a daytrip on Saturday 25 June to Symonds Yat on the River Wye to go canoeing and kayaking. The trip will include transport, instructors, provision of boats and permits. At the moment Paul would just like to know who is interested, so if you fancy giving your upper body a bit of a work out for a change let Paul Know.

Gwent League cross country races

16/02/2016 23:28:49


Team needed for Gwent League Cross Country race on Saturday 5 March
On Sat 5 March we have a race at Brecon which forms part of this year's club championship. The club has hired a coach which will leave Locking Road car park at 10am and arrive back in Weston at about 6.30pm. The race fee is £4 per runner.

If you want a place on the coach and in the race you MUST add your name to the runner list on our website: Gwent XC League - Brecon Leisure Centre

We are also looking for a team manager for the event who can manage the entry process on the day. If you're interested in this role, speak to Dave Jones or email him dmjaj93@gmail.com for more information.

Hestercombe Humdinger

15/02/2016 16:10:21

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Hestercombe Humdinger on 14 February. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male:
1st - Josh Harris - 1h 33m 7s (19th Overall)
2nd - Tobias Hinchliffe - 1h 38m 3s (32nd Overall)
3rd - Michael Reep - 1h 43m 44s (43rd Overall)

Female:
1st - Nicola Fulstow - 1h 46m 27s (64th Overall)

[ Full Results | Send Results Query Email | WAC Results ]

Dursley Dozen

15/02/2016 16:06:30

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Dursley Dozen on 14 February. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male:
1st - Stuart Diamond - 1h 50m 13s (121st Overall)
2nd - Jim Hayward - 2h 1m 49s (217th Overall)
3rd - Barry Hall - 2h 7m 31s (251st Overall)

Female:
1st - Helen Diamond - 2h 16m 33s (323rd Overall)
2nd - Caroline Holt - 2h 41m 50s (415th Overall)

[ Full Results | Send Results Query Email | WAC Results ]

Gwent XC League Monmouth

15/02/2016 16:01:36

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Gwent XC League - Monmouth on 13 February. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male:
1st - Paul Snelling - 54m 30s (31st Overall)
2nd - Jim Hayward - 55m 10s (79th Overall)

[ Full Results | Send Results Query Email | WAC Results ]

Press Release - Weston winners in Royal celebration

15/02/2016 15:58:22

Weston Athletic Club members ditched their trainers at the door, and scrubbed - up a treat for the club’s annual awards dinner on Friday night at the Royal Hotel. 150 members packed into the ballroom for a superb three course meal, before the winners of the 2015 awards were honoured for their efforts ...read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Harris hurries at Hestercombe Humdinger - 14/02/16 | Diamonds do the double - 07/02/16 | Mud, sweat and cheers - 24/01/16

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.

Awards Night - Award Winners

15/02/2016 09:18:01

Thank you to everyone who came to the awards night last Friday and making the evening such a success. If you would like a recap of who won what here are the complete lists:

2015 Award Winners

2015 Championship Prize Winners

2015 Prom PB Medal Winners

New Members

14/02/2016 19:35:27

Please extend a warm welcome to new club member Ian Squire and Stephen Riddiford.

Awards Night 2016

10/02/2016 17:53:33

The Social Event of the year is nearly upon us. Those lucky enough to be going can view the seating plan here and don't forget 7:00pm for 7:30pm at the Royal Hotel on Friday.

Diamonds do the double

08/02/2016 19:28:17

There were double celebrations for Stuart and Helen Diamond last week as both returned powerful performances to earn new personal bests at the Burnham-on-Sea 5k.

Conditions were largely favourable for the 14 Weston Athletic Club members who ran. First to finish for the club was Marc Whiting in 19.08, and ninth overall, also securing a personal best for the distance. Stuart followed in 19.53, and Tony Hogg took first club spot in 20.39 ...read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Mud, sweat and cheers - 24/01/16 | Fifty Shades of Mud - 17/01/16 | New Year, New Record - 01/01/16

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.

New Members

06/02/2016 22:27:37

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Pete Stacey, Ashley Beynon, Adrian Hart, John Davidson and Diane Davidson.

Burnham 5K - February

06/02/2016 13:09:43

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Burnham 5K on 4 February 2016. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male:
1st - Marc Whiting - 19m 8s (9th Overall)
2nd - Stuart Diamond - 19m 53s (17th Overall)
3rd - Tony Hogg - 20m 39s (19th Overall)

Female:
1st - Helen Diamond - 22m 57s (32nd Overall)
2nd - Michelle Fryer - 23m 4s (35th Overall)
3rd - Joanna Coveney - 23m 34s (36th Overall)

[ Full Results | Send Results Query Email | WAC Results ]

Mud Bath

05/02/2016 11:27:38

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Mud Bath in Lansdown on 31 January 2016. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male:
1st - Noel Flynn - 1h 9m 18s (148th Overall)
2nd - Nick Hicks - 1h 15m 37s (204th Overall)
3rd - Ryan Flynn - 1h 17m 8s (219th Overall)

Female:
1st - Jo Coveney - 1h 26m 12s (296th Overall)
2nd - Lisa Acton - 1h 29m 23s (329th Overall)
3rd - Steph Merrifield - 1h 30m 2s (333rd Overall)

[ Full Results | Send Results Query Email ]