Weston Athletic Club dominated the ﬁeld at Sunday’s Brent Knoll race. With a team of 35 runners, the club accounted for more than a quarter of race ﬁnishers and ensured a good spread of bright yellow vests throughout the event. The six mile race starts at Burnham’s rugby club, and lulls runners into a false sense of security along ﬂat country tracks before they reach the bottom of the knoll and have to climb to the top encountering plenty of mud and biting winds along the way... Read more
If you want to be included in this year's draw for the club's two places in the 2018 London Marathon, read on.
Unfortunately due to the success in larger numbers of runners gaining ‘good for age’ places England Athletics have decided to change the criteria for place allocation.
To receive the three places that we have had before we needed to have 251 EA affiliated runners. Out of our 390 members we only have 240 so we only get two places this year.
The draw will take place on the night of the Christmas festive run on Thursday 21 December. Please send Jim an email if you wish to be included in the draw.
To be included in the draw you must:
Feedback from Runners having recorded a race shorter than 5 miles has led us to find that one of our turn markers was slightly out of place.
Please accept our apologies for this error.
We will ensure it does not happen again.
Any issues with this situation, please contact the Prom Race Director at the link below.
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Well Done to all the Participants in this month's wet, but fun, Prom Race 23rd November 2017.
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 14th December 2017.
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 12th December.
1st - Phil BURDEN (1305) - Taunton AC - 25m 08s
2nd - Alex CROSSLAND (1346) - Clevedon AC -25m 25s
3rd - Chris McMILLAN (451) - Weston AC -25m 42s
1st - Fiona MARKS (390) - Bristol & West AC -28m 41s
2nd - Naomi EATON (1360) - Cheltenham & Country Harriers - 29m 46s
3rd - Jen BISHOP (20) - Clevedon AC -30m 23s
There were 349 hardy finishers for this race.
[ Web Site Results | Click Here to enter online | Send Results Query Email to Split Second Timing | WAC Results | Prom Page ]
Keen to make the most of the opportunity to earn extra valuable points for the club championship, ﬁve runners from Weston Athletic Club travelled to Wimborne on Sunday for the town’s ten mile road race... Read more
Please check the attached spreadsheet if you have volunteered to assist at this years Christmas Cracker – there have been a couple of blips with emails and survey monkey responses and we would like to check that everyone who has volunteered so far to help on the day is on our list.
If you are not and should be then please email Annette and Kim using the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.orgMany thanks Annette and Kim
On Remembrance Sunday 29 of Weston Athletic Club’s members travelled to Chipping Sodbury to take on the ten miles of the Sodbury Slog. The race is renowned for its mud and water challenges along the route and features plenty of opportunities for runners to become separated from their footwear... Read more
Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Katie Demetriou and Shanta Parsons.
Conditions were perfect for the 30 Weston Athletic Club members who lined up on Burnham’s esplanade to take on the November 5k race organised by the Swim and Sports Academy. The club dominated the race, accounting for almost half the ﬁeld.
Kieron Summers was ﬁrst from the club to ﬁnish, and second overall, battling against two junior runners from Taunton for his podium place. His 16.38 ﬁnish was only two seconds off his PB set at the same race last October. William Fuller and Phil Tomlinson were the club’s second and third ﬁnishers and both earned themselves new 5k personal best times of 17.20 and 18.32 respectively... Read more
Races very different in nature have occupied Weston Athletic Club’s runners over the past week - from the pan-ﬂat prom to the moorland of Dartmoor and the mountains of Snowdonia.
Thursday’s prom run attracted a record number of entrants at both the main ﬁve mile race and the junior one mile version. Conditions were great with a cool dry evening setting the scene. The race was won by the club’s Chris McMillan who breezed over the line in 26.23. Kieron Summers was the next club member to ﬁnish, sixth overall and ﬁrst in his age category in 27.26, and Ian Connock took third club spot in 28.36. .. Read more
As part of WAC's 40th year celebration we asking re interest in organising a trip to Royal Ascot on Thursday June 21st 2018, the intention is to go by train and to go in the 'Windsor' enclosure. The cost would be somewhere just over £100 pounds. To get the cheapest tickets at Ascot we need to book before the end of Nov, so please let Paul Snelling know if you are interested as soon as possible.
Sorry everyone, diary now updated. Also note Tuesday next week (14th) is the Charity Mile. Details will be on a punctually updated diary! JT.
Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Tony Haworth, Julie Taylor, Caroline Lance and Peter Watkins.
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