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February 2017

Velodrome

28/02/2017 12:42:40

The club has organised a trip to Newport Velodrome on 9 April. If you would like to attend please confirm to Paul Snelling and give him a £10 deposit (or Ian Carpenter or Jim Wotton).

New Members

26/02/2017 19:03:39

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Dave Johnson and Julie Matthews.

Press Release - Perfect prospects for prom participants

20/02/2017 19:26:11

A calm and cool February evening presented ideal racing conditions for the 309 runners who took on the sixth race in the Weston Athletic Club five mile prom series. The race proved popular with the club’s own members, with an impressive 75 entrants sporting the club’s distinctive yellow vests... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Chris conquers climbs while James conquers Cornwall - 12/02/2017 | Weston Athletic Club celebrates a year of achievements - 12/02/2017 | Second helpings for McMillan - 29/01/2017

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

18/02/2017 18:19:39

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Carly Bush and Sean Crawford.

One Mile Prom Race - Feb 2017

18/02/2017 11:03:00

Congratulations to all the participants of this 6th 1 Mile Prom Run of the Series 2016-2017 on Thursday 16th February 2017.
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 next Prom Race in the Series 2016-2017 is on Thursday 21st March 2017.

Male:
1st - Vaughan CLARK (Year 11) - Unattached - 5m 26s
2nd - Evan BRUNSDON (Year 11) - Unattached - 5m 33s
3rd - Louie BRUNSDON (Year 7) - North Somerset AC - 5m 56s

Female:
1st - Stephanie BROOKS (Year 8) - North Somerset AC - 6m 01s
2nd - Rachel ANDERSON (Year 10) - Unattached - 6m 20s
3rd - Keira DEVEREUX (Year 6) - North Somerset AC - 6m 28s

There were an excellent 58 finishers for this 6th one mile prom of the season.
[ Final Results | E-mail Rob Skeen with Prom Results Query | Prom Page | Paper Entry Form ]

5 Mile Prom Race - February 2017

16/02/2017 23:12:08

Well Done to all the Participants in this month's Prom Race 16th February 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 23rd March 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 March's race close on Tuesday 21st March.

Male:
1st - Luke EVANS (6050) - Bristol & West AC - 25m 37s
2nd - Chris MCMILLAN (204) - Weston AC - 26m 23s
3rd - Luke MURRAY (6069) - Clevedon AC - 26m 49s

Female:
1st - Charlotte TAYLOR-GREEN (6018) - Bristol & West AC - 28m 10s
2nd - Kelly DICKS (76) - Great Western Runners - 30m 58s
3rd - Jenny MCNAMARA (40) - Cheddar Running Club - 31m 56s

There were 309 finishers for this race.
[ Provisional Results | Click Here to enter online | Send Results Query Email to PromEntry | WAC Results | Prom Page ]

Press Release - Weston Athletic Club celebrates a year of achievements

14/02/2017 21:02:03

On Friday evening, 150 of Weston Athletic Club’s members gathered at the Royal Hotel for a night of celebration, marking the many and varied achievements of club members throughout the year. A three course meal was followed by an opening address from the club’s chairman Ian Carpenter who then invited guest of honour Mina Holder to speak. in 2015, Mina became the first woman to run the Te Araroa trail - a 2,031 mile route along the length of New Zealand. Mina’s inspirational story proved that anything really is possible if you work hard enough... read more



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Press Release - Chris conquers climbs while James conquers Cornwall

14/02/2017 20:57:56

Fresh from his victory at the Tough Ten the previous weekend, Chris McMillan and four of his fellow Weston Athletic Club members travelled to Gloucestershire on Sunday morning to take on the Dursley Dozen. The 12 mile, largely off-road course takes runners on a hilly route along mainly woodland paths and features approaching 2,000 feet of ascent. This year’s course was tougher than usual with energy-sapping deep mud to cope with as well as the climbs... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
| Weston Athletic Club celebrates a year of achievements - 12/02/2017 | Second helpings for McMillan - 29/01/2017 | Weston runners bag the gongs - 15/01/2017

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.

Dursley Dozen

14/02/2017 13:08:22

Congratulations to all the participants of the Dursley Dozen race on 12 February 2017. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male
1st - Chris McMillan - 1h 19m 33s (1st Overall)
2nd - Tony Hogg - 1h 46m 49s (77th Overall)

Female
1st - Nicola Fulstow - 1h 57m 40s (174th Overall)
2nd - Vanessa Andrews - 2h 29m 14s (392nd Overall)
3rd - Julia Withers - 2h 37m 36s (419th Overall)

There were 466 finishers.

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

New Members

12/02/2017 19:19:14

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Sasha Peart, Zoe Summers and Judit Salamon.

TT5

07/02/2017 08:20:24

Congratulations to all the participants of the TT5 race on Sunday 5 February 2017. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male
1st - Joe Withers - 35m 04s (7th Overall)
2nd - Richard Scott - 35m 34s (8th Overall)
3rd - John Cunningham - 56m 06s (104th Overall)

Female
1st - Kirsty Page - 48m 13s (51st Overall)
2nd - Emma Wotton - 48m 51s (55th Overall)
3rd - Michelle Lynam - 50m 30s (74th Overall)

[ Send Results Query Email ]

Awards Night 2017

05/02/2017 20:40:40

The table plan for the big night has now been finalised; if you are going can you check you are on the list and that your menu choices are correct. If you have any issues please contact Paul Snelling. See you on Friday.

Slaughterford 9

02/02/2017 08:55:22

Congratulations to all the participants of the Slaughterford 9 race on Sunday 29 January 2017. The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male
1st - Chris McMillan - 53m 58s (2nd Overall)
2nd - Tony Hogg - 1h 11m 30s (60th Overall)
3rd - Stuart Diamond - 1h 12m 40s (69th Overall)

Female
1st - Helen Diamond - 1h 34m 12s (234th Overall)
2nd - Vanessa Andrews - 1h 38m 29s (266th Overall)

There were 355 finishers.

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