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March 2017

WAC Prom Series 2016-17 Team Results

31/03/2017 21:59:58

Team Results to date (post March 2017 Prom Race) are now available from the link below.
They have yet to be verified, but should be confirmed for the last races of the season in April and May.
Apologies for late posting as a number of logistical issues left little time to publish.

More details will be posted onto Prom Page shortly. Please bear with us in the meantime.

  • Click Here to view the current standings of 2016-2017 Prom Team results (pdf Format).
  • One Mile Prom Results Mar 2017

    27/03/2017 01:09:00

    Congratulations to all the participants of this 7th 1 Mile Prom Run of the Series 2016-2017 on Thursday 23rd March 2017.
    A link to the final results is below.
    The Prom Page now includes the 1 Mile Prom Results for the season as they occur.
    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 20th April 2017.

    Male:
    1st - Vaughan CLARKE (Year 11) - Unattached - 5m 40s
    2nd - Louie BRUNSDON (Year 7) - North Somerset AC - 6m 08s
    3rd - Oliver ANDREWS (Year 7) - Unattached - 6m 14s

    Female:
    1st - Poppy BURTON-DICKIE (Year 8) - Unattached - 6m 02s (2nd Overall)
    2nd - Stephanie BROOKS (Year 8) - North Somerset AC - 6m 03s (3rd Overall)
    3rd - Kiera DEVERAUX (Year 6) - North Somerset AC - 6m 30s

    There were an excellent 59 finishers for this 7th 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 - March 2017

    27/03/2017 01:02:00

    Well Done to all the Participants in this month's Prom Race 23rd March 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 20th April 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 April's race close on Tuesday 18th April.

    Male:
    1st - Paul WHITTAKER (7079) - Southend AC - 25m 45s
    2nd - Chris MCMILLAN (204) - Weston AC- 27m 14s
    3rd - Kieron SUMMERS (69) - Weston AC - 28m 16s

    Female:
    1st - Kelly DICKS (76) - Great Western Runners - 30m 59s
    2nd - Julia BELYAVIN (117) - Bristol & West AC - 31m 55s
    3rd - Laura MEECH (110) - Clevedon AC - 32m 04s

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

    New Member

    25/03/2017 21:59:33

    Please extend a warm welcome to new club member Kylie Lewis.

    Press release - Chris is king of the forest

    23/03/2017 08:11:20

    Hot on the heels of his county call-up for the national cross country event the previous weekend, Chris McMillan of Weston Athletic Club was back in the racing saddle again on Sunday at the Forest of Dean spring trails half marathon. The course follows forest trails and gentle inclines throughout its 13.1 mile route. Chris excelled himself yet again and won the race in 1.14.39, two minutes in front of his nearest rival. Second and third club positions went to Andy Chadburn in 1.28.44 and Stuart Diamond in 1.35.49... read more


    The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
    Chris called up for county - 12/03/2017 | Ultra-amazing result for Phil - 05/03/2017 | Perfect prospects for prom participants - 19/02/2017

    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.

    Forest of Dean Half Marathon

    21/03/2017 21:01:39

    Well Done to all the participants of the Forest of Dean Spring Trails Half Marathon race on 19th March 2017.
    The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

    Many Congratulations to Weston's own Chris McMillan who had an outstanding race to finish 1st overall in a time of 1 hr and 14 mins.

    Male
    1st - Chris McMillan - 1h 14m 39 (1st Overall)
    2nd - Andy Chadburn - 1h 28m 44s (69th Overall)
    3rd - Stuart Diamond 'Birthday Boy' - 1h 35m 49s (193rd Overall)

    Female
    1st - Michelle Fryer - 1h 51m 23s (721st Overall)
    2nd - Lucy Avery - 1h 54m 54s (874th Overall)
    3rd - Madeline Cook - 1h 58m 23s (1017th Overall)

    There were 2257 finishers.

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

    Beacon Batch Race 2017

    16/03/2017 12:20:43

    This years Beacon Batch race will take place on 20 June.


    It is a classic trail race that takes place in the Mendip Hills over about five miles with about 305m (1000 ft) of climb incorporating Beacon Batch itself the highest point on Blackdown at 325m (1066 ft). But don't be put off, the race is for all standards, well marshalled with plenty of guides, and water at the finish.


    Entry is only £6 online at Full-on-Sport or £7 on the day (Race capacity is 150 so advance entry is advised).


    For full details and latest news see our Beacon Batch Race page.

    Press Release - Chris called up for county

    13/03/2017 21:10:51

    Weston Athletic Clubís Chris McMillan was picked to represent Avon and Somerset at the national Inter County Cross Country Championships in Loughborough at the weekend. Following a string of local race successes, Chris was selected to join the team of seven to compete alongside the countryís best runners.

    The 12k race followed an undulating and frequently muddy course at Prestwold Hall. It was won by Olympian, Commonwealth and World cross country athlete Andy Vernon. Chris returned a sterling performance at his first event at this level. He finished third for the county in 42.13 and a third of the way down the pack beating almost 200 other runners... read more


    The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
    Ultra-amazing result for Phil - 05/03/2017 | Perfect prospects for prom participants - 19/02/2017 | Chris conquers climbs while James conquers Cornwall - 12/02/2017

    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 Member

    13/03/2017 19:04:56

    Please extend a warm welcome to new club member Linda Williams.

    Bideford Half Marathon

    09/03/2017 08:11:26

    Congratulations to all the participants of the Bideford Half Marathon race on 5 March 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 - Richard Brent - 1h 27m 25s (81st Overall)
    2nd - Josh Harris - 1h 29m 12s (97th Overall)

    Female
    1st - Nia Davies - 1h 38m 9s (225th Overall)
    2nd - Michelle Fryer - 1h 50m 58s (491st Overall)
    3rd - Joanna Coveney - 1h 53m 21s (567th Overall)

    There were 1182 finishers.

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

    New Members

    08/03/2017 20:11:17

    Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Lee Francis, Joshua Mann and John Whitehouse.

    BIG Cheese

    07/03/2017 08:14:15

    Congratulations to all the participants of the The Big Cheese race on 5 March 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 - Rob Furlong - 2h 0m 1s (20th Overall)
    2nd - Tony Hogg - 2h 14m 9s (45th Overall)
    3rd - Marc Bostock - 2h 21m 59s (72nd Overall)

    Female
    1st - Sarah Styles - 2h 38m 52s (118th Overall)
    2nd - Maria Davidson - 3h 0m 4s (188th Overall)
    3rd - Julia Withers - 3h 6m 40s (189th Overall)

    There were 240 finishers.

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

    Burnham 5k - March

    07/03/2017 08:03:07

    Congratulations to all the participants of the Burnham 5k - March race on 2 March 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 - Matt Dell - 0h 17m 4s (1st Overall)
    2nd - Wilf Huxtable - 0h 17m 57s (2nd Overall)
    3rd - Stephen Kibblewhite - 0h 18m 52s (7th Overall)

    Female
    1st - Nia Davies - 0h 21m 17s (20th Overall)
    2nd - Nicola Fulstow - 0h 21m 56s (24th Overall)
    3rd - Michelle Fryer - 0h 21m 58s (25th Overall)

    There were 39 finishers.

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

    Press Release - Ultra-amazing result for Phil

    06/03/2017 18:20:16

    Despite some pretty torrid weather conditions to contend with, Weston Athletic Club members were out in force over the weekend taking on a variety of challenges.

    A team of seven bravely set off at 8am on Saturday morning for the Green Man Ultra - a 46 mile off-road route that circumnavigates Bristol. All the rain of late made for incredibly muddy and heavy-going conditions. Phil Richards showed her true prowess at ultra running and was the eventís female winner in 7.26.37. Nick Briffitt was first club male to finish in 8.23.46. Michael Lawrence completed the day in 10.42.07, followed by father and son duo John and Tobias Hinchliffe in 10.55.34... read more


    The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
    Perfect prospects for prom participants - 19/02/2017 | Chris conquers climbs while James conquers Cornwall - 12/02/2017 | Weston Athletic Club celebrates a year of achievements - 12/02/2017

    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.