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May 2017

2017 Mendip Muddle

24/05/2017 21:48:17

Entry to the 2017 Mendip Muddle is now open. Enter before 1 September for an early bird price of £13


The Mendip Muddle is our toughest race. Held over 20km (12 miles) of the finest Mendip Hills, the course is hilly (there’s 420m of climb) and set in some of the finest scenery in the West Country. There are Roman lead mines, underground rivers, a nature reserve, open moorland, potholes, an ancient rabbit warren, an Iron Age fort and prehistoric tumuli. You will run past Velvet Bottom, Rhino Rift, Beacon Batch, Twin Brooks, Dolebury, Rowberrow Bottom, Tyning's, Black Down and Rains Batch. All but 2km of the course is off road and it can get a little boggy in places so make sure you bring your off road shoes.


This years race will be held on Sunday 8 October at 11:00am, at the usual location of Charterhouse Centre, Nr Blagdon, Bristol, BS40 7XR (Between Cheddar and Blagdon in North Somerset: OS grid reference 502558). Registration will be from 9:30am to 10:40am.

Press Release - Tackling the Tyntesfield Ten

22/05/2017 19:38:04

Last Wednesday 27 runners from Weston Athletic Club lined up alongside about 300 athletes from other local clubs to take part in the seventh running of the Tyntesfield 10k. The off-road course follows a two-lap route around the National Trust estate, featuring stunning scenery at every turn... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Over 15,000 miles along Weston's prom - 21/05/2017 | Weston AC tackle two 10k - 01/05/2017 | Chris shatters Shapwick - 17/04/2017

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.

Press Release - Over 15,000 miles along Weston's prom

22/05/2017 19:37:20

As the sun set on the final race of the 2016-17 Weston prom run series, the organisers at Weston Athletic Club were celebrating their most successful season yet, with a record number of finishers across the nine races. Between September and May, 3,007 runners crossed the finish line of the five mile race covering over 15,000 miles between them along the prom... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Weston AC tackle two 10k - 01/05/2017| Chris shatters Shapwick - 17/04/2017

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.

Training Diary

22/05/2017

Monday
Hutton Moor 6.55pm.
2 led groups plus Elves group.
Tuesday
Hutton Moor Back Field 6.55pm.
Reps/Int session led by R.B. & J.W.
Thursday
Hutton Moor 6.55pm.
5-6 groups. Club circuit route.
Saturday Session
Marine Lake 8.00am.
L.T. Session.
Sunday
Sunday Groups as usual.

Club Memberships 2017/2018

21/05/2017 22:40:29

All club memberships should be paid up by Fri 26 May 17. Any memberships not paid by this date will lapse & EA affiliation will expire. If anyone has any issues renewing their club membership, please contact the Membership Secretary via the Contacts page.

New Members

21/05/2017 22:21:44

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Sam Buzza and Ben Hides.

One Mile Prom Race - May 2017

19/05/2017 18:30:00

Congratulations to all the participants of the 9th and last 1 Mile Prom Run of the Series 2017-2018 on Thursday 18th May.
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.

Overall number of finishers for series is 592
Quickest Male for series is Will Fuller in 5’02
Quickest Female is shared by Poppy Burton Dickie and Connie Ballentine in 6’02
Well Done to you all and we look forward to seeing you back for the next series 2017-2018.

Male:
1st - Vaughan CLARKE (Year 11) - Unattached - 5m 28s
2nd - Jakub TRYBULL (Year 9) - Unattached - 5m 45s
3rd - Louie BRUNSDON (Year 7) - North Somerset AC - 5m 56s

Female:
1st - Poppy BURTON-DICKIE (Year 8) - Unattached - 6m 03s
2nd - Stephanie BROOKS (Year 8) - North Somerset AC - 6m 08s
3rd - Keira DEVERAUX (Year 6) - North Somerset AC - 6m 17s

There were an excellent 62 finishers for this last 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 - May 2017

18/05/2017 23:13:00

Well Done to all the Participants in this the last Prom Race of the season 18th May 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.
We look forward to seeing you back for 2017-2018 Series.

Online and paper entry forms are available using the links below or via the Prom Run page.

Male:
1st - Josh DAVIS (9059) - North Somerset AC - 27m 07s
2nd - James DENNE (9035) - Cheltenham Harriers - 27m 10s
3rd - Kieron SUMMERS (69) - Weston AC - 27m 32s

Female:
1st - Jen BISHOP (9082) - Clevedon AC - 30m 33s
2nd - Kelly DICKS (76) - Great Western Runners - 31m 02s
3rd - Julie BELYAVIN (117) - Bristol & West AC - 32m 14s

There were 302 finishers for this race.
[ Provisional Results | Click Here to enter online | Send Results Query Email to PromEntry | WAC Results | Prom Page ]

New Members

11/05/2017 21:38:54

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Estelle Verenti, Kelly Archer, Lee Maidment, Melanie Bugler, Ethan Bugler-Mitchell and Riley Bugler-Mitchell.

Press Release - Fast daps at Bristol 10k

08/05/2017 19:36:03

Over 11,000 runners lined up for the Bristol 10k on Sunday and 55 of them were sporting the distinctive yellow vests of Weston Athletic Club. The 6.2 mile route follows an out and back course along the Portway before snaking its way round the city centre to finish just off the centre on Anchor Road. Conditions were favourable for the race with a light breeze and mild temperature... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Weston AC tackle two 10k - 01/05/2017 | Chris shatters Shapwick - 17/04/2017 | Weston dominate at Burnham - 09/04/2017

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.

Great Bristol 10K 2017

08/05/2017 12:31:45

Congratulations to the WAC participants of the Great Bristol 10K on 7th May 2017. The searchable results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the email link.

Male:
1st - Chris MCMILLAN - 33m 07s (12th Overall)
2nd - Rob FURLONG - 38m 19s (168th Overall)
3rd - Richard BRENT - 39m 11s (231st Overall)

Female:
1st - Francesca RAWLINGS - 42m 35s (678th Overall)
2nd - Cariol O'LEARY - 48m 28s (2165th Overall)
3rd - Helen DIAMOND - 49m 23s (2484th Overall)

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

Press Release - Weston AC tackle two 10k

01/05/2017 19:13:21

Sunday saw 45 of Weston Athletic Club’s members travel to Bridgwater or Glastonbury for the towns’ 10k races. Conditions were pretty perfect, and the forecast rain held-off until after both events. Most runners opted for the Bridgwater Bolt, but some who’d run it last year were in for a minor shock when they discovered the course had been altered this year to throw in a couple of hills. Rob Furlong achieved a top ten finish and was first Weston runner to finish in 39.41, as well as winning his age category. Marc Whiting and Richard Scott took second and third places for the club and their age categories in 40.41 and 41.14... read more


The Weston AC Media Team have also recently published the following race reports:
Chris shatters Shapwick - 17/04/2017 | Weston dominate at Burnham - 09/04/2017

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.