Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Paul Donald and Christina Hutchings.
Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Stephen Powell and Chris Loach.
Short notice I know but endurance hill session Thursday 7.00pm entrance to Worlebury Woods. Probably best suited to members of groups 1 to 4. Love to see you. J.T.
Entry to the 35th Weston Prom series is now open.
The Weston Prom Runs are an annual series of 9 five-mile races covering two laps of the famous Weston-super-Mare promenade. Races take place each month from September to May inclusive and start on the promenade near the race HQ. The race start time is 7:30pm and the race is run under ARC rules.
Runners can enjoy an early bird discount rate of just £24 for the complete series if you enter by midnight August 31st. From then on, the fee will be £27. Entry to individual races is £6. An additional fee is payable for unaffiliated runners (£2 per race or if you enter the whole race series you only pay one unaffiliated fee.
This years race dates:
2017 - Sep 28, Oct 26, Nov 23, Dec 14
2018 - Jan 25, Feb 22, Mar 22, Apr 26, May 24
Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Wendy Wilfan and Jamie Biddiscombes.
Listen up TeamYellow we need you in Bristol in your yellow vest to run for the club in the annual Mob Match 10k.
The race is Friday 14 July at 7.30pm.
No race entry is needed but we do need to provide a list of names in the next couple of days.
£2 donation from each runner.
Race HQ Ashton Park School in Blackmoor Lane - allow 15 mins to walk to the start. School has car parking, toilets, showers and lockers for kit.
All club members welcome to take part we want as many as possible to attend - Southville have had over 50 in previous years. Can people please try to get to the school by 7pm if possible.
Let's try and be the biggest club there on the night.
Let Jim Wotton know if you can make it. He knows about those of you who've said you're 'going' to the Facebook event we created.
Weston Athletic Club’s Chris McMillan has enjoyed another outstanding week of running with two race victories in four days.
Entry opens on Saturday, July 1 for the annual 10k Christmas Cracker race at Weston-super-Mare. This year the race celebrates its 30th anniversary, and organisers Weston Athletic Club have a couple of bonuses in store for everyone who takes part.
Ten men and ten women headed down to the Jurassic Coast at the weekend to take part in the annual Charmouth Challenge event. The race is almost entirely off-road, and follows an eight mile hilly course with breathtaking views along the coastline. Classiﬁed as a fell race, the course includes over 1,500 feet of climb, and this year’s challenge was made even more so by the rising temperatures in full afternoon sun.
It’s great to see so many club members competing in many different events every weekend. This weekend alone we had members taking part in at least eight different races - not including our championship race at Torbay - from 5k parkruns to ultra marathons and iron distance triathlons.
As the club’s membership continues to grow, it’s just not possible for us to cover all these different activities in our weekly race reports which focus mainly on the club’s championship events and our own races too.
But we’re conscious that this also means that some amazing achievements don’t get the credit they deserve. So please, if you go out and do a race that’s not in the club championship or organised by the club, post about it here so your fellow club members know what you’ve been up to - especially if you get a personal best, or compete in a longer distance event for the first time.
Here’s to a great summer of running for us all.
The 2017 Christmas Cracker is now open for entries. This a our 30th anniversary this year and as well as tech-tee all entrants will get a free photo of themselves in the event; downloadable from www.photofit.net.
For full details see our race page, full-on-sport or facebook.
Also back for it's third year the MINI CRACKER for anyone between the ages of 7 and 15, this is a 2km race with a chocolate bar for all competitors. Entry is via Full-on-Sport.
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