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September 2017

Hangover 10k - 2018

29/09/2017 09:19:15

Online entry to the 2018 Hangover 10km is now open. What better way to start the year as you mean to go on than with a run by the seaside? Held around the village of Kewstoke (near Weston-super-Mare), the Hangover 10km helps you to get over the effects of the night before.

5 Mile Prom Race - September 2017

28/09/2017 21:51:21

Well Done to all the Participants in the first of the series Prom Race 28th September 2017.

This is the first time use of Chip timing for the Prom Series, so welcome to Split Second Timing Team for their help in providing the Prom results.
This means that Results will come quicker and more accurately (after this month's double checking) and a new link below will take you to their Web Site for access.
If you have any queries with the results then please use the email link on the website and duplicated below and we will investigate your issue.
The next run in the series will be 26th October 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 October's race close on Tuesday 24th October.
Please don't use the online system for any entries after the Tuesday deadline, but it will re-open again after the Thursday's event.
You can of course enter on the night for the single or series at each event.

Male:
1st - Kurt TAYLOR (360) - Unattached - 27m 18s
2nd - Kieron SUMMERS (252) - Weston AC - 27m 30s
3rd - John COX (59) - Great Western Runners - 27m 37s

Female:
1st - Fiona MARKS (390) - Bristol & West AC - 28m 34s
2nd - Jen BISHOP (20) - Clevedon AC - 30m 40s
3rd - Kelly DICKS (76) - Great Western Runners - 31m 12s

There were a really healthy 382 finishers for this first race of the season.
[ Web Site Results | Click Here to enter online | Send Results Query Email to Split Second Timing | WAC Results | Prom Page ]

Weston Prom Teams

26/09/2017 19:48:58

Prom Teams: 2017-2018. I am currently putting together the teams for the Prom series 17-18. Below is a list of probable participants based on previous years. If you are happy once again to be in a team THEN DO NOTHING. However if you do not wish to be a team member this year, could you please leave a message, simply saying 'LEAVE IT OUT'. If your name does not appear on the list, but you would like to participate this year (and all members are actively encouraged to give it a go)could you please leave a message saying 'OOH NOT ARF'. The final team selections will be made after the first race. Many thanks JT. Anthony Green, Bryan Morley, Carol Brent, Chantelle Thompson, Chris Dachtler, Chris Gough, Chris McMillan, Dan Potter, Darren Stacey, Dave Baxter, David Dadds, Gary Iles, Geraldine Hope, Grant Aldridge, Guy Bradford, Helen Diamond, Ian Connock, James Bertenshaw, Jo Coveney, Joe Withers, John Hinchliffe, Josh Harris, Julie Bailiss, Katherine Roberts, Kieron Summers, Lisa Acton, Marc Bostock, Maria Davison, Mark Whiting, Martin Hurcombe, Mary Oaten, Matt Dell, Matt Wheeler, Michael Reep, Michelle Fryer, Neale Jarrett, Nia Davies, Niki Fulstow, Paul Baker, Paul Grinham, Phil Richards, Phillipa Stevens, Rachael Andrews, Richard Brent, Rob Furlong, Rob Mountford, Rob Stokes, Sarah Harris, Steve Kibblewhite, Steven Bailiss, Stuart Diamond, Toby Andrews, Tony Hogg.

New Members

24/09/2017 16:56:27

Please extend warm welcome to new club members Lois Warren, Bobbie-Jo Swift and Dawn Chapple.

WAC Social - Potholing

20/09/2017 08:53:41

See another side of the Mendips. Paul Snelling is organising a Potholing evening in Burrington Combe on Wednesday 22 November. The session will last 2 - 2 half hours and all kit will be supplied. It is anticipated that the cost will be £12. If you are interested then let Paul know.

Press Release - Perfect conditions for a Sunday run in the city

18/09/2017 20:12:43

Perfect conditions for a Sunday run in the city

Sunday 17th September saw perfect weather conditions for the Simply Health Great Bristol Half Marathon as many of our club members donned their yellow vests and lined up for one of the biggest races of the WAC calendar.

First home for Weston with a new PB of 1:14:18, and 40 seconds off his previous PB, was Kieron Summers. A cracking performance from Kieron who was 19th overall and 4th in his category. Darren Stacey was our second male home with a time of 1:18:57, a new PB for him, and third home was Matt Dell with a PB of 1:19:54... Read more


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Press Release - Summers soars on Sunday

18/09/2017 19:27:37

Summers soars on Sunday

Having run the race every September for the past five years. Kieron Summers proved on Sunday that getting older does not mean getting slower, when he won the Oldbury Power Station 10 mile race. Knocking over six minutes off his 2013 time, Kieron completed the course in 57.01, over 40 seconds in front of his closest rival... Read more


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Press Release - Chris crowned with cake and cider

18/09/2017 19:21:17

Chris crowned with cake and cider

Weston Athletic Club’s Chris McMillan wasn’t content with just one race victory in a week, so he went on to bag a second over the bank holiday weekend.


His first came at the Crook Peak Cake Race on Wednesday. At only three miles, you could be forgiven for thinking the event would be a stroll in the park, but far from it, as runners tackle not one, but two ferocious climbs over the short course. First, a visit to the peak itself, before descending to Wavering Down, then a call to the trig point before a tricky descent to the finish at Cross... Read more


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New Members

17/09/2017 21:21:37

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Richard Jones, Ella Melwani, William Fuller, Joe Dale, Peter Gillespie and Victoria Crooks.

Gloucester Marathon

05/09/2017 13:09:12

Congratulations to all the participants of the Gloucester Marathon race on 6 August 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 - Bryan Morley - 3h 40m 19s (103rd Overall)

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Gloucester Half Marathon

05/09/2017 13:06:03

Congratulations to all the participants of the Gloucester Half Marathon race on 6 August 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 - Ian Connock - 1h 18m 19s (8th Overall)
2nd - Rob Furlong - 1h 26m 22s (25th Overall)
3rd - Marc Whting - 1h 35m 39s (72nd Overall)

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New Members

03/09/2017 17:56:51

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Julie Artus and Jason Lane.