Please extend a warm welcome to new club member Nick Farrant.
The ongoing heatwave has continued to make for challenging conditions for Weston Athletic Club’s racing members with two off-road championship races to contend with in the past week.
Thursday saw the second of the Town and Country Harriers summer series events - the Purdown Pursuit - a six mile, undulating off-road route around the Stoke Park Estate in Bristol.
With last year’s race winner Chris McMillan resting ahead of Saturday’s race, the competition to be the club’s fastest male opened-up. With both Rob Furlong and Matt Wheeler taking part, and both running at the top of their form, all bets were off as to who would cross the line ﬁrst. In the end, it was Rob who took the spoils with a 21 second advantage over Matt, ﬁnishing in 43.09. Matt did however win his age category. Bill Green took third club spot in 47.48 enabling the men to take the race team prize as well... Read more
Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Julie Bryant, Sue Knight, Michael Watkins, Emma Lane and Laura Dixon.
The 2018-2019 Prom series entry is now open. You can enter the whole series (9 races) here for £27 (£24 if you enter before 1 September 2018) or you can enter the individual races for £6 (please add an extra £2.00 if not ARC affiliated).
Exercising in the heat is never easy, but racing when the temperature’s hitting 28 degrees is particularly tough. This was the situation faced by the 45 runners from Weston Athletic Club who took on the Nailsea Beer and Banger 10k on Friday evening. The course follows a two lap route with plenty of undulations along the way, making for a challenging event in any conditions... Read more
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