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We promote road and trail running in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area. We cater for runners of all abilities and have an active membership of around 350 members. We present a varied programme of training, racing and social events throughout the year.

Latest News

Press Release

15/05/2018

Sixty take on Bristol 10k

Weston Athletic Club fielded a 60-strong field of runners to take on the annual Bristol 10k race on Sunday. Always popular, the race offers something for all runners, from those looking to achieve new personal bests to those wanting a big race atmosphere on closed roads near to home... read more


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Press Release

15/05/2018

Weston run rings around Glastonbury

Sunday’s record breaking temperatures were great news for most, but not so much for the two dozen Weston Athletic Club runners taking on the annual ‘Round the Tor’ 10k road race at Glastonbury. The heat and lack of breeze made the going particularly tough on the hills and many runners felt the effects, struggling in the closing miles of the race... read more


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New Members

13/05/2018

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Stuart Harvey and Alex Harvey.

Beacon Batch Race 2018

11/05/2018

Entries are open for the 2018 Beacon Batch race. The race is about five miles and with 1000ft of climb to the summit of the Mendips on Black Down, where the views are breath taking. This year's race takes place on Tuesday 19 June and only costs £6 to enter.

New Members

02/05/2018

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Eleanor Stokes, Pete Trevitt, Simon Bilkins and Paul Bird.

Press Release

02/05/2018

Weston runners qualify for London

A staggering 71 runners from Weston Athletic Club completed last week’s five mile prom run, with their distinctive yellow vests making up over a quarter of the field. Conditions were good with a cool breeze and no rain, and 13 of the club’s runners seized the opportunity to run their personal best for the distance.

Quickest on the night, and with a convincing lead from the start, was Chris McMillan. Chris won the race in 26.03. Despite having run London marathon only days earlier, Kieron Summers was the club’s next finisher, and third overall in 28.04. Will Fuller followed in 29.07... read more


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Thursday Woods Hill Session

30/04/2018

This Thursday (3rd) there will be a woods hill session taking place. This session is open to all members of the club who fancy it. We will meet at 7.00pm at the entrance to Worlebury Woods, for a 7.10pm start at the Water Tower. It will consist of a warm-up, a 40 minute session and a warm-down. Look forward to seeing you. JT.

One Mile Prom Race - March 2018

28/04/2018

Congratulations to all the participants of the 8th 1 Mile Prom Run of the Series on Thursday 26th April 2018.

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.

Well Done to you all and we look forward to seeing you back at the final race in the Series next May

Male:
1st - Luke ASHURST (Year 7) - Unattached - 5m 43s
2nd - Oliver ANDREWS (Year 9) - North Somerset AC - 5m 57s (Third Overall)
3rd - Seb LEANEY (Year 5) - Unattached - 6m 10s

Female:
1st - Stephanie BROOKS (Year 9) - North Somerset AC - 5m 49s (Second Overall)
2nd - Poppy BURTON-DICKIE (Year 9) - North Somerset AC - 6m 01s (Fourth Overall)
3rd - Sophie CARRATT (Year 4) - Unattached - 6m 46s

There were 87 finishers for this penultimate one mile prom in the season.
[ Final Results | E-mail Rob Skeen with Prom Results Query | Prom Page | Paper Entry Form ]

5 Mile Prom Race - April 2018

26/04/2018

Well Done to all the Participants in this month's penultimate Prom Race 26th April 2018.
Congratulations to all finishers in what was a cool and windy race.

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 and final run in the series will be 24th May 2018.

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 May's race close on Tuesday 22nd May.

Male:
1st - Chris MCMILLAN (451) - Weston AC - 26m 03s
2nd - Jed BARTLETT (1790) - Clevedon AC - 27m 11s
3rd - Kieron SUMMERS (252) - Weston AC - 28m 24s

Female:
1st - Jen BISHOP (20) - Clevedon AC - 30m 46s
2nd - Ellen HARRISON (1788) - Bristol & West AC - 31m 19s
3rd - Laura MEECH (189) - Clevedon AC - 31m 30s

There were another excellent 269 finishers for this month's race.
[ Web Site Results | Click Here to enter online | Send Results Query Email to Split Second Timing | WAC Results | Prom Page ]

Press Release

25/04/2018

Capital efforts all round

After four months of long training runs through rain, snow, wind, hail and ice, 26 runners from Weston Athletic Club toed the line for the start of the 38th London Marathon on Sunday. Temperatures soared to the hottest ever recorded at the race, reaching the mid-twenties. These unusually hot running conditions affected even the elite runners, and the masses replaced their hopes of personal bests with a renewed focus on staying hydrated and finishing in one piece...read more


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Our Forthcoming Races

Weston Prom Run (May)
Thursday, 24 May 2018 at 19:30
Beacon Batch 2018
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 19:30
Weston Prom Run (September)
Thursday, 20 September 2018 at 19:30


Training Diary w/b 14/05/2018

Monday
Hutton Moor 6.50pm for 7.00pm.
Recovery/Easy Run 1 grp.
Tuesday
Hutton Moor Back Field 6.50pm for 7.00pm.
Rep sessions led by C.O. & J.W.
Thursday
Hutton Moor 6.50pm for 7.00pm.
5-6 led groups. Leader led summer routes.
Saturday
Uphill Boat Yard 8.00am.
Short Hill Rep session.
Sunday
Group runs as usual.


Social Events

No social events are currently planned.

Championship Races

Glastonbury Road Run 10K
Sunday 06 May 2018
Great Bristol 10K (Great Run Series)
Sunday 13 May 2018
Tyntesfield 10k
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Weston Prom Run (May)
Thursday 24 May 2018