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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

09/07/2018

Weston AC in pursuit of glory

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


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New Members

09/07/2018

Please extend a warm welcome to new club members Julie Bryant, Sue Knight, Michael Watkins, Emma Lane and Laura Dixon.

Prom Series 2018-2019

08/07/2018

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).


Press Release

01/07/2018

Beers, bangers and beasts for Weston AC

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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Press Release

28/06/2018

Bumper bonus at Beacon Batch

This year’s Beacon Batch fell race proved the most popular yet, with 137 runners lining up to take on the five country miles route climbing 1,000 feet to the highest point on the Mendips. Almost half of the runners were from Weston Athletic Club, many having been developing their hill running skills with the club’s trail section... Read more


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Thursday Woods Hill Session

25/06/2018

This Thursday (28th June) 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.

Beacon Batch 2018

20/06/2018

Congratulations to all the participants of the Beacon Batch Fell Race 2018 this Tuesday 19th June 2018.
The full results are available via the link below. If you have a query with the results please use the message link below.

Weather was mild but cloudy and gave us more course records!
Another good result for WAC's Chris MCMILLAN in 1st place and with first lady Emily COX of Southville Running Club in a new ladies course record.

Male:
1st - Chris MCMILLAN - Weston AC - 34m 54s
2nd - Luke HANSON - Nailsea Runners - 37m 02s
3rd - Alexander COOMBS - Wells City Harriers - 38m 27s

Female:
1st - Emily COX - Southville Running Club - 41m 38s
2nd - Laura MEECH - Clevedon AC - 42m 33s
3rd - Sophie VOLLER - Westbury Harriers - 43m 29s

First Male Team: Weston AC (Chris MCMILLAN, Pete CLARKE and William FULLER)
First Female Team: Southville Running Club (Emily COX, Olivia MAYNARD and Phil RICHARDS)

There were an impressive 137 finishers on the night and some U23 male and runners included.
The chairman of the Fell Runners Association was also running last night and he informed us the two things he was impressed with was the quality of the marshalling and the number of Weston club runners supporting the event.

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Press Release

19/06/2018

Weston reap rewards at Clevedon

Renowned for its fast flat course, Clevedon midsummer 10k race is always popular with runners eager to run their fastest time for the distance, and this year’s race was no exception. It attracted a strong field of 555 runners from across the area, 62 of them from Weston Athletic Club... Read more


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New Members

18/06/2018

Please extend a warm welcome to our newest bunch of runsters Dan Speakman, Victoria Hodge, Christine Watkins and Kathryn Copperwheat.

Press Release

12/06/2018

McMillan romps to victory

No stranger to winning at the summer series of races organised by Town and Country Harriers, Chris McMillan joined 20 fellow runners from Weston Athletic Club on Thursday evening to take on the first ever Rowberrow Romp. The six mile route followed almost entirely off-road tracks from Rowberrow to the trig point at the top of Beacon Batch and back again, with 1,000 feet of climb along the way... Read more


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Our Forthcoming Races

Weston Prom Run (September)
Thursday, 20 September 2018 at 19:30
Weston Prom Run (October)
Thursday, 25 October 2018 at 19:30
Weston Prom Run (November)
Thursday, 15 November 2018 at 19:30


Training Diary w/b 16/07/2018

Monday
Hutton Moor 6.50pm for 7.00pm.
Recovery/Easy Run 1 grp.
Tuesday
Hutton Moor Back Field 7.00pm.
Rep sessions led by Cameron & Jim.
Thursday
Hutton Moor 6.50pm for 7.00pm.
5-6 led groups. Club Circuit.
Saturday
Drove Rd Rec 8.00am.
Reps session session.
Sunday
Group runs as usual.


Social Events

No social events are currently planned.

Championship Races

Quantock Beast
Sunday 01 July 2018
Purdown Pursuit
Thursday 05 July 2018
Charmouth Challenge 2018
Saturday 07 July 2018
Tow Path Mob Match
Friday 27 July 2018
Exmoor Seaview 17
Sunday 29 July 2018