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Race HQ Location

Race HQ on the day is at Weston College, Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 2AL.

Race Charity

This event is held in order to raise funds for Weston Hospicecare and other charities. In 2016 this event raised over £11,232 for Weston Hospicecare.

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Thank you for visiting our Christmas Cracker webpage.

Hello to all of our regular festive Christmas Cracker runners. We know all of you Elves, Fairies, Santa’s, Reindeers and Snowmen…… will be eagerly awaiting information on the 2021 Weston AC Christmas Cracker.

We have a provisional date of the 19th Dec 2021 for the running of this years race. Progress with the vaccination roll out looks very promising and we hope to be able to put on the race in December this year.

More detail will follow on this page shortly with a provisional opening date for entries of the 31/7/21

In the meantime, at Weston AC we hope you are all keeping running and staying safe.

Jason Wyatt Weston AC

2019 Cracker Result

Full results for the 2019 race in pdf format


The 2020 Christmas Cracker race will take place on Sunday December 13th. Now in its 33rd year, this is Weston AC’s largest race by far and people come back year after year to take part in the festive run. All standards of runner take part so don’t be put off if you are a new runner. All runners are actively encouraged to wear fancy dress.


Measured10k course
Flat, on tarmac and beach, thus not suitable for wheelchairs, sorry
First aid and water stations
Lead car, race clock, festive distance markers and marshals
Event risk assessment undertaken, for your safety


Chip timing
Race HQ – at Weston College, Knightstone Road
Changing facilities and showers
Supervised kit storage (at owners risk)
Hot and cold refreshments available
Full results published on the Internet
Post race presentation and live entertainment


1st, 2nd & 3rdmale and female runners
1st and 2nd male and female vets. V40, V45 and V50
1stmaleand female vets over 60 and 70
Only one prize per runner (fancy dress excepted)
Quality technical T-shirt, medal and mince pie to all finishers
Individual and team fancy dress prizes
Many spot prizes


Online entry is £18 (attached) and £20 (unattached) inclusive of processing fee, enter before 31July for an early bird rate of £15 (attached) and £18 (unattached)
Closing date is 3 November 2019, or earlier if the entry limit is reached before then
The race has closed early for the last 21 years so don’t delay, enter today!
Minimum age is 16 years
Race packs will be dispatched in November
Check our website for the very latest race information by
Remember – absolutely no entries on the day so enter soon!
Free race photographs available for all runners to download after the race from www.photo-fit.net. Great for sharing with your friends at Christmas


Race HQ on the day is at Weston College, Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS232AL
Please note that the race start is on the beach by the Grand Pier.
Allow yourself 15 minutes to get from the College to the start location.


For race entry enquiries contact Matthew Wheeler (Race Secretary)
EMAIL: Cracker@WestonAC.co.uk
For race organisation enquiries contact Malcolm Gammon (Race Director)


2019 race in pdf format
2018 race in pdf format
2017 race in pdf format
2016 race in pdf format

Race Sponsors

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre North Somerset Council
Photo-fit.Net Wessex Water

Race Details

Entry Details for next installment of the Christmas Cracker have yet to be finalised. Please check back later for further information.

Race Organiser: Malcolm Gammon
Telephone: 01934 813340 / 07807 381820