Read All About It – Weekly Update 5/5/24. 


Tuesday training now on Hutton Moor field 


Weekly forecast 

This week is forecast to have the first warm spell of the summer and after Monday to be dry too. Gentle to light South Westerly winds with sunny spells or longer sunny intervals. Max temperatures are forecast to rise to from 15 to 20 by next weekend with min 8 to 11.


Road race results

Sunday saw Nia Davies represent Wales Masters in the Great Series Birmingham 10k. Nia finished in 43.46 for 265th position.


Off-Road race results 

4 WAC runners took part in the Runaway Train off road race at Shepton Mallet. This event is organised by the Mendip Hills Hash and covers 8.2miles with over 1150 ft of climb. Katie Gormley finished 11th ladies in 1.15.54, Vanessa Andrews finished in 1.44, followed by Shane Connolly in 1.51.20.


Multi Event results

No events that we are aware of this week.


Information and help needed.



Prom run 16th May 24 

Do not forget the last race of the 23/24 series takes place on the 16th of May. There will be no entries on the night with online entries closing Tuesday 14th May at 9.00pm.


Membership Renewal 1/4/24

Thank you to the 230 members who have already taken the time to renew their 24/25 membership. A check of the membership list shows that there are now 124 people who were members in the 23/24 period that have yet to renew. Please try to find time to do this when you can.


Club Clothing Shop

The club clothing shop is now open. Please see more detail on the Weston Social fb page and follow the link to Weston Athletics Club Archives – Karuta Sportswear (

2024 ChampionshipDetails of the 2024 championship structure and races have previously been announced and are shown on the website under members/2024 Championship.

The races for May and June are:

16/5             Prom Run                Short Road

19/5             Bristol Half              Long Road

11/6             Clevedon 10K           Short Road

28/6             Nailsea(Beer/Banger)Short Road



With Monday the 6th of May being a Bank Holiday there will be no evening Monday TWAC session this week.

See TWAC fb for more detail.


Tuesday Reps/Intervals   

Tuesday Ints/Reps now on the field at Hutton Moor 

There will be two organised reps/interval sessions this Tuesday 7/5/24 taken by Nick and  Jim.

Warm up – Progressive 5min

Main Session

10 x 2 min hard pace rpe 8/9 with 90 secs roll on recovery.

Cool down.

Both sessions for all abilities

All meet on the far side of the field at Hutton Moor at 6.50 for 7.00pm start, allow 5 mins to walk over.


This week additional bonus hill session on offer from Coach Sheryl at earlier time – Meet 6.30 at top of Ashcombe park for short hill reps.


The Wednesday swim sessions 20.20 to 21.30 at Burnham-on-Sea pool

Over winter is the ideal time to brush up and develop your swimming technique, ideal prep for next season. Suitable for beginners to seasoned triathletes, injured runners – develop your aerobic capacity and muscles you didn’t know existed

Sessions can be booked in blocks of five (£32.50) or ten (£55.00) ad hoc PAY as you GO (£6.50) sessions occasionally available, for PAYG – please ask if there’s space prior to session
Contact Margaret Sills, Rachael Vincent or Nick Cook for further information.

You need to be a fully paid-up WAC member to access sessions.We have the May code for the 10% discount and free postage on orders from Sportsshoes (min order value £50). This code is on the WAC members social fb page for WAC member use only. Please ask Jim, Helen, or Julia if you do not access to fb and wish to put in an order with them.


This week’s schedule:


Monday – No TWAC evening session this week.


Tuesday Rep/interval session. Meet 6.50 on the far side of the field at Hutton Moor – see above for session detail.


Wednesday – Swimming sessions Burnham poolside 20.20 – See above.


Thursday – Group runs from Hutton Moor meet 6.20 for 6.30 start. Route this week will be the Club Circuit.



Saturday 8AM session – See WAC social for confirmation of meeting place and time later in the week.