Ultra ace Hall making plans for new Matterhorn race challenge

DAMIAN Hall returned to winning ways at the weekend with an impressive victory in the Roseland August Trail race in Cornwall. The 50k event from St Austell to St Anthony Head on the Roseland Peninsula also included over 3,000 metres of climbing so was a searching test for the international ultra runner from Box, who Read more about Ultra ace Hall making plans for new Matterhorn race challenge[…]

Ellie shines in European Junior Triathlon Championships

WESTBURY Harriers clubmates Ellie Hobbs and Rosie Allen performed impressively for Great Britain at the European Triathlon Union Junior European Cup in Latvia last weekend. The pair have both showed good form in the swim, bike, run event and fully deserved their selection into the GB squad for the championships staged in the capital of Read more about Ellie shines in European Junior Triathlon Championships[…]

Bedwell and Dockery are crowned British Masters champions

DAVE Bedwell and Anne Dockery were both gold medal winners at the British Masters Track & Field Championships last weekend. Bedwell (left), still keeping impressively fit in-between his coaching commitments, won the over 65s 1500m in a time of 5mins 12.70secs. Fellow Bristol & West AC clubmate Dockery won gold in the over 70s 800m Read more about Bedwell and Dockery are crowned British Masters champions[…]

Wilson invited to run 1500m at the Manchester International

ADAM Wilson’s form this summer has been recognised with selection for the Manchester International this week. Wilson, who competes for both Bristol & West AC and Yate & District AC, has been chosen to run the PARA 1500m for a representative British Athletics League Team in the prestigious fixture at the SportCity Stadium tomorrow (Wednesday Read more about Wilson invited to run 1500m at the Manchester International[…]

Sophie celebrates double cause for success in Standish Woodland Chase

SOPHIE Voller had a good day out in Stroud yesterday finishing runner-up in the Standish Woodland Chase multi-terrain event. Voller joined a large group of her Westbury Harriers’ clubmates at the race, which was organised by Stroud & District AC, as it has been included in the club championship. She claimed maximum club points in Read more about Sophie celebrates double cause for success in Standish Woodland Chase[…]

Now Jenna wins her first Great Britian vest outdoors

    IN a summer that just seems to keep on giving for Jenna Blundell the South Gloucestershire & Stroud College student has now been awarded her first Great Britain vest outdoors. The 18-year-old has been selected to represent the GB Under 20s squad at the Manchester International on Wednesday August 14th, a match that Read more about Now Jenna wins her first Great Britian vest outdoors[…]

Merson runner-up in Barry Island 10k & a PB for Blackwood

FORMER Bristol & West AC runner Tom Merson (pictured right)  finished runner-up in the Barry Island 10k road race on Sunday. Merson, who lives in the east Devon seaside town of Exmouth, clocked 30mins 37secs behind Swansea winner Joshua Griffiths (30:21) with another former B&W athlete, international duathlete Phil Wylie, fourth in 31:10. From Westbury Read more about Merson runner-up in Barry Island 10k & a PB for Blackwood[…]

Bristol & West women crowned UK League Division Two champions

BRISTOL & West AC’s women are today celebrating a successful promotion campaign in the UK Women’s League. Just two years after relegation the club returned to Division One after lifting the Division Two title at the third and final fixture in Glasgow on Saturday. The victory in Glasgow, inflicting a surprise defeat on the host Read more about Bristol & West women crowned UK League Division Two champions[…]

Rawlins celebrates European gold in Romania

Top partnership: Ben Rawlins with coach Mike Mewse NICE story in the Bristol Post this week about the superb gold medal success of Westbury Harrier Ben Rawlins. The 18-year-old from Yate has just returned from Romania where he was representing Great Britain at the European Aquathlon Championships. Rawlins, who is coached by Mike Mewse, emerged Read more about Rawlins celebrates European gold in Romania[…]