Fifth again for Bristol & West in English Cross Country Relays

BRISTOL & West AC’s senior men maintained their proud record in the Saucony English Cross Country Relays with a hard-earned fifth place – a repeat of the performance in 2017. The squad of Jack Millar (pictured left), Will Christofi, Owain Jones and Pete Le Grice (pictured below right)  paced their effort well as they moved Read more about Fifth again for Bristol & West in English Cross Country Relays[…]

Laura lying fourth at halfway mark of Gloucestershire League

CLEVEDON AC’s Laura Meech followed up her fourth place in the opening Gloucestershire Cross Country League with another solid top ten performance in race two on Saturday. With the action moving to Charlton Park, Wiltshire, Meech again got stuck in to arguably a stronger line-up and battled her way to seventh place. So at the Read more about Laura lying fourth at halfway mark of Gloucestershire League[…]

Why Jones was happy with his Snowdonia marathon run

DAN Jones’ reign as Snowdonia marathon champion came to an end on Sunday as he finished a valiant fifth in 2hrs 46mins 19secs. That time was well outside the 2:36.54 he ran in victory last year (pictured left) and the 2:36.46 for second place in 2016 but Jones’ wasn’t unhappy with the outcome. “Okay I Read more about Why Jones was happy with his Snowdonia marathon run[…]

Florida-based Ellie is back on the racing scene

GOOD to see Ellie Wallace back racing again after a tough first year at Florida State University in America. Wallace (pictured on the right last weekend) received a sports scholarship to go to America but sadly her first year was marred by illness and injury and she didn’t achieve what she had hoped for. But Read more about Florida-based Ellie is back on the racing scene[…]

South West quality shines through in Gloucester 10k

THE Gloucester 10k on Sunday looks like ending up as one of the best in the West Country this year. With the event incorporating the South West Inter-County Championships – although Avon were noticeably light on their representation – strong teams from Cornwall and Devon made the long trip up the M5 to take on Read more about South West quality shines through in Gloucester 10k[…]

Why purple-patch Pete is on top of the running world

WHAT a remarkable two weeks for Pete Le Grice. The Penzance-based member of Bristol & West AC has notched up successive personal bests in the marathon, half marathon and now the 10k – all over successive weekends. In Jersey Le Grice finished runner-up in a PB of 2hrs 21mins 08secs to go top of the Read more about Why purple-patch Pete is on top of the running world[…]

Westbury’s golden girls win British Masters cross country relay title

WESTBURY Harriers’ over 65s squad raced to a superb victory in the British Masters Cross Country relays in Long Eaton on Saturday. Top trio (L to R): Marilyn Palmer, Pat Gallagher and Shirley Hume The Westbury trio of Marilyn Palmer, Pat Gallagher and Shirley Hume out-classed their rivals to finish four minutes clear of Worcester Read more about Westbury’s golden girls win British Masters cross country relay title[…]

Jones is ready to defend Snowdonia marathon title

TEAM Bath AC runner Dan Jones seeks to defend his Snowdonia marathon title today. Twelve months ago Jones produced arguably the best win of his career as he lifted the magnificent trophy for one of the most challenging races in the country with a time of 2hrs 36mins 54secs.   Just champion: That was Dan Read more about Jones is ready to defend Snowdonia marathon title[…]

Southville runners power to top results in the Exmoor Stagger

THE Exmoor Stagger multi terrain race is certainly among the toughest on the west country circuit so well done to Simon Marchant of Southville Running Club for making the top 20. Marchant claimed 12th place overall in a time of 2hrs 18mins 18secs for the 16 miles test with victory going to Mark Hopkinson of Read more about Southville runners power to top results in the Exmoor Stagger[…]

Magic Maciej smashes personal best to win Abingdon marathon

MACIEJ Bialogonski raced to the best win of his career for Bristol & West AC as he won the Abingdon marathon yesterday. The Polish-born runner, who joined B&W in 2010, broke the 2hrs 30mins for the first time with a winning time of 2hrs 26mins 56secs. Bailogonski’s previous best was 2:31.17 which he recorded in Read more about Magic Maciej smashes personal best to win Abingdon marathon[…]