Nice one Harry as Bristol & West AC pair shine in London marathon

BRISTOL & West AC team-mates Maciej Bialogonski and Harry Allen were both celebrating a successful day in the Virgin Money London Marathon. Allen was the first local finisher in the open race placing an excellent 12th in a time of 2hrs 23mins 30secs on his debut at the distance. Bialogonski (pictured above) finished just 10 Read more about Nice one Harry as Bristol & West AC pair shine in London marathon[…]

West ultra ace Hall is dreaming of a ‘golden ticket’ on American debut

DAMIAN Hall is racing in America for the first time this weekend hoping to be rewarded with a ‘Golden Ticket’ for one of the country’s biggest trail events. The Bath ultra running star will line up at 5am tomorrow (Saturday April 27th) for the Canyons 100k near Lake Tahoe, a notable event in its own Read more about West ultra ace Hall is dreaming of a ‘golden ticket’ on American debut[…]

Why Charlotte is aiming to be out front in the London marathon

KEEP an eye on your TV for the London Marathon this weekend and you are sure to spot Bristol & West AC’s Charlotte Taylor-Green. Taylor-Green was signed up as a pacemaker for the women’s field in Sunday’s race after clocking a personal best of 75mins 46secs to win the Weston-super-Mare half marathon last month. “I Read more about Why Charlotte is aiming to be out front in the London marathon[…]

Turner delighted with new award for services to athletics

Dave Turner (far right) with the Avon Under-13 team that finished second at the United Kingdom Sports Hall Finals last week DAVE Turner’s lifetime service to athletics has seen him pick up another award this week. The former Nailsea School teacher, who has worked for years within Avon Schools’ athletics, has been recognised by UK Read more about Turner delighted with new award for services to athletics[…]

It is a first for Fred as clubmate Catie also wins at Westonbirt

Champion: Fred Hawker celebrates with his mum Lisa of the North Bristol Running Group FRED Hawker and Catie O’Donoghue claimed a Bristol & West SC double in the Good Friday Westonbirt Easter 10k multi terrain event. O’Donoghue is no stranger to this blog having enjoyed considerable success over the past couple of years, both individually Read more about It is a first for Fred as clubmate Catie also wins at Westonbirt[…]

Brookland shows no fear as she beats all the men to win the Horror

A SUPERB performance by Nicola Brookland to claim overall victory in the Hanham Horror multi terrain race yesterday. Making a rare competitive appearance away from the parkrun circuit this year the Bristol & West AC runner beat all-comers in the 222-strong field to cross the line in 38mins 07secs, 25 seconds clear of Robert Farley Read more about Brookland shows no fear as she beats all the men to win the Horror[…]

Reed continues her return to form with fourth in Brighton 10k

PERSONAL bests galore yesterday in the Brighton 10k road race which incorporated the England Athletics Championships. Bristol & West’s Kate Reed followed up her fine win in the Bath half marathon last month (pictured left) with a hard-earned fourth place in the women’s race in 33mins 10secs – her fastest 10k for 10 years. Steph Read more about Reed continues her return to form with fourth in Brighton 10k[…]

Brighton beauty! Le Grice claims win in stunning 2:16.23 PB

PETER Le Grice produced a stunning performance to win the Brighton marathon this morning – and smash his personal best in the process. The 31-year-old Bristol & West AC runner not only obliterated his previous best of 2hrs 21mins 08secs, which he set finishing third in Jersey last year, but also dipped under 2hrs 20mins Read more about Brighton beauty! Le Grice claims win in stunning 2:16.23 PB[…]