Local clubs miss out on 2019 Bristol Post Sports Awards

Representatives of Westbury Harriers at the Bristol Post Sports Awards. Photo courtesy of the club BOTH Bristol and West AC and Westbury Harriers were represented at the annual Bristol Post Sports Awards held at Ashton Gate Stadium last Thursday. Westbury made the short-list for the Community Club of the year category, one of 11 awarded Read more about Local clubs miss out on 2019 Bristol Post Sports Awards[…]

Still time to enter the 2019 Tri-Counties Cross Country Championships

They’re off!: The start of the senior women’s race at the Tri-Counties Cross Country Championships last year ENTRIES are still being taken for the Tri-Counties Cross Country Championships at Bath University on Sunday December 1st. The event incorporates the Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire County Championships and was originally set up to provide a better level Read more about Still time to enter the 2019 Tri-Counties Cross Country Championships[…]

Why Millar has headed to Kenya to fine-tune his training

JACK Millar flew out to Kenya this week to spend two months focussed purely on his running. The 23-year-old Bristol & West AC runner will base himself in the popular training centre at Iten and for the first three weeks will be joined by clubmate Harry Allen. “Iten is very well known for distance running Read more about Why Millar has headed to Kenya to fine-tune his training[…]

Westbury star Rawlins storms to victory in the Sodbury Slog

YOUNG Westbury Harrier Ben Rawlins raced to an impressive victory in the Easy Runner Sodbury Slog 10 miles multi terrain race yesterday. The junior runner (pictured above courtesy of Westbury Harriers), who is a student at the SGS Bristol Academy of Sport in Filton, showed tremendous strength and pace judgement to secure a comfortable victory Read more about Westbury star Rawlins storms to victory in the Sodbury Slog[…]

Millar digs out top performance in the Milton Keynes mud

JACK Millar enjoyed one of his best results on the country at the second UK Cross Challenge event staged at Milton Keynes yesterday. The Bristol & West AC runner (pictured above in the colours of Oxford University), who is flying out to Kenya today for a training camp, relished the wet, muddy conditions at a Read more about Millar digs out top performance in the Milton Keynes mud[…]

Help is needed at Bristol Primary Schools’ Championships

THE Bristol Primary Schools County Cross Country Championships will take place at Ashton Park School on Saturday 23rd November. Cherry Kraus of the Ashton Park School Partnership, who is responsible for organising the event is looking for help from local clubs to ensure the races run smoothly. Dave and Sue Turner from Avon Athletics will Read more about Help is needed at Bristol Primary Schools’ Championships[…]

Emily makes guest appearance at Bristol & West AC event

OLYMPIC 400m runner Emily Diamond entertained a bunch of young Bristol & West athletes at Whitehall this week. Diamond, enjoying an end-of-season break, gave a talk to the athletes about her life as an international athlete and spoke of the opportunities and difficulties she overcame to become the world class medal winner she is today. Read more about Emily makes guest appearance at Bristol & West AC event[…]

The marathon is my future now, says delighted Charlotte after big PB

CHARLOTTE Taylor-Green is delighted to have proved the sceptics wrong having confirmed that her future now lies on the road. A time of 2hrs 36mins 54secs on her first serious attempt at the marathon in Dublin on Sunday was an emphatic statement of intent from Taylor-Green, who in recent years has focussed her energies on Read more about The marathon is my future now, says delighted Charlotte after big PB[…]