Diamond funding boost as she is kept on World Class Programme

BRISTOL & West AC international athlete Emily Diamond has retained her place on the British Athletics Olympic World Class Programme (WCP) for 2021/22. Diamond (pictured right) has been named again in the Olympic Relays section along with 15 other athletes who will receive support and funding as they prepare for the 4x100m and 4x400m events Read more about Diamond funding boost as she is kept on World Class Programme[…]

Ellie gets cross country season off to a flier – and Floren too!

ELLIE Wallace and Floren Scrafton both made strong starts to the cross country season as the Gwent League got underway at Cardiff on Saturday. Wallace (pictured right) has already looked impressive on the road this autumn and she carried that form onto the country at Llandaff Fields as she finished fourth in the senior women’s Read more about Ellie gets cross country season off to a flier – and Floren too![…]

Gwent Cross Country League plea: We need help

A REQUEST for help in running the opening Gwent Cross Country League race on Saturday has been issued. Westbury Harriers’ Neil Miller, who sits on the Gwent League organising committee, said the league is short of volunteers for the fixture which looks like attracting a huge turn-out. “Because of illness, the league is short of Read more about Gwent Cross Country League plea: We need help[…]

Bartlett smashes half marathon PB to go fourth on South West Rankings

JED Barlett smashed his personal best to finish runner-up in the Manchester half marathon. The Bristol & West AC man clocked a time of 69mins 20secs to carve over six minutes from his three-year-old debut time of 75:40 set when placing second in the Tewkesbury half marathon. The time lifts Bartlett to fourth in the Read more about Bartlett smashes half marathon PB to go fourth on South West Rankings[…]

North Somerset youngsters make club history in relays

NORTH Somerset AC’s under 13 boys are celebrating an historic success this week. Under the guidance of team manager Russ Forsbrook the gallant trio of Leo Darlington, Felix Ashby and Joseph Finch delivered a stirring performance to win the bronze medals in the under 13 boys’ race at the National Road Relays in Birmingham. “This Read more about North Somerset youngsters make club history in relays[…]

Bristol & West team boss Elson salutes his women for top ten finish

BRISTOL & West AC women’s team delivered a stirring performance in the National Road Relays at Sutton Park, Birmingham, over the weekend. The squad of Natalie Bretherton, Kat Entwistle, Rosie Hattersley and Kate Mactear performed above expectation to finish seventh overall and top west country club from a field of 63 finishers. Furthermore, they came Read more about Bristol & West team boss Elson salutes his women for top ten finish[…]

Now Artie can look forward to a big cross country season

ARTIE Savage-Swaine can take enormous satisfaction from his result in the Virgin London Mini Marathon at the weekend. Representing the South West Savage-Swaine, who is a member of Westbury Harriers, finished a gallant fifth in a strong under 17 men’s race in which just eight seconds separated the top nine – and just five from Read more about Now Artie can look forward to a big cross country season[…]

Annabel’s London triumph as she finishes top over 45 woman

ANNABEL Granger produced a superb performance at the Virgin Money London Marathon yesterday. In arguably what was the highlight from a West Country runner Granger, who is a long-standing member of Bristol & West AC, finished first veteran in the over 45s category in a time of 2hrs 49mins 48secs. Commenting on social media Granger Read more about Annabel’s London triumph as she finishes top over 45 woman[…]

Kelly’s a hero as she joins the sub three hours marathon club at last

KELLY Dicks will also remember the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon with great pride after she finally joined the sub three-hours club. Dicks, who is the chairwoman of Great Western Runners, clocked a time of 2hrs 58mins 41secs to carve 2mins 09secs off her previous best set at the Chester marathon three years ago. Since Read more about Kelly’s a hero as she joins the sub three hours marathon club at last[…]