• The South West’s Premier Athletics Club
    The South West’s Premier Athletics Club
    Wherever you live in or around Bristol, and whatever your age, chosen event or level of experience, our aim is to help you to enjoy athletics and to be the best you can and want to be.
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  • Junior Athletics
    Junior Athletics
    We provide opportunities for youngsters from school year four and up to explore and develop their athletic potential.
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  • Athletics Training
    Athletics Training
    Whether you’re a beginner or an elite athlete, we provide regular training on the track, field and in road and cross country running.
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  • Competitions and Racing
    Competitions and Racing
    Join our junior and senior teams in regional and national track and field leagues, or enter road running competitions and cross country leagues and championships.
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WELCOME TO THE SOUTH WEST'S PREMIER ATHLETICS CLUB

What We Do

Competitions and Racing
Competitions and Racing

Join our junior and senior teams in regional and national track and field leagues, or enter road running competitions and cross country leagues and championships.

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Membership
Membership

Sign up now A step-by-step guide to the joining process can be found here.   Check out our FAQs for more information, or email any questions about membership to membership@bristolandwestac.org. Membership costs Our annual subscriptions are due on 1st January each […]

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Athletics Training
Athletics Training

Whether you’re a beginner or an elite athlete, we provide regular training on the track, field and in road and cross country running.

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Welcome to Bristol and West AC

We’re the South West’s leading athletics and running club. 

Bristol and West AC takes pride in giving everyone who wants to enjoy sport the opportunity to be the best that they can and want to be.  We warmly welcome people with enthusiasm and aim to promote healthy lifestyles and friendly competition.

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Our Coaches

Tristan Jamieson

Tristan Jamieson

Tristan is a qualified UKA coach with a focus on sprints from 60 – 200m. He can be found at Whitehall on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm, and welcomes new athletes at his sessions. Contact Tristan to find out more.

Sprints
Connell Macquisten

Connell Macquisten

Connell is the club’s Development Adviser, and a qualified UKA sprints coach. He supports seniors who are looking to compete over 100 – 400m, and has two international senior athletes in his groups. His proudest coaching moment to date is […]

Elite sprints
Chris Elson

Chris Elson

Chris is responsible for guiding a broad spectrum of club runners to achieve their potential in endurance running. He can be found coaching on most evenings, notably with sessions at the Whitehall track on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at WISE […]

Endurance running

Our Members

  • Luke, 24, hurdles

    I’m so proud of our mens’ track and field team for our effort in Division 2 of the British Athletics League this year – bring on 2020!

    Luke, 24, hurdles
  • Jack, 67, Sprinter

    Having joined the club aged 60, I’ve found the masters section is very well supported

    Jack, 67, Sprinter
  • Zoe, 12, Pole Vault

    I went to English Schools for the first time last year for the pole vault. I’m training hard at Whitehall to do even better next summer

    Zoe, 12, Pole Vault
  • Ellen, 28, endurance runner

    I love competing in the Gwent Cross Country League – it’s all about the mud and team spirit!

    Ellen, 28, endurance runner

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