• 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

Upcoming Events

  1. Pomphrey 5K

    26 November @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tri-County Cross-Country

    1 December

What We Do

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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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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Social Running

We aim to foster a cohesive club spirit – coming together with people who share your interests is one of the most important aspects of being part of a sports club. Club members organise regular social runs and events, and share news on our blog and social media channels.

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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.

Find out more about membership of Bristol and West AC

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Our Coaches

Paul Filer

Paul is our coaching coordinator, and the main point of contact for all training enquiries. Paul is a highly qualified UKA coach (level 2 – performance) in both throws and fitness. He has coached athletes to gold and silver medals […]

Throws

Paul Owen

Paul is a UKA qualified coach and is keen to work with both junior and senior middle and long distance runners. Paul currently coaches our u11 to u17 girls in endurance running, and has supported them to individual and team medals. […]

Junior endurance

Connell Macquisten

Connell is the club’s performance 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 having […]

Elite sprints

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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