WELCOME TO THE SOUTH WEST'S PREMIER ATHLETICS CLUB
What We Do
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.
Update 17-MAR-2020 Further to the announcement below concerning the temporary closure of the Whitehall Track, we have now received this statement from England Athletics. This should be read by everyone in its entirety. As well as endorsing our statement of […]
Jon is a highly qualified performance sprints coach, and coached the two fastest sprinters in the SW at u17 level in 2018. If you are a county level sprinter, then get in touch with Jon to find out more. He […]
Dave has been a member of Bristol & West AC (formally Bristol Athletic Club) since 1980. He started coaching when his children took an interest in running and his daughter Lucy, u13 Avon Cross Country champion, was his first coaching […]
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.
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
Having joined the club aged 60, I’ve found the masters section is very well supportedJack, 67, Sprinter
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 summerZoe, 12, Pole Vault
I love competing in the Gwent Cross Country League – it’s all about the mud and team spirit!Ellen, 28, endurance runner