under 11s – Simon Jones reports… It was a perfect winter’s day for round 3 of the Gwent League at Blaise Castle. Our team of 5 walked the course and warmed up together before taking their positions on the start […]
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.
Pembrey Park 9/11/2019 – Chris Elson reports Inclement weather greeted the intrepid bands of Bristol & West AC runners heading west for the distant Gwent League cross-country fixture at Pembrey Park, many people’s favourite venue for the races. By Swansea […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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