Weekly news 25/02

Severn Athletic Club fielded three teams in the third Gloucestershire Cross-Country League fixture at Pittville Park, Cheltenham. The two ladies teams finished 18th and 27th in the open category and 8th and 14th in the masters. The men's team finished 11th in the open category and 5th in the masters.The final fixture will be held... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 12/02, 29/01 and 22/01

Severn Athletic Club were disappointed not to retain their Division Two placing in their first season after promotion from Division Three of the Birmingham Cross-Country League.In the final 6 Mile race over a demanding moorland course at Burton Dassett, they placed thirteenth of the fourteen teams. They failed to overtake Black Pear(Worcester) by 26 points... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 20/11

Tributes have been made to Arthur Birt (97) who died recently. For forty years Arthur was a timekeeper often chief timekeeper at athletic events. Starting at Gloucester Athletic Club meetings, he timed at county, area and national level.Terry Haines, secretary then chair of Gloucester Athletic Club 1962-1994 praised his immense contribution "Arthur was a quiet... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 13/11 & 6/11

Newly promoted Severn Athletic Club made a satisfactory start staying clear of the three relegation spots when placed tenth of the fourteen teams in the opening race of the four race Birmingham Cross-Country Division Two League. They promoted the 10 Kilometre event at a sunny Plock Court. Summer signing Steve Kenyon asserted his club number one... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 23rd Oct, 9th Oct and 2nd Oct

Severn Athletic Club's Dan Nurse, a late comer to distance running, won his seventh over 40 veteran award in 2022 when finishing fifth overall in the Cotswold Trail 10K Race held at the Notgrove Estate. "I started in trail racing before diversifying into road and cross-country but there is a delight in running over Cotswold... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 25/09

Steve Kenyon won his first race in Severn Athletic Cub colours winning the Angels 10 Kilometre Road Race. He went to the front from the start along with teammate Ben Hope and Western Tempo's John Parker and David Johnson. Hope was first to falter just before the decisive stiff uphill at 4 Kilometres. Here Kenyon... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 18/09

Severn Athletic Club's Greg Leyshon said, "It's a long-time dream and ambition come true, an England representative vest after 47 years running".72-year-old Leyshon, one of the counties prominent distance runners since the 1970's for Gloucester Athletic Club then Severn Athletic Club has been chosen for the over 70 England team to meet Wales in the... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 11/09 and 02/09

Severn Athletic Club's Archie Fox (28) followed up his first podium placing of second in the Severn Bridge 10K race with a satisfactory Half Marathon debut at Cheltenham. " I was pleased to beat the 1 hour 20-minute barrier, I ran in the top thirty all the way".Returning to racing ultra-runner Farooq Mota (V50) was... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 21/08

Severn Athletic Club acquitted themselves well in the County 5 Kilometre Road Race Championship held over an undulating Haresfield course based at the Beacon Hotel.Bristol and West AC runners Jack Bancroft, first in 15:34 and Ben Robinson, second in 15:41, battled for victory well clear of the field. Stroud exile Seb Duffy(City of Stoke AC)... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 13/08

After contracting Covid in early July, Severn Athletic Club's Andy Monro tested his recovery by taking on the challenge of the Round Reading Ultra Multi Terrain Marathon. The 50km course circumnavigated the town of Reading, included a variety of terrain, including flat river and canal towpaths, undulating woodland trails, country lanes and paths through many... Continue Reading →

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