46 Years Of Running & Still Going Strong At the age of 70, Greg Leyshon is still pounding the streets of Gloucester. Formerly of Gloucester Athletic Club, the club he joined in 1974 with his brother Ken, he now wears the colours of Severn Athletic Club. His list of personal achievements would be the envy … Continue reading Greg Leyshon Bio
BBC's repeat of the first 1981 London Marathon gave local city runners a chance to see the best effort by a city runner in that race. Rob Cytlau, still competing in the 65-69 age group for Severn AC was living in Birmingham running for Tipton Harriers, the UK's top distance running club. He was in … Continue reading Weekly news 10/05
Severn Athletic Club's emerging distance talent Forest Of Dean athlete Alex Rawlings,(seventeen in March) may not get an early opportunity to see if he can match his cross-country and road race performances on the track if the 2020 track season is cancelled. The grandson of Severn's multiple veteran international distance champion Les Davis, Alex was … Continue reading Weekly News 03/05
With the lockdown still holding, Severn Athletic Club's mens team captain Jame Rose organised a virtual team 5K relay race. Six teams led by selected captains and three runners drawn from the hat, each had to complete an individual 5K run on a course of their own choice. Team 3 without doubt won the bragging … Continue reading 26/04 Weekly News
After successful 5k relay, 5k and 1 mile virtual races the next challenge is ready... We will be doing a distance challenge with runners placed in pools depending on ability. Pools will then be challenged to run the biggest distance they can within their allocated time with all recorded distances being added together to calculate … Continue reading Severn AC – Virtual distance challenge Relays
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70 year old John James of Severn Athletic Club has amassed an impressive competitive record in athletics. Schooled at Central when renowned athletic enthusiast Austin Hill promoted weekly Saturday morning inter-school matches, James was his school 880 yard champion in 2 minutes 7 seconds and had a personal best of 53 seconds for 440 yards. … Continue reading John James Bio