Western Athletic Club

Sheshaght Roortaghys Heear

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UKA info

If you would like any club kit or information about Club matters or events please

contact:- Rosie on 408450 or Louise on 456217.




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****Click Here to read the latest issue of e-inspire online athletics magazine****


If anyone has or would like to send in reports and photo's from events that our athletes have taken part in could they please email wac@manx.net  and I will do my best to get them on the club web site.


Club records can now be viewed by clicking here


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For a free copy of Running Free click here or pop into Up and Running and pick a copy up



NSC training


Training sessions have now started up at the NSC every Mondays from 5:45pm - 7pm.

Training will be delivered by UKA level 2 coaches covering all aspects of athletics. Please wear appropriate clothing to suit the weather conditions and bring a drink.

Read whats going on in the world of athletics on our Western Athletic Club Newspaper. 

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Summer Track and Field field league 2013 Every Thursday from 6:15pm

Calling all Under 13 and Under 15 athletes!


This season the IOM Athletic Association has announce the participation of an Island team

in the UK Youth Development League. The league comprises of 4 meetings at UK tracks during

the summer with 2 male and female athletes in each track and field event. Each match will be a

day trip on either the boat or plane. If you are interest in being put up for selection to represent

the Island please download and complete the form below and return to Louise Kneen at  any of

our Monday or Thursday night training sessions. All paid up members of Western AC , Northern AC

and Manx Harriers are eligible to compete. Selection will be made from all interested athletes who have shown interest by completing the form and who are currently training by a committee made up of a 1 rep from each club.


The dates of the meetings are Sat 1st June, Sun 22nd June and Sun 13th July.


Due to TT week The June 1st meeting will be by plane. Costs of the trips will be £15 for boat and £40 for the June 1st trip by plane. These trips have been heavily subsidised by IOM Sport and the athletics clubs.


If you have any problems with the form Louise can be contacted after 5.30pm on tel 456217


Please note:-

Monday night NSC training 5:45pm Sprints, Jumps and Throws with Danna, Louise and Rob

Middle and Long Distance training at QE2 from 6pm with Barry and Robbie



Dave Phillips Memorial Road Run Series 2013

Sponsored by Sweeney Todd


Well done to all who took part in this years series of runs with many of you achieving PB's over the various distances.

A big thank you to our Sponsore Sweeny Todd and all who helped marshal/officiate throughout the series.

Also a to St Johns and Peel Football clubs for the use of their club houses and for the those who helped with the buffet.

Provisional Results below

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KPMG Douglas Promenade Team Relay

Running Relay

Provisional Overall Results


Well done to Twin Power Shaun and Jason on winning last night


1st 26 Twin Power Shaun Moore Shaun Moore Jason Moore Jason Moore TEAM2 4 34:46.743


For full results and photos from the evenings races click here




Inter Island Games team has been announced


The club would like to offer their congratulations to Jack Lemaire on being selected to represent the Island in this years games in Bermuda. Well done and Good Luck.


For further information regarding the team click here

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Lancashire Champs

Lancashire Track & Field Championships 2013

Well done to the above athletes who travelled to sunny Stanley Park Arena, Blackpool to compete in this year’s championships. There were plenty of PB’s over the two day with some of our athletes winning medals in their chosen events.

For a full round up of results visit http://www.lancsaa.co.uk/ to see how all the

Manx athletes performed.

Big thank you goes out to Louise, Danna and Rob who took the athletes.

IOM T&F Championships 2013

(sponsored by Celton Manx)


Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June


Programme of events and entry form download  HERE


We are pleased to announce that on Saturday 29th June, the championships will feature the Dursley Stott 100m Sprint Challenge  open to all U15 and U17 male and female IOM residents  


Can you beat our top IOM sprinters?


 Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places (U15/U17 100m only)


In all other events medals will be presented in all age groups up to and including U17s


Victor/Vitrix Ludorum trophies will be presented to the top male and female athletes in U9/U11/U13/U15/U17 age groups calculated on points awarded for completion of 3 events on each day of the championships.



17th Annual Steve Jacobs Mile


Results & Photo's from last nights run can be found here


Steve Jacobs was a member of Northern and Western athletics clubs and the race is held in his memory. During Steve’s time with Western he helped them gain promotion to division 2 of the Northern Men’s League. Not only was Steve a good runner, on one league trip was asked by Western’s team managers Gerry Arnold and the Late Geoff Brew to have a go at the Pole vault. He did winning valuable points clearing the opening height of 2 meters 40 cm showing what a great team player he was. So please come and support this event.





UK Youth Development League


Winning Team


Well done to the

IOM YDL team

On winning the 2nd round  of the league.

IOMAA Open T&F Meeting


The next IOMAA T&F Open takes place at the NSC on Wednesday 12th June 2013.


Timetable can be downloaded here


Entry forms can be downloaded here


Athletes are advised to complete their forms in advance and bring them with them to registration on the night which will be open from 5.45 p.m.




IOM T&F Open Mtg 22 May 2013 Results


IOM T&F Open Mtg 17 April 2013 Results (updated)





Parish walk Janice

Photo by Murray Lambden

Congratulations to Janice Quirk on winning this year’s 100th Anniversary Manx Telecom Parish walk.


After a period of time away from the event, Janice made an excellent come back to win this year’s event with the 3rd fastest time 16:16:39 for the distance. Janice holds the course record for the ladies in a time of 15:58:35 which she set in 2009 when she became the fastest women.


Well done to all our other club members and Westerners who took part and reached their personal goals in this year’s race you are all stars.

Many thanks to the organising committee, the officials and all the helpers who go to make this event such a success. Also to Manx Telecom for their continued support. Here’s to the next 100 years.


Sale Harriers Trip


Some top performances by our junior club athletes over the weekend in Sale Manchester.

With many of them competing off island for the first time, thanks go to all the traveling helpers and officials who make this such a fun and enjoyable trip

Photo's from the day can be found here


Northern Athletics Senior/U20 Outdoor Champs 2013

Manchester 22/23 June 2013


Well done to club/Island sprinter Jack Lemaire who put in some top performances over the weekend.

100m  11.01 sec and 200m  23.22 sec full results can be found here

Looking good for the Isand games in Bermuda later this year


YDL IOM Team  news to follow.