Pennine Barrier 50

Mixed fortunes for five club members yesterday who started the Pennine Barrier 50. Three completed - Helen Etherington 11:37, Simon Callow 14:26 & Tracey Carstairs 15:30. Kudos to Tracey who completed the Manchester-Liverpool 50 0nly 3 weeks ago! Unfortunately Mike Quinn had a fall on Whernside and had to receive hospital

Dates for Northants Road Running League & East Midlands Grand Prix 2022

Northants Road Running League 2022 Silverstone 10km Mon May 9th Weedon 10km Tues June 21st Corby 5 mile Weds June 29th Blisworth 5 mile Fri July 8th Wellingborough 5 mile Sun July 10th Sunset 5km Sun August 7th (evening) Northampton Half Marathon Sun Sep 25th Rugby 10 mile Sun Oct 9th Daventry 10km Sun Oct 16th East Midlands Grand Prix

England Athletics – did you know?

England Athletics (EA) is part of UK Athletics (UKA), and registration is only available via affiliated running or athletics clubs like Wellingborough & District Athletics Club. Being an EA registered athlete offers benefits: Entry discounts (minimum £2) on UKA licenced road and multi-terrain events Entry to events exclusively available to

New club track records

New club 1500m records were set last night by Alex Pitt 4:48, a junior club record; Alice Belcher 4:51 a female club record & Jon Kemp 5:01 a V50 male club record.

WDAC in MK

Well done to everyone who represented the club today in the MK Marathon, Half-Marathon and Marathon Relay where had two teams.           

10K track success for John Wayland

John Wayland has won the county 10,000m & county vet championship finishing 2nd overall in 33:41 at the joint Northants/Leicestershire open race held in Nuneaton.

Boston Marathon blockbuster performances

Stunning performances in the Boston Marathon by Jason French, Jonny Reep and Ian Jones. Jason finished in 2:35:40 (PB), Jonny in 2:36:04 (PB) & Ian in 3:05:27.

Success in Stanwick

There was a good turnout from club members today at the Stanwick races and some excellent performances with Alice Belcher 1st lady in the 10K in a , provisional, course record; John Wayland 1st male vet'/3rd overall in the 10K and Alex Pitt 1st in the U15 race. Well done

New club record

Congratulations to Kelly Barnett who took 10 seconds off her previous best to set a new club ladies 5K record of 18:22.