A Tri-ing weekend

Well done to W&DAC athletes competing at the Southport European Qualifiers and Sywell Spring events this weekend. A big shout-out to Neil MacDonald for coming 3rd in his age category and Martine Crofts for coming 1st in hers at Southport. At the Sywell Tri Jess Wynn Wernick came 1st in

Stately progress

Strong performances last night in the Northants 5K series at Boughton House by Louise Kemp (3rd lady 22:25), Lydia Wilkie (4th lady 22:43), Jaiden Kenton - one of our juniors (24:15) & Matthew Hancock (25:21). Well done to all. Thanks to Jon Kemp for photo and race report.

Super Sunday (& a not too bad Saturday!)

A busy weekend for club members at the county track & field championships in Corby; the Dorney Lake Sprint Tri Qualifier; St Neots Tri and the Shires & Spires event. Well done to Alex Pitt who took 7 seconds off his 1,500m p.b. running 4:41:35; Jon Kemp 18:47:30 in the 5,000m;

300 club

Congratulations to Mark Bonham who ran his 300th Parkrun at Irchester yesterday.

On track at Silverstone 10K

There was good club representation last night at the first of this years EMGP event at Silverstone. The club was 3rd team overall; 3rd snr mens team; 1st snr womens team; 2nd mens vet team; 6th womens vet team. Alice Belcher was 1st lady overall and John Wayland 1st male

“Welly 5” 5 entries open

Entries, via Go Beyond, are now open for the "Welly 5" which will be held on 10th July 2022. To enter - https://www.gobeyondchallenge.com/wellingborough-5/

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.