Monday 15th July

Torbay Athletic Club was happy to support Newton Abbot Carnival by participating in The Decoy Country Park 5k , 11 members took on the two lap course which skims around the lake. The shady, cool tree cover a welcome respite from the sunny, humid evening. The trails were wide, dry and well packed on the […]

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Monday 8th July

The Portreeve Challenge 10k On a very hot Thursday evening 3 Torbay AAC members took part in The Portreeve Challenge 10k which saw 134 runners take on the hills and scenic country lanes of Ashburton, through the River Dart Country Park before heading back to the finish line in the town centre. Torbay AAC athlete […]

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Monday 1st July

Torbay AAC athlete Kav Solder had a busy week, first coming 4th lady from a field of 85 runners in the South Brent Carnival 5k off road race in a time of 25:07. Kav then went on to race with Dan Bickford-Beers in the Umborne Ug on Saturday. They were racing on tired legs after […]

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Monday 24th June

Torbay Half Marathon. Fourteen Torbay AAC athletes took part in the club’s 28th running of the Torbay Half Marathon. The race takes runners on a stunning two lap, scenic and traffic free coast road between Paignton and Torquay. The weather was perfect for athletes with rain holding off until the end. Adult and junior members […]

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Monday 17th June

Twenty Torbay AAC runners competed in the Dawlish Dash last Thursday. The well-organised, 4-mile coastal race included an energy-zapping 1-mile beach section at the start, running along soft sand, followed by a stunning run along the sea wall. Then a tricky hill before returning to Dawlish Warren via the cycle path. Very beautiful but a […]

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Monday 10th June

Eight Torbay AAC athletes entering the Coleton Footacher 2019 race waited patiently through Saturday and were rewarded in the evening with a break from the torrential downpours, giving way to blue skies, sunshine and fresh air. South Devon Athletic Club once again hosted the ever popular Footacher taking runners careering down the steep coastal paths […]

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Monday 27th May

Kav Solder and Dan Bickford-Beers of Torbay A.C. travelled to West Africa to run the Sierra Leone Marathon on Sunday 26th May in the scenic north of the country. The route winds through ……. …….tropical forest and local villages where runners are welcomed by locals and high-fived by children. The elevation gain through the race […]

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Monday 20th May

The weekend got off to a great start for Torbay AAC with the Run Exe Relays. Teams of four runners each took on a 4km leg along the River Exe. The ladies 45-54 team managed to retain their first place age category title for a second year. Team results as follows: mv40 4th in category […]

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Monday 13th May

Torbay AAC were well represented amongst the record 826 finishers at the Ivybridge 10k on Saturday evening which is a relatively fast flat course apart from a short steep hill from Bittaford to Moorhaven. Pete Monaghan was in great form finishing 8th place overall to win the 1st Male Vet 50 trophy. Club mates Kevin […]

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Monday 6th May

Newport Marathon After the excitement of London last weekend this Sunday was Paul Frissen’s moment to shine at The Newport Marathon. It was a fast, flat course, a good, well organised and marshalled race with water stops at many points. The weather was nice and gradually warmed up during the event. Paul had a great […]

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