Monday 2nd March

26 Torbay Athletes took part in Sunday’s final Westward League Cross Country Race at Stover School. Thanks to the heavy rain over recent weeks, the course’s muddy conditions didn’t disappoint the hardy endurance athletes. Great performances by both adult and junior members of the club help to secure a total of six trophies at the […]

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Monday 24th February

Five of Torbay AAC’s Cross Country Team went to the English National Cross Country Championships held at Nottingham’s picturesque Wollaton Park. The organisers did a fantastic job to get the event on following heavy rain and damaging gales brought by storms Ciara and Dennis. Fallen trees were put to good use as hurdles creating additional […]

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Monday 17th February

Torbay AAC athlete Peter Monaghan managed to break a local 5k record in a weekend where running plans were disrupted with the arrival of Storm Dennis. With the Westward League Cross Country fixture and most local races cancelled a few hardy souls braved the local parkrun events. Runners were battered by the wind and rain, […]

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Monday 3rd February

On Saturday Torbay AAC’s Christopher Norman took on the Dartmoor Winter Traverse Ultra. It was a dry February morning and an early start to catch the supplied coach transport at 5:30am. The race started at 7:30am in very wet & boggy conditions with fog at the start & strong winds. A bright day emerged with […]

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Monday 27th January

Four Torbay AAC athletes travelled to Sidford on Sunday to compete in the South West Vets Cross Country Championships. The event is organised by Torbay AAC’s stalwart Bill Valentine. The 1:30pm race was timed perfectly for a bout of wet weather which promptly cleared up as soon as the last athlete crossed the finish line. […]

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Monday 20th January

On Saturday three Torbay AC runners took part in the Plym Trail Winter half marathon organised by First and Last Running. The route is an ‘out and back’ following the former railway line from Clearbrook Village down to Coypool and over viaducts with stunning scenery. Mark Luscombe and Tas Felstead crossed the finish line together […]

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Monday 13th January

Nine Torbay AAC Runners took part in the Oh My Obelisk Half Marathon Trail Race on Sunday with 5 others opting for the slightly shorter 9 Mile Race. Both races are multi-terrain events with plenty of mud, steep hills, fields, woodland tracks and quiet country lanes with stunning views. Results on the day were: 13.2 […]

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Monday 6th January 2020

15 Torbay AAC Junior and Adult Athletes travelled to Aldon Hill in Yeovil for the South West Cross Country Championships. The weather and ground conditions were good at this challenging course which has a long steep hill testing the stamina and resolve of all competitors. Full results were:Senior Men 8.4 km: 61 James Alcock 31.42 […]

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Monday 16th December

Seventeen Torbay AAC junior and adult members made the trip to the 4th Westward League Cross Country Meeting at Westward Ho!. The conditions didn’t disappoint the hardy cross country runners with strong blustery winds, showers, water crossings and lots of mud. Full results on the day were: SM 8,880m, 45 Sonny Harvey 37:34, 46 Anthony […]

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Monday 9th December

On Saturday three Torbay AAC athletes travelled to participate in The Lanzarote International Half Marathon. The scenic course winds it’s way along the coast from Puerto de Carmen to Costa Teguise snaking through local towns and villages. Conditions on the day were hot and windy making for a challenging run along the undulating course. With […]

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