Monday 18th March

Bath Half Marathon Three Torbay AC runners ran The Bath Half Marathon with Betsy Bebbington (photo) claiming 3rd place in the F/V 50 category when over 12,000 runners crossed the finish line and an estimated 40,000 spectators celebrated the 38th edition of this much-loved race. A bright, dry and cool morning provided almost perfect running […]

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Monday 11th March

The Grizzly 2019 Gale force winds peaking at over 50mph could not deter a hardy bunch of 7 Torbay AAC runners braving the infamous Grizzly trail race. Of the two races on offer the shorter nine mile Cub or the full twenty mile Grizzly all the Torbay Athletic Club members opted for the hardcore Full […]

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Monday 5th March

Twenty five Torbay A.C. Athletes braved all that Storm Freya could throw at them by running storming performances at Sunday’s final Westward League Cross Country meeting at Redruth. Junior Iona Farquharson blasted to victory in the U13s girls race and secured top spot in the overall league. Her win helped her U13 Girls Team finish […]

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Monday 18th February

Beat the Train  Twelve TAAC members entered the “Beat the Train” race, which started from South Devon Railways Totnes Station, where after the engine whistle to blew, the 6.8 mile race began along riverside paths and woodland trails, from Totnes to Staverton and back. In 31st place Betsy Bebbington No14  was only Torbay Club member […]

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Monday 11th February

The Ironwood challenge 10K Betsy Bebbington returned to Bristol to run The Ironwood Challenge 10k a circular 6 mile run starting at Long Ashton, the route climbs steadily up into the surrounding woodland with muddy conditions the course challenges you to concentrate on climbing, technical descents, climb fences and pull yourself up a gully with […]

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Monday 4th February

Exmouth Express Fifteen club members journeyed to take on the Exmouth Express 5 mile road race. The two lap course snaked around the town centre and along the seafront. Although these runners were well prepared for the freezing temperatures and the biting Exmouth breeze, before long running in the warm low sunshine had them peeling off the excess layers […]

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Monday 28th January

WATERWAYS 30 Torbay AC’s Debbie Drake was in Nottingham to run the WATERWAYS 30 in a field of 200 who took on the muddy trails and ran the nearly 32 mile trail race, through the scenic rural countryside from South Wheatley, Retford. The route following the Chesterfield Canal and Trent Valley Way. 90% trail very […]

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Monday 21st January

 4th Westward League Cross Country 25 Torbay A.C. athletes competed in the 4th Westward League Cross Country meeting at windy Westward Ho! The course is flat, but has a number of deep boggy ditches which athletes have to negotiate. It was juniors Iona Farquharson and James Alcock who produced the performances of the day finishing […]

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Monday 14th January

Oh My Obelisk Fourteen Torbay AC members entered the Obelisk Half Marathon or 9 Mile option. This multi terrain race included plenty of mud and many spectacular views with a few hills too around quite country lanes. and forest trails. Starting and finishing at Dawlish leisure center. First home for TAAC in the Half was […]

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Monday 7th January 2019

The January Jaunt This years January Jaunt, organised by Plymouth Round Table saw its biggest entry numbers yet. The multi terrain 10km course started at Plymouth’s Speedway track with the field of runners heading out back around Saltram House. Finishing second overall and first home for the Torbay AC team was Pete Monaghan in a […]

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