Monday 5th August

Torbay AAC had a great day at The Totnes 10k with Peter Monaghan storming home in first place to win the race and also the mv50 age category. Twenty eight runners from Torbay AAC gained a host of pbs, age category and team prizes. The light drizzle a welcome respite from recent hot, sunny running […]

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Monday 29th July

With many thanks to our Club reporters for their input. On Wednesday night 8 Torbay AC runners took to the trails at Haldon Forest Park for the Gecko Gathering 5k & 10k races. The 5k loop, which the 10k runners did twice, was a fast 1 mile downhill to start, followed by a challenging constant […]

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Monday 22nd July

Torbay AAC were well represented with 13 athletes taking on the Chudleigh Carnival race on Friday evening. A fun but challenging hilly road race starting in Fore Street outside the Bishop Lacy Pub. Runners complete a small loop around the town centre before winding up a mile long climb along the Chudleigh ridge. Finally, the […]

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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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