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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Monday 17th December

Race the Light Torbay Athletic Club fielded six determined members who battled the elements to Race the Light and the Tide! in an 8.5 run to Mothercombe and back, on the Holbeton. Doing battle with a double estuary crossing and mountains of mud. The rain finally holding off during the multi terrain course, with 257 head torch ready, […]

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Monday 10th December

Westward League Exeter Torbay AC fielded thirty eight Junior and Senior members in the 3rd Westward League and Devon County Cross Country Championship at Exeter. Once again it was junior Iona Farquharson who produced the performance of the day coming 2nd in the U13 Girls race earning a place in the Devon team and 1st […]

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Monday 3rd December

Bicton Blister and Lite  Torbay Athletic Club had eleven members line up at Bicton College to take on the Blister and Lite races. The Blister was an undulating 10 miles around Woodbury Common, through the woods and across streams, the mud lovers were not disappointed. At the highest point of the longer route runners were […]

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Monday 26th November

Manaslu Himalaya Race Torbay AC’s Debbie Drake completed the Manaslu 9 day stage race, set deep in the Himalayas, this was the hardest challenge that she had ever take on. The runs each day were hard with ascents of up 13000ft. The tracks were very technical often very narrow on the edge of cliffs. Stages […]

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Monday 19th November

Drogo 10 Torbay AC had five runners enter in this exciting and challenging multi-terrain race that started and finished at Castle Drogo. With a chance to experience 10(ish) miles of hilly, muddy cross-country terrain in the Teign valley, and tackle the infamous Hunter’s Hill footpath an elevation of 1526ft First home for the Club was […]

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Monday 12th November

Cross Country Newquay On Remembrance Sunday 2018, 31 Torbay A.C. Junior and Adult members descended upon Newquay for the second fixture of the Westward League cross country which is also the Cornwall County Championship attracting some of the region’s best endurance runners. The rain held off for a change this year and despite the blustery […]

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