May 2021

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British Miler Club – Millfield School

After braving the traffic jams on the M5 on Saturday, a few Club junior athletes competed in the BMC pace maker races at Millfield School. Our runners put in some very strong performances and those who ran would like to say a big thank you to Marnee Tootal for her help and support at the event. Results: 800m U15: Izzy Merriman – A massive 12s PB in 2min 36.71s U17:… Read More »British Miler Club – Millfield School

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European Team Championship Super League

Tom Mortimer breaks championships record in Poland  Tom Mortimer, on his GB debut, was part of the greatest 5000m Super League race of all time, with 4 runners breaking the Super League record. Mortimer finished 4th but over 8s under the Super League record, which Mo Farah won twice for GB. Tom totally emptied his tank in Poland over 9.5 laps staying with a strong pace and leading at times… Read More »European Team Championship Super League

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England Athletics Run Leader Development Days

EA Run Leader Development Day workshops are back for the summer of 2021 – being hosted at venues nationwide and priced at just £20 per person! Perfect for qualified Leaders in Running Fitness, and those who regularly deliver or support group running activity, these face-to-face workshops offer a fantastic opportunity to share experiences and to learn and develop skills to benefit your runners, groups and sessions. Attendees can choose from… Read More »England Athletics Run Leader Development Days

Gloucestershire Track and Field Championships Day 2

Two Gold medal each for Charlotte and Sienna Sunday saw the conditions in Gloucester steadily deteriorate throughout the day, and the wind pick up in particular for the 1500m races. U13 Charlotte Bell was the youngest of the Stroud competitors completing winning two gold medal is the 100m and 200m, both in big new PB’s. U15 Sienna Roswell added the 1500m title in grim conditions to her 800m title last Sunday.… Read More »Gloucestershire Track and Field Championships Day 2

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Home Nations International – Tom Mortimer

Tom Mortimer sharpened his speed on Sunday ahead of the European Nations team championships next week in Poland, as a guest in the 1500m at the Home Nations International held at Loughborough University. Tom’s aim was run hard and hopefully get a PB, but with grim windy and wet conditions a hard run was on the cards for sure but a PB looked unlikely! Tom settled in the pack for… Read More »Home Nations International – Tom Mortimer

Congratulations to Tom Mortimer on his first senior Great Britain Vest

Tom Mortimer, who has represented GB U20 at the European and World Championships in the 5000m, has been selected to represent the Great Britain Senior team at the European Nations Super League to be held Chorzow in Poland on the 29th & 30th May. There are 4 European leagues with 42 counties involved. Great Britain are in the elite Super league, with relegation to league 1 for the county who… Read More »Congratulations to Tom Mortimer on his first senior Great Britain Vest

Gloucestershire Track and Field Championships Day 1

Alistair Campbell takes the 5000m County Title Alistair slotted into 2nd place from the start of a slow tactical race, Alistair maintained 2nd place before going to the front and increasing the pace with 3 laps remaining and pulling away for clear for the victory and the Gloucestershire title in 16min 02s. Other Stroud results: Senior/U20 women 400m – Gold, Annie Testar – 59.2s U15B 300m – Silver Charlie Henley –… Read More »Gloucestershire Track and Field Championships Day 1

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Cotswold Way Relay teams 2021

Senior Men, Senior Ladies and Mixed teams in CWR 2021. So we have had confirmation that the club has teams in this years CWR event. Alan Pitt and Jo Fifibele will be selecting the Senior Men and Senior Ladies teams. We will also have a mixed team in this years event. We need to find a team captain for the MIXED team – if you are interested please let us know. You do not… Read More »Cotswold Way Relay teams 2021

BMC MANCHESTER GRAND PRIX – Tom Mortimer impresses

In the 5000m Stroud AC’s Tom Mortimer performance was particularly impressive as he surged to victory in the men’s event. Now in his fourth and final year of a mechanical engineering course at Loughborough University, Mortimer had to run the second half of the race on his own but still finished well inside the qualifying mark of 13mins 53.00secs as he clipped almost four seconds off his PB with 13:39.79.… Read More »BMC MANCHESTER GRAND PRIX – Tom Mortimer impresses

New Club Policies and Social media rules

At last nights committee meeting the club approved 2 new policies. The first policy explains the clubs communication policy  – CLICK here to read it – and defines some simple rules for our Social media site. The second is a new complaints and grievances policy – CLICK here to read it – this explains how a club member can raise a complaint and how we would deal with it. We… Read More »New Club Policies and Social media rules