July 2021

South West Counties Championships

3 Stroud juniors were selected to represent Gloucestershire Exeter today all brought home medals from a very hot Exeter on Sunday. Charlotte Bell in a strong performance won the Silver medal in the 200m and returned to finish 5th in the 100m. U13 Amy Jones went in the 800m cruising confidently to 600m and then taking the lead around the final bend before sprinting home to a new PB of… Read More »South West Counties Championships

Tom Mortimer stars at Diamond League Meet

Stroud AC star Tom Mortimer delivered the best display of his career on Tuesday night in the Diamond League 3000m in Gateshead which was one of the fastest in history breaking one of the world best stadium records where all the worlds best athletes have raced since the Brendan Foster broke the 3000m world record by 4s, plus there was also national records, for Spain, Scotland, and Italy. Mortimer broke… Read More »Tom Mortimer stars at Diamond League Meet

Tom Mortimer became the first Stroud athlete to represent the GB team at the European U23 track and field championships.

On Saturday in Tallinn, Estonia it was beautiful clear and sunny day simmering at 32C, not great conditions for Mortimer who has struggled in these type of conditions before over the 5000m distance. Despite the conditions he was determined to go for the win only and try and take on the red hot favourite German Muhamed Mohamed who will lead the German challenge at the Olympics in 2 weeks. Muhamed… Read More »Tom Mortimer became the first Stroud athlete to represent the GB team at the European U23 track and field championships.