NEWS 2016

SOUTH WEST INDOOR MEDALS

December 6th 2016

The recently formed TAC Combined Events team headed off to Cardiff at the weekend for the South West Indoor Champs, and came back with an amazing haul of 10 medals - four golds, one silver and five bronze.

 

Many congratulations to all!

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

October 11th 2016

Sharron is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups includes news from the Yorkshire Marathon, the Cardiff Half, the National Road Relays and the Virgin London Marathon.

 

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

September 29th 2016

Sharron is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups includes news from the Bristol Half Marathon, the World Triathlon Championships, and of course the Taunton 10K.

 

 

ENGLISH SCHOOLS COMBINED EVENTS

September 23rd 2016

Congratulations to the Taunton AC athletes who took part in the weekend's English Schools Combined Events.  Ellie Carrow came 11th and Holly McKenna 22nd in the Junior Girls Pentathlon, Cerys Lee came 25th in the Intermediate Girls Heptathlon, while James Slipper came 8th and Tim McKee 22nd in the Senior Boys Decathlon.

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

September 21st 2016

Sharron is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups includes a complete round-up of recent results, and arrangements for the Taunton 10K.

 

 

MAIA WINS FIRST NATIONAL MEDAL

September 7th 2016

Congratulations to Maia Dart who won bronze in the women's javelin at the 2016 UK School Games at Loughborough University representing England South West with a throw of 39.91m. This was Maia's first national medal and rounds off a season that includes winning the Devon County Championships and the South West Inter-Counties Championships.

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

September 7th 2016

Sharron is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups includes results from the Dorchester Tri, the Torbay 10K and the Battle of Sedgemoor.

 

 

SOUTH WEST LEAGUE 4

September 7th 2016

Congratulations to everyone who competed at the South West League this season - Taunton AC finished a very creditable second, behind eventual winners Poole AC.  Click here to see Simon's photos, and click here to see Chris' photos.

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

August 22nd 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups includes an update on loads of recent results, plus a plea for help on the Wellington Monument Race.

 

 

SW INTER-COUNTIES 2016

August 9th 2016

Well done to all Taunton AC athletes who competed for Somerset at Sunday's SW Inter-Counties.  Click here for a full set of results, but congratulations to Will Larkman who won gold in the Under 20 men's javelin, and Maia Dart who won gold in the Under 17 women's javelin.

 

SWAL CUP 31st JULY 2016

August 4th 2016

There was a whole series of excellent performances by Taunton AC athletes at the SWAL Cup fixture last Sunday, held on a beautifully sunny day at Exeter.  Congratulations to all the athletes involved!

 

 

2016 SCHOOL GAMES SELECTION

July 28th 2016

Congratulations to Maia Dart and Matthew Alvarez who have both been selected to take part in the 2016 School Games.  These are to be held at Loughborough University between 1st and 4th September, when 1600 of the nation's finest young sports stars will compete across twelve sports.  Maia also represented Devon at English Schools where she placed 6th in a field of 21 with a national standard throw of 40.31m, while Matt, representing Somerset, came 5th in the Inter Boys 200m.

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

July 18th 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups includes results from a whole host of recent races.

 

 

ENGLISH SCHOOLS

July 18th 2016

Congratulations to all Taunton AC athletes who performed so well at English Schools last weekend, especially Matt Alvarez (5th Inter Boys 200), Elliot Scott (3rd Senior Boys 400), Archie Walton (3rd Senior Boys steeplechase), Dan Wilde (7th Senior Boys steeplechase), Laurie Dawkins (3rd Senior Girls javelin), Naomi Wilde (5th Junior Girls discus in a big PB), and Cerys Lee.

SOUTH WEST LEAGUE 3

July 6th 2016

Well done to everyone on some excellent performances at SWAL 3 on Sunday, especially to Lucy Stennett who set a new league record for Under 15 girls 300m.  Click here for a full set of results, revised on July 6th 2016.

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

June 28th 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups includes all the results from recent races, and news of upcoming events.

 

 

SOUTH WEST SCHOOLS

June 28th 2016

Well done to all Taunton AC athletes on a string of excellent performances at South West Schools.  Click here for a full set of results.

 

 

 

SUCCESS AT SOMERSET SCHOOLS

June 17th 2016

Taunton AC athletes were very much to the fore at the weekend's Somerset Schools Championships.  Click here for a full set of results.

 

 

 

ARCHIE TOPS WORLD RANKINGS

June 14th 2016

Archie Walton finds himself top of the world rankings this week for Under 20 men's steeplechase, after setting a new championship best at the weekend's Somerset Schools Championships.  He sliced over four seconds off the previous record which had stood for 14 years, at the same time taking nearly eight seconds off his previous PB.

SOUTH WEST LEAGUE 2

June 11th 2016

Well done to everyone who represented the club at the second round of this year's South West League.  It's very tight at the top of the table, so we'll need a good turnout at SWAL 3 on July 3rd at Yeovil.

 

 

PHIL WINS POOLE 10K

June 6th 2016

Congratulations to Phil Burden on winning the highly competitive Poole 10K yesterday!

DEVON COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS

June 6th 2016

Congratulations to another Taunton AC winner, this time at the Devon County Championships, where Maia Dart won U17W javelin gold with a championship best performance and National Standard throw of 40.44m.

ARCHIE WINS GB VEST

May 25th 2016

Congratulations to Archie Walton on winning his first GB vest at last weekend's Loughborough International - the first of many!

COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

May 14th and 15th 2016

Congratulations to all the Taunton AC athletes who did so well at the County Championships, especially Lydia Smith who set a new Championship Record in the 70m hurdles!  Click here for a full set of results, or click the button below to see photos from the weekend.

 

SOUTH WEST LEAGUE 1

May 8th 2016

Well done to all Taunton AC athletes on a strong performance in the first South West League meeting of the season.  After the revised results, we won the fixture and stand top of the league!  Results are here.

 

 

COUNTY SCHOOLS COMBINED EVENTS

April 25th 2016

Congratulations to Somerset Schools Combined Events County Champions Lydia Smith (Minor Girls), Ellie Carrow (Junior Girls) and James Slipper (Senior Boys).  Well done too to Tom Heal and Callum Hendy (3rd and 4th Minor Boys), Cerys Lee (4th Inter Girls) and Tim McKee (2nd Senior Boys).

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

April 20th 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups features news from the European Duathlon, and results from the Bridgwater Bolt 10K.

 

 

WARM WEATHER TRAINING

April 7th 2016

Five of Taunton AC's Endurance Squad have just returned from a week's warm weather training in Portugal.  Each day started with a half-hour run on the 2000 World Cross-Country course, followed by a variety of afternoon work-outs, including two track sessions at Vilamoura.

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

April 7th 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups focuses on the Taunton Half and Full Marathons, as well as club members' other marathon activities further afield.

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

March 30th 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups features news of the World Half-Marathon Championships and the Yeovilton Easter Bunny.

 

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

March 17th 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our Seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups features news about the next parkrun, some excellent recent PBs, and the upcoming Easter Bunny.

 

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

March 9th 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our Seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups features important news about membership renewal and up-coming events you might want to take part in.

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

February 17th 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our Seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups features results from the weekend's Humdinger Half and Hurtle.

 

 

SHARRON'S ROUND-UP

February 4th 2016

Sharron Kington is one of the driving forces behind our Seniors.  This edition of her regular round-ups features news of Carl Ward's brilliant achievement, a new addition to Taty and Phil's family, and Naomi's exciting win at Parliament Hill.

 

SOMERSET SCHOOLS CROSS-COUNTRY

January 23rd 2016

Well done to everyone on some terrific performances at the Somerset Schools Cross-Country Championships held at Aldon Hill last Saturday.

 

 

 

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