In October 2018 Cirencester AC runner Oliver Pritchard was selected to compete at the 11th European Deaf Cross Country championships in Poland. Oli competed for team GB in a very competitive field against teams from all over Europe.
In October 2018 Liza Darroch won a Gold medal for her 70+ age group in the English Masters Marathon Championships at Chester and the Gold Medal for the her age group in the 2018 Gloucestershire Road Racing Championships.
In September 2018 Cirencester AC's Corinne Clarke won the women’s overall age group (30-34) at the Ironman Wales race in Tenby, Pembrokeshire which secured her automatic qualification for the World Championships in Kona in 2019.
In July 2018 Cirencester AC's Adrian Williams travelled to Fynn, Denmark to take part in the ITU Duathlon Championships. Adrian battled through the heat over the three legs consisting of a 10km run, 40km bike and then another 5km run to emerge victorious with a bronze medal in the 40-45 age group category.
In June 2018 our long-distance specialist Rob Forbes achieved yet another amazing feat by setting a world record for pushing a double buggy around a road marathon which was previously set at 3:22. With his two daughters being entertained by Peppa Pig he smashed the record by 40 minutes, setting a new record of 2.43.11 and finishing 2nd in the marathon.
Podium finish at Europeans
In August 2018 Jenny Manners made a stunning return to European Cup triathlon racing when she achieved 2nd place in the highly competitive Székesfehérvár European Triathlon Union sprint event held in Hungary. She has also achieved 3rd place in the elite race at the Blenheim Triathlon in June followed by 4th place in the British Senior Elite Championships held in Cardiff and 5th place in the Escape Series Elite Triathlon in London.
Cotswold Way Ultra
In September 2017 Cirencester AC long-distance specialist Rob Forbes produced an astonishing achievement by running the entire length of the Cotswolds way a total of a 102 miles in a time of (17:34.06) to win this gruelling event and knocked nearly two hours off the course record.
British Duathlon Chamption
Cirencester AC's Wendy Nicholls demonstrated her class on a bike as well as running by competing at the British & world duathlon championships several times achieving V45 (1st overall female) in British Duathlon Champs 2014
2nd V45 in British Duathlon Champs 2016
2nd V45 in World Duathlon Champs 2016
From 2006 to 2008 Cirencester AC's Wendy Nicholls twice represented GB in the international Ekiden in Japan. This is world-renowned marathon distance relay race split into 10k legs. Over this time period, Wendy also represented GB at the IAAF World Road Running Championships at 20k & half-marathon, represented England at the Home Countries XC International and was selected for the GB elite endurance squad.
International 10k winner
From 2006-2008 Wendy Nicholls further demonstrated herself as a class athlete by winning a host of national and international 10ks and half marathons (setting some of the fastest times by GB athletes those years), winning the Gloucestershire XC champs, coming in the top 10 in a host of national level XC and gained a silver medal at AAA 10,000m track championships.
International Track Star
Ellen Leggate was one of our celebrated althletes who showed her class at junior through to senior level on the track. Her most notable achievements being:European Youth Olympics (GB) 800 m (1995)
English Schools 1500m Champion (1996)
AAA 1500m Champion (1997)
European Junior Championships (GB) 1500m (1997)
AAA U23 1500m Champion (2000)
British students 1500m Champion (2000, 2002, 2003)
AAA Senior 1500m 3rd (2001)
Represented England seniors at 1500m (2001)
International XC Star
In 2001 Ellen Leggate competed in cross country at the highest level, racing in and winning the Scottish XC Championships.
This gained her selection for the GB squad where she competed alongside none other than Paula Radcliffe at
the World XC Championships (2001).