Coach Alan's Corner

Comprehensive in-house training advice blog by HandsOnCoachAlan.

Tuesday Time Trials

Join us every second Tuesday evening at the clubhouse for a 5km or 8km recorded time trials. Results are logged on the Time Trials page for runners to compare with others and see their own progress.

17 July Champions:
5km - Guy Michel - 0:21:17
8km - Henricus Cook - 0:35:25

Awards & Recognition

West Coast is a club that recognizes achievements through structured monthly awards evenings and a glamorous annual awards ceremony.

June 2018 Awards:

West Coast Race Results

West Coast AC club colours are always a prominent feature at the various road races around the Western Cape, a vibrant bunch in the red, white & blue, always willing to pose for any camera in their vicinity. This page features the recorded results of West Coasters at the roads races, as results are available.

Trail Running

Our club sports a large contingent of trail runners participating in various events ranging from splashing around the local vlei to multi-day stage ultra-trails. This section will soon feature comprehensive sub-site featuring all aspects of trail running, including a trail calendar, training, equipment, type of trails, safety, etiquette, technique, etc.

Cross Country

West Coast AC has a proud tradition of participating in the annual Cross Country season in large numbers. It's a family activity, runners of all ages take part, from children to old toppies like the West Coast King of Cross Country - Bart Jonck. As a club we make a fun day out of every Cross Country event, with club mascot Pippa always in the mix.

Annual West Coast AC Hosted Events:

West Coast 21km Half Marathon & Fun Run

20 October 2018
: Melkbos NSRI
Distances: 21.1km, 5km

Battle up Blaauwberg Hill Trail Challenge

29 September 2018
: Table Bay Mall
Distances: 16km, 10km

Charity Pub Run

6 December 2018
: Eden on the Bay
Distances: About 7km