Blackpool Wyre and Fylde AC

                      Incorporated 2006                      

  23 rd October 2017  

Welcome to the website of BLACKPOOL WYRE and FYLDE ATHLETIC CLUB (BWFAC), formed on 1st September 2006 from two of Lancashire's leading athletic clubs - Blackpool & Fylde AC and North Fylde AC . The club caters for all athletic disciplines for all age groups from 7 years old and upwards. All standards are covered from beginners to international level. BWFAC is committed to the Safeguarding and Welfare of all its members and has agreed to adopt the UKA Athletics Welfare Procedure.

Click here for information on the club's London Marathon places.

Click here to see September's Athletes of the Month and Volunteers of the Quarter.

Click here for updated 2017/18 Mid-Lancs XC information.

Click here for details of the 2017 Presentation Evening.

Click here to see a request for club trophy return.

Click here for Mid-Lancs T&F news.

Click here for kit ordering information.

Click here for details of the Preston 10/Lancs championships.

Click here for a new member application form.

For more information on BWFAC activities click here.

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From club secretary, Nick Hume

"If you wish to apply for a Club place in the 2018 London Marathon please send your name to Nick Hume, along with details of your eligibility based on the club criteria, by 1st December."


From club secretary, Nick Hume

"The attached updated list shows the names those runners that have been submitted to the Mid Lancs League for the 2017 - 18 XC season prior to the opening fixture on Saturday 14.10.17. This means that a number will be allocated and can be collected from a Team Manager at the first Mid Lancs XC fixture that you attend, other than Liverpool which will have a separate set of numbers.

If your name is not on the list you can register at the Mid Lancs tent when you arrive and you will be allocated a number. Please provide an England Athletics URN when applying for a number - Under 11s excepted.

Finally please note that the Hyndburn fixture has now been moved to Leigh.

Any questions to Nick"


From club secretary, Nick Hume

"If you were awarded a Trophy at the 2016 Presentation Night (T&F, Meritorious, XC, Road, Fell) it is now time to return them, either direct to myself or by calling in the BWFAC clubhouse at Stanley Park Arena on a Tuesday or Thursday evening between 18.00 - 19.00 and passing them to Tracy Smith who will lock them away ready for me to collect.

Please return by Thursday 5th October if at all possible.

If you wish to nominate someone for the Meritorious Male and Female Awards, the Family Award, Best Performance or one of the other awards that are open please send names and reasons to me by Thursday 28th September. Details of the Awards are on the club website on the Officials page .




From Ron Scott, General Secretary Mid Lancs League:

"The Mid-Lancs Committee is trying to track down three of the four Divisional T&F trophies. Some of you will have received a query from me already but these trophies are still missing and I am trying one last time to locate them. If I cannot, the League will buy replacement trophies and award them to the 2017 winners; but this will lose the decades of history I believe are reflected on the original trophies.

Please check trophy cabinets or likely holders in your club and let me - or your club secretary, Nick Hume - know the result by 10th October.

Many thanks, and again my apologies to those I have asked previously."


This year's Preston 10 road race, organised by Preston Harriers, will take place on Sunday 19th November. The 36th edition of the race also incorporates the Lancashire AA championships and there is money available for new course records (men and women). Click here for full details.


Mid-Lancs cross-country Secretary Dawn Lock is looking for an assistant to start learning how cross-country works and to take control of some of aspects of the job with a view to eventually taking the main role in cross-country organisation at some point in the future.

If you are interested please contact Nick Hume.


From club secretary Nick Hume:

"BWF AC is seeking a number of Volunteers and two Volunteer Coordinators to assist with the smooth running of the club. The Coordinators will have responsibility for liaising with the Volunteers and the Committee/Event Organisers to ensure that tasks are completed as and when required. Click here for information on the Coordinator's role.

Advice and guidance will be provided to all volunteers. Click here for information on the Volunteer's role."


Please read this important message from Membership Secretary Nick Hume:
"It is more important than ever that Club Membership fees are paid sooner rather than later, as England Athletics (EA) and Competition Providers are checking whether athletes are affiliated and the Club does not pay EA until the relevant Membership fee is received.

It is vital that we avoid the situation that arose last year when some athletes were disqualified in T&F competition because of unpaid fees. Details of BWFAC's membership fees can be viewed here.




Young people, or their parents, wanting information on the club's track and field athletics activities can contact Samantha Rogers on 07972 012949. There is competition information on our Young Athletes page.


BWFAC has a running beginners group for adults. It is organised by club vice-chairman Bob Massey.

The group meets on Wednesday at the Sports Centre at Stanley Park Blackpool at 6.30 p.m. Everyone is welcome from those who have done nothing before and wish to give it a try, to people returning after a period away from running.

Anyone interested can contact Bob (07805 702550). Alternatively just turn up on the night.


parkrun UK organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs. They are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. These runs take place in pleasant parkland surroundings, usually at 9.00 a.m. on Saturday morning, and feature runners of every ability.
Our nearest venue is
Stanley Park, Blackpool. Other venues in the area include Lytham Hall, Avenham Park in Preston and Cuerden Valley Country Park in Bamber Bridge.

For more information visit parkrun UK.

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