Welcome to Southport Waterloo Athletic Club


Welcome to the Home Page of Southport Waterloo AC. We hope you find your visit worthwhile.


We are a small and friendly club committed to making athletics fun whilst helping athletes to reach their full potential.


We have training and competition for all ages, male and female, in track & field, cross country, road relays, sportshall athletics and road running.


Our Open track & field meeting in late summer is proving increasingly popular with local and visiting athletes of all ages.


For schools, we organise the Sefton Junior Schools XC Championships for years 5 and 6 in March and host a series of 1 Mile races for school years 5 to 11 in May.


If you live in or around the Sefton or Knowsley areas of Merseyside or West Lancs why not join us?


We train in various places. Go to About Us for further information


Featured Event

Sefton Junior Schools' XC Champs
Jubilee Woods, Sefton, 15th March 2017

SWAC Events Coming Up

Open Track & Field Meeting

Litherland, 2nd September 2017


Photo feature

Training can be fun at Formby Point.

Club & Other Recent Results

1 Mile Races for Schools

Victoria Park, Southport, Wednesday 17th May, 2017


Sefton Jnr Schools XC Champs, Jubilee Woods, Sefton

Wednesday 15th March, 2017


Southport Waterloo Open T&F Meeting, Litherland

Saturday 3rd September 2016


M'side County YA Open Evening Meeting, Wavertree

Wednesday 3rd August 2016


1 Mile races for Schools, Victoria Park, Southport

Wednesday, 18th May 2016


Sefton Junior Schools XC Champs, Litherland Sports Park

Wednesday 16th March 2016


Merseyside Schools XC Champs, Arrowe Park, Wirral

Saturday 6th February 2016


Merseyside County XC Champs, Arrowe Park, Wirral

Saturday 9th January 2016




More results.

Featured Athletes



Ben Johnson, selected to represent England at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon, ran the British track 10000m Champs in London on 20th May in a club record time of 30:40.21.

Stop Press

Entries now being takenfor our Open Medal Meeting in September - Entry Form




Online shop for training kit:

Jackets, Hoodies, Polos, T-shirts, Tracky bottoms.

To visit shop, click on carrier bag.

(Running vests still from Ron Scott)



Upcoming Fixtures & Events

Weekend 24th/25th June

English Schools NW CE Champs, Telford


Sunday 25th June

Penny Lane 10K, ***GP***, **M'side GP5**


Wednesday 27th June

Harrock Hill Race 2


Saturday 1st July

Mid LancsT&F, Preston

news reports

22nd June 2017:

Four SWAC juniors selected for English Schools Four of the club's junior athletes have been selected to represent Merseyside Schools at this year's English Schools Track & Field Championships. .............Read More


21st June 2017:

2nd club track record for Ben Johnson It was only last month that Ben Johnson took the club 10000m record at Parliament Hill in London and he has now taken Rob Berry's .............Read More


18th June 2017:

Three wins from three matches for YDL team What a magnificent performance by our Under 13s and Under 15s at Blackpool on Sunday! It all seems to be coming together .............Read More


17th June 2017:

SWAC Ladies successful at Clougha Pike. On a lovely hot sunny day, four SWAC runners made the journey to Quernmore, in the Trough of Bowland, for the 5th leg of the Fell Running Grand Prix. .............Read More


17th June 2017:

PBs start to flow as summer arrives in Mid Lancs This was an awkward fixture to fit in to a crowded athletics calendar and so Round 3 of the Mid Lancs League fell on the same weekend as the 3rd YDL .............Read More


10th June 2017:

Katie Piercy smashes U13 shot club record at M'side Schools For some reason, the Merseyside Schools Track & Field Champs at Bebington Oval on Saturday were not very well attended. .............Read More


7th June 2017:

800m PB for Vet runner Ian Fitzpatrick in run-up to Europeans Ian Fitzpatrick competed in the well-attended Joe Moran Memorial Veterans Open meeting at Sports City on a wet Wednesday evening, winning  his 800m .............Read More


4th June 2017:

Senior T&F team 2nd in Northern fixture; 2 massive Club Records for Harry F After a 4th place finish in the opening Round of the Northern League at Cleckheaton last month, hopes were high .............Read More


29th May 2017:

New club record and Schools qualifying for Stephanie Robertson Monday saw the third Trafford open meeting of the season, a great competition for PBs, just a shame we didn't have more athletes attending............Read More


28th May 2017:

David Hamilton 5th in Great Manchester Half Marathon On Sunday, Manchester hosted the Great Manchester Run. Just 6 days after the tragic events of last Monday evening it was an emotional affair ...........Read More


27th May 2017:

Poor turn-out at Mid Lancs This being a bank holiday weekend, many of our competitive members were not available for Round 2 of the Mid lancs Track & Field League at Witton Park ...........Read More


20th May 2017:

Ben Johnson sets new track 10000 record On Saturday, Ben Johnson ran the 'C' Race at the British 10000m Championships incorporated within the 'Highgate Harriers Night ...........Read More



More News reports