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 Races etc Coming Up



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

Full results from School 1 Mile Races, 17th May 2017




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

Saturday 27th May

Mid Lancs League, Witton Park, Blackburn


Saturday 27th May

Rock 'n Roll 5K, Liverpool


Sunday 28th May

Rock 'n Roll Marathon & Half Marathon


Sunday 28th May

Warrington Open T&F Meeting

news reports

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


20th May 2017:

Young Athletes make it two wins from two matches Team performance in match 2 of the YDL (U13/U15) showed beyond doubt that our win in match 1 at Whitehaven was no fluke! Salford Met hosted Round 2 at the Cleavley Track, ...........Read More


17th May 2017:

School milers race around Victoria Park The Annual 1 Mile Races for Schools clashed last year with Liverpool's appearance in the Europa Cup Final. Not a problem this year . ...........Read More


13th May 2017:

Club Records, CBPs, PBs and plenty medals at M'side T&F Champs I thought last year's Merseyside County Championships were possibly the best for the club in many years but this year we had more athletes than ever taking part. The championships . ...........Read More


11th May 2017:

Ben Johnson to represent England in Toronto Marathon Based on his excellent time in the London Marathon, Ben Johnson has achieved his first international selection as part of the England team in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in October. ...........Read More


9th May 2017:

Mearley Clough, the 4th Fell GP race Worston village was the beautiful setting on a lovely sunny spring evening for the 4th round of the fell running grand prix. The Mearley Clough is a short ‘A’ class race ...........Read More


7th May 2017:

Mark Dunham 2nd in Liverpool Spring 10K Mark Dunham finished 2nd of nearly 3,500 runners in Sunday's Liverpool Spring 10K. His time of 33:12 was a new PB ...........Read More


6th May 2017:

Mid table finish for promoted Seniors in first Northern League fixture The long awaited return to Division 3 of the Northern T&F League took us to Cleckheaton on Saturday for Match 1 of the new season...........Read More


1st May 2017:

Improved Club Record for Stephanie Robertson at Stretford The Bank Holiday Monday Open Medal meeting at Stretford once again proved popular with a number of our juniors, 10 Under 13s and Under 15s taking part ...........Read More


29th April 2017:

Mid Lancs T&F season gets under way at Blackpool A dry and sunny afternoon greeted athletes and supporters at Stanley Park Arena, Blackpool, for the season's first Mid Lancs Track & Field League meeting. ...........Read More


23rd April 2017:

2 SWAC seniors run sub 2:30 in London Marathon I have so far identified 15 club runners in Sunday's London Marathon with Ben Johnson producing the fastest time to finish in 2:21:46. ...........Read More





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