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
Litherland Sports Park, 16th March 2016

SWAC Races etc Coming Up

Southport Waterloo Open T&F Meeting, Litherland

3rd September 2016

Photo feature

Training can be fun at Formby Point.

Club & Other Recent Results

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 Januarry 2016


Southport Waterloo Open T&F Meeting, Litherland

Saturday 5th September 2015


Merseyside YA Open Evening T&F Mtg, Wavertree

Wednesday 5th August 2015


Merseyside Schools Track & Field Champs, Bebington

Saturday 13th June 2015


Merseyside County T&F Champs, Bebington Oval

Saturday 23rd May 2015


One Mile Races for Schools, Victoria Park, Southport

Wednesday, 20th May 2015


Sefton Junior Schools XC Champs, Birkdale Common

Wednesday, 18th March 2015



More results.

Featured Athlete



Featured Athlete: Emma Alderson, Northern Under 17 800m Champion.

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S'port Waterloo Open Meeting Entry Form - inc prov'l Timetable.


Make sure you are registered with England Athletics and licensed to compete. Check here.


Upcoming Fixtures & Events

Saturday 3rd September

Southport Waterloo Open Medal Meeting, Litherland


Saturday 3rd September

Merseyvend North West 5K, Halewood ***M'side GP9***


Thursday 8th September

Mystery 5K, Wavertree ***GP9***

news reports

27th August 2016:

Fell Grand Prix has a twist in the tail. The final placings in the 2016 grand prix depended on the result of the final race of the series at Pendleton. John Sprackland had a 2 point lead . ..............Read More


27th August 2016:

22 medals taken at final Mid Lancs T&F meeting; 3rd club record for Sam Coupland The popular Medal Meeting that completes the Mid Lancs League track & field season was held on Sunday at Leigh Sports Village. ..............Read More


23rd August 2016:

Megan H improves javelin club record at Stretford Not content with setting a new Under 15 Girls' club record in the javelin at Warrington on Sunday, Megan Howarth was looking for a 30 metre. ..............Read More


21st August 2016:

Two club Javelin records set at Warrington Open This year's Warrington Open T&F meeting on Sunday 21st August attracted more than 350 athletes . ..............Read More


17th August 2016:

Virgin Money London Marathon ballot result for 2017 The ballot draw for a club place in next year's London Marathon was made by the club Committee on Wednesday evening . ..............Read More


13th/14th August 2016:

Club athletes take 4 medals at Northern T&F Champs Over two days at the impressive Middlesbrough Sports Village, Junior athletes competed for Northern Championship medals. ..............Read More


7th August 2016:

Club Juniors help Merseyside to 3rd place finish at Inter Counties Six of the club's athletes were in the Merseyside team for Sunday's U15/U17 Northern Inter Counties match at the Costello Stadium . ..............Read More


6th August 2016:

Senior T&F team win Northern League promotion The final round match of the Northern Track & Field League was held at the Cumberland Track in Crewe, a track we haven't visited as a club since . ..............Read More


3rd August 2016:

SWAC juniors do well at windy county open We thought conditions on Wednesday evening couldn't be any worse than last year when the Merseyside County Evening Open. ..............Read More


30th July 2016:

Turnslack Fell race 3 runners from SWAC made the journey to the village of Calderbrook, between Littleborough and Todmorden, . ..............Read More


23rd July 2016:

Club girls win Mid Lancs promotion The final match in the Mid Lancs T&F League was held at Edge Hill University, hosted by Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton AC, on Saturday. ..............Read More


19th July 2016:

Angela Delaney leads Merseyside Grand Prix After last Wednesday's Sefton Park 5, Race 7 in the Merseyside Grand Prix of Road Races, Angela Delany is leading the Women's overall standings. ..............Read More


16th July 2016:

Warton Crags Fell Race Five members of the club made the journey to the village of Warton for the sixth leg of the Fell Grand Prix. . ..............Read More


16th July 2016:

Young athletes finish YDL season on a high; and with 2 new club records In July 2006, the newly built Litherland Sports Park athletics track was opened to training. 11th July was our first training night there ..............Read More



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