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
Birkdale Common, Southport, 14th March 2018

SWAC Events Coming Up


Photo feature

Training can be fun at Formby Point.

Club & Other Recent Results

Sefton Junior Schools XC Champs, Birkdale Common

Wednesday 14th March 2018


Merseyside County XC Champs, Arrowe Park, Wirral

Saturday 6th January 2018


Southport Waterloo Open T&F Meeting, Litherland

Litherland, 2nd September 2017


1 Mile Races for Schools

Victoria Park, Southport, Wednesday 17th May, 2017


Sefton Jnr Schools XC Champs, Jubilee Woods, Sefton

Wednesday 15th March, 2017


Merseyside County XC Champs, Sherdley Park, St Helens

Saturday 7th January 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



Sam Coupland, Northern Athletics Under 15 Indoor Combined Events Champion, 2018

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Sefton Jnr Schools Cross Country

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Online shop for training kit:

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

To visit shop, click on the carrier bag.

(Running vests and croptops from Ron Scott)



Upcoming Fixtures & Events

Sunday 25th March

Liverpool Half Marathon, Pier Head, Liverpool ***GP3***


Sunday 25th March

S. Yorks indoor Open Meeting, Sheffield


Sunday 25th March

Northern 6- & 12-Stage Road Relays, Birkenhead Park, Wirral


Saturday 31st March

Rivington Pike Fell Race


Wednesday 4th April

Liverpool Harriers Open Evening T&F meeting, Wavertree

news reports

18th March 2018:

Gateshead glory for trio of combined eventers After what was supposed to be a nice warm-up in Blackpool on Saturday (see Ron's write up!!), 3 of our young combined eventers travelled...........Read More


17th March 2018:

Club President Steve James takes the MV80 silver medal in British Masters XC Champs Steve James added to his long list of cross country successes with his latest age group placing in the British Masters Cross Country..........Read More


17th March 2018:

Olivia Logan 9th Jnr Girl in challenging English Schools Cross Country Whilst waiting for the results from Saturday's English Schools' Nat'l Cross Country Championships, I was interested to read the following...........Read More


17th March 2018:

Two PBs in an icy cold Blackpool Open Driving to Blackpool for their Spring Warmer Open T&F Meeting on Saturday morning with reports of the 'Mini Beast from the East' bringing snow and ice to the UK...........Read More


14th March 2018:

More than 320 young runners at Sefton Jnr Schools XC Champs The Sefton Schools' Cross Country Championships for Years 5 and 6, organised by Southport Waterloo and now in its 10th year, attracted over 350 entries...........Read More


11th March 2018:

Sam Coupland, Northern Indoor CE Champion This weekend was the England Athletics u15/u17 Indoor Combined Events Championships at EIS in Sheffield. Saturday had featured the u17 girls pentathlon..........Read More


10th March 2018:

Record medal haul at Tom Pink Relays With the EIS in Sheffield booked over the weekend for the Northern and England Indoor age group Combined Events Championships, ...........Read More


10th March 2018:

Half M'side Snr Men at Inter Counties from Southport Waterloo In fairly atrocious conditions underfoot, the CAU Inter Counties Cross Country Championships took place on Saturday at Prestwold Hall in Loughborough...........Read More


3rd March 2018:

Under 15 Girls and male vets seal Mid Lancs success at Ulverston Well, despite the media pre-occupation with dreadful weather conditions affecting sport and travel across the United Kingdom, the weather conditions for the final Mid Lancs..........Read More


24th / 25th February 2018:

Stephanie, Luke and Ben test themselves at England Indoor Champs As far as I can see, Stephanie Robertson, Luke Suarez and Ben Apps were the only Southport Waterloo ..........Read More


24th February 2018:

English National XC champs at Parliament Hill This year's ECCA Saucony English National Championships returned to Parliament Hill in London. The massive field ..........Read More


24th February 2018:

British Masters 3rd place for Rob Johnson The British Masters' 10 Mile Road championships were held on Saturday within the Rhyl 10 Mile race. Rob Johnson finished 65th overall in 67:59 . ..........Read More


17th February 2018:

Emily Dean wins U11 cross country at Rylands Park The penultimate round of the Mid Lancs Cross Country League was held in Lancaster's Rylands Park on Saturday. Rylands is small and compact . ..........Read More



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