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

1 Mile races for schools
Victoria Park, Southport, 16th May 2018

SWAC Events Coming Up

Southport Waterloo Open T&F Medal Meeting, Litherland

Saturday 1st September 2018

Photo feature

QuadKids at Litherland, June 2018

Club & Other Recent Results

Southport Waterloo QuadKids, Litherland (members only)

Friday 22nd June 2018 -


School 1 Mile races, Victoria Park, Southport

Wednesday 16th May 2018


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



Liam Harris broke the Snr club Hammer record at the Northern League, Burnley, in July, with a throw of 43m 12. The previous record had stood for 38 years.

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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

Saturday 21st July

YDL (LAG), Robin Park, Wigan


Saturday 21st July

Crosby Park Run, ***GP7***


Wednesday 25th July

Harrock Hill Fell Race, Bispham, Nr Parbold ***FGP6***


Wednesday 25th July

Wirral Seaside Run ***M'side GP8***


Saturday 28th July

Mid Lancs T&F League, Barrow


Sunday 29th July

Caldervale 10 Miles, Nr Garstang

news reports

13th/14th July 2018:

Southport Waterloo well represented at English Schools Champs The 88th New Balance ESAA English Schools Championships were held on Friday/Saturday and Southport Waterloo had 5 athletes ..........Read More


8th July 2018:

Senior T&F team squeak thru' to a 2nd place finish at Burnley; Club Record for Liam Harris A win at Burnley in the 3rd of 4 rounds of the Northern T&F League would have continued the winning form of this year but losing three ..........Read More


8th July 2018:

Brian Grice We have been notified today that, following a prolonged illness, Brian Grice, a long time servant of the club and of athletics locally ..........Read More


5th July 2018:

Records tumble at Tockholes Fell Grand Prix race. The dry conditions on the fells have resulted in some fast times this summer and for the second Grand ..........Read More


4th July 2018:

Swac Under 13s in Inter Counties Schools match. The annual Yr 7 Schools Inter Counties match between Merseyside and Cheshire took place at Ellesmere Port on Wednesday evening.........Read More


1st July 2018:

Promotion for Under 17 /Under 20 YDL team. Ashton-under-Lyne was the venue for the 3rd and last fixture of the YDL Upper season for Division 2 West and our first season in this league, ..........Read More


1st July 2018:

Two hot weekends, two excellent GP races and two additional races .. Two consecutive weekends of scorching weather and the road runners have been out in force at local grand prix events..........Read More


30th June 2018:

Round 4 of Mid Lancs comes to Litherland Wow that was a real scorcher, not just on the Saturday with some of the performances, but also for the team who turned out to prep all the events on Friday .........Read More


28th June 2018:

Merseyside's Schools' Year 7 Inter Counties team announced Whilst older children earn selection for the Merseyside team going to the English Schools' national Championships in July, there is an opportunity .........Read More


24th June 2018:

Penny Lane 10K proves popularThere was a great turnout of senior runners at the Penny Lane 10K on Sunday; 17 in all, 10 of our female runners and 7 male. The overall race winner .........Read More


23rd/24th June 2018:

New CE club record for Sam Coupland at Schools Combined Events As reported on 5th June below, Katie Piercey, Niamh Procter, Sam Coupland, Luke Suarez and Drumayne Moore were selected for the Merseyside combined .........Read More


23rd June 2018:

Graham Pilkington takes England team to Guernsey Its not just our athletes that make the news on this site. Litherland sprints coach Graham Pilkington is highly regarded as an England coach and team manager .........Read More


22nd June 2018:

Southport Waterloo holds first QuadKids competition With many of our young athletes taking part in Combined Events competition, including quadrathons for younger members, it was perhaps a natural .........Read More



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