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

Sefton Jnr Schools XC Champs, Blundellsands

Wednesday 27th March 2019


Schools' 1 Mile Races, Victoria Park, Southport

Wednesday 22nd May 2019


Southport Waterloo Open T&F Meeting, Litherland

Saturday 31st August 2019

Photo feature

QuadKids at Litherland, June 2018

Club & Other Recent Results

Southport Waterloo Open T&F Medal Meeting, Litherland

Saturday 1st September 2018


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 Athlete



Sam Coupland, Northern Athletics Indoor Combined Events champion 2019.

Stop Press

Sefton Jnr Schools XC for Yrs 5/6 has been re-arranged for Wednesday 27th March.


Paper and online entries for the Open T&F Mtg in August are now live .


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)




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Upcoming Fixtures & Events

Wednesday 27th March

re-arranged Y5/6 XC Champs


Sunday 31st March

Ainsdale Pinewoods Trail 10K ***TGP3***


Saturday 6th April

Halewood 5K


Saturday 6th April

Pendle Hill Fell Race, Barley, nr Burnley ***FGP1*** (inc M'side Fell Champs)


Sunday 7th April

Rivington Trail 10 Miles ***TGP4***


Weekend 6th/7th April

Lancs and Hyndburn Open Combined Events, Hyndburn

news reports

24th March 2019:

Road running GP race 3 – Garstang Gallop 7 Mile The 3rd Grand Prix event of 2019 took place on Sunday 24th March. There were 10 club seniors taking part, 175 runners total.  ........Read More


23rd March 2019:

Two club records for Bekki Roche at Blackpool Ten club athletes took advantage of the first Track & Field meeting of the outdoor season; at the Blackpool Open Meeting in Stanley Park Arena on Saturday........Read More


16th March 2019:

Olivia Logan just misses out on international selection The prestigious English Schools Cross Country Championships were held on a muddy and undulating course in Temple Newsam Park, Leeds, on Saturday........Read More


15th March 2019:

Francois Rafferty earns an England vest Francois Rafferty ran the Chester 10K in 35:32 last Sunday, almost as fast as his 35:24 in the Southport Mad Dog in February .........Read More


10th March 2019:

Mark Dunham wins Liverpool 10 Miler: 19 runners run GP2 The BTR Liverpool Half Marathon and the Liverpool Landmarks 10 Miler took place on Sunday in less than ideal running conditions, strong winds  .........Read More


10th March 2019:

Last Sale open of the season and reflections on England Indoor Champs Three of our athletes took advantage of the last of Sale's indoor open meetings of the season; Luke Suarez, Stephanie Robertson and Graham Boreham. .........Read More


9th / 10th March 2019:

Northern success at England indoor Combined Events The English Institute of Sport in Sheffield hosted this weekend's England Athletics Indoor Combined Events Championships also incorporating the Northern Athletics  .........Read More


9th March 2019:

Medals taken at Tom Pink Relays On Saturday 9th March the club's under 11 and under 13 boys and girls attended the AAA Tom Pink Relays in the excellent venue of the English Institute of Sport .........Read More


9th March 2019:

Inter Counties Cross Country returns to Loughborough Prestwold Hall estate, Loughborough, was again the venue for the CAU Inter Counties Cross Country Champs (and final Cross Challenge race) .........Read More


2nd March 2019:

Mid Lancs closes the XC league season at Cuerden Valley The last fixture of this season's Mid Lancs Cross Country League was held at Cuerden Valley Country Park in Bamber Bridge on Saturday .........Read More


23rd February 2019:

Simon Coughlan leads Trail GP after 2 races The 2nd race in the club's new Trail Race Grand Prix was Saturday's Standish Hall Trail race near Wigan over about 10 kms. .........Read More


23rd February 2019:

English Nat'l XC Champs Six of our runners traveled to the Harewood House estate in Leeds - the venue for last year's Northern Championships - for the English National Cross Country .........Read More


17th February 2019:

Two medals and two club records at Scottish Indoor Nationals 4 Southport Waterloo athletes travelled up to Glasgow to take part in the Scottish National Combined Events and Individual Masters champs. .........Read More




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