BAC News on Up and Running Discounts


Hi everyone – details of news and runs below.


Double discount at Up & Running this weekend: we have received a message from the shop as follows:


“Normally we offer you and your members 10% off, but for this weekend we are going up to 20%. The discount applies to full priced products (shoes, clothing, accessories… but excludes electronics). The double discount runs for 4 days, starting Friday 25th November and runs to Monday 28th November.


We also have an offer on electronics over the Black Friday period:


·         selected Garmin’s have £50 off (Forerunner 55’s, 255’s, 955’s)

·         Shokz headphones have 20% off (OpenRun Pro), and 30% off (OpenRun & Open Move)


If you could share this double discount with your members, that would be much appreciated.


Always great to see you and your members in our shiny new store in The Exchange Arcade.”


The mystery pub crawl will be on Wednesday, 7th December. Details to follow.


Final call for tickets for the Christmas Party: Friday, 16th December at Chilwell Manor Golf Club, £20 a ticket. This includes food and a disco. Please let Phil Herd know if you would like ticket(s). Payment up front.



Club runs


Gaby Neher leads trail runs on Thursdays, 6.20 for 6.30 pm, and the current meeting point is at the White Lion, Town Street, Bramcote. Please take a head or chest torch, wear light coloured clothing and trail shoes.


Friday, 25 November: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Toilets and changing rooms are open. Please wear light clothing and bring a chest or head torch. It’s the Chilwell and Toton route this week, just under 6 miles.


Saturday, 26 November: Beeston parkrun will be on at 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ Details of other local parkruns including Wollaton Hall are also available on the web link.


Sunday, 27 November:  An update is awaited on whether there is anyone available to lead this run. Please check Facebook.


Forthcoming Speed sessions – 6.30 pm start


29th November *please note change of location: Location: Oakdale

Meet: Havelli on Attenborough Lane

Session: hill session running up Oakdale Drive, Redland Drive and Greendale Crescent

Run leader: Salome Maybanks


6th December: Location: Jubilee campus

Meet: Costa on Triumph Road

Session: Up the Clock

Run leader: Susan Wheatcroft


13th December: Location: Tramalamadingdong

Meet: Cator Lane Tram stop

Session: x4 400m, x2 800m, x4 400m

Run leader: Tasso Gazis


20th December: Location: Ghost House Lane

Meet: bottom of GH Lane

Session: hill reps

Run leader: Tasso Gazis


27th December** (this will only happen based on demand, check Facebook for clarification): Location: Uni/science park

Meet: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Building

Session: TBC

Run leader: Dave Bish


3rd January 2023: Location: The hills of Bramcote

Meet: Nigel’s, The Lawns Bramcote

Session: 110% effort

Run leader: Nigel Turner


Wednesday, 30 November: Please arrive at 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Neil will post the routes on Facebook as usual.



Advertised Dates for Races – full list on Facebook (pinned list)


Here are the cross country race dates for your diaries:


Sat 3 Dec: North Midlands League, Shipley Country Park, Heanor

Sat 7 Jan: Notts AAA County Championships, Markeaton Park, Derby (entries open at, £6 for club members

Sat 14 Jan: North Midlands League, Berry Hill Park, Mansfield

Sat 28 Jan: Midlands Championships, Leamington Spa

Sat 25 Feb: English National Championships, Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire


East Midlands League dates are as follows (all 11.00 am starts):


Race 1 – Sunday, 22 January 2023, Holme Pierrepont NG12 2LU

Race 2 – Sunday, 29 January, Bramcote Park, NG9 3GD

Race 3 – Sunday, 5 February, Colwick Woods NG3 7EB

Race 4 – Sunday, 12 February, West Park, Long Eaton NG10 4AA.


Registered members can turn up for the North Midlands and East Midlands League races for free; Charlie Pearce will put a shout out on Facebook when inviting members to express interest for other races for which a small fee is payable (such as the County Championships).


The Road League list is available at:


The Fell League list is available at:



Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal:


See website at  for information about the cross country, fell and road race leagues in which we participate. Also check our Twitter account at . Facebook page here. If you wish to be removed from the circulation list please contact with your request.




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