Beeston AC counts down to Summer League


Hi all – details of news and runs below.


Welcome to: Anthony Huckle and Andy Smith – happy running with Beeston AC!


Many thanks to everyone who turned up to volunteer at Beeston parkrun for our takeover – over 30 of you!


Dates for diaries: The provisional date for the Trent Lock Handicap is Wednesday, 22 June, and for the Double Gravs the date is Wednesday, 10 August.


Notts AAA Track and Field Championships: Entries for this year's Nottinghamshire AAA Track and Field Championships are now open.  This will be at Moorways Stadium, Derby. All entries are online only via the Notts AAA website.  Entry links can be found on the homepage as well as on the track and field tab The closing date for all entries is Friday, 22nd April.


New Track and Field League for Notts: Notts AAA have come up with a proposal for a track and field league which will be an opportunity for older athletes to compete against the youngsters. Dates for meetings are 24 April and 29 May at Newark, and 26 June and 4 September at Mansfield. More details to follow on Facebook.


Andy Hunter has sent in the attached poster for an Open Day at Trent Valley Sailing Club on 1 May, for anyone who fancies a go at sailing!



Club runs


Friday, 15 April: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The run will be the figure of 8 route round Attenborough Nature Reserve in reverse. Toilets and changing rooms are available at Chilwell Olympia.


Saturday, 16 April: See you at Beeston parkrun, 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, 17 April: Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from Stanton Gate, Moorbridge Lane. It’s a Bank Holiday weekend, could it be …. Locko Park?! In which case it’s a slightly longer run than usual of up to 12 miles.


Tuesday, 19 April: The speed session: now that the lighter evenings are here these will normally take place at the Moor Lane running track, NG9 3FH (though there may sometimes be hills elsewhere!). Further details of the session will be posted on Facebook. Sessions start at 6.30 pm; please arrive early to warm up if appropriate.




The first Summer League of the season takes place at Hexgreave, NG22 8LS, start time 7.15 pm. For the benefit of new members to the Club, this is a trail race (approximately 5 miles) in private grounds which the owners kindly make available to the runners for this event.


A quick explanation for new members. The Summer League is a series of races organised by Notts AAA. These races are open to all clubs affiliated to Notts AAA. The distances range from 5 miles to 10K on road or trail. There is no need to pre-enter these races and they are free to enter for members. Simply turn up in your club vest and run. You will be given a finishing token at the end. Please pass this token to Dave Cross our Road League Secretary. All races are on a Wednesday and start at 7.15pm. See below for the full list.


Gaby Neher is also leading trail runs on Thursdays, 6.30 pm, meeting point to be confirmed on Facebook.


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


Trent 5 2022: The Trent 5 will be on Wednesday, 25 May, 7.15 pm. Please advertise the race to anyone you believe may be interested. Entries are already open here. There will shortly be a request for marshals.


The Road League list is available at:

The Fell League list is available at:


The Hardwick 10K is back on 21 July – details at


The Stephen Price Memorial 10K and fun run is on Sunday, 11 September at Aston-on-Trent. Check out the website at


Summer League Info for 2022 (all between 5-6 miles in length, mixed surface). These are free to enter for Club members, just turn up in your vest:


SL1 Hexgreave 20th April, 7.15 pm NG22 8LS

SL2 Holme Pierrepont 11th May, HP Country Park Adbolton Lane NG12 2LU

SL3 Wollaton Park 15th June, 7.15 pm, NG8 2AE (Beeston AC is marshalling this one)

SL4 Worksop College 20th July, 7.15 pm, Worksop College, S80 3AP

SL5 Teversal 3rd August, 7.15 pm, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 3HJ.


County Championship Races for 2022


5K Newstead Abbey Dash (29 July 2022) still places available

10K Formula One, 19 August, 7.00 pm, University of Nottingham

Marathon, Leicester 9 October

No 10 mile race for 2022.



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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