Beeston AC Runs


Hi all – please find information about next week’s club runs below.


Welcome to new members Jon Earp and Andrew Hooker: happy running with Beeston AC!


The Trent Lock Handicap! The Trent Lock Challenge (10.3 miles or 16.6K) will be held on Wednesday 18th August (next week!) from the Trent Vale Community Sports Association (Beeston FC). Start times will be from 6.00 – 6.30 pm. For those unfamiliar with the rules and route, details are on the Beeston AC website: . Do let Simon know your best estimate of the time you will take to run the route.


Two places up for grabs for the Robin Hood Half Marathon, 26 September: Rob Evans would like to donate two Robin Hood Half places to the Club (these include t-shirts) and the lucky winners will be selected in a raffle and will need to register their places by 27th August. If you have not already entered and would like your name to be entered into the draw, please reply to this email or put a comment on the post which will shortly appear on the Club Facebook page. Rob will be present to make the draw at the Trent Lock Handicap on 18th August. Closing date for entries: 17th August.



Club runs


Friday, 13 August:  6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The run will be the Toton sidings route, about 6.2 miles (10K). Toilets and changing rooms are available.


Saturday, 14 August: See you at Beeston parkrun, 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ Details of other local parkruns are also available on the web link.

Sunday, 15 August: Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from Stanton Gate, Moorbridge Lane (but check on Facebook first in case of a change). Chris Robson is in charge as John is off to Belper; thanks again Chris – we had a great run last week with our friends from Long Eaton RC!


Tuesday, 17 August: Speed session – details will be posted on Facebook. Sessions start at 6.30 pm and please arrive early to warm up if appropriate. Most of these sessions are at the Bramcote Track, parking on Moor Lane NG9 3FH.


Wednesday, 18 August: NO CLUB RUN THIS WEEK because of the Trent Lock Challenge taking place (see above for details).

Gaby Neher is also leading trail runs most Thursdays, 6.30 pm. Details will be put on Facebook.


The guidance from England Athletics on club runs and races (updated 15 July 2021) has been published, and is available at this link.



For information:


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


The Road League for 2021 is available at . The Wilne 10K is close to selling out.


Entries are now open for the Worksop Half Marathon at (Sunday, 31st October 2021).



Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal:


If you have any information about races you are planning to run or any news which may be of interest to members, please pass this on to Chris for the newsletter.

Check our Facebook page for updates on routes, races, lift shares and further information. 


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




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