Double Gravs and running with Beeston AC


Hi all – details of news and runs below.


Well done to Alec MacLean, the winner of the 2022 Double Gravs Handicap! Thanks to all the marshals and well done to all the runners on the night, and a special mention for our guest handicapper Charlie Pearce and event organiser Mark Rowlson, who both did an excellent job.



Club runs


Gaby Neher leads trail runs on Thursdays, 6.30 pm, and the current meeting point is at the White Lion, Town Street, Bramcote. Gaby is not free this week (or next) but regular Thursday runners are welcome to meet up as usual; please comment on her Facebook post if you are intending to go.


Friday, 12 August: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Toilets and changing rooms are open. It will be the parkrun in reverse route (suggested dress code: black top).


Saturday, 13 August: 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.



Good luck to everyone taking part in the Belper Rover – hoping it’s not too hot!


Tuesday, 16 August: The speed session: these are usually 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.


Wednesday, 17 August: 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)


Pint & Pork Scratchings 5, Tuesday, 30 August – 6.30 pm, the Cross Keys Pub, Epperstone: £12 with profits going to the Brain Tumour Charity. Entries at


Tough Runner are running a Trail 10K / Half marathon in Sherwood Pines Forest on 4th February 2023 – there is an early bird entry price for the next week and Beeston AC members are being offered a further 10% off with the use of code ‘BEESTONAC10’. See for further details.


The Stilton Stumble Team has been in touch: entries are now open for this race on Sunday, 16th October via a link at . This is a 10K race, cost £22 for affiliated runners – with a piece of cheese at the end! (Good if you like Stilton!)


The Road League list is available at:


The Fell League list is available at:


County Championship Races for 2022


10K Formula One, 19 August, 7.00 pm, University of Nottingham, still entries available but close THIS SUNDAY here


Notts County Development League: The last meeting is on 4 September at Mansfield. Full details are 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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