Important Summer League News Beeston AC


Hello everyone – details of news and runs below.

Welcome to new members Ed Yau and Andrew Scott: happy running with Beeston AC!


Trent 5, 24 May: Entry is now open for our own race on Runbritain. Tell all your friends! The call for marshals and other volunteers is about to go out, please look out for an announcement. If you don’t use Facebook please contact this email address if you would like to volunteer.


Important Information – Instructions for runners for Summer League 2 at Chilwell Barracks, Wednesday 10th May:


This race is being run entirely on MOD land at Chetwynd Barracks and so for security reasons, runners will need to provide information in advance if they wish to run in the race.


Please note There is no arguing with the guy on the gate with the SA80 machine gun. If your name is not on his list, you really aren’t getting in! You cannot simply turn up.


If you intend to run, we need to know by Thursday 4th May at the latest. Please email the road race secretary David Cross at with the following information

1.       Name

2.       Mode of transport. We need to know if you are driving, cycling or walking to the event. If driving, please maximise occupancy. We need to know the driver’s name and car registration number with passengers as appropriate. This is very important. Upon arrival, the camp guard will have your details in advance and this will ensure a speedy arrival process.

On race day everyone must have

•        Photo ID. Either a valid driving licence, passport, formal work ID eg NHS ID.

•        EA competition URN. Physical cards are not issued nowadays but EA membership details can be downloaded to a smart phone or printed off by every individual runner from the England Athletics website. Please log in beforehand and click the “edit my profile” link for this.

This is a new race and the Army/MOD are very enthusiastic about helping local sport. It is a traffic free course almost entirely on road which we hope to be able to use each year for the near future.

We would like to thank Rob Fox and his team at Long Eaton Running Club for organising this race which replaces the Teversal race on the 2023 calendar.


Vests: an order is being put in for vests (racer back a possibility for women) in a lightweight, recycled mesh fabric with is slightly more expensive at £24 but better quality. Gaby ( is putting up a post with the lengths per size available; please let her know if you would like yours to be longer or shorter than the advertised length. Dave has also posted about orders for men’s vests.


Extended Discount for Club Members: Up and Running in Nottingham have been in touch with the following message: In addition to the usual 10% that we offer on full price products, we are offering a further 10% on sale items both online and instore. Simply using this code to claim the extra discount on any sale item: CLUBSALE10. This offer code is valid up to 23rd April. Please see our website for details on what we have to offer


Notts Track and Field Championships: the closing dates for entries is this Friday at .



Club Runs


Thursday, 20 April: 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. Trail shoes are advisable.


Friday, 21 April: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Toilets and changing rooms are open. It’s a 10K wander round Attenborough Nature Reserve.


Saturday, 22 April: 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, 23 April: Please check Facebook to see if there is a Sunday run being organised.


Tuesday, 25 April, 6.30 pm speed session: It’s back to the track off Moor Lane for most sessions, Bramcote, NG9 3FH. Full details of each session will be posted on Facebook in advance. Please arrive early to warm up if appropriate. Parking is available on Moor Lane.




The first Summer League race at Hexgreave NG22 8LS takes place today – this race is open to all registered members and club vests must be worn. For the benefit of new members to the Club, this is a trail race in private grounds which the owners kindly make available to the runners for this event. Access via A617 Kirklington Road.


A quick explanation: 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 approximately 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.



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


The Road League list is available at:


The Fell League list is available at:


Please note that the Bamford Sheepdog Trial race on 29 May, 1.00 pm, now has pre-entry – – with limited entries available on the day.


Entries are selling fast for The Crich Monument race on 15th July, 1.30 pm – see entry form here or check the Facebook page for full information.


The Orston Spring Dash 10K multi-terrain and 2K family fun run is on Sunday, 7th May at 10.30 am (£18 for affiliated runners, £20 on the day) Please register at, enquiries This is a fund raising event for Orston Primary School and ShawMind, a local mental health charity.


Entries are now open for The Run, Wednesday 26th July 7.15 pm, at . It's a paper form.


Remaining County Championship Races for 2023 (see


Newstead Abbey Dash 5K – Friday 28 July entries open

Newark Half Marathon – Sunday 13th August, entries now open

Holme Pierrepont 10K – 29th June, 7.15 pm. Entries now open (part of GP series)


Summer League 2023 races are as follows (just turn up in Club vest, free to registered Club members), all 7.15 pm:


Race 1 – Hexgreave Park NG22 8LS, 26th April

Race 2 – Chilwell Barracks NG9 5HA, 10th May (NOTE ID requirements)

Race 3 – Wollaton Park NG8 2AE, 14th June (parking charges apply)

Race 4 – Worksop College S80 3AP, 12th July

Race 5 – National Water Sports Centre NG12 2LU, 2nd August followed by presentation. Parking charges apply in the Country Park


Notts AAA Track and Field Championships, 13th and 14th May – entries now open at The venue will be Harvey Hadden Stadium. We have also been invited to participate in HPRC’s schedule of events at the Bingham track – Tuesday, 20th June – the Night of the Mile PBs, Wednesday, 18th July HPRC Track Open and Tuesday, 8th August – Bingham 5000m.


Entries are now open for the Holme Pierrepont Grand Prix series at The Grand Prix races are on Tuesday 27th June (4 miles at Rushcliffe), Thursday 29th June (10K at Holme Pierrepont, also the County Championships 10K), Tuesday 4th July (5K at Victoria Embankment) and Thursday 6th July (5 miles at University Park, Nottingham).


The organisers of the Dovedale Dash (Sunday, 1st October, 11.00 am) are switching to online entry: see for full details, cost £10, 500 entries at £12 available on the day.



Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal:


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