News from Beeston AC


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


Welcome to new members Natalie Rhodes and Julie Lambourne: 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 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: .


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.


Congratulations: to the soggy Beestonites who took part in the first race of the 2021 Road League at Holme Pierrepont tonight; what could be better than running 10K in the rain round the HP Lake?! Results awaited. The next road league race is the Wilne 10K on 5 September.



Club runs


Friday, 6 August:  6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The route will be a 10K run around the Nature Reserve. Toilets and changing rooms are available.


Saturday, 7 August: NO Beeston parkrun this week, due to another event taking place. Details of other local parkruns are listed at (bottom right hand corner).

Sunday, 8 August: It’s the second Sunday of the month so it’s a different venue! Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from West Park, Long Eaton, NG10 4AA. Details to follow about the route on Facebook.


Tuesday, 10 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, 11 August: please arrive at 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia Penny and Chris have a group of Improvers doing a 5K loop setting off at the same time and we would welcome new runners along – no one will get left behind. Many thanks to John O’Donnell for looking after everyone this week in Chris and Penny’s absence.

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 .


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


The Belper Rover is going to offer a further 40 places (see and these will be available on 8th August.


The Wilne 10K is also close to selling out.



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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