News from Beeston AC


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


Welcome to new members Mike Read, Anna Wild and Mark Clements: happy running with Beeston AC!


Exciting NewsThe return of 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: . Further details will be released in the next few days but get the date in your diary NOW!


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) with the lucky winners being selected in a raffle and needing 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. Many thanks Rob!


Update on Fell Championships: Although the host race for the 2021 Fell County Championships is going ahead, Dicky Wilkinson has informed Notts AAA that, due to continuing uncertainties, he has decided to put the health and welfare of the small team of volunteers first and sadly the Championships is cancelled for 2021.



Club runs


Friday, 30 July:  6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The route will be the bus stop route, just under 6 miles. Toilets and changing rooms are now available.


Saturday, 31 July: See you at Beeston parkrun, 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ

Sunday, 1 August: Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from Stanton Gate, Moorbridge Lane. John is back in charge.


Tuesday, 3 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, 4 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.

Gaby Neher is also leading trail runs most Thursdays, 6.30 pm, with this week’s run (on 29 July) being to the Toton Sidings/Toton Washlands area from the Tram Terminus. Details are on Facebook.


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



For information:


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


The Road League for 2021 is available at .


Entries for the Holme Pierrepont 10K next week close tomorrow, 30 July. Enter at .


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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