Races and Runs


Hello everyone – details of news and runs below.


Many thanks to everyone who has volunteered to marshal at the Notts 10: good luck to everyone racing it this coming Saturday. You can still enter on the day for £20.


Well done: to everyone who ran the Retford Half Marathon on 5 March; some great PBs (see photo) and times!


Notts County Championships Fell race, 19th March 2023: information about the race is now on the Notts AAA website at https://www.nottsaaa.org/landingpage/fell-county-champs-2022 . Please note mandatory kit requirements.


Membership Fee Reminder: fees need to be paid to England Athletics at the beginning of April, so please send through your £20 if you have not already done so in order for your membership to be renewed for 2023/24. The preferred method is to pay by bank transfer:

Account name: Beeston AC

Sort Code: 40 10 06

Account Number: 62266253

Please drop Dan an email at treasurer@beestonac.com when paid. Many thanks to the great majority who have now paid.



Club Runs


Thursday, 9 March: 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. Please take a charged head or chest torch (not for much longer!), wear hi-viz and trail shoes.


Friday, 10 March: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Toilets and changing rooms are open. Please wear hi-viz/light clothing and bring a chest or head torch.


Saturday, 11 March: Beeston parkrun will be on at 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ http://www.parkrun.org.uk/beeston/. Details of other local parkruns including Wollaton Hall are also available on the web link.


Sunday, 12 March: Please check Facebook to see if there is a club run this Sunday.


Tuesday, 14 March, 6.30 pm, speed session: Run Leader Susan Wheatcroft; Tramalamadingdong, the final one! Meet at Cator Lane tram stop at 18:30 ready to start. We’ll do 4 x 400m, 2 x 800m and 4 x 400m.


Wednesday, 15 March: 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)


The Road League list is available at: https://beestonac.com/road-races


The Fell League list is available at: https://beestonac.com/fell-races


County Championships for 2023 (see https://www.nottsaaa.org/)


Notts 10 – 11 March – entries open

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 not yet open (part of GP series)

Fell – Wolf’s Pit – Sunday, 19th March, entries open



Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal: https://myathletics.englandathletics.org/portal/members/Login/


See website at http://beestonac.com/  for more information about the club. Also check our Twitter account at https://twitter.com/beestonac . Facebook page here. If you wish to be removed from the circulation list please contact christinembexton@gmail.com with your request.




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