Running with Beeston AC


Hi all – details of news and runs below.


Well done: to everyone who raced at the weekend, especially our Manchester Marathoners who all did so well!


Dates for diaries: The provisional date for the Trent Lock Handicap is Wednesday, 22 June, and for the Double Gravs the date is Wednesday, 10 August.


Club Membership Fees: These have been paid for everyone who has renewed their membership. Hopefully you will have received an email from England Athletics in confirmation. If not, please let me know (please also check spam/junk folders just in case).


Notts AAA Track and Field Championships: Entries for this year's Nottinghamshire AAA Track and Field Championships are now open.  This will be at Moorways Stadium, Derby. All entries are online only via the Notts AAA website.  Entry links can be found on the homepage as well as on the track and field tab The closing date for all entries is Friday, 22nd April.


New Track and Field League for Notts: Notts AAA have come up with a proposal for a track and field league which will be an opportunity for older athletes to compete against the youngsters. Dates for meetings are 24 April and 29 May at Newark, and 26 June and 4 September at Mansfield. More details to follow on Facebook when these are received.


For those in the Attenborough/Chilwell area, the grass track at Chilwell Olympia is now marked out on the field on the Long Lane side!



Club runs


Friday, 8 April: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The run will be a 5.5 mile loop round the Attenborough Nature Reserve. Toilets and changing rooms are available at Chilwell Olympia.


Saturday, 9 April: Beeston AC takes over Beeston parkrun, 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ See you there, hopefully wearing your club vest!


Sunday, 10 April: Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from Beeston Marina Boathouse Café – a little trip to Clifton Grove is planned.


Tuesday, 12 April: The speed session: now that the lighter evenings are here these will normally take place 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, 13 April: please arrive at 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Neil will post the routes on Facebook as usual.


Gaby Neher is also leading trail runs on Thursdays, 6.30 pm, meeting point to be confirmed on Facebook. This week it’s the tram terminus near Bardills, Toton Lane NG9 7JA.



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


Plans for the Trent 5 2022: The Trent 5 will be on Wednesday, 25 May, 7.15 pm. Please advertise the race to anyone you believe may be interested. Entries are already open here.


The Road League list is available at:

The Fell League list is available at:


The Hardwick 10K is back on 21 July – details at


The Stephen Price Memorial 10K and fun run is on Sunday, 11 September at Aston-on-Trent. Check out the website at


Summer League Info for 2022 (all between 5-6 miles in length, mixed surface). These are free to enter for Club members, just turn up in your vest and compete against the other clubs in our area:


SL1 Hexgreave 20th April, 7.15 pm NG22 8LS

SL2 Holme Pierrepont 11th May, HP Country Park Adbolton Lane NG12 2LU

SL3 Wollaton Park 15th June, 7.15 pm, NG8 2AE (Beeston AC is marshalling this one)

SL4 Worksop College 20th July, 7.15 pm, Worksop College, S80 3AP

SL5 Teversal 3rd August, 7.15 pm, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 3HJ.


County Championship Races for 2022


5K Newstead Abbey Dash (29 July 2022) places available

10K Formula One, 19 August, 7.00 pm, University of Nottingham – entries not yet open

Marathon, Leicester 9 October

No 10 mile race for 2022.



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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