Running with Beeston AC


Hi all – details of news and runs below.


Welcome to new member Malcolm Goode: happy running with Beeston AC!


Calling all marshals! We need volunteers for a variety of different roles not only for the Trent 5 which takes place on Wednesday 25th May but also for Summer League 3 on Wednesday, 15th June. Sophie Eadsforth has kindly volunteered to be Chief Marshal and has put a call out on Facebook. Around 40 volunteers are needed for each of these events. If you aren’t on Facebook and wish to help out please email me and I will pass on your name.



Club runs


Friday, 6 May: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The run will be the alternative figure of 8 route, around 5.5 miles. Toilets and changing rooms are available at Chilwell Olympia.


Saturday, 7 May: See you at Beeston parkrun, 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, 8 May: It’s the second Sunday in the month so we’re off to explore! Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from Thieves Wood Car Park, Coxmoor Road for an 11-mile run, postcode NG15 9HQ.


Tuesday, 10 May: The speed session: at this time of year these are usually 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, 11 May: The Summer League is on tonight so the run from Chilwell Olympia is CANCELLED. It’s 5 miles at Holme Pierrepont, 7.15 pm, NG12 2LU (there is a charge for parking which can be paid for before arrival at HP, £3 a day). You can pay in advance at, location code 800800.


Gaby Neher is also leading trail runs on Thursdays, 6.30 pm, meeting point to be confirmed on Facebook. This week it’s the White Lion, Town Street, Bramcote.


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


Dates for diaries: The date for the Trent Lock Handicap is Wednesday, 22 June, and for the Double Gravs the date will be Wednesday, 10 August. See the Club website for full details of these events.


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 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


Entries are now open for the Heckington 10, 30 July, 9.00 am:


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:


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 13th 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) still places available

10K Formula One, 19 August, 7.00 pm, University of Nottingham

Marathon, Leicester 9 October

No 10-mile race for 2022.


Notts County Development League: The next meeting is on 29 May at Newark, and 26 June and 4 September at Mansfield. Full details are at These events include a 3 x 1000m relay (5 x 200m for all 3 so for example each runner would run for 30 seconds and have 60 seconds rest). There will also be a 5K parlaaf, each runner running 200m, handing over then crossing the infield to resume start position.



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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