Runs and Races with Beeston AC

1. Club runs 6 July to 11 July 2018 inclusive

Friday, 6 July – there will be a training run from Chilwell Olympia; meet in the foyer at 6.25 for a 6.30 pm depart. Distance 5-7 miles, drinks after in the Crown (usually from 9.00 pm onwards). See note below for details of the Broxtowe 5K, also on this evening.

Saturday, 7 July – Beeston parkrun, at 9.00 am the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ . The Triple 7 parkrun event is also this day – see below for full details.

Sunday, 8 July – the weekly Sunday run is from Chilwell Olympia, meeting time is 8.50 am to start at 9.00 am, distance about 10 miles over footpaths and trails.

Tuesday, 10 July – speed session: details to follow on Facebook.

Tuesday Rebel Runners, Chilwell, The Village Hotel:  This is usually a 5K run (sometimes with other options); details of the run are posted weekly on the Rebel Runners Facebook page. Meet 6.30 pm in the foyer for 6.40 pm depart. A new beginners course starts on this date (free and for 8 weeks; details on website).

Wednesday, 11 July – there will be a training run from Chilwell Olympia; meet in the foyer at 6.25 for a 6.30 pm depart. Distance 5-7-10 miles. The Summer League 4 race at Worksop College is also on this night so please check Facebook for updates.

Summer League 4 starts at 7.15 pm, the postcode for Worksop College is S30 3AP. See you there! These races are free to enter, no need to pre-enter, just turn up in your club vest and run.

2. Upcoming Races on the Calendar

Wednesday, 11 July – Black Rocks fell race, 7.30 pm,

Saturday, 14 July – Crich Monument (sold out)

Thursday, 19 July, Hardwick 10K (also full)

Wednesday, 25 July, Erewash The Run (entry form here)


3. Bramcote 5K and 2K Fun Run


L Leisure have been in touch to let people know about their annual race in Bramcote Park Hill on Friday, 6 July 2018, 18.30 start, £6 entry. See for details. They would love to see some of us taking part in the race.  The race organiser is also asking if we can marshal and Rab has put out a call for willing volunteers on Facebook. Please can you let him know either on Facebook or by emailing . We normally turn up 17.30 onwards. Many thanks to those who have already volunteered.


4. Triple 7 event


For those running the Triple 7 event this Saturday, 7th and are cycling, then meet in The Square Beeston for a 6.50am departure. Or just meet us at any of the 5k runs:


7.30am Forest Rec NG7 6HB

9.00am Gedling parkrun NG4 4PE (Charlie’s final parkrun before his wedding!)

11.00am Colwick Country Park NG2 4BH

1.00pm Rushcliffe Country Park,NG11 6JS

2.00pm Clifton Playing Fields NG11 8JU

4.30pm Long Eaton West Park NG10 4AA

6.15pm Beeston Weirfields NG9 1LZ

7.00pm Celebratory drinks at The Crown


Summer Garden Party


You are welcome to the annual garden party for Beeston runners, hosted by David Patrick, at 16 Devonshire Avenue, Beeston NG9 1BS from 3.00pm. Donations from the cream teas will go to Beeston Dementia Friends and Beeston parkrun


4. Welcome: to new members Tom Brunt and Nick Woodrow; happy running with Beeston AC!


5. Well done

To everyone participating in races in the last week, include the Cross Country County Champs at Chrome Hill – quite a few medals there! Other Beestonites took part in the Spire 10, Ladybower Trail Marathon and 10 mile race, and of course a few members have been participating in the Holme Pierrepont Grand Prix series, which finishes tonight at Colwick – good luck all! Results will be at


6. HP Track Championships at Bingham

HP have kindly invited us to another of their official free Track Championships at Bingham. Wednesday 18th July – races 7-9 pm, order of events: 800m / 100m / 400m / 3000m / 1 mile. We can enter 4 of our runners per event. Please let Jackie Welburn know by Sunday, 8 July if you are interested so that she can get entries across in time.

7. Catherine Wilson and Andy Mothershaw are leaving! Message from Sophie Eadsforth

Hi all, I am arranging Catherine and Andy’s leaving do. They are moving to New Zealand and we need to give them a good send-off even though we all feel sad that they are leaving Beeston behind.

If you are free on Sunday 22nd July then I am planning for us to meet at the Co-op car park at 8.30 to go to the Peak District for a run – they will take us on a route they know. We can plan to car share when I know who is coming.

From 3.30 food and drinks at our house …. let me know if you fancy coming along? Email .


8. Autumn Trip

A reminder that the Autumn Trip will be to Amsterdam. The races will take place on Sunday, 21 October and options include: full marathon (€75), half marathon (€29.50) and 8K (€16). Further details available at The airline will be . Rab’s suggestion for an hotel is The Ramada Apollo Amsterdam Centre (click on link for details of offers).

9. General

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

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