Runs and Races with Beeston AC


1. Club runs 26 October to 31 October 2018 inclusive


Friday, 26 October – 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. Please remember your high-vis top.


Saturday, 27 October – Beeston parkrun (spooktacular edition!), 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ .


Sunday, 28 October – the weekly Sunday run is from Moorbridge Lane, Stanton Gate, meeting time is 8.50 am to start at 9.00 am, distance about 10 miles over footpaths and trails. Do check on Facebook first as a large number of members will be at Worksop.


Tuesday, 30 October:  Dave Bish will be in charge. Meet at 6.15 pm at the start of the access road to the University of Nottingham Sports Centre. Please see Facebook page for further details. It could be hills!


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 is currently under way.


Wednesday, 31 October – 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. Penny Page will also be there to lead the improvers on a run. Please remember to wear something light/hi-vis.


2. Upcoming Races on the Calendar


Sunday, 28 October, Worksop Half Marathon, 10.00 am

Sunday, 4 November, Dovedale Dash

Saturday, 10 November, North Midlands XC League, Kettering (Women’s races 1.50 pm (6K), men 2.20 pm (10K))


3. Social Events


Brooks try on evening at Up and Running, Huntingdon Street: Don’t forget the try on night at Up and Running for Beeston AC members, for 6.00 pm onwards tonight! The Brooks rep will be there with a selection of running shoes and running bras for people to try on and test on a short run. Club members can get 10% off all full price stock. There is the option to go for a meal/drink after as well.


Christmas Party: The venue is The Shed, Beeston Youth and Community Centre, Friday 14 December 7.30 pm till late. Cost £12 per person, please pay Penny Page or Jane Lewis by 1 November. There will be a disco from 8.00 pm and hot food provided by The Wolf Hut, followed by seasonal desserts and cakes!! Details for bank payments: sort code 40-47-87 account 52679035 Reference: Christmas.


Frosty Five: The inaugural Frosty 5 run will take place on Sunday, 4 November at 2.00 pm starting at The Star. The 5K route takes in 4 Beeston pubs before returning back to the start for a final drink and a chip cob! Two different levels – the Schooner (2.5 pints) £11 and the Stein (5 pints) £20, prices include beer and chip cob. Although this is the same date as the Dovedale Dash we hope the timing will allow runners to do both! Contact Paul Page or Jane Lewis for more details.


4. Vote for Athlete of the Year and AGM


An email with an updated AGM agenda and a link to the Athlete of the Year vote has been circulated separately to first claim registered members. Please email me back if you have not received this and should have been on the circulation list. The closing date for votes is today, 25 October. The award will be presented at the forthcoming AGM, Tuesday, 6 November 2018 in the Victoria Hotel.


5. Well done: to everyone who ran at the weekend – sounds like you had a great time at the Undulator! Also congratulations to Greg Hopkinson, second in the Chesterfield Half Marathon!


Also congratulations to Dave Bish and David Patrick for completing the Leadership in Running Fitness course at the weekend. They join the rest of our team of run leaders: Mike Blades, Penny Page, John O’Donnell and Dave Evans.


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 . PBs should be notified to , together with time, distance, date and race.

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