Runs and Races with Beeston AC


1. Club runs 18 to 23 January 2019 inclusive


Friday, 18 January – 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. Further information on Facebook.


Saturday, 19 January – Beeston parkrun, 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ .


Sunday, 20 January – 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.


Tuesday, 22 January Speed: Sophie will be leading a track session at Rutland Sports Centre, Ilkeston DE7 5GH. Please meet by the track there at 6.15 pm for a 6.20 pm start. Please pay your fee (normally around £2.50) at reception before coming down to the track. Sophie will post on Facebook on Sunday with further details and arrangements for car share.


Tuesday, 22 January:  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 8 week couch to 5K programme is in week 3.


Wednesday, 23 January –  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 Vic.


2. Upcoming Races on the Calendar


Saturday, 26 January, Midland XC Championships, Leamington


Sunday, 3 February, East Midlands League, Colwick Woods NG3 7EB, 11 am


Saturday, 23 February, National XC Championships, Harewood House, Leeds


Sunday, 17 February, East Midlands League, West Park Long Eaton, NG10 4AA followed by the presentation at Long Eaton Rugby Club.


3. Membership Renewal: message from Juliet Jones, Treasurer


It’s time for Beeston AC membership renewals. The price is kept at £20 (£5 second claim). The preferred method is to pay by bank transfer:

Account name: Beeston AC

Sort code: 40-10-06

Account number: 62266253

Please let Juliet Jones know when you have transferred membership money.


Alternatively, membership can be paid by cheque, payable to Beeston AC. Please send cheques to: 52 Lilac Grove, Beeston Rylands, Nottingham NG9 1PE.

News Items


4. Welcome: to John Gibbon, officially joining Beeston AC now, happy running with BAC!


5. Well done: another double weekend of cross country races and well done to all participants, particularly those who did both! Congratulations to Lucy Grant and Chris Robson, who were both second in category in the North Midlands XC series, and to the vet men’s team in the bronze position.


6. Thanks: to Pete Wallis for organising an evening of running shoe testing on Wednesday, like running on clouds!

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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