Runs and races with Beeston AC


Frothy 5: If you would like to take part in this race, it’s 5 drinks over 5K, taking place on Sunday, 9 June at 12 Noon, starting at The Star Inn, Beeston. The following options are available: Stein (pint, £20), Schooner (half pint, £11), Flute (Prosecco, £20). There’s a chip cob at the finish as well! If you would like to enter please contact Paul Page or Jack Bibby. Paul and Jack are also looking for marshals to help out. The closing date for entries is 3 June.



1. Club runs 31 May to 5 June inclusive


Friday, 31 May – 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, 1 June – Beeston parkrun, 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ . It’s pacer Saturday. The Rebel Runners’ C25K ‘graduates’ will be there to complete parkrun and celebrate their achievements – well done to them!


Sunday, 2 June – the Sunday run will be from Moorbridge Lane, Stanton Gate, (meeting time at 8.50 am to start at 9.00 am), further details to follow on Facebook. When you park on Stanton Gate please can all drive ways be kept clear for residents and avoid parking opposite drives. We have also been asked not to park too close to the entrance to the side road. Thanks all!


Tuesday, 4 June speed:  This will be a track session at Bramcote (parking on Moor Lane NG9 3GA or Leisure Centre car park). Meet 6.15 for warm up, session starts 6.30 pm. Further details to follow on Facebook. Many thanks to Phil for running the beep test this week; very enjoyable (for some!).


Tuesday, 4 June :  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.


Wednesday, 5 June –  there will be a training run from Chilwell Olympia; meet in the foyer at 6.25 for a 6.30 pm depart. Drinks afterwards in the Vic.


2. Upcoming Races on the Calendar


Fell: Jun 5, Calver Peak,, S32 3XQ

Fell: Jun 7, Castleton,, S33 8WB

Road: Jun 12 Race Summer League 3 Holme Pierrepont, NG12 2LU, car park £2

Double Gravs Wednesday 19th June – Guest handicapper Chris Bexton

Fell: Jun 20, Grindleford,, S32 2JX (race full)

Fell: Jun 25, Riber Run, DE4 3RQ

Fell: Jun 29, Chrome Hill,, SK17 0RH

3. Other upcoming races


Entries are open for the Holme Pierrepont Grand Prix series at . Dates are 25 June (4 miles at Rushcliffe Country Park) and i see quite a few members are entered; 27 June (5 miles at Colwick Park), 2 July (5K at Victoria Embankment, official measured distance) and 4 July (10K at Holme Pierrepont with presentations after, £2 parking).


Double Gravs Wednesday 19th June – Guest handicapper Chris Bexton

Trent Lock Challenge Wednesday 21st August

Single Gravs / AGM provisionally Wednesday 27th November (head torch run)

All races start and finish from Trent Vale Sports Ground, Beeston Rylands

Full details about course, previous results etc are on the club website. Entry details will appear nearer the time.


Road race league information is located on the Club website at: . The fell race calendar is available at


5. Well done: to everyone who raced last weekend and a special mention to Zach Spendlove on completing his first marathon at Liverpool – congratulations! Also some fantastic results and times from last night’s Summer League race 2 at Newark! Current road standings attached. Good luck to everyone running and racing this weekend.


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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