Hi all – details of runs and news below.
Welcome to new members Stephen Glendon and Alex Fielden: happy running with Beeston AC!
Well done to everyone who participated in the Notts AAA County Championships – some great results! Current standings in the XC League are attached.
The iconic Eyam Half Marathon is back on 15 May – early bird entries until 31 January. Who doesn’t want to do a half marathon with 1200 ft of ascent and stunning views! This is NOT a PB course 😊. See https://eyamhalfmarathon.org.uk/ for entry details.
Membership: You should also have received an email from Dan Rawson, our Treasurer, advising that for the majority membership fees are now payable for 2022/3. The fee remains £20 and the preferred payment method is bank transfer: Account name Beeston AC, sort code 40-10-06 account number 62266253. Please include your full name in the payment reference field. Alternatively, please send cheques to Mr D Rawson, 95 Exchange Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 6BX.
Friday, 14 January: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The run will be the Toton route, just under 6 miles. Toilets and changing rooms are available at Chilwell Olympia.
Saturday, 15 January: See you at Beeston parkrun, 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ http://www.parkrun.org.uk/beeston/. Details of other local parkruns (including Wollaton Hall) are also available on the weblink.
It’s also the final North Midlands Cross Country League race today at Berry Hill, Mansfield – good luck to all taking part. Ladies’ race 13.50 and men’s race at 14.20.
Sunday, 16 January: Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from Stanton Gate, Moorbridge Lane. Bennerley Viaduct is the destination. Many thanks to Steve Mason for a lovely, if muddy, route from Gedling Country Park last week.
Tuesday, 17 January: Speed session – details will be posted on Facebook. Sessions start at 6.30 pm and please arrive early to warm up if appropriate.
Wednesday, 18 January: please arrive at 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Neil will post the routes on Facebook as usual. No improvers as Penny and Chris are taking a break.
Gaby Neher is also leading trail runs most Thursdays, 6.30 pm which usually start by the Moor Lane running track, NG9 3FH. Details to follow on Facebook.
Advertised Dates for Races – full list on Facebook (pinned list)
Cross Country 2021/22:
East Midlands XC League dates, 11.00 am start (2 laps for men, 1 for ladies) – free to enter, turn up in vest:
Sunday, 23 January, Holme Pierrepont Country Park
Sunday 30 January – Bramcote Hills Park
Sunday 6 February – Colwick Woods
Sunday 13 February – West Park, Long Eaton.
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:
SL1 Hexgreave 20th April
SL2 Holme Pierrepont 11th May
SL3 Wollaton Park 15th June (Beeston AC is marshalling this one)
SL4 Worksop College 20th July
SL5 Teversal 3rd August
County Championship Races for 2022
5K Newstead Abbey Dash (provisionally 22 July 2022)
10K Formula One (early August)
10M Notts 10
Half Marathon Retford, Sunday 6 March 2022 – entries now open
The Nice Work 5K Winter Series is back on – full information at https://www.nice-work.org.uk/races/nottingham-winter-1
Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal: https://myathletics.englandathletics.org/portal/members/Login/
See website at http://beestonac.com/ for information about the cross country, fell and road race leagues in which we participate. Also check our Twitter account at https://twitter.com/beestonac . Facebook page here. If you wish to be removed from the circulation list please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.