Trent 5, Runs and Races with Beeston AC



Trent 5 race: Please find attached the list of marshals for the race next Wednesday, 22 May which you can download for your phone. There are also maps and Penny’s phone number included. Please can marshals turn up for 6.00 pm to the Weirfields Pavilion area.



1. Club runs 17 to 22 May inclusive


Friday, 17 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, 18 May – Beeston parkrun, 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ .


Sunday, 19 May – 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.


Tuesday, 21 May 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.


Tuesday, 21 May:  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. An 8-week beginners course is also running and near to completion.


Wednesday, 22 May –  today is the Club’s annual Trent 5 race (sold out!) and the majority of members will be down at the Weirfields to support or even run the race! Neil Byford will put up a post to see if there is anyone wishing to run from Chilwell Olympia, leaving 6.30 pm with the intention of running towards the course in reverse direction to cheer on the runners. If you wish to do this please reply to Neil’s post on Facebook.


2. Upcoming Races on the Calendar


Fell: Totley Moor, Tuesday 21st May, 7.30 pm (can pre-enter)

Road: May 29 Race  Summer League 2 Flowserve, Balderton Newark, NG24 3BU

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 races


Entries are open for the Holme Pierrepont Grand Prix series at . Dates are 25 June (4 miles at Rushcliffe Country Park); 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 (headtorch 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 on the Club website at: . The fell race calendar is available at and the current standings are attached to this email.



4. Well done: what a busy weekend it was for racing! Beestonites were out in force at the Orston Spring Dash, Sinfin 10K, Berlin 10K/half marathon/25K, the Notts AAA track and field County Championships, the Dukeries 40-mile ultra, the White Peak Trail Run, the Flower Scar Fell race and the Spire Ultra. There were lots of PBs out there and lots of brilliant performances!  Good luck to everyone racing in the coming week.


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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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