Weekly update from Beeston AC


It’s the National Cross Country Championships this Saturday, 22 February, Wollaton Park: map and timetable are attached for information – see you there! See Facebook for recent posts about parking – the race organisers are looking for other venues as the grass at the Hall is waterlogged.


Membership fees are now due (thanks to those of you who have already paid): the preferred method is to pay by bank transfer to account 62266253, sort code 40-10-06. It’s still £20 and once you’ve paid please let Juliet Jones know. Alternatively, you can pay by cheque, payable to Beeston AC, and send to Mrs J Jones, 56 Thoresby Road, Bramcote, Nottingham NG9 3EN.

1. Club runs 21 to 26 February 2020 inclusive


Friday, 21 February – 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, usually drinks after in the Crown, from 9.00 pm onwards. Please wear hi-viz.


Saturday, 22 February – Unfortunately Beeston parkrun is CANCELLED. However, Penny and Chris will still be taking our C25K participants on a 5K run from the Weirfield so if some of you would like to be there with us you would be welcome.


Sunday, 23 Febuary – 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.


Good luck to those hoping to tackle the rearranged Stamford 30K and any other races this weekend.


Tuesday, 25 February speed: Meet at Cator Lane Tram Stop at 6.20 pm for warm up and 6.30 start. Check Facebook for full details.

Tuesday, 25 February: 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. It’s the final week of the C25K.

Wednesday, 26 February: – there will be a training run from Chilwell Olympia, meet in foyer at 6.25 for a 6.30 pm depart. Distances 5-7-10 miles, drinks after in the Vic. Check club Facebook page for route details. Please wear hi-viz (not for much longer!).


2. Upcoming Races on the Calendar


Road: Sunday 8 March, Weston Run (5 mile race, £8.50 to enter up to 5 March)

Fell: Sunday, 29th March, Wolf’s Pit ENTRY NOW OPEN https://braddadads.wordpress.com/wolfs-pit/ 

Road: Sunday 5th April, Belvoir Half Marathon, ENTRY OPEN AT www.hosevillage.org.uk/bhm.htm

Road: Wednesday, 22 April Summer League race 1 – Hexgreave, www.nottsaaa.org

Fell: Sunday 26th April, Kinder Downfall – entries open 1 March at www.fabian4.co.uk

Fell: Wednesday 29th April, Tiger’s Trail – http://www.totleyac.org.uk/tigers-trail/

Road: Sunday, 10 May, Sinfin 10K – http://www.sinfinrunningclub.co.uk/sinfin-classic-10k/

The Club race calendar is at http://beestonac.com/events/category/events


3. Notts AAA Fell County Championships: Full information is on the website at https://www.nottsaaa.org/landingpage/fell-running . Online race entry is now open for Race 1, Wolf’s Pit, Sunday 29 March 2020 at www.fabian4.co.uk . The second and third races in the series are Chrome Hill 27th June and Longshaw Sheepdog Trials Saturday 5th September.


4. Notts AAA 5K County Championships: entries are now open for the Newstead Abbey Dash, Friday 24 July at https://www.runbritain.com/Default.aspx


Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal: https://myathletics.englandathletics.org/portal/members/Login/


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 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 . PBs should be notified to admin@beestonac.com , together with time, distance, date and race. If you wish to be removed from the circulation list please contact  christinembexton@gmail.com with your request.



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