Hi all – details of runs and news below.
Congratulations to everyone who ran the Retford Half last week – some great PBs and County Champs medals too, plus a lovely meet up after in the Star!
Membership: Many thanks to everyone who has so far renewed club membership. A FEW MEMBERS HAVE STILL NOT RENEWED and payments will be made to England Athletics at the end of this month for 2022/23. 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.
Plans for the Trent 5 2022: The Trent 5 provisionally be on Wednesday, 25 May. We are organising a Beeston AC takeover at parkrun on 9 April for advertising the race and handing out leaflets. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered.
Friday, 11 March: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The run will be the Chilwell/Toton route, around 5.6 miles. Toilets and changing rooms are available at Chilwell Olympia.
Saturday, 12 March: 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 web link.
Sunday, 13 March: John cannot lead the run on Sunday so if anyone would like to volunteer to take charge please get in touch either via this email address or via John’s post on Facebook. Hopefully the meeting time will be 8.50 for 9.00 am depart, venue to be advised.
Tuesday, 15 March: Speed session – details will be posted on Facebook. Sessions start at 6.30 pm and please arrive early to warm up if appropriate.
Wednesday, 16 March: please arrive at 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Neil will post the routes on Facebook as usual.
Gaby Neher is also leading trail runs on Thursdays, 6.25 for 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)
Notts Fell Championships: entries are still open for the Wolf’s Pit race on 20 March, 11.00 am, distance 5.6 miles. The race limit is 250 so places will go soon. See https://www.nottsaaa.org/landingpage/fell-county-champs-2022 for information.
Further information is available from Dicky Henderson on the Notts AAA website, including details on parking and club teams (clubs can have a senior and vets team aged 40+ which must be nominated before the race). Age categories will be: 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
The Road League list is available at: https://beestonac.com/road-races
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 https://www.nottsaaa.org/landingpage/county-champs-2022
5K Newstead Abbey Dash (29 July 2022) https://www.redhillroadrunners.com/our-races still places available earlier this week
10K Formula One (18 August)
Marathon TBC (could be Leicester 9 October)
No 10 mile race for 2022.
Entries are open for the Holme Pierrepont Grand Prix Tuesday 28th June to Thursday 7th July at https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=8953
The Nice Work 5K Winter Series is back on – full information at https://www.nice-work.org.uk/races/nottingham-winter-1 (16 March and 20 April 2022).
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.