Hello everyone – details of news and runs below.
Welcome to new member Cherry Król: happy running with Beeston AC!
It was a hilly weekend for some last week: well done to everyone who tackled Forest Rec parkrun for Dave’s parkrun challenge on the Saturday and the Beestonites at Wolf’s Pit on the Sunday – well done to the women on the Senior team gold and various category medal winners!
Extended Discount for Club Members: Up and Running in Nottingham have been in touch with the following message:
In addition to the usual 10% that we offer on full price products, we are offering a further 10% on sale items both online and instore. Simply using this code to claim the extra discount on any sale item: CLUBSALE10. This offer code is valid up to 23rd April.
As you are probably aware, we offer free in-store gait analysis 7 days a week – no need for an appointment, and with no obligation. We stock a wide range of road, trail, and racing shoes, as well as spikes and all manner of specialist running equipment.
Please see our website for details on what we have to offer https://upandrunning.co.uk/
Trent 5, 24 May: Entry is now open for our own race on Runbritain. Tell all your friends!
Road League, parkrun Challenge and Fell League: a combined list of these is attached for the benefit of new members and anyone who likes to print off a list of all the league races (me 😊).
Final Membership Fee Reminder: fees need to be paid to England Athletics for current members at the beginning of April, so please send through your £20 if you have not already so that your membership can be renewed for 2023/24. The preferred method is to pay by bank transfer:
Account name: Beeston AC, Sort Code: 40 10 06, Account Number: 62266253
Please drop Dan an email at email@example.com when paid. Many thanks to the great majority who have now paid to renew membership. We are closing in on 200 members again!
Entries are now open for the Holme Pierrepont Grand Prix series at https://www.hprcrun.co.uk/gp . The Grand Prix races are on Tuesday 27th June (4 miles at Rushcliffe), Thursday 29th June (10K at Holme Pierrepont, also the County Championships event), Tuesday 4th July (5K at Victoria Embankment) and Thursday 6th July (5 miles at University Park, Nottingham).
Thursday, 23 March: Gaby Neher leads trail runs on Thursdays, 6.20 for 6.30 pm, and the current meeting point is at the White Lion, Town Street, Bramcote. Please take a charged head or chest torch (not for much longer!), wear hi-viz and trail shoes.
Friday, 24 March: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Toilets and changing rooms are open. It’s a trip to the Beeston parkrun route via The Strand, about 5.7 miles. Headtorches needed for the end of the run.
Saturday, 25 March: Beeston parkrun will be on at 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, 26 March: Please check Facebook to see if there is a club run this Sunday.
Good luck to everyone doing the Ashby 20 today.
Tuesday, 28 March, 6.30 pm, speed session: It’s back to the track off Moor Lane, Bramcote, NG9 3FH. Full details of each session will be posted on Facebook in advance. Please arrive early to warm up if appropriate. Parking is available on Moor Lane.
Wednesday, 29 March: Please arrive at 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Neil will post the routes on Facebook as usual.
Advertised Dates for Races – full list on Facebook (pinned list)
The Road League list is available at: https://beestonac.com/road-races
The Fell League list is available at: https://beestonac.com/fell-races
Remaining County Championship Races for 2023 (see https://www.nottsaaa.org/)
Newstead Abbey Dash 5K – Friday 28 July entries open
Newark Half Marathon – Sunday 13th August, entries now open
Holme Pierrepont 10K – 29th June, 7.15 pm. Entries now open (part of GP series)
Summer League 2023 races are as follows (just turn up in Club vest, no fee):
Race 1 – Hexgreave Park, 26th April
Race 2 – Chilwell Barracks, 10th May (to be confirmed – there will be ID requirements)
Race 3 – Wollaton Park, 14th June
Race 4 – Worksop College, 12th July
Race 5 – National Water Sports Centre, 2nd August followed by presentation.
Notts AAA Track and Field Championships, 13th and 14th May – entries now open at https://www.nottsaaa.org/landingpage/tf-county-champs-2023. The venue will be Harvey Hadden Stadium. We have also been invited to participate in HPRC’s schedule of events at the Bingham track – Tuesday, 20th June – the Night of the Mile PBs, Wednesday, 18th July HPRC Track Open and Tuesday, 8th August – Bingham 5000m.
Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal: https://myathletics.englandathletics.org/portal/members/Login/
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