Hi all – details of news and runs below.
Well done to everyone who raced at HP yesterday – some fantastic times and a great turn out!
Calling all marshals: We need volunteers for a variety of different roles not only for the Trent 5 which takes place on Wednesday 25th May but also for Summer League 3 on Wednesday, 15th June. Sophie Eadsforth has kindly volunteered to be Chief Marshal and has put a call out on Facebook. Around 40 volunteers are needed for each of these events. If you aren’t on Facebook please email me and I will pass on your name.
Whissendine 6: the race organisers are short of entries and this one is on the Road League Calendar (8 July, 7.30 pm). If you’re thinking of doing it, the entry link is at https://www.grainstorebrewery.com/shop/whissendine-6-race-entry/ .
Club membership: if you have still not paid the £20 membership fee for 2022/3, for information the club bank account is Beeston AC, sort code 40-10-06 account number 62266253 and please let Dan Rawson know.
Friday, 13 May: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The run will be the Beeston parkrun loop via The Strand, just under 6 miles. Toilets and changing rooms are available at Chilwell Olympia.
Saturday, 14 May: 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, 15 May: Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from Stanton Gate, Moorbridge Lane.
Tuesday, 17 May: The speed session: these are usually at the Moor Lane running track, NG9 3FH (though sometimes there may be hills elsewhere!). Further details of the session will be posted on Facebook. Sessions start at 6.30 pm; please arrive early to warm up if appropriate.
Wednesday, 18 May: 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, 6.30 pm, meeting point to be confirmed on Facebook. However, there is no run today on the 12th, hopefully back next week!
Advertised Dates for Races – full list on Facebook (pinned list)
Dates for diaries: The date for the Trent Lock Handicap is Wednesday, 22 June, and for the Double Gravs the date will be Wednesday, 10 August.
Trent 5 2022: The Trent 5 will be on Wednesday, 25 May, 7.15 pm. Please advertise the race to anyone you believe may be interested. Entries are open here.
The Road League list is available at: https://beestonac.com/road-races
The Fell League list is available at: https://beestonac.com/fell-races
The Hardwick 10K is back on 21 July – details at https://www.hardwickrun.co.uk/
The Stephen Price Memorial 10K and fun run is on Sunday, 11 September at Aston-on-Trent. Check out the website at www.sp10k.co.uk.
Entries are now open for the Heckington 10, 30 July, 9.00 am: https://www.heckingtonshow.org.uk/10-mile-road-race.html
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:
SL3 Wollaton Park 15th June, 7.15 pm, NG8 2AE (Beeston AC is marshalling this one)
SL4 Worksop College 13th July, 7.15 pm, Worksop College, S80 3AP
SL5 Teversal 3rd August, 7.15 pm, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 3HJ.
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
10K Formula One, 19 August, 7.00 pm, University of Nottingham – entries now open
Marathon, Leicester 9 October
No 10-mile race for 2022.
Notts County Development League: The next meeting is on 29 May at Newark, and 26 June and 4 September at Mansfield. Full details are at https://www.nottsaaa.org/landingpage/notts-county-development-league. These events include a 3 x 1000m relay (5 x 200m for all 3 so for example each runner would run for 30 seconds and have 60 seconds rest). There will also be a 5K parlaaf, each runner running 200m, handing over then crossing the infield to resume start position.
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.