1. Club runs 19 to 24 April inclusive
Friday, 19 April – there will be a training run from; meet in the foyer at 6.25 for a 6.30 pm depart. Distance 5-7 miles, drinks after in the , usually from 9.00 pm onwards. Further information on .
Saturday, 20 April – Beeston parkrun, 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ.
Sunday, 21 April – the Sunday run will be from, Stanton Gate, (meeting time at 8.50 am to start at 9.00 am), further details to follow on Facebook. Could it be a visit to Locko Park?!
Tuesday, 23 April hills with Sophie: Meet 6.15 at the start of the access road to the University Sports Centre (NG7 2RD) for a warm up, session starts 6.30 pm for a hills session at University Park. see Facebook for further information.
Tuesday, 23 April: 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 Runnerspage. Meet 6.30 pm in the foyer for 6.40 pm depart. An 8-week beginners course is also running.
Wednesday, 24 April – there will be a training run from; meet in the foyer at 6.25 for a 6.30 pm depart. Drinks afterwards in the . This is the same night as the first Summer League race; details below.
2. Upcoming Races on the Calendar
Wednesday, 24 April: Summer League race 1, Hexgreave, 7.15 pm.
Message from Mark Rowlson: The Summer League is nearly upon us. A quick explanation for new members. The Summer League is a series of races organised by Notts AAA. These races are open to all clubs affiliated to Notts AAA. The distances range from 5 miles to 10K on road or trail. There is no need to pre-enter these races and they are free to enter for members. Simply turn up in your club vest and run. You will be given a finishing token at the end. Please pass this token to me or what you'll probably end up doing is wait for me to finish and then pass the token to me! All races are on a Wednesday and start at 7.15pm. The dates and venues for 2019 are…
Apr 24 Race #1 Hexgreave Park Bilsthorpe NG22 8LS
May 29 Race #2 Flowserve, Balderton
Jun 12 Race #3 Holme Pierrepont
Jul 10 Race #4 Worksop College
Aug 7 Race #5 Teversal Grange
Race 1 Hexgreave Park: If the weather is kind over the next week, we will be able park on the grass. If this is waterlogged, we will revert back to the farmyard.
Hexgreave is a 5.1 mile course on road and trail. Generally flat with a small hill just after 4 miles. Hope to see you there
Fell: Kinder Downfall: Sunday, 28th April, 11.30 am (pre-entry only, sold out)
Fell: Tigers Trail race, Wednesday 1st May, 7.00 pm (can pre-enter)
Fell: Burbage Skyline, Tuesday 7th May, 7.30 pm (must pre-enter early April)
Road: Sinfin Classic 10K, Sunday 12th May, 10.30 am (sold out)
Fell: Totley Moor, Tuesday 21st May, 7.30 pm (can pre-enter)
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.
Entries are now open for the Hardwick 10K – go toto enter. This is not a large race so will sell out.
4. Well done and good luck: to everyone who raced last weekend at the Boston Marathon, Belvoir Half Rutland Half and other races. Good luck to everyone racing at the weekend, including Race the Train on Easter Monday.
5. Welcome to: new members Neil Nicolson and Steve Lever – happy running with Beeston AC!
Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal:
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.
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