Runs and winners with Beeston AC


Hi all – information about next week’s club runs and other news is below.


Many congratulations to Lucy Grant on being voted the Athlete of the Year for 2021 and to Mike Davey for winning the Single Gravs handicap race!


Many thanks to everyone who turned up and ran the Single Gravs and/or attended the AGM and voted for our new Road Race Secretary – Dave Cross and Ladies Representative – Gaby Neher. The AGM Minutes will be circulated in the next few days.


Welcome to new members Craig Glendenning and Jamie Griffith: happy running with Beeston AC!


The Mystery Pub Crawl will take place on Wednesday, 1 December – more details to follow but so far we know it will be a single bus ride of about 20 minutes to a group of 3 real ale pubs, with the drinking aiming to start at 7.00 pm.


The Notts AAA Cross Country Championships 2022 will be held on Saturday, 8th January at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield (a move from Wollaton Park). Please apply on the Notts AAA site if you would like to run. The Senior/Vet women’s race is approximately 8K and is at 11.55 am, with the Senior/Vet men running 10K at approximately 12.35 pm. The closing date for entries is Sunday, 12 December and it is £6 to enter.


Dates for 2022: Please see below for information about the County Championship races and Summer League dates for next year. For new members, Summer League races are free to enter.


Ambleside: A few Beestonites are planning to tackle the Ambleside series of races again on 9 July 2022, planning to book into the Youth Hostel there (some reasonably priced hotels available in the town too). There is still an early bird discount at present – see and the youth hostel website is here.



Club runs


Friday, 12 November:  6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. The run will be the Toton route, just under 6 miles.   Toilets and changing rooms are available at Chilwell Olympia.


Saturday, 13 November: See you at Beeston parkrun, 9.00 am at the Weirfields, Beeston Rylands NG9 1LZ Details of other local parkruns (including Wollaton Hall) are also available on the weblink.

The North Midlands XC League is also on today at Wicksteed Park, Kettering with the ladies racing at 1.50 pm and the men at 2.20 pm.

Sunday, 14 November: It’s the second Sunday in the month so it’s a different meeting point. Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from St Chad’s Church, Wilne Road, DE72 3QH.


Tuesday, 16 November: Speed session – details will be posted on Facebook. Sessions start at 6.30 pm and please arrive early to warm up if appropriate.


Wednesday, 17 November: please arrive at 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia Penny and Chris have a group of Improvers setting off at the same time and it will be week 6 on the 17th.

Gaby Neher is also leading trail runs most Thursdays, 6.30 pm.


For information:


Advertised Dates for Races – full list on Facebook (pinned list)


The Road League for 2021 is available at .


Cross Country 2021/22:


The North Midlands XC League races are: Wicksteed Park, Kettering (13 November), Shipley Country Park, Heanor (4 December) and Berry Hill Park, Mansfield (15 January). The ladies’ race will be at 13.50 (6K) and the men’s race (10K) at 14.20.


Further information about the East Midlands XC League to follow in the New Year.


Summer League Info for 2022 (all between 5-6 miles in length, mixed surface)

SL1 Hexgreave 20th April

SL2 Holme Pierrepont 11th May

SL3 Wollaton Park 15th June

SL4 Worksop College 20th July

SL5 Teversal 3rd August


County Championship Races for 2022

5K Newstead Abbey Dash (late July)

10K Formula One (early August)

10M Notts 10

Half Marathon Retford

Marathon TBA




Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal:


See website at  for information about the cross country, fell and road race leagues in which we participate. Also check our Twitter account at . If you wish to be removed from the circulation list please contact with your request.




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