Hi all – details of news and runs below.
Cross country race dates are below for the 2022/23 season.
Please see attached a request for participants for a research project being carried out by Tom Cable at Loughborough University, which may be of interest.
Gaby Neher leads trail runs on Thursdays, 6.25 for 6.30 pm, and the current meeting point is at the White Lion, Town Street, Bramcote. Please comment on her Facebook post if you are intending to go. Please take a head / chest torch and wear light clothing as it is likely to be dark by the time the run has ended.
Friday, 16 September: 6.25 for 6.30 pm depart, Chilwell Olympia. Toilets and changing rooms are open. The run will be to Toton Sidings, around 6.2 miles (10K).
Saturday, 17 September: no Beeston parkrun today but you could still go to another local parkrun – Wollaton Hall will be on (https://www.parkrun.org.uk/wollatonhall/) or you could try any of the other local parkruns available.
Sunday, 18 September: Please meet at 8.50 am for a 9.00 am start from Stanton Gate, Moorbridge Lane for a 10-mile run.
Tuesday, 20 September: The speed session: these are usually at the Moor Lane running track, NG9 3FH (though there may sometimes 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, 21 September: 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)
Entries are open for The Stilton Stumble on Sunday, 16th October via a link at https://stiltonstumble.com/ . This is a 10K race, cost £22 for affiliated runners – with a piece of cheese at the end – good if you like Stilton!
Autumn is coming so it’s got to be the beginning of the cross country season! Here are the dates for your diaries:
Sat 15 Oct: North Midlands League, Markeaton Park, Derby
Sat 22 Oct: Midlands Relays, Aldersley Leisure Village, Wolverhampton
Sat 29 Oct: British Masters Relays, West Park, Long Eaton (for those over 35)
Sat 5 Nov: English National Relays, Berry Hill Park, Mansfield
Sat 12 Nov: North Midlands League, West Glebe Park, Corby
Sat 26 Nov: Midlands 7 & 5 Mile Championships, Bulwell Hall Park
Sat 3 Dec: North Midlands League, Shipley Country Park, Heanor
Sat 7 Jan: County Championships, Shipley Country Park, Heanor
Sat 14 Jan: North Midlands League, Berry Hill Park, Mansfield
Sat 28 Jan: Midlands Championships, Leamington Spa
Sat 25 Feb: English National Championships, TBC (no longer Harewood House)
TBC: East Midlands League (usually 4 x Sunday dates)
Charlie Pearce will give full details of entry for these (free to BAC members for East Mids and North Mids Leagues, just turn up in your vest)
The Road League list is available at: https://beestonac.com/road-races
The Fell League list is available at: https://beestonac.com/fell-races
Link for checking personal information on the myATHLETICS Portal: https://myathletics.englandathletics.org/portal/members/Login/
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