During the light evenings, from early April to early September, we are based at Bramcote Leisure Centre which gives easy access to off-road runs. During the dark evenings period, from mid September to early April, we are based at Nottingham Tennis Centre, University Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2QH, UK, Aerial view, which gives easy access to the road. We offer training for everyone whether in a club or not. We have regular runners who are members of established affiliated clubs and others who are unattached to any club.
There are two groups, the Fast group, who do, for example, 10 miles at a strong pace which is for those whose times are below 37 - 38 mins for 10k, 62mins for 10 miles 85 mins for a half-marathon or run on the fells. The Intermediate group is for slower paced runners, down to very roughly 50 mins 10K, 70 mins for 10miles, 105 mins half-marathon and who would like to improve. These are often steady sessions up to 9 miles, but vary both longer and shorter to suit the group. Both groups do fartlek sessions occasionally again when it suits the groups.
There is now a Facebook page also.
New runners are very welcome to just turn up and run. Check with the blog or the Facebook page for any late changes to the blog postings which we like to keep to an absolute minimum. Alternatively you can use the contact form if you prefer to make prior contact or would like further information.
There are no charges for running with us.
Following British Athletics rules for road running the minimum age for joining either group is 17.

Sunday, 15 June 2008

Training and Racing: Tuesday 17 June - Sunday 22 June 2008
Tuesday 17 June - 6:30pm
Bramcote for a 10m run on the Kimberley route, this is slightly hilly and has no canal :)

Saturday 21 June - 9am
Wollaton Park easy 7.5 mile run for 1 hour, meet at St. Leonard's Avenue, Wollaton.

Sunday 22 June - 9am
Papplewick for a "classic" (13.75M) route or the 18M.

Thursday 19 June GRINDLEFORD FELL RACE. CS. 7.30 p.m 4.5m/500' from Bishop's Pavilion, Bridge Playing Field, Grindleford, Derbyshire (GR SK244778). £3 on night only. PM. Over 16. Records: 31.11 T. Austin 2006; f. 36.56 K.Dalton 1997. Ample parking. No safety pins. Details: Joy Benn, Highmead, Sir William Hill Road, Grindleford, Hope Valley, S32 2HS. Tel: 01433 630221. Email: highmead@supanet.com

Dave Walsh (Redhill RR) is doing the Three Peaks Yacht Race on 28 June - 3 July 2008. This is a great chance to do a fantastic race and a good reason to kick the job into touch!

You sail from Barmouth, Wales on Saturday 28th June and the 'end of race party' is Thursday 3rd July. You won't be required to do anything on the boat (except rest & recover for the next leg), and need to do all 3 peaks.

Snowdon is 24 miles (16 of which on road), Scafell is 17 miles cycle then 18 miles fell running and 17 miles cycle back to Caernarfon. Ben Nevis is 17 miles (including 8+ miles of road).

Dave has all the kit, a competitive boat and crew. The team has a chance of a medal, both on the mountains and overall. Please either contact Gary or Dave Walsh if you are interested.