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.

Monday, 15 September 2008


Training and Racing: Tuesday 16 Sep - Sunday 21 Sep 2008
Tues 16 Sep - 6:30pm
A 10 mile run around Kimberley and Swingate; the one with the long descent. Not sure what people fancy, but I was thinking something along the lines of 25 min @ threshold/tempo/half marathon pace.



Sat 20 Sep - 9am
Wollaton Park easy 7.5 mile run for 1 hour, meet at St. Leonard's Avenue, Wollaton.

Sun 21 Sep - 9:00am
Papplewick for a 13.75m or 18m run through the north Nottinghamshire Forests, Newstead, Thieves Wood,Harlow Wood, Blidworth Bottom and Papplewick.

Results
Robin Hood Half Marathon & Marathon - 14 Sep - 10:05am - Nottingham
Half Marathon

239 - Nick Watson - Burnham Joggers - 01:29:57 - 01:29:38
332 - Ken Allen - Notts AC - 01:32:52 - 01:32:47
Marathon
5 - Matthew Clapp - Redhill Road Runners - 02:43:14 - 02:43:11

Looks like Matt has won County Gold in the Marathon - CONGRATS!
Very well run everyone.

Races
4 & 6 Stage Road Relays - Sutton Park, Birmingham

Upcoming Races
12/10/08 - Merrill & Shelton Striders 10k
01/11/08 - National XC Relays - Mansfield
23/11/08 - Leeds Abbey Dash 10k
29/11/08 - North Mids XC #3 - Mansfield
14/12/08 - Keyworth Turkey Trot 1/2M and Bedford 1/2M