Diary

Our club meets for a social run every Tuesday, and for a training run every Thursday. We also participate in cross-country and road races most weekends, and ad-hoc groups often get together during the week for various other runs together, such as long runs.

All of our activities are attended by members of all abilities.

In general:
Winter runs are on the road within Burton, starting from the Shobnall Leisure Complex reception.
Summer runs are off-road from various locations in the Burton area, usually starting and finishing at a pub.

High vis vests must be worn for all winter evening runs, and head torches where street lighting is poor. If any member requires a high vis vest, one can be ordered from our Club Kit page.

See also our running route maps:
Road | Off-road
and:
Burton & District Summer Race League Rules for 2019

Runs and Meetings


  • Thu
    21
    Mar
    2019
    7:15 pmMeadowside Leisure Centre

    Leader: Barry Birch
    We go to Beaufort Rd for Thursday’s hill rep’s. Meet at the MEADOWSIDE Leisure Centre to depart at 7:15pm (bring £1 for parking). We’ll warm up running to Beaufort Rd via Clay St. which is about 1.4 miles. Then 2 sets of 15 minute runs up and down the hill between Derwent Road and Daleside. One uphill run is about 0.2 miles. The hill run will be entirely on the footpath and won’t cross any side roads.
    Follow this link to see the warm-up route

  • Tue
    26
    Mar
    2019
    7:15 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Pete Wright

  • Thu
    28
    Mar
    2019
    7:15 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Barry Birch
    Meet at Shobnall Reception for a 7:15pm departure. We will do a 1.4 mile warm up run to Forest Edge Way. If you can’t make it to Shobnall for 7:15 go directly to Forest Edge Way; we’ll probably get there at 7:30 but it won’t matter if you’re a little late.
    Forest Edge Way is a loop of 0.35 miles having an elevation gain of 22 feet for the first half of the lap, so the intervals will have a slight uphill and downhill. The course is in a residential area, crosses no roads, has good street lighting and has little traffic.
    It’ll be the 2 sets of 5 x 2 minute efforts with 1 minute recovery between each; 5 minute break between sets.

  • Tue
    02
    Apr
    2019
    8:00 pmMarstons Sports & Social Club, DE14 2BG

    No club run this Tuesday due to the early start of the AGM.

  • Sun
    07
    Apr
    2019
    10:45 amConkers Discovery Centre, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, DE12 6GA

    5 mile multi terrain race. Some Tarmac sections but mainly on compacted trail paths.
    Link to Entry Form on Run Britain web site

  • Tue
    09
    Apr
    2019
    7:15 pmBeehive Farm, Lullington Road, Rosliston, DE12 8HZ

    Leader: Chris Fletcher
    Approximately 5.75 miles, tracks and fields with short stretches of road.

  • Tue
    16
    Apr
    2019
    7:15 pmCar Park, Barton Village Hall, Crowberry Lane, Barton under Needwood, DE13 8AF

    Leader: Karen Jackson
    6.1 miles. See off-road route XC1.

  • Tue
    23
    Apr
    2019
    7:15 pmJacksons Bank, DE13 8RG

    Leader: Barry Birch
    5.3 miles. See off-road route XC2.

  • Tue
    30
    Apr
    2019
    7:15 pmLocation TBC

    Leader: Ian Stewart

  • Sun
    05
    May
    2019
    10:30 amUttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, ST14 8BD
  • Tue
    07
    May
    2019
    7:15 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Mark Slade.
    Please wait at reception until 19:05 before going onto the track.

  • 8:30 pmMarstons Sports & Social Club, DE14 2BG

     

  • Sun
    19
    May
    2019
    10:00 amMeadowside Leisure Centre, Meadowside Drive, DE14 1TL

    2 laps, undulating course, parkland paths and urban streets, mile markers, water station approximately every 2.5 miles. Race memento to all entrants, cash Prizes for categories. Starting and finishing from the Washlands adjacent to the Meadowside Leisure Centre.
    Link to Entry Form on Run Britain web site

  • Wed
    12
    Jun
    2019
    7:00 pmBurton Upon Trent

     

  • Sun
    30
    Jun
    2019
    11:15 amAnker Valley Football Pitches, Amington, Tamworth B77 3AX

    The 10km course is through the fields of the Anker Valley. It consists of tracks, concrete paths, grass, fields and a short section of tarmac. Stiles, gates and bridges to climb over add to the experience. The course is relatively flat and normal running shoes should suffice. The course is traffic-free throughout.

  • Tue
    09
    Jul
    2019
    7:30 pmWorthington, LE65 1RQ

    Race HQ and race finish at the Malt Shovel Inn. Race start is a 10 minute walk from Malt Shovel. Use official car park and car-share if possible.
    Refreshments and a pay as you go BBQ will be available after the race.

  • Sun
    11
    Aug
    2019
    10:00 amShobnall Leisure Complex, Burton upon Trent
  • Sun
    15
    Sep
    2019
    10:30 amTamworth AC Track, Glascote, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 2HF

     

  • Fri
    27
    Sep
    2019
    7:30 pmMarstons Sports and Social Club, Shobnall Rd, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 2BG