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
    20
    Jun
    2019
    7:15 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Andy Bennett
    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
    25
    Jun
    2019
    7:15 pmTBD

    Leader: John Finn

  • Thu
    27
    Jun
    2019
    7:15 pmJacksons Bank car park on Brakenhurst Rd, DE13 8RG

    Leader: Barry Birch
    Woodland trail hills this evening. But all welcome to come and do the run you want. The training will follow a 0.85 mile, 125ft ascent, figure of 8 route. We’ll do 3 or 4 sets of 2 laps with rests in between. For other runners there is a nice 3km loop.

  • 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
    02
    Jul
    2019
    7:15 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

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

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

     

  • Thu
    04
    Jul
    2019
    7:15 pmCo-op car park, Main Street, Branston, DE14 3EY

    Leader: Barry Birch
    Intervals on Branston Road by the Bridge Inn. Approx. 0.5 mile warm-up run from the Co-op car park followed by 2 sets of 4 x quarter mile with quarter mile recovery jog. 3 minute rest between sets.

  • 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.

  • Thu
    11
    Jul
    2019
    7:15 pmJacksons Bank car park on Brakenhurst Rd, DE13 8RG

    Leader: Barry Birch
    Woodland trail hills this evening. But all welcome to come and do the run you want. The training will follow a 0.85 mile, 125ft ascent, figure of 8 route. We’ll do 3 or 4 sets of 2 laps with rests in between. For other runners there is a nice 3km loop.

  • Tue
    16
    Jul
    2019
    7:15 pmRiverside Hotel, Riverside Drive, Branston, DE14 3EP

    Leader: Paul Mellor

  • Tue
    23
    Jul
    2019
    7:15 pmHolly Bush Inn, Church Broughton

    Leader: Karen Jackson.
    Meet at The Holly Bush Inn. Fish & chips may be available from the pub afterwards (TBC).

  • Tue
    30
    Jul
    2019
    7:15 pmLocation TBC

    Leader: James Neilson

  • Tue
    06
    Aug
    2019
    7:15 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Karen Jackson.
    This is a run around our Burton 10k course, in the week before the race, in order to show marshals their positions on race day and brief them, to check out the course and to allow runners to familiarise themselves with the route. Leave Shobnall reception at 7:15 sharp.

  • Sun
    11
    Aug
    2019
    10:00 amShobnall Leisure Complex, Burton upon Trent
  • Tue
    13
    Aug
    2019
    7:15 pmTicknall Village Hall, Ingleby Lane, Ticknall, DE73 7JX

    Leader: Andy Bennett

  • 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