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Runs and Meetings


  • Tue
    04
    Jan
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Andy Woolley.
    Meet on track for 7pm start
    Pyramid session. Half mile warmup; running intervals of 1.5min, 1.5min, 3min, 3min, 5min, 3min, 1.5min, 1.5min. Recovery intervals: half the time of the previous running interval.

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

     

  • Thu
    06
    Jan
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Steve Harvey
    Meet at Shobnall Reception for a 7:00pm departure, then do a 1.4 mile warm up run to Forest Edge Way. If you can’t make it to Shobnall for 7:00 go directly to Forest Edge Way.
    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
    11
    Jan
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leaders:
    Steady group, Andy Bennett leaving at 7pm; 4 miles following Route 1.
    Quicker group, Andy Woolley leaving at 7:15pm, 6.5 miles following a modified version of route 14.
    Click here for the routes page

  • Thu
    13
    Jan
    2022
    7:00 pmMeadowside Leisure Centre

    Leader: Kelly Hanson
    Hill rep's at Beaufort Rd. Meet at the MEADOWSIDE Leisure Centre to depart at 7:00pm (bring coins for parking). 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
    18
    Jan
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leaders:
    Steady group, Andy Bennett leaving at 7pm; 5 miles, route number 2.
    Quicker group, Chris Fletcher leaving at 7:15pm, a longer version of route 2.
    Click this link for the road routes page.

  • Thu
    20
    Jan
    2022
    7:00 pmCo-op car park, Main Street, Branston, DE14 3EY

    Leader: Chris Fletcher
    Approx. 0.8 mile warm-up run from the Co-op car park followed by intervals on Branston Road footpath by the school.

  • Sun
    23
    Jan
    2022
    10:30 amAllestree Park, Derby, DE22 2EU

    2 laps, approx 10K in total, with the Start and Finish in the same location. Grassed areas, plenty of woods, muddy in parts, with a few compacted limestone paths. Off-road shoes; studs or spikes preferable. Please share cars, parking is limited. Main entrance is off A6 (Duffield Road). The city council has forbidden parking alongside the main entrance drive. The main parking is in the wooded area, irregular in shape and not marked out – please park sensibly. There is an alternative car park at the top end of the park, off Woodland Road, and another at the Evergreen Club on Cornhill (DE22 2FT).

  • Tue
    25
    Jan
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leaders:
    Steady group, Andy Bennett leaving at 7pm; route TBC.
    Quicker group, Stan Knopik leaving at 7:15pm, route TBC.

  • Thu
    27
    Jan
    2022
    7:00 pmMeadowside Leisure Centre

    Leader: Steve Hanson
    This week the hill workout will be on Violet Way. We’ll do 3 sets of 10 minute runs up and recovery jog down the hill with a short rest between each set. There will be a choice of distance up the same hill: 0.11 miles (180m) with approx. 60ft of climb, ave. gradient 10%; 0.26miles with approx. 120ft of climb, ave. gradient 8.5%. We will start from the MEADOWSIDE Leisure Centre at 7:00pm (bring coins for parking). We’ll warm up running to Violet Way via Clay St. which is about 1.5 miles. Or meet us there at Redwood Dr. on Violet Way.
    Follow this link to see the warm-up route:

  • Tue
    01
    Feb
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Paul Mellor.
    Meet on track for 7pm start

  • 7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leader: Karen Jackson, route TBC.

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

     

  • Thu
    03
    Feb
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Steve Harvey
    Meet at Shobnall Reception for a 7:00pm departure, then do a 1.4 mile warm up run to Forest Edge Way. If you can’t make it to Shobnall for 7:00 go directly to Forest Edge Way.
    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.

  • Sun
    06
    Feb
    2022
    10:30 amGorse Lane, Boothorpe, Moira, DE12 6DH

    Park at Conkers Discovery Centre, Rawden Road, Moira, DE12 6GA. Strictly NO PARKING on the main road. There is plenty of parking at the Conkers car park with an easy walk to the start. The course is 2 laps of National Forest Land, approx 5.5 miles, mostly on grass land with a small section of compact path; there are some steep gradients. Spikes or trail shoes advised. No toilets, shower, changing area. Post-race results/social at the Sir Nigel Gresley, Market St. Swadlincote DE11 0AD.

  • Tue
    08
    Feb
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leaders:
    Steady group, Sam Owen leaving at 7pm; route TBC.
    Quicker group, Stan Knopik leaving at 7:15pm, route TBC.

  • Thu
    10
    Feb
    2022
    7:00 pmMeadowside Leisure Centre

    Leader: Kelly Hanson
    Hill rep's at Beaufort Rd. Meet at the MEADOWSIDE Leisure Centre to depart at 7:00pm (bring coins for parking). 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
    15
    Feb
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leaders:
    Steady group, Sarah Tomlinson leaving at 7pm; 6.4 miles following route 18 on the Road Routes page.
    Quicker group, Stan Knopik leaving at 7:15pm, route TBC.

  • Thu
    17
    Feb
    2022
    7:00 pmCo-op car park, Main Street, Branston, DE14 3EY

    Leader: Chris Fletcher
    Approx. 0.8 mile warm-up run from the Co-op car park followed by intervals on Branston Road footpath by the school.

  • Sun
    20
    Feb
    2022
    10:30 amYoung Peoples Forest at Mead, Shipley Country Park, DE75 7GX

    Location is next to Shipley Country Park, Plentiful parking in the car park. Pay & display charges. 2 laps, approx. 10k. Slightly revised course; more grassed tracks, less compacted gravel. Off-road shoes, studs or spikes preferable.

  • Tue
    22
    Feb
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leaders:
    Steady group, Karen Jackson leaving at 7pm; route TBC.
    Quicker group, Chris Fletcher leaving at 7:15pm, route TBC.

  • Thu
    24
    Feb
    2022
    7:00 pmMeadowside Leisure Centre

    Leader: Steve Hanson
    This week the hill workout will be on Violet Way. We’ll do 3 sets of 10 minute runs up and recovery jog down the hill with a short rest between each set. There will be a choice of distance up the same hill: 0.11 miles (180m) with approx. 60ft of climb, ave. gradient 10%; 0.26miles with approx. 120ft of climb, ave. gradient 8.5%. We will start from the MEADOWSIDE Leisure Centre at 7:00pm (bring coins for parking). We’ll warm up running to Violet Way via Clay St. which is about 1.5 miles. Or meet us there at Redwood Dr. on Violet Way.
    Follow this link to see the warm-up route:

  • Tue
    01
    Mar
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Paul Mellor.
    Meet on track for 7pm start

  • 7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leader: Sam Owen, route TBC.

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

     

  • Thu
    03
    Mar
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Steve Harvey
    Meet at Shobnall Reception for a 7:00pm departure, then do a 1.4 mile warm up run to Forest Edge Way. If you can’t make it to Shobnall for 7:00 go directly to Forest Edge Way.
    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
    08
    Mar
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    5 miles following route no. 2.
    Leaders:
    Steady group, Jo Butler leaving at 7pm.
    Quicker group, Stan Knopik leaving at 7:15pm.

  • Thu
    10
    Mar
    2022
    7:00 pmMeadowside Leisure Centre

    Leader: Steve Harvey
    Hill rep's at Beaufort Rd. Meet at the MEADOWSIDE Leisure Centre to depart at 7:00pm (bring coins for parking). 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

  • Sun
    13
    Mar
    2022
    10:30 amSinai Park, Burton on Trent, DE13 0QJ

    Approximately 5 mile challenging course with a good flat and downhill finish suitable for studs or spikes.
    Parking (limited so car sharing is advised) at RIS, Coleman International & Active Engineering; Shobnall Road (Opposite Marstons Brewery), DE14 2BB. These will be clearly signed and there will be marshals on duty.
    Toilets & Changing: Available at the Shobnall Leisure Complex but showers are at a small cost, please be aware these facilities are used by others.
    Post Race Results: Shortly after the race has finished at The Albion Pub, Shobnall Road DE14 2BE (upstairs function room), just a short walk from race finish.
    Would all runners please remove dirty footwear before entering the pub, thank you.

  • Tue
    15
    Mar
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leaders:
    Steady group, Karen Jackson leaving at 7pm.
    Quicker group, Pete Wright leaving at 7:15pm.

  • Thu
    17
    Mar
    2022
    7:00 pmCo-op car park, Main Street, Branston, DE14 3EY

    Leader: Chris Fletcher
    Approx. 0.8 mile warm-up run from the Co-op car park followed by intervals on Branston Road footpath by the school.

  • Tue
    22
    Mar
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex Reception

    Leaders:
    Steady group, Sam Owen leaving at 7pm.
    Quicker group, Steve Harvey leaving at 7:15pm.
    Both groups running route 13, Shobnall to Stapenhill, 5.9 miles.

  • Thu
    24
    Mar
    2022
    7:00 pmMeadowside Leisure Centre

    Leader: Kelly Hanson
    This week the hill workout will be on Violet Way. We’ll do 3 sets of 10 minute runs up and recovery jog down the hill with a short rest between each set. There will be a choice of distance up the same hill: 0.11 miles (180m) with approx. 60ft of climb, ave. gradient 10%; 0.26miles with approx. 120ft of climb, ave. gradient 8.5%. We will start from the MEADOWSIDE Leisure Centre at 7:00pm (bring coins for parking). We’ll warm up running to Violet Way via Clay St. which is about 1.5 miles. Or meet us there at Redwood Dr. on Violet Way.
    Follow this link to see the warm-up route:

  • Tue
    29
    Mar
    2022
    6:30 pmScout Hut, Stapenhill Road, DE15 9AE

    Leader: Andy Gadsby
    This is an annual event, instead of a club social run. Turn up on the night at 6.30pm to give enough time for you to check in, receive a pre-race brief and submit your predicted time. The course will be revealed at the pre-race briefing. The winner will be the one nearest to their predicted time. No timing devices or pacing devices are allowed. Please wear reflective bright clothing and observe your own safety at junctions. Limited car parking on-site.
    The run starts at 7:00pm.
    Post-run results, snacks and drinks will be in the Scout Hut.
    The winner will be presented with the trophy at the awards night and get to keep it for a year.

  • Thu
    31
    Mar
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Steve Harvey
    Meet at Shobnall Reception for a 7:00pm departure, then do a 1.4 mile warm up run to Forest Edge Way. If you can’t make it to Shobnall for 7:00 go directly to Forest Edge Way.
    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.

  • Sun
    03
    Apr
    2022
    8:30 am

    Details to follow.

  • Tue
    05
    Apr
    2022
    8:00 pmMarstons Sports & Social Club, DE14 2BG

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

  • Thu
    07
    Apr
    2022
    7:00 pmJacksons Bank car park on Brakenhurst Rd, DE13 8RG

    Leader: Kelly Hanson
    Woodland trail hills. Approx. 600m loops, 16m elevation climb per loop for 15 minutes, rest, then repeat in the opposite direction.

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  • Sun
    10
    Apr
    2022
    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.

  • Tue
    12
    Apr
    2022
    7:15 pmAlbion pub car park, Shobnall Road, DE14 2BE

    Leader: Karen Jackson.
    4.5 to 5 miles. Trail shoes and bring Hi-vis and a head torch.

  • Thu
    14
    Apr
    2022
    7:00 pmCo-op car park, Main Street, Branston, DE14 3EY

    Leader: Sarah Tomlinson
    Approx. 0.8 mile warm-up run from the Co-op car park followed by intervals on Branston Road footpath by the school.

  • Tue
    19
    Apr
    2022
    7:15 pmCar Park, Barton Village Hall, Crowberry Lane, Barton under Needwood, DE13 8AF

    Steady group Leader: Karen Jackson
    Faster group Leader: Steve Harvey
    6 miles.

  • Thu
    21
    Apr
    2022
    7:00 pmJacksons Bank car park on Brakenhurst Rd, DE13 8RG

    Leader: Steve Harvey
    Woodland trail hills. Approx. 600m loops, 16m elevation climb per loop for 15 minutes, rest, then repeat in the opposite direction.

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  • Sun
    24
    Apr
    2022
    9:30 amStreetly Lodge, Thornhill Rd, Sutton Coldfield B74 3EW

     

  • Tue
    26
    Apr
    2022
    7:15 pmThe Riverside Hotel, Branston, DE14 3EP

    Steady Leader: Rob Leadbeater, leaving at 7:15pm
    Faster Leader: Stan Knopik, leaving at 7:30pm

    Meet in the right hand car park of the Riverside Hotel.
    6.7 miles, along the river towards Walton, then back up the canal to Branston.

    Off-road route XC10

  • Thu
    28
    Apr
    2022
    7:15 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: Steve Harvey
    Meet at Shobnall Reception for a 7:00pm departure, then do a 1.4 mile warm up run to Forest Edge Way. If you can’t make it to Shobnall for 7:00 go directly to Forest Edge Way.
    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.

  • Sun
    01
    May
    2022
    Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, ST14 8BD

    Details to follow.

  • Tue
    03
    May
    2022
    7:00 pmShobnall Leisure Complex

    Leader: TBC
    Meet on track for 7pm start

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

     

  • Thu
    05
    May
    2022
    7:15 pmJacksons Bank car park on Brakenhurst Rd, DE13 8RG

    Leader: Steve Harvey
    Woodland trail hills. Approx. 600m loops, 16m elevation climb per loop for 15 minutes, rest, then repeat in the opposite direction.

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  • Tue
    10
    May
    2022
    7:15 pmJacksons Bank car park on Brakenhurst Rd, DE13 8RG

    Leader: Tony Press
    "A new route that nobody's done before..."

  • Thu
    12
    May
    2022
    7:15 pmCo-op car park, Main Street, Branston, DE14 3EY

    Leader: Steve Harvey
    Approx. 0.8 mile warm-up run from the Co-op car park followed by intervals on Branston Road footpath by the school.

  • Tue
    17
    May
    2022
    7:15 pmBrankley Pastures - DE13 8NN

    Leader: Paul Mellor

    Meet at Brankley Pastures (DE13 8BN) at 7:15pm for an off-road-social run.

    Google Maps link

  • Thu
    19
    May
    2022
    7:15 pmJacksons Bank car park on Brakenhurst Rd, DE13 8RG

    Leader: Kelly Hanson

    Short warm up run from car park followed by 2 x 15 minute sets running around the hill loop, followed by a short cool down run back to the car park. 5 mins rest in between sets.

    Road or light trail shoes should be fine.

    All abilities and speeds welcome, it's as easy or hard as you make it!

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  • Wed
    08
    Jun
    2022
    Burton Library, Burton Upon Trent, DE14 1AH

    Approx. two mile relay race in teams of 4 (male/mixed) or 3 (female) around the Burton Washlands. Car parking available at Burton Library and Meadowside Leisure Centre - £1-20 for 2 hours. Changing, lockers and showers available at Meadowside (charges may apply). Water at start/finish.

  • Sun
    19
    Jun
    2022
    9:15 amIron Gate, Derby

     

  • Sun
    26
    Jun
    2022
    11:00 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
    05
    Jul
    2022
    7:30 pmWorthington, LE65 1RQ

    Race HQ and race finish at the Malt Shovel Inn. Race start is a short walk from Malt Shovel. Use official car park and car-share if possible.

  • Sat
    16
    Jul
    2022
    1:30 pmFete Green, Crich

     

  • Fri
    12
    Aug
    2022
    7:00 pmDukes Barn, School Lane, Beeley, DE4 2NU

     

  • Sun
    14
    Aug
    2022
    10:30 amShobnall Leisure Complex, Burton upon Trent
  • Sun
    18
    Sep
    2022
    Tamworth AC Track, Glascote, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 2HF

     

  • Fri
    30
    Sep
    2022
    7:30 pmMarstons Sports and Social Club, Shobnall Rd, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 2BG

    Details to follow.

  • Sun
    20
    Nov
    2022