New Thornbury Running Club Post – CWR & Track Update

TRC Bulletin for w/c 2nd May 2022

Thursday Club Night Leaders

7min: Nick W / 8min: Hannah   / 9min: Kev C / 10min: Suzy / 12 min (5k): Jim W  / Walking: Val

Tea Rota                                                      

 5th May Romeo Maddalena /12th May John Francksen /19th Nick Langridge/ 26th May Chris Studley

What’s On …

  1. Shoe Try On – May 12th

Thursday 12th May will be the Club’s first  shoe try on event supported by Saucony Shoes with Up & Running Bristol from 6:30pm. All the details you need are here. Please arrive in good time to get yourself fitted with shoes before the normal run start time at 7:00pm.

  1. TRC Annual Party & Awards Night – May 20th

Last date to buy tickets is 8th May, as we need to give final number to the Golf Club on 9th.  Tickets subsidised at £16 person for both Club members and guests. Price includes first drink, sumptuous BBQ, Celebration cake and disco. Purchase ticket/s Annual Party & Awards Night . Any questions

  1. Parkrun of the Month – May 7th

The club parkrun of the month for May is Severn Bridge

  1. Club Championships

This year we are holding two Club competitions. ‘Club Road Race Championship’ a straight shoot out single race  with trophies for 1st female and male runners.  Plus the ‘Pete Mainstone Challenge’ multi-event competition with both outright and age adjusted female and male winners. The Club Road Race Championship will take place 9:00 am Sunday 22nd May over the new Thornbury 10k course. This will also serve as a course tester event. The event is for Club members only. The ‘Pete Mainstone Challenge’ will give you the opportunity to select 3 events from a list of 8 over the Club year.  The first event will be the Berkeley 10k Road Race 2022 on 9th May Entries: Many Club members have already entered so please sign up and join in.

  1. Cotswold Way Relay

We now have 19 entries for the CWR Your place is not secured until you have paid the £10 deposit, 8 people have yet to pay please. We have entered 3 teams – Quickthorn (a vets team of our ten fastest over 40 female or male runners) and two mixed teams Firethorn and Hawthorn (at least 4 female runners per team).  Please Enter here

  1. Thornbury 10k Tester Sunday 22nd May

This event is going to be used for the Club Road Race Championship and we need 8-10 marshals please to be able to run this event. We would like as many people running as possible to make the Club Championship meaningful and to really test the course, please can anyone injured or family & friends be recruited to help out marshalling! Thank you. Anyone wishing to volunteer themselves, or their family, please e-mail Kevin W:

  1. Track Update – May

Everyone seems to be enjoying the track session and we have settled into the routine of 2nd and 4th. Tuesdays. On 24th May (4th Tuesday in May) Bristol & West are hosting an open meeting on the track, so in May we will meet at the track 10th & 17th. We are trying to get more details about the open meeting for those interested.