TRC Bulletin for W/C Monday 18th October

• Please wear a Hi-Viz top for your safety when running around the streets.
• Head torches are recommended when running away from well light areas.
• This week meet up in your Groups outside in the car park before the run. Please be in the car park for a 19:00 run start.
• As we have no volunteer to do tea this Thursday the inside room will not be open and there will be no tea!

Thursday Club Night Leaders
• 7 min – Rob Watkins
• 8 min – Lizzie Williams
• 9 min – Mike Bennewitz
• 10 min – Arthur Renshaw
• 12 min(5k) – Jim Williams
• Walking – Val James

Tea Rota
21/10 – No volunteer, no tea.
28/10 – tba (volunteer required)

If we are to carry on offering Tea & Biscuits after Thursday night’s run we need volunteers for the Tea Rota – please see Arthur Renshaw


1. EA Run Coaching Programme – Session #2 The Marathon Monday 18th October (by Zoom)
Kerry Newell will be leading a discussion on Monday 18th October 7:00 – 8:30pm about marathon – pacing, nutrition, time goal setting etc. If you are planning to run or thinking of running a half or full marathon then please join the call. Kerry’s current roles include England Masters Marathon Team Coach. Please join at 6:55 for 7:00 prompt start:
Meeting ID: 890 4905 7236 Passcode: 871943

2. Cross Country – Gloucester League Saturday 30th October.
First cross country event of the Gloucester league is on Saturday 30th October at Cirencester. See details of all the Glos League events here:
There will be no on-the-day entries this year and entries close 5 days before the race ie Monday 25th. Everyone needs to individually enter using the link below. You have to register with Entry Central first and enter your name & address, dob and Club (Thornbury Running Club) and then register for the race once your profile has been set-up:
For full details and arrangements for the day you need to be on the TRC Cross Country WhatsApp group. If you need adding to the Group contact the XC-Captains Hannah Hamilton or Jim Godden.

3. Pete Mainstone Challenge
Two events to go in the 2021-22 Pete Mainstone Challenge.
• 19th December Chippenham Shortest Day 10k
• 27th Feb – Challenge Finale – Pontypool Park 10k (Pete’s personal pick!)
Full results to date can be found on the TRC website:

4. parkrun of the Month – 6th November.
The parkrun of the month for November 6th will be Berkeley Green. Please wear Club colours.
Sat 13th November is Thornbury parkrun’s 100th birthday. Time to celebrate!

5. Runners Who Lunch – 20th December
‘Runners Who Lunch’ are planning a Christmas lunch on Monday 20th December. Dining at about 1:00 pm at ‘The Anchor Morton’ followed by beverages at ‘The Butchers Hook’ all welcome. Before booking Richard Illingworth is looking to collect names of those who are interested in coming along. Please contact Richard directly

6. Discounted Offers to TRC Members
Sports Massage: Jason has been used by several Club Members and until the end of November he is offering 50% off to TRC members. Jason provides a mobile service and can be contacted on 0797 4181049
Running Gait Analysis at Thornbury Clinic: Thornbury Clinic at the Leisure Centre now offer a full running gait analysis service. Get rid of those niggles and improve your run technique. For more information check the link below and don’t forget TRC Members get a 10% discount.

7. Club Nights
Please don’t attend if you have any COVID symptoms or are self-isolating. For the latest list of COVID symptoms please see: