TRC Newsletter for W/C Monday 5th July

Next Government update will be on Monday 19 July. No change to the current Tuesday and Thursday night’s arrangements. Please continue to use the track & trace App which has been updated to include an extra question this week. Tuesday T&T and Thursday T&T Link can also be found on the club home page. If you forget you can do it after the session.


1. Weekly Diary

Tuesday Lunchtime: 12.30 from TLC Car park. Usually about 5k. See Ros

Tuesday Coaching Night: 19:00 TLC – Kevin Wood / 19.30 Aztec –Nick Williams

Thursday Lunchtime: 12.30 from TLC Car park. Usually about 5k. See Ros

Thursday Club Night: 19.00 TLC Car Park
• 7 min – Mark West
• 8 min – Alan Gatling
• 9 min – Emma Pritchard
• 10 min – Steve Dimond
• 12 min(5k) – Carol Mosses
• Walking – Val James

Sunday Long Runs: 8:30 Scout hut (car park) near Manorbrook School. See Mike Bennewitz

2. Running for Robert – Message from Nigel & Nikki
Caron & Nigel’s son, Robert, is currently undergoing treatment for Leukaemia in the Bristol Royal Infirmary. In order to raise money for the charity Bristol Marrow, Nigel Hale and Nikki Foss are running the Nottingham half marathon in September. Please support by making a contribution via the Just Giving page:
So far they have already raised £1,275. Thank you on behalf of Caron, Nigel & Nikki.

3. Pete Mainstone Challenge 2021-22 – Outright Time Winners added
(Happy 70th Birthday to Pete for Saturday 3rd July)
Two further trophies added to the Pete Mainstone Challenge: Outright time Female max points score and Outright time Male max points score. We now have four trophies: Outright and age adjusted max points score trophies for female and male.
Next events in the Pete Mainstone challenge are 29th August Severn Bridge 10k and 5th September at Woodchester. Please enter to score points.
All details on the Club website:

4. Cotswold Way Relay results
Despite Met Office weather warnings and countless last minute Team changes TRC did manage to get all 3 Teams to the finish in Bath on Saturday. Provisional results indicate that of the 100 Teams entered our 3 Teams finished in 22nd, 27th and 75th places.
Thorn in the Side: 22nd. 6th Vets Team (out of 15) 16.14.25
Quickthorn: 27th. 10th Mixed Team (out of 54) 16.30.21
Hawthorn: 75th. 35th Mixed Team (out of 54) 18.42.20
Well done everyone who ran and a special thank you to Judy Mills for organising and turning up to support despite having to go to a Wedding.

5. Next Beginner’s Course
If you have friends, neighbours or work colleagues interested the next ‘Intro to Running’ course is starting 28th July for 9 week to 22nd September 6:45pm every Wednesday. Please ask them to contact for more info or to sign up.

6. 12×12
Local Ben Burch is running 6km loops around Olveston from 07:00 to 19:00 starting each loop from Olveston & Tockington Tennnis Club on 25th July. To register go to : . There is 25% discount code for TRC members TRC25

7. Tick Watch
Spoke to (Dr) Lizzie she says “Late spring / early summer is the usual time they are lurking (i.e. now!)”. Please be aware of tick bites and always do a quick leg check as you cool down to check for bites. For further info see: