TRC Weekly Bulletin – w/c 19th June 2023


Thursday Club Night Leaders

22nd June : Walking – Val / 5k – Nigel H / 10 min – Chris P / 9 min – Ellen P / 8 min – Mel W / 7 min – Peter C

29th June : No Groups required as it is the Thornbury 10k night.

6th  July : Severnside suite not available. Meet in top car park as normal at 7pm. Group Leaders to be advised

Tea Rota                                                      

22/06 : Lorna Chambers / 29/06 : No tea – Thornbury 10k / 06/07 : No Tea – Severnside suite not available / 13/07 : Paul Saville

As usual we need a few more volunteers to do tea. Should inly have to do Tea once per year. Please let Arthur Renshaw know if you would be prepared to be added to the Tea rota.



  1. Cotswold Way Relay (Sat 1st July)
    We now have 2 ‘settled’ teams (Quickthorn & Hawthorn) in the Cotswold Way Relay (103 miles, 10 stage, off-road race through the Cotswolds from Chipping Campden to Bath). Any issues check the CWR2023 What’s App group or speak to Judy Mills or the CWR Captains Jo Plumbley and Rob Watkins.


  1. Thornbury 10k (Thursday 29th June)

Thanks to the 50 of you who have volunteered to help on our 10k. We are 90% full with over 350 runners registered. It would be useful to get one more volunteer to cover any changes or drop-outs. All details were sent out last Thursday. If you haven’t got the e-mail with all the details then please contact Arthur Renshaw  No meeting at the Leisure Centre so if you are not helping then come down and cheer people on at the Finish in Oldbury.

Any other questions please contact Race Director Ros –


  1. Bristol Running Show (Sunday 16th July)
    We have a stand at the Bristol Running Show on Sunday 16th July at the Bristol Aerospace Welfare Association (BAWA) Leisure Centre on Southmead Rd, Filton. With your help we will use this to promote club membership and our race series. We have 2 vacancies for people @ 12:30 – 14:30. If you are able to help please let Kevin Wood know . If you want to attend free tickets available from Bristol Running Facebook: Bristol Running Show Instagram: @bristol_running_show


  1. The steady Tuesday night run is back for the summer. 7pm top car park at the Leisure Centre. Usually off-road and 5k-10k. Distance, route & pace depending on who turns up.


  1. Tintern Trot – Thursday 6th July 2023

Our friends at Chepstow RC are promoting the Tintern Trot on a Thursday night in July. It is hilly!

You can enter at

Details of race at

You can view your Tintern Trot entry details using:


  1. Five Mile ‘Age Grader’– Sunday 23rd July 2023

This unusual event is very local to Thornbury. An officially measured and very flat course around the hamlet of Shepperdine with overall positions and prizes based on age-adjusted times and not actual times.

You can enter at

Details of race at

Start List


  1. Parkrun of the month
July 1st Severn Bridge
August 5th Berkeley Green
Sept 2nd Thornbury


  1. Basic First Aid & CPR for runners (September)

It is about time we revisited what to do when you are out running and someone nearby collapses. Clare Watt is going to organise an evening session in September so you all know how to do CPR and give basic first aid. More details to follow.


  1. Running through a field of cows – we all do it.

In 2020-21 11 walkers were killed by cows and 31 people sustained non-fatal injuries. Cows do appear to be getting more aggressive and a lengthy article in this week’s Sunday Times explains why cows attack and what to do if you find yourself in this situation. For more read on ….