TRC Weekly Bulletin – w/c 20th November 2023

Thursday Club Night Leaders

23rd November : Walking – Val / 5k– Carol M / 10 min – Jerry C / 9 min – Lizzie W / 8 min –Moray S / 7 min– Pete C

30th November : Walking – Val / 5k– Carol M / 10 min – Arthur R / 9 min – Jim W / 8 min –Mel W / 7 min – Rob W

(If you would be interested in becoming a run group leader then please see Captain Nick Williams for more info)

Tea Rota     

23/11: Steve Dimond / 30/11 : Jerry Clothier / 7/12 : tba / 14/12 : tba

(We need more people to step up to do tea ; you should only need to do it maybe once per year. Please see Arthur Renshaw 07810 300025)



  • Monday 20th Nov CPR/First Aid session 19:00 – 21:00 Severnside Suite
  • Sunday 10th Dec Glos League XC Race 2- Bath Uni (incorporating Avon Champs)
  • Thursday 14th Dec  Christmas Lights annual run. Thornbury CC 7pm
  • Thursday 28th Dec Leisure Centre Closed. Meet top car park ready to run @7pm
  • Sunday 14th Jan TRC’s Riverbank Rollick


Sodbury Slog – Ian Evens 1:32:55 ; Moray Sloan 1:34:13 ; Kevin Cundy 1:50:47; Sarah Newnes 1:50:49

Congratulations to Paul Saville for doing his 350th parkrun


  1. Basic First Aid & CPR for runners – Monday 20th November 19:00-21:00

 All Members are welcome to come along. Clare Watt will lead the evening session in our usual room – Severnside Suite. It just may save somebodies life if you know how to do CPR and give basic first aid. Bring a cushion & a phone.

  1. Not There Yet

We have had a few more people sign up to marshal this week, but we are still in need of more marshals please. There are about 100 Club members who have not responded. In addition to two tail runners (Annie & Jerry) we need two runners to run as ‘Cut Off’ time runners. These two runners need to be able to get to Littleton in about 1 hour 15 mins, if you would like to do this role please complete the Google form. The event has sold out and we have a long wait list of runners. Please please sign up soon so we can allocate roles, thank you.

  1. Exclusive Opportunity for Free Fundraising Places in Westonbirt Arboretum 10K 2024

Applications are now open for free fundraising places in the Westonbirt 10K 2024 Please  fill out the online application form.

  • Date: 23rd May 2024
  • Location: Westonbirt Arboretum
  • Application Deadline: 21st November 2023

Fundraising Places Information:

  • Applications are open from now until the 21st November.
  • We have a limited number of 15 free fundraising places available.
  • General sale tickets for the race, with no fundraising obligation, go on sale on 10th January 2024 from the Westonbirt Forestry England website.
  • Each participant is encouraged to set a fundraising target of £250.
  1. TRC Race Series 2024

Please can you tell all of your running friends and colleagues about our Club’s 2024 Series events and forward the entry link: Series Entry, thank you.

  • Riverbank Rollick – Off road & muddy – Sunday January 14th RACE NOW SOLD OUT
  • Thornbury 10k – Rolling country lanes – Thursday 27th June 19:30
  • Oldbury 10 mile – Flat & fast – Sunday 22nd September 10:30

Please remember if you would like to enter any of the Club 2024 Race Series we ask that Club members fulfil one of pre-race marshal positions. These will be allocated to Club members on a first come first served basis.If you wish to have one of these limited places please contact the Race Directors via  Members are requested to only enter our races on confirmation from the Race Directors.

  1. Cross Country (Gloucester League)

Check with the What’s App group or with Hannah Hamilton for the latest details

  • Sunday 10th December Bath Uni (incorporating Avon Champs)
  • Saturday 6th January Cotswold Farm Park
  1. Running with Dogs

We are thinking of organising a Run Group for Members who want to bring along their dogs for a run. If you are interested in this “Canicross” group then please see Captain Nick Williams or Vice Captain Melanie.

  1. London Marathon – Sunday 21st April 2024

The Club has one place for the London Marathon. Any Club Member who wishes to be considered for a Club place should read section 8 of the Rules & Constitution and provide the Club Secretary with their ballot rejection email and answers to the selection criteria 2-8 no later than the end of November.

  1. National Running Show 21/22 January 2024 – Birmingham NEC

Get our tickets early with 50% discount using the promotion codeSCIMITAR’