Graham’s Oxfordshire Racewalking Weblog

Hello ! This is CoachGraham’s weblog for keeping all you Oxfordshire Racewalkers in touch with what’s going on.

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PS. in case of any problems with the site, please email me at grahamchapman2012@gmail.com .

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Week commencing 25 September 2017

Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish fartlek. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing. On Wednesday, drills and sprints on the track – normal track fee will apply.

Training at the weekend : if not racing, should do a distance session. Any suggestions ?

Racing at the weekend :  On Sunday starting at 10:30, the Festival of Race Walking at Hillingdon (above). 10k and 20k races for seniors, details as far as we know them here but a full timetable is likely to be issued just before the weekend.Closing date for entries is Tuesday.

Training Days and Training Camps, Autumn-Winter 2017-2018

Reposting as more detail is now available, at the bottom . . .

This winter, England Athletics are organising a series of weekend Race Walking Training Days around the country in October/ November, and and two Monday-to-Wednesday Training Camps at the National Race Walking Centre in Leeds (to coincide with half-term dates). Probably easiest for us are the days at Aldershot on 22 October, and Moulton (just north of Northampton) on 18 November. The full dates are :

  • Saturday 14thOctober 2017, Race Walk Training Day, Isle of Man 10:00-13:00
  • Sunday 22ndOctober 2017, Race Walk Training Day, Aldershot, 10:30-14:30
  • Saturday 28thOctober 2017, Race Walk Training Day, Leeds, 10:30-14:30
  • Saturday 18thNovember 2017, Race Walk Training Day, Moulton, Northampton, 10:30-14:30
  • Sunday 7thJanuary 2018, Race Walk Season Planning Workshop, Sheffield
  • 12th-14thFebruary 2018, Race Walk Training Camp, Leeds
  • 19th-21stFebruary 2018, Race Walk Training Camp, Leeds

More details on Aldershot here , Moulton here, Sheffield here, Training camps here and here. Booking for Aldershot is here, for Moulton may be here if they sort out the website, Sheffield here, Training Camps here and here . Anyone interested ?

 

Week commencing 18 September 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, as fartlek or recovery. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing. On Wednesday, threshold session on laps of the estate.

Training at the weekend : if not racing, should do a distance session. Any suggestions ?

Racing at the weekend :  On Saturday starting at 12:45, a meeting in the Enfield League series at Lee Valley Stadium. Three options : a 2000m beginners / young athletes race  at 12:45 : a 1 hour race starting at 1 pm; and starting at the same time as the 1 hour race, a 10,000m race which is counting as the Essex championship. Full details in the current Enfield Walker. Ron needs advance notification of entries – see the Enfield Walker for details.

Training Days and Training Camps, Autumn-Winter 2017-2018

This winter, England Athletics are organising a series of weekend Race Walking Training Days around the country in October/ November, and and two Monday-to-Wednesday Training Camps at the National Race Walking Centre in Leeds (to coincide with half-term dates). Probably easiest for us are the days at Aldershot on 22 October, and Moulton (just north of Northampton) on 18 November. The full dates are :

  • Saturday 14thOctober 2017, Race Walk Training Day, Isle of Man 10:00-13:00
  • Sunday 22ndOctober 2017, Race Walk Training Day, Aldershot, 10:30-14:30
  • Saturday 28thOctober 2017, Race Walk Training Day, Leeds, 10:30-14:30
  • Saturday 18thNovember 2017, Race Walk Training Day, Moulton, Northampton, 10:30-14:30
  • Sunday 7thJanuary 2018, Race Walk Season Planning Workshop, Sheffield
  • 12th-14thFebruary 2018, Race Walk Training Camp, Leeds
  • 19th-21stFebruary 2018, Race Walk Training Camp, Leeds

More details on Aldershot here , Moulton here, Sheffield here, Training camps here and here. Booking for Aldershot is here, for Moulton may be here if they sort out the website, Sheffield here, Training Camps here and here . Anyone interested ?