Graham’s Oxfordshire Racewalking Weblog

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

Enjoy !

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

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Week commencing 23 October 2017

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

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Sunday, the second round of the Midland Winter League at Alexander Stadium, with a 5k race at 12:30 and a 10k at 2pm.

Training day in November : we hope to go to the event organised at Moulton near Nottingham on Saturday 18 November, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. We need to book in advance, here. The day is free. Registration closes on the 16th but the course at Aldershot today (Sunday) was fully booked.

 

Week commencing 16 October 2017

Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, fartlek or recovery. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing! On Wednesday, warmups, drills, and sprints on the track – normal track fee will apply. Sessions may change in case of bad weather, but will still take place !

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Saturday at 2:30pm, a 10k race at Steyning, Sussex.

Week commencing 9 October 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, fartlek or recovery. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing! On Wednesday, warmups, drills, and sprints on the track – normal track fee will apply. Sessions may change in case of bad weather, but will still take place !

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Saturday at 1pm, a 5-mile race in the Enfield League series, at Lee Valley. A few more details here.

Week commencing 2 October 2017

QuickTechniqueCheck

Training during the week :  on  Monday, drills and sprints on the track. Normal track fee will apply. On Wednesday, threshold session on laps of the estate. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing. Sessions may change in case of bad weather, but will still take place !

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Sunday starting at mid-day, the first meeting in this year’s Midland Winter League at Stourport. 5k and 10k races for seniors.

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 ?