Week Commencing 29 July 2013

Training on Monday 29 July : track session with warmup, mobility exercises, drills and a short pyramid session. And you have some ‘prep’ to do ! Please can you email two things to me, at grahamchapman2012@gmail.com : your HEIGHT, and the LENGTH OF YOUR TRAINING SHOE. Either centimetres or feet and inches. Or text. All will be revealed in the evening !

Training on Wednesday 31st : 800m/1000m intervals on Copenhagen Drive.

Since the weather forecast for Monday is not brilliant the two sessions MAY be swapped over.

Beginners’ sessions, track sessions and easy options also available for anyone who wants one.

Training at the weekend : those not otherwise engaged should do a distance session. Anyone want to suggest anything ?

Racing at the weekend : only the National 100 Mile / 24 hours race on the Isle of Man, with Suzanne competing and some of us supporting !

Racing in the week : on Tuesday at 8:30 pm there is a 3000m race in the Woodford Tuesday Walks series, at Ashford Playing Fields in East London.

And of course sometime towards the end of the week Steve W goes in his World Transplant Games race in South Africa !

Week Commencing 22 July 2013

Training on Monday 22 July : with all the racing at the weekend, this will be an easy session, with opportunities for those who want to go a bit faster to do so.

Training on Wednesday 24th : a threshold session on laps of the estate.

Beginners’ sessions and track sessions also available for anyone who wants one.

Training at the weekend : should do a distance session if not racing. Anyone want to suggest anything ?

Racing at the weekend : two races on Saturday. At 11 am in Coventry there is the combined National 50k / BMAF 30k championship race. Entries in by Wednesday. And at 11:30 at the Allianz stadium, London, there is a 5000m track race in the London Inter-Club Challenge series, also counting for the Enfield League.

Racing in the week : on Tuesday at 7 pm there is a 5 mile race in the Vets AC series, at Battersea Park.

Best wishes to Steve W who flies off for the World Transplant Games this week !

 

Week Commencing 15 July 2013

Training on Monday 15 July : 800m intervals on Copenhagen Drive. As it’s likely to be hot and hard work, consider bringing the wherewithal for a quick shower and change of clothing before the socialising afterwards! Easy alternatives also available.

Training on Wednesday 17th : 10k easy or fartlek as you wish. Technical or beginners’ session also available if anyone wants one.

Training at the weekend : should do a distance session if not racing. Anyone want to suggest anything ?

Racing at the weekend : on Saturday it’s the National and Inter-Counties 10k at Hillingdon, at 1:45 pm. Closing date for entries is Tuesday. Last race in the National League. Details here.

On Sunday at 11:30 there is the annual 8-County Track and Field Inter-Counties, at Tilsley Park this year, with a 3000m walk starting at 11:30. Kay Reynolds is selecting the Oxfordshire team so if you want to be considered let me know.

Week Commencing 8 July 2013

Training on Monday 8 July : on the track, for warmups, drills, and some 200m intervals.

Wednesday 10 July : threshold session on laps of the estate. Plus easier options and beginners’ options if required.

Training at the weekend : should do a distance session. Anyone want to suggest anything ?

Racing at the weekend : within reasonable travelling distance, there’s only the 5000m in the British Championships at Birmingham on Sunday. It is by invitation only.