Week Commencing 30 December 2013

Monday 30th December : another nice sociable 10k or thereabouts.

Wednesday 1st January : Tilsley Park is closed. I suggest that as it is a Bank Holiday we aim for a daylight session, again a sociable one of around 10k or a bit more if people want. Does anyone want to suggest anything ?

Training at the weekend : again could have a session if anyone wants to suggest anything ? And from next Monday, we’ll be back to serious training again . . .

Racing at the weekend : The only event on the mainland is the England Athletics Indoor 3000m Championships in Sheffield at 12:15 on Sunday. Online entry here. Coinciding with this is a coaches-and-athletes get-together in Sheffield from 9:30 am to 2 pm. If anyone is interested in attending this, let me know !

Week Commencing 23 December 2013

Monday 23rd December : a nice sociable 10k or thereabouts.

Wednesday 25th : if you want to train don’t let me stop you! but I will be away from Tuesday until the weekend, and Tilsley Park will be closed !

Training at the weekend : could have a session if anyone wants to suggest anything ? I’ll probably still be away or on my way back . . .

Boxing Day Races : There is one over 5.5 miles at 10:30 in Brighton. Details here. Nothing that I know of at the weekend.

Best wishes to all for the festive season !

 

Week Commencing 16 December 2013

Monday 16th December : 10k-ish session, done steady or as a fartlek.

Wednesday 18th : tempo session on laps of the estate.

Training at the weekend : those not racing or Christmas shopping should do a distance session. Anyone want to suggest anything ?

Racing at the weekend : Surrey Walking Club’s Christmas Cup event, over 5k at Tonbridge track, at 1 pm on Saturday. Details on Surrey’s website.

Week Commencing 9 December 2013

Monday 9th December : 10k-ish session, done steady or as a fartlek.

Wednesday 11th : tempo session on laps of the estate.

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

Racing at the weekend : Two races on Saturday: A 5k race at Horsham, Sussex, at 11:00, details here. And, the Birchfield Christmas Handicap 5000m track race at Alexander Stadium at 12:30. Entry fee is a wrapped present of at least £3 in value : they need to be notified in advance if you want a reasonable handicap. Details here.

On Sunday, there is an indoor 3000m race at Cardiff, first race in the Winter Racewalk Challenge series, starting at 12:25. More details here.