Training this week : I am out of the county this week. Suggested sessions are : Monday : 10k-ish fartlek. Wednesday : threshold session on the 2.5k lap. Weekend : if not racing, we should do a distance session. Any suggestions ? For all sessions, I suggest contacting Noel or Judy before hand to check the time and the meeting-place, as the usual arrangements may not be convenient for all.
Racing at the weekend : big race on Sunday is the England Athletics 10k Championships incorporated in the Molly Barnet 10k in Coventry at 14:25 on Sunday, with junior races from 12:45. Full details here. But it does clash with the Oxfordshire XC League.
Training this week : Monday : on the track with warmups, drills, sprints, and cooldown. Usual track fee will apply. Wednesday : 10k-ish, done easy or as fartlek. Weekend : if not racing, we should do a distance session. Any suggestions ?
Racing at the weekend : two indoor races on Sunday – the British Athletics Championships in Sheffield, but you will need to have entered that by now. And the Veterans Inter-Area Match at Lee Valley, and you will need to be invited to compete in that.
Closing date 18th April, full details and entry form here. Incorporates the Younger Age Group Championships.
Training this week : Monday : 10k-ish, easy or fartlek. Wednesday : threshold session, on laps of the estate. Weekend : if not racing, we should do a distance session. Any suggestions ?
Racing at the weekend : quite busy ! On Saturday at 1 pm, the second race in this year’s Enfield League series – 5 miles at Donkey Lane. Details here. On Sunday at 11:30, a 3000m walk in the Southern Veterans Indoor Championships at Lee Valley, London. Also on Sunday, at 12:45, the Midlands 10k Championship at Stourport, where guests will almost certainly be welcome.
Details of this year’s ‘Molly Barnet’ meeting, including the England Athletics 10k Championships, and the final round of the UKA Winter Challenge series, are here. Closing date is 28 February. Yes, unfortunately it clashes with the last round of the Oxfordshire XC League.
Swindon Harriers have announced this year’s Mark Cawte Memorial meeting for 20 March, including 1500m and 3000m races for walkers. Let’s support our neighbours like we did last year. Entry form here, closing date for entries is 12 March. According to the provisional timetable here, the 3000m is at 1:30pm and the 1500m at 2 pm.
Training this week : Monday : for various reasons, an easy session, maybe up to 10k. Wednesday : 10k-ish again, either easy or fartlek. Weekend : we should do a distance session. Any suggestions ?
Racing at the weekend : nothing with easy travelling distance.