Week commencing 27 March 2017

Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, fartlek or easy. This year’s first evening Radley Lakes session, perhaps ? On Wednesday, track session with warmups, drills, intervals and warmdown. Usual track fee applies.

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Saturday at 1 pm, the Cecil Gittings Memorial races at Gravesend, which also count for the Enfield League. Some of us are going! More details here.

International : Congratulations again to Ian Richards on another silver medal in the World Masters 10k last week – and to the  team of Ian, Peter Bosko and Roger Michell, who won the M65 gold. Plus Dominic King, qualifying for the World Championships with his performance in the 50k race at Dudince, Slovakia on Saturday.

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Week commencing 20 March 2017

Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, fartlek or easy. On Wednesday, track session with warmups, drills, intervals and warmdown. Usual track fee applies.

Training at the weekend : should do a distance session, Any suggestions ?

Racing at the weekend :  Nothing within reasonable travelling distance.

International : Congratulations to our friend Ian Richards on his silver medal in the World Masters Indoor 3000m last weekend – hoping to go one better in the 10k in a few days’ time. And Gemma’s international 20k debut was a great success – 8th in the race in 1h 37m 36s.

Getting Tom to the top

Here is a recording of a lecture delivered by Andi Drake and his colleagues at Leeds last month, on the development work done with Tom Bosworth over the last few years. Lots of material but there will be something in it to consider for anyone looking to improve their performance.