Training this week : on Monday, easy or fartlek session, up to 11k. On Wednesday, warmups, drills and sprints on the track, with the usual track fee. Plus beginners’ sessions on the track, if required.
Training at the weekend : Should do a longer session, if not racing. Any suggestions?
Racing during the week : at 7 pm on Tuesday evening, a 5 mile race in the Veterans AC series, at Battersea Park, London.
Racing at the weekend : At Leeds on Sunday morning, the British Grand Prix of race walking, including the National 20k Championships and a 10k supporting race. More details here, entry standards apply, no closing date but there is a numbers cap and entries on the day are a fiver extra. Also on Sunday, at Chelmsford, the Southern T&F Inter-Counties match which usually features a 3000m race, but Oxfordshire have shown little interest in recent years.
Closing dates : Monday 25th will be the closing date for the Jim Sharlott 10k race (the BMAF Championship event) in Leicester on Saturday 30 June. More details here.