Week commencing 21 August 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish fartlek, plus beginners sessions on the track if required. On Wednesday, track session for everybody. Normal track fees will apply.

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Saturday at 14:05, at Kingsmeadow, Kingston-upon-Thames, the 3000m race in the the Veterans AC and Southern Counties Vets AC joint championship meeting. You will need to have entered by now. On Sunday at 10 am, for the under-17s, the England Athletics U15 / U17 championships, 3000m for the U15s, 5000m for the U17s, but you will need to have entered by now (in the case of some of us, many years ago.) Also, at 10:30, a one-mile race in Southend.

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

Week commencing 31 July 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish fartlek. On Wednesday, threshold session on laps of the estate. Plus beginners sessions on the track if required – normal track fee will apply.

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Saturday at mid-day, the national 100 mile / 24 hour race starts at Bury St Edmunds. Various supporting races, including the BMAF 20 mile champiosnships.

Racing during the week : No open races anywhere close.

Week commencing 24 July 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, fartlek or recovery. Plus beginners sessions on the track if required.On Wednesday, track session for everyone. Normal track fee will apply.

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Sunday, 3000m races in the England Athletics / AAA / Inter-Counties Track and Field Championships at Bedford. With Oxfordshire interest ! – but you need to have entered, or to have been entered by the County, by now.

Racing during the week : No open races anywhere close.

Best wishes to all our friends off to Aarhus, Denmark, for the European Masters Track and Field Championships !

Week commencing 17 July 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, fartlek or recovery. On Wednesday, threshold session on laps of the estate. Plus beginners sessions on the track if required.

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

Racing at the weekend :  Nothing anywhere close.

Racing during the week : On Wednesday at 7.30 pm, a 5000m race at Tonbridge, Kent, organised by Surrey Walking Club.

Week commencing 10 July 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish fartlek, plus beginners sessions on the track if required. On Wednesday, track session for everybody. Usual track fee will apply.

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

Racing at the weekend :  Nothing anywhere close.

Racing during the week : On Tuesday at 7 pm, a 5 mile walk in the Vets AC series at Battersea Park, London.

Week commencing 3 July 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 8k or so as a long warm-down after the Vets League races. On Wednesday, 10k-ish fartlek, plus beginners sessions on the track if required.

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Sunday at 12:30 in Coventry, a 20k race, which functions as both the Midlands Championships and the BMAF Championships.

Racing during the week : On Monday, 2000m races in the Southern Veterans AC T&F League, Western Division, at Tilsley Park, with the women’s race at 6:30 and the men’s at 6:50. Be there in good time for a good warmup ! And on Tuesday at 8:30 pm, a 3000m race at Ashton Playing Fields, East London, in the Woodford Tuesday Walks series.