Week commencing 16 October 2017

Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, fartlek or recovery. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing! On Wednesday, warmups, drills, and sprints on the track – normal track fee will apply. Sessions may change in case of bad weather, but will still take place !

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Saturday at 2:30pm, a 10k race at Steyning, Sussex.

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Week commencing 9 October 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, fartlek or recovery. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing! On Wednesday, warmups, drills, and sprints on the track – normal track fee will apply. Sessions may change in case of bad weather, but will still take place !

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Saturday at 1pm, a 5-mile race in the Enfield League series, at Lee Valley. A few more details here.

Week commencing 2 October 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, drills and sprints on the track. Normal track fee will apply. On Wednesday, threshold session on laps of the estate. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing. Sessions may change in case of bad weather, but will still take place !

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Sunday starting at mid-day, the first meeting in this year’s Midland Winter League at Stourport. 5k and 10k races for seniors.

Week commencing 25 September 2017

Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish fartlek. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing. On Wednesday, drills and sprints on the track – 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 starting at 10:30, the Festival of Race Walking at Hillingdon (above). 10k and 20k races for seniors, details as far as we know them here but a full timetable is likely to be issued just before the weekend.Closing date for entries is Tuesday.

Week commencing 18 September 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish, as fartlek or recovery. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing. On Wednesday, threshold session on laps of the estate.

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Saturday starting at 12:45, a meeting in the Enfield League series at Lee Valley Stadium. Three options : a 2000m beginners / young athletes race  at 12:45 : a 1 hour race starting at 1 pm; and starting at the same time as the 1 hour race, a 10,000m race which is counting as the Essex championship. Full details in the current Enfield Walker. Ron needs advance notification of entries – see the Enfield Walker for details.

Week commencing 11 September 2017

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Training during the week :  on  Monday, 10k-ish fartlek, plus beginners session on the track if required. Don’t forget hi-viz clothing. 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 Sunday, 11:00, the annual Jim Sharlott meeting in Leicester. Main 10k race, including the BMAF 10k Championships at 11:00, and a beginners 2k race at 12:30. Full details here. We’re asked to enter early, as this is the Leicester Walking Club 90th Anniversary race and they are putting on a buffet for all competitors.

Racing during the week : None. As the nights draw in evening races are pretty much coming to an end for this year.

Week commencing 4 September 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 fees will apply.

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

Racing at the weekend :  On Sunday at 10:15, a 3000m track race at Carshalton, Surrrey. This is the county championship race for  Surrey and Sussex but guests will almost certainly be welcome.

Racing during the week : On Tuesday at 8.30 pm, a 3000m at Ashton Playing Fields, London, in the Woodford Tuesday Walks series.