Week commencing 21 August 2017

QuickTechniqueCheck

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 14 August 2017

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Exciting but mixed day on The Mall on Sunday – no luck for Tom or Dom, solid work from Callum and Bethan, gutsy work from Gemma but a break in her string of PBs over 20k.

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 Crystal Palace, the SEAA T&F Championships over 5000m. You will need to have entered by now, and if you have, you have probably been sent the timetable.

Racing during the week : Nothing anywhere close.

World Championships Week

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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 (you will know whether this means you), should do a distance session. Any suggestions ?

Racing at the weekend :  No open races because of course on Sunday, the walks events in the IAAF World Championships take place in The Mall, London. 50k (men and women) starts at 7:45 am, 20k women (with Oxfordshire interest of course) starts at 12:20, 20k men (where there is possibly Britain’s best medal chance) at 2:20 pm. Free to spectators.

Racing during the week : on Wednesday at mid-day, the ‘Enfield Friendship Walks’ organised by Ron Wallwork to tie in with the World Championships. Races of 1 mile, 3 miles and 5 miles, at Queen Elizabeth II stadium, Donkey Lane, Enfield. Full details on the Enfield League website.

Week commencing 31 July 2017

QuickTechniqueCheck

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

QuickTechniqueCheck

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

QuickTechniqueCheck

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.