Week commencing 4 March 2019


Good performances by the three athletes with Oxfordshire links in the England Athletics 10k Championships in Coventry on Sunday – Gemma 2nd in 49:04, Maddie 4th in 52:46, Noel 17th in 70:15 !

Training this week : on Monday, easy or fartlek session of 10-11k. On Wednesday, if the weather is good, on the track for warmups, drills, agility/balance/co-ordination and sprints. Usual track fee applies. No props required for the agility/balance/co-ordination work. If the weather’s not good enough for this, then threshold session on laps of the estate. Remember hi-viz clothing !

Training at the weekend : if not racing, should do a distance session in the daylight. Friday 9 am OK again ?

Racing at the weekend : On Saturday at 1 pm at Gravesend, the Cecil Gittins Memorial walks, over 5k, 10, and 15k. A counter for the Enfield League. And on Sunday at Lee Valley, provisionally at 12:25, the British Masters Indoor Championships walks, over 3000m. You will need to have entered by now.