Week commencing 24 September 2018

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Training this week : on Monday, 10k-11k easy or fartlek session. On Wednesday : 800m intervals on Copenhagen Drive. Sessions may be swapped depending on conditions and who’s there.

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

Racing at the weekend : for Oxford City and Radley, there’s the final of the SCVAC Track and Field League at Ashford, Kent on Sunday, with 2000m races.

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Week commencing 17 September 2018

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Congratulations to Noel, with one bronze medal and one 4th place in her age group in the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga last week !

Training this week : on Monday, 10k-11k easy or fartlek session. On Wednesday : threshold session on laps of the estate. Plus track sessions at the usual cost, if required.

Training at the weekend : Should do some if not racing. Any suggestions?

Racing at the weekend : at mid-day on Saturday, a 1-hour race in the Enfield League series, on the track at Lee Valley Stadium. More details in the latest Enfield Walker. Ron would like those intending to enter to notify him as soon as possible.

Week commencing 10 September 2018

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Training this week on Monday and Wednesday :  with a lot of people away, the sessions will be tailored to the people that come. May involve a track session at the usual cost.

Training at the weekend : Any suggestions?

Racing at the weekend : no open races in this country.

Best wishes to those racing in Malaga this week, in the 10ks today (Monday) or the 20ks on Friday !

 

 

Week commencing 3 September 2018

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Training this week : on Monday, easy or fartlek session, up to 11k. On Wednesday,  800m intervals on Copenhagen Drive. Plus sessions on the track, if required.

Training at the weekend : Any suggestions?

Racing in the week : On Tuesday at 8:30 pm, a 3000m race in the Woodford Tuesday Walks series, at Ashton Fields, London.

Racing at the weekend : On Sunday, Sussex and Surrey are holding a joint track championships at Sutton, with a 3000m race for seniors. Almost certainly, guests will be allowed – contact me if you want more details.

Best wishes to all our friends flying off to the World Masters Championships in Malaga this week. Some of us will be joining you later !

 

 

Week commencing 27 August 2018

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Training this week : on Bank Holiday Monday, easy or fartlek session, up to 11k. On Wednesday,  800m intervals on Copenhagen Drive. Plus sessions on the track, if required.

Training at the weekend : If not racing, should do one last longer session before the Masters World Championships. Any suggestions?

Racing in the week : On Bank Holiday Monday, a 1 mile Open race at Garon Park, Southend, in the Southend-On-Sea Club Championships and Open. Details here.

Racing at the weekend : No open events on the mainland. On Sunday, it’s the National 50k Championship race at Douglas, Isle of Man – entries are still open and details are here, but time standards apply and obviously this isn’t a good time to decide you’ll do it.

 

 

Week commencing 20 August 2018

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Training this week : on Monday, 800m intervals on Copenhagen Drive. On Wednesday, easy or fartlek session, up to 11k. Plus sessions on the track, if required.

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

Racing in the week : On Tuesday at 8:30 pm, a 3000m race at Ashton Playing Fields, London, in the Woodford Tuesday Walks series.

Racing at the weekend : The BMAF Track and Field championships at Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, on 25-26 August, has races over 3000m on Saturday and 5000m on Sunday. You will need to have entered by now.

 

 

Week commencing 13 August 2018

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Training this week : on Monday, easy or fartlek session, up to 11k. On Wednesday, 800m intervals on Copenhagen Drive. Plus  sessions on the track, if required.

Training at the weekend : Should do a longer session. Any suggestions?

Racing : None anywhere close.

Closing dates : if you want to compete in the BMAF track championships at Alexander Stadium on 25-26 August, with races over 3000m and 5000m, today is your last day to enter : here.