Duncan’s weekly blog and training update w/c 06/11/17

SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER
GOOD LUCK to anyone doing the Guy Fawkes 10-mile with me at Ripley.  Unsure why I’ve entered it now!!
Also to those doing Leeds Abbey Dash
Saltergate Gallows, Levisham, nr Pickering http://www.eskvalleyfellclub.org/fixtures/fell/Race%20_Calendar.pdf

MONDAY 6th NOVEMBER  
Thirsk school 18:45 doors open session starts at 19:00. 10 mins warm up, followed by a great set of circuits with Sonja, 10 min cool down. It will get hot and sweaty in the hall so don’t forget drinks and / or a towel.

TUESDAY 7th NOVEMBER 
Social run from Thirsk and Sowerby leisure centre at 19:00 (meet in foyer) on well-lit paths and pavements. Suitable for all abilities; there will be several stops to run back/regroup, no-one runs by themselves or gets left behind. New and returning Tuesday night runners always welcome.
Route to be decided on the night, around 5 miles. Please wear high vis if you have it.

WEDNESDAY 8th NOVEMBER 
Look out Rob is back!
Thirsk school 18:45 doors open session starts at 19:00. 10 mins warm up, followed by 20 mins exercise with Rob. Jody will have something up his sleeve for the inside group.  Outside group taken by Rob head torches recommended as it’s very dark.
PLEASE NOTE WE MUST LEAVE THE SCHOOL BY 20:15, those of you wanting showers must take note of this.

SUNDAY 12th NOVEMBER
Dalby Dash ’10k’ Trail Race – Dalby Dash 10k www.dalbydash.com (RACE FULL)
Run Durham 10 Miler – Run Durham Hamsterley BIG 10 http://run-nation.org/run-durham-5-10-miler/

FUTURE RACE LISTS
Stockton 5k Winter Trail Series is good, usually 10am start,.  All near to Stockton
Nov 26th – Cowpen Bewley Nature Reserve
Dec 17th – Preston Park
Jan 21st – Wynyard Woodland Park
Feb 25th – Tees Barrage
Mar 25th – Ropner Park
Also
Nov 25th – Ravenstonedale 10k – Road, near Kirkby Stephen – nice village race, undulating
Nov 26th – Barnsley 10k – road, undulating
Dec 2nd – Great Langdale 10k – road, undulating
Dec 10th – Leeds 10k Challenge – off road, John Charles Stadium
Dec 17th – Loftus and Whitby Poultry Run – mostly road, hilly.  All prizes dressed poultry!
Dec 31st – Jolly Holly Jog, Ripon, multi-terrain
Jan 7th – Stuart Pailor Memorial Race (Old Monks Race), about 5 miles, multi terrain – Hart near Hartlepool
This weekend I will hit 930 miles in my 1000-mile challenge.  Thanks everyone for your support. Please see me for tickets for the 25th November at Topcliffe Village Hall, great night out with live band and Fish n Chips all for £20.
My email address is gd.fothergill@btinternet.com or mobile 07981 783064;
Thanks Duncan