Rob’s weekly blog and training update w/c 30/09/19


CAMPIONSHIP RACE Redcar Half Marathon

MONDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER  (club training night)

7pm, Thirsk School Thirsk School Gym. Clean shoes please. Indoors with Andy.

Outdoors. Ken and Duncan are taking an outside group giving a choice of two speeds. Go with the one closest to your speed. You will need a head torch and shoes suitable for running on grass. Monday night will be a recovery run, ie 10 min warm up 25 mins steady with a 30 sec stride every 2 to 3 mins with 5 to 10 mins cool down.

TUESDAY 1ST OCTOBER  (social run*)

Social run from Thirsk and Sowerby leisure centre at 7pm (meet in foyer). Mostly off road depending on the weather. 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. Trail shoes not essential but can be worn if you have them.

WEDNESDAY 2ND OCTOBER  (club training night)

7pm, Thirsk School. Sports Hall. A warm up and around 20 mins of circuits/core work then split into two groups.

Inside. Short and sharp intervals. ( lung busters)

Outside. 6 x 3 mins / 1 min recovery. Head torch and shoes for grass.

Please can we get organised by setting up quickly then just maybe we can start warm ups promptly.

Calling all coaches, leaders in running (including TOM LEVI, MATT JONES AND MOLLY MAYES); Meeting after the training session to discuss the training plan. Hopefully meet in the school.

THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER  (social run*)

7pm sharp, Starting from Cold Kirby.

Bring a clean t-shirt and some beer tokens for refreshments afterwards.


* social runs are not a club training night and therefore not covered by our insurance.  Please enjoy these nights under your own risk.


Fell Races (check necessary kit list)

Oct 6th – Saltergate Gallows Fell Race, 17k, 430m ascent  e.o.d – Village Hall, Levisham, nr Pickering


Sep 29th – Redcar Half Marathon

 Oct 6th – Saltergate Gallows Fell Race,  17k, 430m ascent  e.o.d – REPLACEMENT / ALTERED RACE

 Oct 27th – Whixley 10k – multi terrain

 Nov 3rd  –  Guy Fawkes 10 – mostly on road, with some significant hills  Enter early – ALTERED RACE

 Nov 10th – NYSD Whitby Cross Country, Caedmon School, Airy Hill, Whitby YO21 1QA

 (e.o.d – enter on the day, at race)

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