Rob’s weekly blog and training update w/c 05/02/18


Run Durham Dalton Park Winter 10k, – 10k FLAT starts at 10am
Muddy Boots 10k, Ripon – 10k MULTI starts at 11am

AS YOU ARE AWARE 2018 MEMBERSHIP FORM Deadline has now passed, I appreciate 99% of you have handed your forms in and paid up. However, those outstanding forms please bring them to the next training session as you CAN’T train without them.

7pm Thirsk school. Inside with Sonja; I great turnout last week, let’s have the same again please.

We enjoyed our first outdoor session last week. This week will be focusing on running again and will take place on the school field. We will meet in the school gym first. 10 mins warm up outside then 40 mins of (5 mins + 2 mins recovery) x 6. Same as last week

Social run from Thirsk and Sowerby leisure centre at 7pm (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.

7pm Athletic Club. Charlotte will be taking the session at TAC as Rob is chasing tigers.
Intervals. If it’s a good night, then 6 x 4 mins i.e. 3x (2 x 4mins / 1min rec) 2 mins between sets. Slightly faster than 10k pace. If it’s a bad night, it’ll be 4 x 4mins. Go out and back each time this way everyone will finish session together. This is a big, big session so let’s give lots of encouragement and praise to each other.

Message from the chairman:
Loved having a Monday outdoor session last week which will now continue into the summer, it’s great to try and cater for everybody’s needs.

Stockton 5k Winter Trail Series is good, usually 10am start. All near to Stockton, Feb 25th – Tees Barrage then on Mar 25th – Ropner Park.

Helmsley 10K Run – 1st April 10am, multi terrain race partly on road, partly on forestry track and footpaths and fields

Ben Campbell 5k & 10k Trail Run, Saturday, April 7 at 10am. White Horse bank, Kilburn
Please follow the link below to make your entries

Feb 18th – XC Richmond – 5 to 6 miles, mainly grass. Sun am
Mar 4th – Lightwater Valley Challenge – multi-terrain (MT) 10k – Sun am
Mar 25th – Ropner Park 5k Trail – fairly level. Sun am e.o.d, register in advance
Apr 15th (NOTE: CHANGE OF DATE) – Hartlepool Marina 5 – flat – mostly along the prom. Sun am
Apr 25th – Spring Coast Road 5k Wed 7.15pm – flat, Redcar Rugby Club,enter in advance
May 13th – Ripon 10 – challenging – multi-terrain. Sun am
June 5th – HDSRL Skipton – Tues evening. (Provisional)
June 19th – HDSRL – Ilkley- Tues evening. Hilly, mostly on road (Provisional)
June – HDSRL (to be arranged)
July 8th – Kilburn 7 – scenic road race – Coxwold, Byland, Oldstead. Sun pm
July 29th – James Herriot 14k (Fell) – 2 long hills, stony tracks. Sun am
Aug 12th – Darlington 10k – flat 2 lap road race. Sun am. Potential PB course
Aug 22nd – Sessay Swift 6k – local flat road race – 7.30 pmWed evening
Sept 2nd – Tholthorpe 10k – fast, slightly undulating road race. Sun am
Sept 30th – Lockton Limping Fell Race. 7 miles, 1083 ft climb. Sun am e.o.d
Oct 7th – Bridlington Half Marathon – road. V. undulating. Sun am
Nov 4th – Guy Fawkes 10 – road race. 4 significant hills! Sun am
Nov/Dec – XC (to be arranged) 1 cross country
(e.o.d – enter on the day, at race)

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