Training week beginning 14th May

When: Tuesday 6:30pm
Where: Castle Manor school field, Eastern Ave, Haverhill CB9 9JE
If you haven’t been before head into the grounds from Eastern Ave, follow round to the car park at the very back and you will see the entrance to the fields on the left. Meet here and all sessions will start at 6:30pm.
Who: Andrew Bell with support from Stuart Sheppherd and Mark White
What: TBC
A new training plan for the summer is currently being finalised and I will post as soon as we have finished it!
There are some biting creatures hiding at Castle Manor – as it gets further into summer bug spray would be a good idea!!
When: Tuesday 7:30pm
What: Community running group – See Yusuf’s post
When: Thursday 7:30pm
Where: Witchford Village Hall, Witchford, Ely.
Who: Everyone!!
What: Its Kevin Henry week!!! Woohoo!! Please find all the details on the event page
This is a good course, pretty much flat on concrete tracks. Watch out for potholes as it is a bit dodgy in places.
Remember all members of any ability welcome – it’s free – all you need is a club vest or t-shirt. Post on the group page if you need a lift – there should be plenty of people heading over!! Every runner scores a point!!
Things to consider when we are out further a field:
Bring water if it is hot! There is less chance of getting hold of some in the middle of a field than in town!
Trail shoes may be useful especially if it has been raining – that happens now and again in England! 🙄😫 But they are not essential – it’s up to you
Please try to wear bright/hi-viz clothing
Pacers/leaders please carry a mobile phone in case of any problems
Pacers/leaders please try to stick to pace but all runners need to be aware this can be more variable off road!
Any questions please let us know. This isn’t hard-core off roading so if you haven’t done a summer route before please don’t worry – come along and enjoy Thursday runs!
Is 6:30 or 7pm too late for you to run?
You may also want to consider the small but perfectly formed 6:00pm group led by Shirley Fowler – another of our qualified coaches. They meet at the Leisure Centre each week.
The 6pm group follow this plan each session:
run between 8-11 min miles, Tuesday we do 3-4 miles ( and incorporate training in the run e.g hills or speed) Thursday is a little faster run with less stops 5-7 miles and off road in summer. All abilities are welcome to come give us a go.
Races this week:
17/05 Witchford Kevin Henry 5K
19/05 Night of the 10,000m PB’s
20/05 Braintree 5M
20/05 Woodbridge 10K
20/05 Wimpole Hoohaah
20/05 Paras’ 10M Colchester
20/05 Fen Ditton 5M

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