Speed training explained

TRACK SESSIONS FOR MIDDLE-DISTANCE RUNNERS (TRAINING FOR RACES AT 800m to 5000m)

TUESDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS AT CROYDON ARENA

TUESDAYS – MEET 7.20 PM FOR 7.30 START
THURSDAYS – MEET 7.30 PM FOR 7.40 START

ALL RUNNERS WELCOME

PROVISIONAL JUNE SCHEDULE

Tuesday 5   1 x 1200m; 3 x 800m; 1 x 400m (time between start of reps: 7 mins / 5 mins / 5 mins / 5 mins)

Thursday 7   6 x 300m (starting a rep each 3 minutes)

Tuesday 12   10 x 400m (starting a rep each 3 minutes)

Thursday 14   6 x 270m (starting a rep each 3 minutes: walk/jog 130m between reps)

Tuesday 19   5 x 800m (starting a rep each 5 minutes)

Thursday 21   5 x 240m (starting a rep each 3 minutes: walk/jog 160m between reps); then 1 x 300m

Tuesday 26   3 x 800m (starting a rep each 5 minutes); then 1 x 1600m

Thursday 28   6 x 300m (starting a rep each 3 minutes)

PLEASE TRY TO MEET AT CROYDON ARENA PROMPTLY, TO WARM UP BY JOGGING AND TWO LAPS OF ‘STRIDES’ BEFORE THE SESSION.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE TRACK SESSIONS, PLEASE CONTACT ALAN DOLTON (UKA LEVEL 3 CLUB COACH) – alandolton@yahoo.co.uk : 020 8656 0532

 

 

Grass Speed Sessions
For 5k to Marathon runners.

at Coombe Park (https://goo.gl/maps/J254Yx2dofN2 )
except last Tuesday of each month which will be at Coombe Playing Fields

Tuesday 8   10, 11 or 12 x 300m (marathon trainers option of  7 or 8 x 600m)

Tuesday 15   3 laps (3 x 300m), 3 laps, 2 laps, 2 laps, 1 lap, 1 lap – option to begin with 4 laps

Tuesday 22  5, 6, 7 or 8 x 600m

Tuesday 29  Coombe Playing Fields –  hill speed session of 36 x 25 seconds uphill

 

For more information on these sessions contact our UKA Level 2 coach Chris Morton on 07710008939

For any additional questions on Striders’ speed sessions or running technique you can contact our UKA Coach in Running Fitness (Level 2) on simon.ambrosi78@gmail.com or 07947 536973