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Tuesday Training Sessions


Tuesday sessions will be scheduled as follows. We meet at 6.30pm, for a warm-up at 6.40pm. Please remember also to be off-site by 8.30pm.

6.30-6.40 News items, notices etc..
6.40-7.00 Warm up, including drills and skills
7.00-8.00 Training session
8.00-8.15 Warm down

Road/off-track and track sessions for the next few weeks are below. Choose whichever suits you best. If you have any queries about which that might be, or would like further advice on a training programme, speak to one of the coaches.
The coaches will assume that all athletes are fit enough to complete the training session, please let us know of any injuries or medical issues.

If you have attended a Tuesday session and would like to give us feedback please fill in our online questionnaire


Training Schedule

For both the track and off-track sessions, the logic behind the schedule is to provide good preparation for racing 5k and 10k, and to be a good endurance workout for the rest of us.

15th August
Off track: Madingley Hills
Track: 3-5x 1k

22nd August
Off track: Parlauf 800m , 200m recoveries
Track: 8-10x 400m, with jog to the gate
(If we're short of coaches, the back-up plan is 6x 800m paired, for all)

29th August
Off track: West Site. The pond zig-zag climb, with jog recovery (2x3 sets)
Track: 6-8x 600m (was planned to be 5k time trial)

5th September
Off track: West Site 5/6x 1k, 3 minute recovery
Track: 400m repeats

12th September
Off track: West Site 6 X 3 minutes with 3 minute recovery
Track: 800m repeats

19th September
Off track: Wheel of Fartlek
Track: 3-4x 1.2k progressive (Alex's cut ups)

26th September
Off track: Storey's Way hills
Track: 10x 600m

3rd October
Off track: Indian running Jesus Green
Track: Cut downs. 2-3x 1k, 600m, 200m with 200m jog, and 200m walk between sets.

10th October
Off track: Gearshifter 4x6
Track: 3-4x 4x 400m

17th October
Off track: Parlauf 800m with 200m recovery
Track: W-Pyramid. 1000m/600m/200m/600m/1000m/600m/200m/600m/1000m with 200m jog (adapted for each group).

24th October
Off track: West Site 5 x 1 k, 3 minute recovery
Track: 800m repeats (6x or 8x depending on the temperature)

31st October
Off track: City fartlek
Track: Fergarenko (variable pace session with recoveries at marathon pace)

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