Harriers Road Group – Week 8 -31st October 2011

Harriers Road Group – Week 8 -31st October 2011

Week 8

Week 8, 2nd week of speed mesocycle and the track session is going to be a little different from what we have done before as the focus is going to be put onto sprinting and maximum velocity work, rather than the usual speedwork aimed at endurance that we have traditionally done, and as this will be quite explosive short distance sprinting, then there’ll be a more vigorous warm up beforehand – which really everyone should be doing all the time anyways 🙂

Tuesday 1stBolton Arena Track Session 7pm – Speed session

Thursday 3rd- Horwich Lesiure Centre 7pm – Haloween Special

Sunday 6th- Horwich Lesiure Centre 9:30am – 14km Trail Run around Rivington

Mesocycle Week 2, so an Easy week, four running sessions, and you should have two rest days; Thursday is a rep session and not continual running, so add in at least one 10k distance style of run in addition to group sessions.

Week Date Tuesday Thursday Weekend
7 24-Oct Speed – Arcon Steady – Middlebrook 12km Trail run
8 31-Oct Track – 200s Haloween Special 14km Trail run
9 07-Nov Speed – Blackrod Fartlek – Old Road 16km Trail run
10 14-Nov Track – 100s 200s Hills – Church Eaves Wood Silverdale
11 21-Nov Speed – Millstone Threshold – A6 Wesham 10km Road Race
12 28-Nov Arcon – Relay Hills – Fleet St Sweatshop Santa Saunter

Forthcoming races

20th November – Eaves Wood Trail race – Silverdale – RACE

This is a nice trail race just north of Morcombe and is 5.25 miles long; must enter beforehand as it always sells out before deadline. Info – http://eaveswoodtrail.blogspot.com/

26th November (Saturday) – Wesham 10k Road Race – Preston – RACE

The focus on this is for anyone doing 10k training to get a measure of their current pace on a road race; most of the training is done on trails and eventually up on the hills, and so a straight road race is good to fit in; there’s a few of them up to then end of the year, but this one was the first of those close by to us.   Entry Form – http://www.ukresults.net/forms/111126wesham.pdf

4th December – Sweatshop Santa Saunter- RACE (saunter?)

Looking to get us out for this one with santa outfits on – there’s this one and there will be another run later in December that will be organised by the club that have a focus on fun and we’re looking for good fancy dress or santa outfits rather than running it at pace; whilst this is technically kinda like a race, we’ll run this as a single group for those who turn up – santa suit needed !   Approx 4.5 miles multi-terrain, santa hat for entrants, coffee and mince pie to all finishers! Entry Form – http://www.ukresults.net/forms/111204chorley.pdf