Training Nights

Official group training nights are Wednesday nights. With the last Sunday of the month also being popular for members to meet for a longer steady run.

Wednesday nights are based at Aston University Recreation Centre, Birmingham Road, Walsall. B43 7AJ, with a start time of 7pm.

Fee: £2.00 (new members/guest have 4 weeks for free)

Changing rooms and showers on site along with a bar for that post session beer. The long range training plan can be found below – this is a basic outline and the full details to the sessions are posted on our open Facebook page every Tuesday night.

Training night follow the following format:

Warm up – group run between 1 mile and 1.5 mile to the location of the main session.

Main session – detailed below. Please note that this is the full session below, this is adapted to each runner to make sure it is achievable and of benefit to their current fitness levels and training goals therefore do not be put off!!!  Ask for more detail.

Cool down –  group jog back to the club house.

Up and coming training sessions:

Session title Notes/training plan
24th April 19 8 x 800m WBH session 1c – half milers – 7 x 800s grass 

WBH session 1b  – alternative location 

1st May 2019 A to B session (grass) WBH Session 17 – A to B grass session pictures

Alternative can be held on Charlemont Road

8th May 2019 Pyramid Speed endurance WBH session 18 – Grassy Ladder session
15th May 2019 Canal Fartlek WBH Session 13 – Canal Intervals 3 Min efforts
22nd May 2019 Grassy 1k Efforts WBH session 10 – GRASS – 1k efforts
29th May 2019 Red house Park Parlov’s WBH Session 7 – Red House Parlovs
5th June 2019 Alt Pace 1k 500s. 1k fast 500 not so fast WBH Session 14 – Alt pace 1k 500s
12th June 2019 Kenyan Hills WBH session 5 – Kenyan Hills – 2 x 10min hills
19th June 2019 Mile efforts Canal likely location – 1 mile out, 1 mile back.
26th June 2019 To be added
3rd July 2019 Kilo Cruses – 1k at “threshold” 1k at “steady” New card for grass version to be added.
10th July 2019 To be added  
17th July 2019 To be added  
24th July 2019 To be added  
31st July 2019 6 x 5 min effort with jog recovery New card and location to be set

Questions or for training advice post on our facebook page or email westbromwichharriers@yahoo,comWBH Session 17 – A to B grass session pictures

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