Track is suitable for all levels of runners, no matter if you are just starting out or a seasoned runner. The aim of track is to improve your running speed and endurance.
We have a number of track leaders each with their individual styles of delivery. They will help you with your running journey and help you towards your running goals.
Rakesh (T-Rak) Sandhu - Track coordinator and session planner.
Grant (Godfather) Conway - Secret track sessions.
Karen (Guns of steel) Levison - Core Extreme Circuits.
Gareth (Barefoot) Davies - Endurance and Injury prevention.
Maya (Padawan) Goodwin - Gentle to beginners, tougher on speedsters.
Ashton Playing Fields
598 Chigwell Road
Monday (excluding bank holidays)
6:45pm sharp start (you can arrive earlier and warm up on the track)
£4 - Under 35s
£1.50 - Students and over 35s
Minimum age for our track sessions is 12, Children must be accompanied by an adult. No maximum age!
For ELR Members only, join the group and be updated on all track activities.
Track Sessions in July
Time: 6:45pm sharp (push up penalties for latecomers!)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Ashton Playing Fields, 598 Chigwell Rd, IG8 8AA
Cost: £4 for under 35, £1.50 for over 35
Ability: All welcome regardless of speed
I hope that you liked the new look/feel track sessions which were delivered over June. Well, great news there is more to come. If you haven't tried one please come along. July's plan is listed below:
1st July 2019 - 800M - T-Rak
8th July 2019 - Session to be announced - Simon Mennell (EA)
15th July 2019 - Secret Session - The Godfather
22nd July 2019 - 600M & timed mile - T-Rak
27th July 2019 - 5K timed @ Valentines Park parkrun
29th July 2019 - 400M - T-Rak (note: filming may occur during the session)
I am confident you will enjoy the sessions.
We will help you achieve your true potential!!!
22nd July 2019
Phase of training:
Target of session:
As directed by session leader
Set 1: Timed Mile
Find your time to run a mile - please bring a watch
Set 2: 600M
600M - consistent speed (no racing to the finish)
200M - 100M walk, then 100M jog back to start line
Repeat as follows:
Fast groups - 8 sets
Medium paced groups - 6 sets
Improvers - 4 sets
800M - slow comfortable pace (walk last 100M)
Strength and Conditioning:
10 minutes of intense core workout
Bring mats (if you have got them)
10 minutes of general stretching
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