The first Derby Runner XC League event of the season is scheduled to be 28th October 2018 at Prestwold Hall. More dates.
Option A with Leanne:
Logix Park- Long reps 🏃🏻♂️
Leaving Hinckley Leisure Centre at 6:30pm for a 6:45pm start
Meeting at the bollards where the alley goes onto the A5
1.5 mile warm up
1k reps with 150m recovery
A group- 6 reps
B group- 5 reps
C group & All Sorts- 4 reps
1.5 mile cool down 🤗
Option B with Jude:
Croft Hill. Meet at the Aggregates car park LE9 3GT Huncote Road Croft at 6:30, to leave at 6:40 for a gentle warm up run and then some hill reps. All off road, apart from about 150m on warm up.
S24 in the ‘big book of routes’
Not a lot of difference in distance between long and short (8.7 vs 7.2 miles) but both take in part of Burbage Common.
Alternatively, to make it about 5 miles in length, turn left at the end of Smithy Lane after crossing Burbage Common and head back up Sapcote Road to Hinckley.
Hopefully something for everyone here
6.20pm meet at the Leisure Centre for 6.30pm departure.
See you there
Here are the provisional dates for the 2018-19 Derby Runner Cross Country League – please be aware that dates (and even venues) may change.
28th October 2018 – Prestwold Hall
11th November – Holly Hayes Wood
9th December – Bradgate Park
Jan 2019 – date TBC – Bagworth Heath
17th February 2019 – Grace Dieu
3rd March 2019 – Bosworth Battlefield
Meet at LC to depart at 18:30
Or meet at the bandstand 18:40 ish
Drills, hills and thrills (more commonly known as reps 😁)
Routes for Thursday
Both route are in the ‘big book’ – Number 8
Long route: 9.1 miles
Short route: 6.8 miles
6.20pm meet for 6.30 departure
See you there
Team photo at the Joy Cann 5 race tonight.
Option 1 – Jenny:
Castle Street Hill Climbs. Running up Castle Street and resting from the top until you get to the front of the line. 6:30 depart from LC or 6:45 start from the bottom of Castle Street.
Option 2 – Jude:
Croft Hill. Meet at the Aggregates car park LE9 3GT, Huncote Road, Croft at 6:30, to leave at 6:40 for a gentle warm up run and then some hill reps. All off road, apart from about 150m on warm up.
Richmond Park. Paarlauf session, working in pairs running half way round the park then recovering down the middle. Meeting at the leisure centre to leave at 6.30 or meet at the park for around 6.40.
Here are the results of our Quadrathon on 8th July:
Hansom Cab Loops
30 minutes of running 800m in three’s, 2 laps on 1 lap off
Depart from Leisure Centre at 6:30pm or meet by roundabout on rugby road (nr hansom cab entrance) for a 6:45pm start
Thursday Routes 12th July… out on the canal. 🚢
Swallows Green field, end of Barwell Lane
400m reps, every 3 minutes x 10 with a 3 min rest after 5 reps. Session lasts for 33mins.
Meet at LC 6:15 to leave at 6:30. Session warm up(!) starts at 6:45. I will meet you down there as I need to put cones out etc.
HRC Juniors, Seniors & All Sorts competing together at our Quadrathon today. Pic by Rich Guest.
Long route: 8.5 miles
Short Route: 6.2 miles
Remember to bring a drink with you and to be hydrated before you start on these hot evenings.
Usual arrangements for a prompt 6.30pm start.
See you there