During the light evenings, from early April to early September, we are based at Bramcote Leisure Centre which gives easy access to off-road runs. During the dark evenings period, from mid September to early April, we are based at Nottingham Tennis Centre, University Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2QH, UK, Aerial view, which gives easy access to the road. We offer training for everyone whether in a club or not. We have regular runners who are members of established affiliated clubs and others who are unattached to any club.
There are two groups, the Fast group, who do, for example, 10 miles at a strong pace which is for those whose times are below 37 - 38 mins for 10k, 62mins for 10 miles 85 mins for a half-marathon or run on the fells. The Intermediate group is for slower paced runners, down to very roughly 50 mins 10K, 70 mins for 10miles, 105 mins half-marathon and who would like to improve. These are often steady sessions up to 9 miles, but vary both longer and shorter to suit the group. Both groups do fartlek sessions occasionally again when it suits the groups.
There is now a Facebook page also.
New runners are very welcome to just turn up and run. Check with the blog or the Facebook page for any late changes to the blog postings which we like to keep to an absolute minimum. Alternatively you can use the contact form if you prefer to make prior contact or would like further information.
There are no charges for running with us.
Following British Athletics rules for road running the minimum age for joining either group is 17.

Monday, 7 April 2008

Training and Racing: Tuesday 08 April - Sunday 13 April 2008
Tuesday 08 April - 6:30pm
Not sure of the route yet as it depends how much rain there is between now and the run and whether people don't mind getting their shoes muddy ;-) Probably be the Strelley - Cossall - Nottm canal run. Update: I don't think I'll be there. Planning to just do a steady run home - see you all in the Vic on Sunday night or down the pub a week from tomorrow (15th).

Andy T will not be with us this week but has suggested the following for anyone wishing to do a session:
  • 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 mins with 2mins recovery between everything.
  • Start at 10k pace progressing to 5k pace for the 1min, then back up to 10k pace for the last 5mins.

Saturday 12 April - 9am
Wollaton Park easy 7.5 mile run for 1 hour, meet at St. Leonard's Avenue, Wollaton.

Sunday 13 April - 9am

Race Results
Midland 12/6 Stage
Sharon Orridge - 17:30
Womens 6 Stage Results

Andy Tarry - 27.47 (long leg)
Masters Results

Senior Men
Rob Keal- 15:34 (short leg)
12 Stage Results

Superb running everyone and big congrats to Andy T for running the fastest vet long leg of the day.

Rother Valley 10k
Ben Bennett - 33:54 - 1st