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New Tuesday Night Senior Track Training Plan

New Tuesday Night Senior Track Training Plan http://www.horwichrmiharriers.co.uk/_assets/TrainingPlan.pdf

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Hay Fever Season

Hay Fever Season British Athletics Science and Medicine Update 06/04/2016 Hay fever is more common in athletes and around 60% of our team suffer with some of the common symptoms of blocked or runny nose, sneezing, runny eyes or even … Continue reading

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Stength & Conditioning Master Class

Stength & Conditioning Master Class Venue: Horwich Leisure Center 27th May 7-9pm Within this session you will have the benefit of learning what constitutes weight training for running and be able to practice some moves on the night! Correct technique … Continue reading

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vVo2max Training

vVo2max Training Next week I want to do some testing at the track before the session. The testing is based around vVo2max efforts. This is a strategy that I favour for distance runners as it trains the body to run … Continue reading

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Brenda’s Training Group

Brenda’s Training Group Brenda’s group are meeting at the Bottom Barn at 6.15 on Weds. (N.B. Bottom Barn – not Top Barn as previously notified in error)

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UPDATE: An Evening with Martin Jones

An Evening with Martin Jones – World Mountain Running Champion / GB International (5k / 10k / XC) Thursday 23rd May 2013 *** UPDATE : Venue & Time *** Jolly Crofters Pub – meet from 7.45pm for an 8.15pm prompt … Continue reading

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Track Sessions Updated

Track Sessions Updated The Tuesday night training schedule for the New Year is now available in the Training section of the website. http://www.horwichrmiharriers.co.uk/article.php?id=1377

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Martyn Bell – Training w/c 3rd

Martyn Bell – Training w/c 3rd December 4th of 4 week cycle. Monday 3rd Complete rest day Tuesday 4th Complete rest day Wednesday 5th 1pm: Functional Threshold Test (best pace for 1 hour) Current pace: 5m 25 min/mi I can … Continue reading

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Martyn Bell – Training w/c 26th

Martyn Bell – Training w/c 26th November 3rd of 4 week cycle. Monday 26th 7am: In work early as pressing at work with a tender 1.20 pm: 5 miles @ 7 min miling (64 foc) – nice easy recovery run … Continue reading

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Martyn Bell – Training w/c 19th November

Martyn Bell – Training w/c 19th November 2nd week of 4 week cycle. This week continues aerobic training covering all paces with the sole aim to follow no structured plan until mid – December where I will kick into a … Continue reading

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Gareth Booth Training w.c.12.11.12

Gareth Booth Training w.c.12.11.12 Planned to run an easy week with plenty of easy miles – target was 70miles. Achilles seems fine at 7min pace or slower but any quicker, I can feel slight pain. Feeling really motivated after the … Continue reading

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Martyn Bell – Training – w/c 12th November

Martyn Bell – Training – w/c 12th November This week continues a “semi recovery” period to include just base miles with no “hard”sessions and no turbo sessions planned – good pacing required throughout. Monday 12th 7am: 11 miles (872 foc) … Continue reading

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Alastair Murray: Training w/c 12.11.12

Alastair Murray: Training w/c 12.11.12 Mon. p.m. 6 miles. Adlington and back. Time 42:35. Pace 7:00. 300 FOC. Stretched. Tue. p.m. Track (didn’t feel like going) 2.5 miles WU. Session was 3 x 3 x 1k. Decided to do 3 … Continue reading

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Alastair Murray: Training w/c 05.11.12

Alastair Murray: Training w/c 05.11.12 Mon. Lunch : 7 miles. Winter Hill. Tried to keep the work rate up a bit. Time 58:38. 1276 FOC. Stretched. Strength Work. Tue. p.m. Track. 2.5 mile WU. Session was set as 8 x … Continue reading

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David Jackson: Training w/c 05.11.12

Week Commencing Monday 5th Oct 2012 Monday… PM…Calves very tight and sore so just did a careful 1 mile warm up on the treadmill followed by 30 mins gentle stretching, massage and exercises. Tuesday… Left calf still a little tight … Continue reading

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Gareth Booth : Training

Training – Gareth Booth To give you a further insight into my principles and approaches, I am closely involved with Martyn and his dad at mercurycoaching, using trainingpeaks.com to monitor and build on my training. In comparison to Martyn, I … Continue reading

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Gareth Booth: Training w/c 29.10.12

Last week training – WE 04.11.12 Monday – Took day off. Spent 30mins evaluating last 4 weeks training to see whats happened recently causing my recent injuries. Result!!! I need a new pair of trainers. Tue – Total 12miles. 8mile … Continue reading

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Alastair Murray: Training w/c 29.10.12

Alastair Murray: Training w/c 29.10.12 Mon. p.m. 6 miles. Adlington and back on roads. Felt ok. Time 40:18. Pace 6:47. 342 FOC. Stretched. Strength work. Tue. a.m. 4 miles. 2 lads and pike. Badly twisted ankle coming off 2 lads. … Continue reading

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David Jackson: Training w/c 29.10

WC Monday 29/10/12 Not expecting much for the next few days as I only got back from Holidays late Friday night and been feeling sluggish and tired all weekend so just going to take it day by day and just … Continue reading

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Martyn Bell: Training

Training – Martyn Bell Hopefully, the text below will provide you with a little insight into how I approach my training and the principles I have employed. Back in March 2012 I made a promise to myself to focus on … Continue reading

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Alastair Murray: Training w/c 22.10.12

Alastair Murray: Training w/c 22.10.12 Mon. a.m. 6.5 miles. Over Winter Hill and around. Running slow so missed out 2nd climb of 2 lads. Tough morning run. Time 55:35. 1062 FOC. p.m. Strength work. Tue. Day off. Wed. a.m. 6 … Continue reading

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Gareth Booth: Training w/c 22.10.12

Gareth Booth Training w/c 22.10.12 Monday – 22nd Oct 6 miles – including 1,2,3mins hard reps twice with 3mins between each set. Tough as achilles playing up so tried to hold back Tue Lunch 5mile – 35mins Eve – track … Continue reading

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Training Logs

Over the next few weeks we are going to be trialing a new feature on the club website. A few club athletes have volunteered to publish a weekly summary of their training. It is hoped that this will be of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Track in July

All Tuesday night track sessions in July will be 7:15 warm up fro a 7:30 session start. Steve Pearson.

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Beginner Session – Sunday Run – 1st April 2012

Horiwch RMI Harriers Beginners Group Sunday Run 1st April  2012 – Lower Rivington 5k Sunday runs are back to normal non-marathon and I am doing a 5k and a 10k one rolled into one run, and the starter is an … Continue reading

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Sunday Run – 25th March 2012

Horiwch RMI Harriers Beginners Group Sunday Run 25th March 2012 – Dimple, Witton Weavers and Jumbles Sunday’s run is a nice and easy relaxed saunter route around Wayoh, Jumbles, and Turton&Entwistle reservoirs – there are two meet up points, which … Continue reading

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Sunday Run – 11th December 2011 – 14km Trail

Sunday Run – 11th December 2011 Rivington, Lead Mines and the Pike 14km Trail Sundays run is going to start from the Lower Barn, the run follows the reservoir around and the back past the war memorial and the old lead mines, … Continue reading

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Harriers Road Group – Week 13 – 5th December 2011

Week 13 Training Plan – W/c Mon 5th December 2011 This is the start of a new mesocycle of 6 weeks and we move onto strength work, so more hill work and fewer but longer rep work; Tuesday is the track and … Continue reading

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Harriers Road Group – Week 12 -28th November 2011

Week 12 Training Plan – W/c Mon 28th November Week 12, final week of the speed mesocycle and for anyone following the cycles then this is a medium week – again, 5 sessions per week with a couple of days recovery or easy cross training, and … Continue reading

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Harriers Road Group – Week 11 -21st November 2011

Harriers Road Group – Week 11 -21st November 2011 Week 11 Training Plan Week 11, 5th week of the speed mesocycle and for anyone following the cycles then this is the second hard week – again, 6 sessions per week with … Continue reading

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Sunday Run – 16km Rivington Reservoirs

Sunday Run – 20th November 2011 Rivington Reservoirs, The Pike, Bolton Sundays run is 16km starting at the Castle car park, following the trails along upper reservoir, around Anglezarke Reservoir and then climbing up past the Wellington memorial, down to … Continue reading

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Harriers Road Group – Week 10 -14th November 2011

Harriers Road Group – Week 10 -14th November 2011 Week 10 Week 10, 4th week of the speed mesocycle and for anyone following the cycles then this is the first hard week – so 6 sessions per week with just … Continue reading

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Sunday Run – 15km Winter Hill

Sunday Run – 13th November 2011 Rivington, Winter Hill, Bolton Sundays run is 15km starting at the Castle car park, running up towards and through Wilderswood and past Two Lads, down towards Smithills and then climbing up towards the mast, … Continue reading

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Sunday Run – 15km Rivington Reservoirs

Sunday 6th November 2011 15km run around Rivington Reservoirs, Bolton Sundays run is 15km flat around the reservoirs in Rivinton – Starting from Castle Car park opposite Rivington and Blackrod High School, up along past the barn and Go Ape, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Sunday Run – 12km Rivington

Sunday 30th October 2011 12km run around Rivington, Bolton Sundays run is 12km fairly flat around Rivington – Starting from Horwich sports centre up to the Pike then down to Pigeon Tower car park to Rivington Reservoir before heading back … Continue reading

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Harriers Road Group – Week 7 -24th October 2011

Hi All, Thanks and well done to everyone who ran in the relay earlier on Sunday, we got some good times in and there was a pretty good turn out with a dozen teams or so entered, mostly Harriers but some other … Continue reading

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Sunday Run – 12km run around Anglezark

Sunday 16th October 2011 12km run around Anglezark Sundays run is 12km fairly flat around Anglezark – Easy pace group following on from last weeks 10km, this now adds another 2km to the distance, but will be done at a … Continue reading

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Beginners 10k Trail Run

9th October 2011 Sunday run 10k around Rivington Meet up at the Castle car park for 9am for a 10k trail run around lower Rivington – from Castle car park, down to castle, lower barn, Upper Rivington and Yarrow reservoir, … Continue reading

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