Brackla Harriers

Training

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All Tuesday sessions start at 7pm sharp.

Thursday runs have an option of early start time of 6:40 (for new comers and those with a 5k / parkrun time of 27 minutes or over) and a 7pm time for those quicker than 27 minutes for a 5k / parkrun.

Nearly all sessions start and finish at Bridgend Tennis Club.


April’s training schedule is below:

April

Tues 3rd – Merthyr Mawr Road K Efforts
Thurs 5th – Court Colman (8M)
Tues 10th – Merthyr Mawr Hill Efforts X8
Thurs 12th – Tythegston (7.9M)
Tues 17th – Track 6 X 300m plus Club AGM after training
Thurs 19th – Castle upon Alun (9M)
Sun 22nd – London Marathon
Tues 24th – Glynbridge Garden Long Hill Efforts
Alternatively there’s the legendary Pentyrch Hill Race this evening
Thurs 26th – Sarn Cycle Path/Boardwalk out & back plus Chip Night
Sun 29th – Newport Marathon
Have fun!

Ian & Colin


The sessions rotate and they also change from summer to winter.

Tuesday runs are Efforts sessions in which two of them are hills and the other two are flat sprints –

A detailed explanation of each of the training session is here (Training sessions explained)

Thursday runs are a longer tempo run, ranging from 6.5 miles to 8 miles.
Sunday runs are decided during the week and depend upon races occurring.

We can also do shorter run on Thursdays of approx 5-6 miles if needed, please ask one of the members about this at the training session you are coming to.

All mileage from mapometer. If you have any training ideas please speak to Colin or Ian.

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