Serious Stuff Thursdays

SST is a weekly session (additional to the Tuesday social club run) designed specifically for those who want to improve their running. We're open to ALL club runners who want to get faster and fitter; the sessions are designed so that no-one gets left behind and everyone improves, relative to their current fitness level.

Training is based on repeated hard efforts set at specific time or distance intervals; interval training.

Sessions are usually about an hour (not including pub "debrief"!) and run as follows:
1. Thorough warm up.
2. Interval session.
3. Cool down.
4. Pub "debrief". Optional but encouraged. :0)

Date Session Location Details
26th Apr Holme Wood (Loweswater) long hill reps + Kirkstile "debrief"

Warm up along lake
5 minute medium incline rep up through the woods
4 minute return to start recovery
Repeat x 4
Chilled return back along the lake

3rd May Whin Ben pyramids + Wheatsheaf "debrief"

Warm up to Gasgale bridge + slow couple of minutes walk up Whiteside, then return to bridge

Hard steep incline reps:
1 x 20 seconds
1 x 30 seconds
1 x 40 seconds
1 x 50 seconds
2 x 60 seconds
1 x 50 seconds
1 x 40 seconds
1 x 30 seconds
1 x 20 seconds

Chilled return to cars

10th May T'other Back o' Sale long hill reps + Pheasant "debrief"

Warm up round the base of Sale

5 minute medium gradient efforts
Repeat x 4

Chilled return to cars

17th May Ladyside Pike reps to the summit + Wheatsheaf "debrief"

Warm up from gate to end of first field x 2
5 minute reps to the summit
Chilled return to cars