Training

Come along to one of our training sessions

Members of all abilities meet every Thursday night. Find all of the details and results here.

Arrive 6:45pm

Start 7:00pm

Finish ~8:15pm

Where do we meet?

Hamsterley Forest car park by the visitor centre shown on the map opposite. You’ll need to pay for parking, but they do a season pass which is very reasonable.

Visitor Centre (GR 092312)

What do I need to bring?

Fell or trail shoes and running clothes suitable for the weather which might include:

  • Hat & gloves
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • From September to April a head torch is essential
Stu Ferguson

Stu Ferguson Club Coach

Informal sessions are organised on Facebook

2017 Training Plan

Date Session
05/01/2017 Uphill: Pyramid Session. 100/200/300/200/100m, 4 reps, 1 min recovery.
12/01/2017 Fartlek: Standing Stones Triangle, 8 reps.
19/01/2017 Uphill: Wall end Long 400+m, 7 reps, 2 min recovery.
26/01/2017 Handicap Race.
02/02/2017 Fartlek: Yellow Brick Road Triangle 4 reps.
09/02/2017 Uphill: Pyramid Session. 100/200/300/200/100m, 5 Reps, 1 min recovery.
16/02/2017 Uphill: Top of Yellow Brick Road. Timed 10 min, 6 Reps, 1 min recovery.
23/02/2017 Handicap Race.
02/03/2017 Fartlek: Standing Stones Triangle, 8 Reps.
09/03/2017 Uphill: Wall end Long 400+m, x8 Reps, 2 min recovery.
16/03/2017 Uphill: Gate to Quarry x 8 reps.
23/03/2017 Run: Wild Race route inc Doctors Gate 10km.
30/03/2017 Handicap Race.
06/04/2017 Up & Down Transition: Triangle top yellow brick road, 6 reps.
13/04/2017 Uphill: Gate to Quarry, 8 Reps.
20/04/2017 Uphill: Ford to Standing Stones, 8 reps.
27/04/2017 DFROT: Bollihope – Stuart.
04/05/2017 Uphill: Over stile, grass bank east end Hidden Valley.
11/05/2017 Downhill: Over stile, grass bank east end Hidden Valley.
18/05/2017 Uphill: Half way down Hidden Valley 200m, 8 reps.
25/05/2017 DFROT: Stanhope Common – Steve.
01/06/2017 Parlauf: Plantation 4 circuits.
08/06/2017 Uphill: Top of Rocky path, 6 reps.
15/06/2017 Run: Ayhope Skyline 16km.
22/06/2017 Recce: Cronkley Fell Race.
29/06/2017 DFROT: Barnard Castle – Patrick.
06/07/2017 Fartlek: Brown Law between the cairns
13/07/2017 Uphill: Ford to Standing Stones, 8 reps.
20/07/2017 Fartlek: Standing Stones, 8 laps
27/07/2017 DFROT: Blanchland – Alan.
03/08/2017 Uphill: Velvet path end of hidden valley, 400m, 6 reps.
10/08/2017 Downhill: Velvet path end of hidden valley 400m, 6 reps.
17/08/2017 Uphill: Wall end 4 reps.
24/08/2017 Uphill: Grove to 5 lane end, 1 rep 3 miles.
31/08/2017 DFROT: Carrs Top – Steve.
07/09/2017 Uphill: Top of Rocky Path, 8 reps.
14/09/2017 Run: Elephant Trees and Hidden valley.
21/09/2017 Uphill: Full Rocky Path 3 Reps.
28/09/2017 DFROT: Cockfield Fell – Andy B.
05/10/2017 Uphill: Quarry to Gate 4 Reps.
12/10/2017 Run: Dryderdale plantation inc Doctors Gate, 10km.
19/10/2017 Handicap Race.
26/10/2017 Fartlek: Brown Law cairns.
02/11/2017 Uphill: Drunk Drive Hill, 600m, 4 reps
09/11/2017 Uphill: Wall end 500m, 4 reps.
16/11/2017 Run: Top of the Forest, 16km.
23/11/2017 Handicap Race.
30/11/2017 Uphill: Pyramid Session. 100/200/300/200/100m x 3 Reps, with 2 min recovery.
07/12/2017 Fartlek: Standing stones, 8 laps
14/12/2017 Uphill: Top of Yellow Brick Road. Timed 10 min, 6 Reps, 1 min recovery.
21/12/2017 Run: Blackling Hole 14km mulled wine run.
28/12/2017 Handicap Race.
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