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

2018 Training Plan

Date Session
04/01/2018 Uphill: Pyramid Session. 100/200/300/200/100m, 4 reps, 1 min recovery.
11/01/2018 Fartlek: Standing Stones Triangle, 8 reps.
18/01/2018 Uphill: Wall end Long 400+m, 7 reps, 2 min recovery.
25/01/2018 Handicap Race.
01/02/2018 Fartlek: Yellow Brick Road Triangle 4 reps.
08/02/2018 Uphill: Pyramid Session. 100/200/300/200/100m, 5 Reps, 1 min recovery.
15/02/2018 Uphill: Top of Yellow Brick Road. Timed 10 min, 6 Reps, 1 min recovery.
22/02/2018 Handicap Race.
01/03/2018 Fartlek: Standing Stones Triangle, 8 Reps.
08/03/2018 Uphill: Wall end Long 400+m, x8 Reps, 2 min recovery.
15/03/2018 Uphill: Gate to Quarry x 8 reps.
22/03/2018 Uphill: Top of Yellow Brick Road. Timed 10 min, 6 Reps, 1 min recovery.
29/03/2018 Handicap Race.
05/04/2018 Up & Down Transition: Triangle top yellow brick road, 6 reps.
12/04/2018 Uphill: Gate to Quarry, 8 Reps.
19/04/2018 Uphill: Ford to Standing Stones, 8 reps.
26/04/2018 DFROT: Bollihope – Stuart.
03/05/2018 Uphill: Over stile, grass bank east end Hidden Valley.
10/05/2018 Downhill: Over stile, grass bank east end Hidden Valley.
17/05/2018 Uphill: Half way down Hidden Valley 200m, 8 reps.
24/05/2018 Parlauf: Plantation 4 circuits.
31/05/2018 DFROT: Stanhope Common – Steve.
24/05/2018 Parlauf: Plantation 4 circuits.
07/06/2018 Uphill: Top of Rocky path, 6 reps.
14/06/2018 Run: Ayhope Skyline 16km.
21/06/2018 Recce: Cronkley Fell Race.
28/06/2018 DFROT: Monks Moor – Patrick.
05/07/2018 Fartlek: Brown Law between the cairns
12/07/2018 Uphill: Ford to Standing Stones, 8 reps.
19/07/2018 Fartlek: Standing Stones, 8 laps
26/07/2018 DFROT: Blanchland – Alan.
02/08/2018 Uphill: Velvet path end of hidden valley, 400m, 6 reps.
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