Sunday 12th February – Devilla Trail Races.
Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to help: volunteer information will be sent out in a separate email. We do need a few more people to come forward to make sure all the roles are filled (especially marshals) and build in a bit of contingency in case of last-minute call-offs. Please let Allan Macaulay know if you can help out by emailing him on [email protected].
Devilla entries are still down on previous years so please do your bit to support the race by sharing social media posts about the race and by sharing the Young Hearts Run free podcast and competition links, (YHRF podcast YHRF competition Entries close on 5th Feb.
Grand Prix (GP) Survey Tomorrow, 31st January is the last chance to complete the GP survey (here) and have your say on how it should be structured.
Couch to Carnegie
This brand new initiative, led by Kathryn Fairfield has been announced. The group will meet for the first time on Tuesday 31st January. More information can be found on the club website, here, as well as on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Training this week:
Tuesday January 31: 28-minute hill session, using the paths at both sides of the dual carriageway. The session will take place in the Public Park Dunfermline, meeting at the bandstand, Dunfermline public park meeting point, with city centre parking around Carnegie Hall and train station. The session will be led by Karl.
Thursday February 1: Progressive 400s, 8-10 x 400m, with 2 minute recoveries between. Begin at slightly slower than your 10k race pace; gradually speed up so that your last repeat is slightly faster than your 5K race pace. Meet at the bottom of Pitreavie drive in the industrial estate, by Stuart King Architecture and Design, Pitreavie Drive meeting place Park at Pitreavie Sports Centre or in the industrial estate. Plotaroute map – 400m efforts. The session will be led by Nicole.
Sessions begin with a dynamic warmup at 18:45 with the session starting at 18:50. Don’t forget to do a good warm up (e.g. 10 minutes or so gentle jogging) before the dynamic warmup, and do a cool down after the session.
The Return to Running group will also be meeting in Pitreavie Industrial Estate on Thursday. The group is ideal for members wanting to ease back into training or looking for a gentler session.
If training needs to be cancelled for any reason, we will post on Facebook. If conditions are dodgy, please check before traveling to training.
Remember, if you have any symptoms of any potentially transmissible illness (not just Covid), please do not attend training.
Upcoming GP Events 2022/23 Off- Road GP: The up-to-date GP points table can be found here and the final two events are detailed.