We have a range of sessions during the week. You can either dip in & out to fit around your busy life, or you can work with the coaches and build your training program around them. e.g. Tues – ABC, Thurs – Intervals, Sun – Long run.
Thursday 6.55pm (This is the club’s main training session)
Location: King Alfred’s Academy West Site, Challow Road, Wantage, OX12 9DU
Typically an hours training usually under the supervision of Club Coaches, Tom King and Angela Briscoe, Lisa Parker-Smith and Dick Jegou
We welcome any aspiring athlete aged 8 upwards.
The Juniors split into two different focus sessions through the winter:
- Endurance/cross-country. 7.00pm – 8.00pm
The Sprints/Sportshall session is held inside the Leisure Centre hall alternate weeks for a longer 90 minute session. Please find details of the schedule here.
We usually have three groups of seniors
- Coached session – e.g. intervals, hills, etc.
- Social – 8.30-11 min/mile pace
- Welcome Group 11 min/mile plus pace
The Saturday Social Run is definitely worth getting up for, as it usually takes in scenic Oxfordshire trails and sometimes includes breakfast at the end! Details of meeting at the following locations. More info
On non-race days there is a guided trail run through the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. (sometimes followed by tea & cake). Typically we’ll run on The Ridgeway, but occasionally seek out new routes around Oxford, Hungerford or Savernake Forest.
It’s a long social run, at talking pace.
We usually meet at Court Hill Centre, Wantage OX12 9NE. Please follow our Facebook page for updates.
Social Run. 6.30pm
The social group meet at the following locations. More Info
Seniors (all levels) 7.00pm
Details of Tuesday’s coached structured training is here for Autumn 2018.
Competitive Juniors & Seniors. 6.45pm
An intervals track session under the supervision of Club Coach, Tom King at Tilsley Park, Dunmore Rd, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1PU. N.B. Track fees are usually Senior £4.50 / Junior £3.50
Structured Training Sessions:
Our Runleaders have put together the training plan for any Harriers wanting to build their pace, distance and improve their form. For 2018, we’re running two structured sessions each week (Tuesday and Thursdays).
Find out more information – Our Autumn/Winter 2018 training schedule can be found here.