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Tuesday Track

Start Time - 19:15 (some will be warming up from 19:00)

Meeting point - 200m line, just inside the track 

Tuesday Track sessions take place at Battersea Park Millennium Arena. The track charges £4.50 which includes use of the showers and changing rooms (lockers £1 coin refunded).

  • Please be warmed up for the session
  • When running on the track please keep single file in lane 1 unless overtaking
  • When you are finishing a rep please clear the track immediately 

The session:

Tuesday sessions are slightly shorter rep sessions and we generally keep most reps less than 1 mile. 

We also cover slightly more overall distance on the Tuesday session so it really is a good tough session for those really looking at improving and building on their speed.

Most sessions are loosely based on V02 max speed. I.e. your 3km pace. This session will improve you bodies ability to transport oxygen which is then used to break down fuels which ultimately control your energy and pace.

Training Phases:

Clapham Chasers aim to provide not just varied training sessions but also training progression based on typical competition seasons. To support this we have broken the track training calendar down into phases, with each phase developing towards the peak of that season. If you don't happen to be training for a race that phase was designed for don't worry, just adapt the speed and repetitions to suit your focus. You can always ask our advise on our Facebook page. The phases are:

- January to end March: Half Marathon & Marathon

- April to July: Road & Track Running

- July to October: Shorter distance, 10K & Half Marathon

- November to January: Cross Country

BLOCK 1: Session Pacing
09/07/2019 4 x 1 mile off 90s Lactate Threshold session around your 10K pace
16/07/2019 6 x 800m off 80s VO2 max session to be done at current 5k to 10k pace
23/07/2019 14 x 300m with 100m walk recovery Speed session. Hard efforts while pacing for the number of repetitions
30/07/2019 2 sets of (1200, 800, 800m) off 75s 5km, 3km, 3km pace respectively
06/08/2019 6 x (400, 200, 200m) off 60s Speed session. Hard efforts while pacing for the number of repetitions
BLOCK 2: Session Pacing
13/08/2019 5 x 1km, off 70s VO2 max session @ target 5k pace
20/08/2019 3 x [4 x 400m] off 75 secs Progressive 400's. First set at 5K race pace. Set 2 & 3 each 3 seconds faster
27/08/2019 4 sets of (800, 400, 200m) off 70s Reverse Ladders session. Starting at 3km pace and getting faster
03/09/2019 8 x 800m off 90s VO2 max session to be done at current 5k to 10k pace
10/09/2019 3 sets of (1200, 800, 400m) off 70s Reverse Ladders session. Starting at 5k pace and getting faster
BLOCK 3: Session Pacing
17/09/2019 5 x 1 mile off 90s Lactate Threshold session around your 10K to HM pace
24/09/2019 7 x (400, 200, 200m) off 50s Speed session. Hard efforts while pacing for the number of repetitions
01/10/2019 5 sets of (800, 400, 200m) off 70s Reverse Ladders session. Starting at mile pace and getting faster
08/10/2019 16 x 300m with 100m walk recovery Speed session. Hard efforts while pacing for the number of repetitions
15/10/2019 8 x 1km, off 70s Lactate Threshold session around your 10K pace


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