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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 December: Cross Country


Session Pacing
22/10/2019 5 x 1mile off 90 sec recovery 10K to HM  Race Pace
29/10/2019 3 sets of (1200, 800, 400m) off 80s Reverse Ladders session. Starting at 5k pace and getting faster
05/11/2019 8 x 800m off 90 sec recovery VO2 max session to be done at current 5k to 10k pace
12/11/2019 14 x 400m off 75 secs Speed session. Hard efforts while pacing for the number of repetitions
19/11/2019 4 x 2000m of 90 secs Current 10K to HM race pace
26/11/2019 5 x (1000m, 200m), off 60/90s VO2 max session @ target 5k to 10k pace, 200m faster than 5k pace but not all out sprinting. 200m efforts are designed to make the 1000m pace feel more comfortable.
03/12/2019 4 sets of (800, 400, 200m) off 70s Reverse Ladders session. Starting at mile pace and getting faster
10/12/2019 10 x 800m off 80 sec recovery VO2 max session to be done at current 5k to 10k pace
17/12/2019 Piece of String Christmas Session. Varied distances made up each rep by leader. Total distance 7 to 8km.
24/12/2019 No Session (Christmas Eve) Possible Ad-hoc session organised on FB Group
31/12/2019 No Session (New Years Eve) Possible Ad-hoc session organised on FB Group
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