Another exciting week for the DRC Juniors. Wednesday included an ‘Out and Back’ session where our athletes had to maintain the same or faster pacing on the ‘back’ as they had on the ‘out’. Thursday included some of the best all round great training that runners can do; hill reps.
Friday’s indoor athletics was extra exciting as we had our first chance to try out our brand new Reverse Boards. These boards allow our athletes to practice their maximum velocity running (sprints) and they work really well for Relay Races which is what we did. Even the coaches and some of the parents joined in for an exciting final.
Sunday saw some great performances from our DRC Juniors in the final AAA Cross Country race at Pitville Park. Well done!
U11 Girls: Jessica Foran (10:57, 34th), Verity Hoskin (11:58, 44th)
U13 Girls: Lucy Holdsworth (11:21, 7th), Emma Foran (12:52, 16th)
U15 Boys: Freddie Turner (23:46, 19th)
It is half term next week and so there are no Weds/Thur/Fri sessions but we are hoping to do a Muddy Running trail run on Saturday. Parents welcome to join us check out the calendars for more details.
Another busy week. Some longer distance running for the Wednesday runners, but some shorter speed-pacing control running for the Thursday runners. Friday was a jumping focussed indoor athletics. All great stuff; well done athletes.
Saturday was the rescheduled KLB Cross Country. The only result I’ve heard is that Hannah Biddle ran an amazing race to come 3rd overall Junior Girl. Well done Hannah! Any other results out there let me know so that I can give them a mention.
Normal week next week Weds/Thurs/Fri, Sunday is the AAA Cross Country race at Pitville Park in Cheltenham; a great course there with a little stream for our runners to splash in.
A somewhat unusual week with the weather interrupting our programmes. Wednesday’s yr7+ Running session went well. Thursday’s session resulted in 4 coaches but only one U21 runner (who ran faster than most of the coaches), Friday was snowed off as was the KLB Cross Country race.
So in case anyone missed the info the KLB Cross Country Races have been rescheduled to the 9th Feb. We do have cross country training scheduled but if attendance is looking low then we may cancel that one (please let me know if you would like cross country training).
I hope everyone got a chance to get out and enjoy the snow. The weather looks warmer for next week so hopefully back to normal.