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Training Plans

209 Events: - a great selection of training plans from London Marathon Winner Mike Gratton

209 Events

 

Training Plans

10k in 8 Weeks
'Get you Around'
sub 1 hour
sub 45 mins
sub 38 mins.

Half Marathon.

Shorter routes will be offered at each training session, so don't be put off if you think it's too far, or too fast. We offer sessions for everyone. These are a guideline only*.

Beginners are most welcome -you will offered structured training specifically tailored for level of ability.

Unless otherwise stated, all sessions start at Pontypool Active Living Centre (ALC). Mondays and Wednesdays at 6.30pm - Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. Friday Free Wheelers Group (Buggy Running) is at 12.30pm

Oct-18    
Tues 2nd 7pm- Speedwork 200-400-600 Pyramid Session in the Park.
Wed 3rd 6.30pm First Steps 1 - 4 mile beginners groups, and 5 mile improvers group
Thurs 4th 7pm - Cwmbran Undulating 7.23 Miles https://www.goodrunguide.co.uk/RouteMap/MyRoutes/306616                                                                                Up Stafford Road, down to Station Road, onto Avondale Road, up Chapel Lane, down Edlogan Way, right onto Afon Terrace, Avondale Road, South Street, Rockhill Road and in top entrance to LC car park
Friday 5th  12.30pm - Free Wheelers  Buggy Running Group
Sat 6th Cardiff Festival of Running http://www.cardiffhalfmarathon.co.uk/take-part/cardiff-university-festival-of-running                                                      
 Sun 7th Cardiff 1/2 Marathon http://www.cardiffhalfmarathon.co.uk/
Mon 8th 6.30pm - First Steps and Juniors 1 - 4 mile beginners groups, buggy runners and 5 mile improvers group
Tues 9th  7pm - Speedwork  
Wed 10th 6.30pm - First Steps and Juniors 1 - 4 mile beginners groups, and 5 mile improvers group
Thurs 11th 7pm - Afon Llwyd  7.1 Miles https://www.goodrunguide.co.uk/RouteMap/MyRoutes/304910                                                                              Up Maesderwen, along Stafford Road, Rockhill Road, South Street past Page’s, left onto Station Road, right onto New Road, right onto Pont-y-Felin, left onto Newport Road, up Jerusalem Lane, left onto Golf Road, around Laburnum Drive, right on Golf Road, right onto Highway back into the park on Usk Road:    
Friday 5th  12.30pm - Free Wheelers  Buggy Running Group
Sat 13th Gwent League Cross Country - Race1, Llandaff Fields Cardiff http://www.gwent-league.org.uk/2018/fix181.htm
Sun 14th Ponty Plod - 11 mile multi terrain from Llandegfedd Reservoir :  http://www.pontypoolrunners.co.uk/Ponty%20Plod/PontyPlod%20Index.html
Mon 15th  6.30pm - First Steps and Juniors 1 - 4 mile beginners groups, buggy runners and 5 mile improvers group
Tues 16th 7pm - Speedwork  
Wed 17th 6.30pm - First Steps and Juniors 1 - 4 mile beginners groups, and 5 mile improvers group
Thurs 18th 7pm - Cycle path + Canal 7 https://www.goodrunguide.co.uk/RouteMap/MyRoutes/330499.                                                           Maesderwen onto cycle path to Pontrhydyrun roundabout, up Grove Park to canal, back along the canal to the basin.      
Friday 19  12.30pm - Free Wheelers  Buggy Running Group
Sat 20th Pontypool parkrun     
Sun 21st Leisure league XC - Race 1  GLCL 2018/19 XC Race Series dates and venues :                                                                                                          http://glcl.blogspot.com/2018/09/glcl-201819-xc-race-dates-venues.html 
Mon 22nd 6.30pm - First Steps and Juniors 1 - 4 mile beginners groups, buggy runners and 5 mile improvers group
Tues 23rd 7pm - Speedwork  
Wed 24th  6.30pm - First Steps and Juniors 1 - 4 mile beginners groups, and 5 mile improvers group
Thurs 25th 7pm - Social Run Sebastopol Social Club, meet Open Hearth Car Park
Friday 26  12.30pm - Free Wheelers  Buggy Running Group
Sat 27th Snowdonia Marathon  
Sun 28th Trellech Beacon Dash: 10km multi terrain http://spiritofmonmouth.co.uk/Impress/en/top/races-2/trellech-beacon-dash/
Mon 29th  6.30pm - First Steps and Juniors 1 - 4 mile beginners groups, buggy runners and 5 mile improvers group
Tues 30th 7pm - Speedwork  
Wed 31st 6.30pm - First Steps and Juniors 1 - 4 mile beginners groups, and 5 mile improvers group
Thurs 1st 7pm - Pontypool Hilly 8  https://www.goodrunguide.co.uk/RouteMap/MyRoutes/524809.                       
Up to Duck pond and out North gates, turn right onto Park Road and climb upto Penygarn.Do the loop around Channel view then turn right and continue across top of Penygarn to Trevethin. Just past the church turn left onto Leigh Road and proceed all the way down Leigh Road to Freeholdland. Turn left and proceed to Osbourne Road, cross over at traffic lights then proceed up Merchants hill. Continue climbing all the way to Twmpath. At Twmpath turn right past the Sally Inn then bare left and descend down Park lane to the old Crumlin road. Turn left onto Crumlin road proceeding back to Pontypool. When you reach the speed camera on the new Haffordrunys road cross over when safe and make your way to the Race road. Climb up past the Gypsy camp and on up to the race turning left at top, proceed through the race and descend Blaendare road to the bottom of Cymynyscoy. Take flyover to cross road and proceed up Stafford road turning left down Coed y Cric road past Hospital and onto Station road. Turn left onto cycle path, continue north on cycle track to top of Maesderwen, descend to Pontymoile, cross over at traffic lights, proceed to Park gates, turn into Park and back to Leisure centre.
Friday 2 12.30pm - Free Wheelers  Buggy Running Group

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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