We want to get your feedback, thoughts and ideas on club matters, so please do complete the survey that we sent out last week. We’ll use the feedback to understand the needs and wishes of club members. We will close it shortly so please complete it as soon as possible – as we’ve had over […]
Several of you correctly identified that Jackie was pictured at Ellingham Railway Station. The first to email us was a Mr J. Wharton – well done, John! How about this week’s which may be a little more testing – where was our editor and why was he wearing a cycle helmet in church? Answers (printable, […]
TopDogs is not just about PBs and it’s great when people write to me with stories like the below from Gus Riley. It’s brilliant to see you back running again Gus. “I’d just completed 8 weeks of Coach to 5K in December, after recovering from an injury and balance problems, when I tripped and got […]
As 2020 was a distinctly odd year, you can now submit just TWO race distance times (real or virtual events) for your age grading. Submission is here.
Development Thorough warm up Set 1 8 times 2 mins with 1 min jog/brisk walk recovery 2 mins rest Set 2 4 times 1 minute with 30s recovery 2 mins rest Set 3 4 times 30s with 30s rest Cool down/ Stretch indoors Run the 2 min efforts at quicker than your 5k pace, walk […]
Although Beginner sessions cannot start until Covid restrictions are lifted sufficiently, (as soon as they are, sessions will start) we are engaging with those interested in participating. There is an option to join a ‘start at home’ programme. This helps them begin their running journey, along with other means of welcoming Beginners ‘virtually’ to our […]
We are in the process of compiling a number of initiatives to roll out to club members to keep as many of you as we can motivated and connected for support. Like any of the best laid plans made at the moment, as fast as they are made, changes have to be considered. Please keep […]
You know this already. Please run safely and follow current government guidelines regarding social distancing and infection control. Select your route carefully, taking into account time of day and length of time that you will be running for and presence of traffic and pedestrians. We advise you to wear high visibility clothing. Please don’t have […]
In the light of new government advice act like you’ve got the virus we think that it is unwise to promote the Buddy running scheme at the moment. Please all follow the current guidelines/legislation. We have had a good response from club members and will set the Buddy running scheme in motion once the guidelines […]
Look out for a separate newsletter asking you to complete a short survey regarding the club, particularly in these challenging times. So don’t worry if it arrives on a day other than Sunday! We want to get your feedback, thoughts and ideas on club matters, so please do complete it.