Tuesday 25 February training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions:   Sub 22, led by Paul J are doing Fartlek. 22-25, led by Liz are doing Fartlek (5 miles with sprints).       25-27, led by Helen are doing 4 miles easy.       27-30, led by Angela are doing 1k repeats x 4 @ 5k pace.       30-33, led by Tom are doing 10 x 60 secs max effort with 2 mins recovery.       33+, led by Lucy are doing decreasing intervals. The door will be covered by Andy J and Jonathan A. It’s a tea and coffee night so please stop back for a brew if you can. Why not bring your own cup along to cut down on the waste we create? Any donations to…
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Thursday 20 training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions: Sub 22, led by Jamie are doing 1.2km x 4. 22-25, led by Tom are doing 1k repeats. 25-27, led by Lucy are doing Easy week: 6 x 1min stride outs, 1min jog recovery, stride outs at 5k race pace. 27-30, led by David H are doing Indian file. 30-33, led by Caroline are doing a pyramid session. 33+, led by Helen are doing 10 x 30s 2 min recovery. The door will be covered by Jill A and Yvonne S. Happy running 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️
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Tuesday 18 February training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions:    Sub 22, led by Sam are doing mixed intervals.       22-25, led by Liz are doing meet and retreat.       25-27, led by David H are doing 5 x 400m, 1 min jog recovery.       27-30, led by Angela are doing hill reps 20s x 12 walk back recovery.       30-33, led by Helen are doing 4x 800m intervals with 400m recovery.       33+, led by Anna are doing a pyramid session. The door will be covered by Kirsten and Sue R. Happy running 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️
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15 February parkrun report

Run reports
46 Striders took a trip to the barrage on Saturday - and witnessed the popular Stevie Cooper celebrate his 200th parkrun. Jill Abel is a lady in form. A new pb was recorded and this was the second week in a row Jill has exceeded 70% in age-grading. This ranks her highly in the North East region. Neil Mcgee also got a new pb. Keran H, Andy J, Helen J, Jane M, David M, Viv M, Adam P and Jim W all helped with volunteering. Dave Fender failed his fitness test and didn't run. Elsewhere there were new pb's for James Heslop at Durham, Finlay Pennington at Marshall Drive, David Horton at Flatts Lane and Stephen Mitchinson at Keswick. Runners too at Queen's (Glasgow), Albert, Frimley Lodge (Surrey), Stewart and…
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Thursday 13 February training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions:    Sub 22, led by Paul are doing Pyramid Session.       22-25, led by Tom are doing Pyramid session 1,2,3,4,5,4,3,2,1.       25-27, led by Cat are doing 4 mile speed session 0.5 mile hard, 0.5 mile easy - Hartburn Dton Rd/Surbiton Rd.       27-30, led by David H are doing a pyramid session.       30-33, led by Helen are doing 2 miles out then back faster.       33+, led by Anna are doing 4 miles 8/2. The door will be covered by Becky S and Tony G. It’s tea and coffee night so please stop back for a brew if you can. Why not bring your own cup along to cut down o waste. Happy running…
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Tuesday 11 training sessions

Training
Morning all, here are tonight's sessions:    Sub 22, led by Tom are doing mile repeats.       22-25, led by David H and Liz are doing 1 min fast 1 min slow.       25-27, led by Cat are doing 2 x 1000m, 2 x 800m, 2 x 400m, 2 x 200m, 2 mins jog recovery. 27-30, led by Lucy are doing a tempo run.       30-33, led by Sam are doing a hills session. 33+, led by Jamie are doing hills. The door will be covered by Phil B and Andy J. There’s an open day at the college tonight so the car park may be busier than usual. Happy running 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️
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Thursday 6 February training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions:    Sub 22, led by Liz are doing an Intervals session.       22-25, led by Caroline are doing 400 m repeats.       25-27, led by Cat are doing 5 mile hilly session 0.5 mile hard, 0.5 mile easy. 27-30, led by Gavin are doing 1mile easy, 4x200m with jog recovery.       30-33, led by Claire B are doing  3 x 1k repeats with 90 secs recovery.     33+, led by Helen are doing Indian file. The door will be covered by Sarah W and Kay M. Happy running 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️ 
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Tuesday 4 February training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions:    Sub 22, led by Jamie are doing 800m repeats- meet at Tees Barrage parkrun start.       22-25, led by Lucy are doing decreasing intervals.       25-27, led by Cat are doing 4 x 1000m, 2 mins recovery.       27-30, led by Suzanne are doing 1 mile medium effort, 2 mile tempo, 1 mile easy.       30-33, led by Zoe are doing decreasing intervals, 90,60,30,15 seconds.       33+, led by Anna are doing 8mins, 6mins, 4mins, 2mins, 1min runs with half recovery walk in between. The door will be covered by Gail R and Chloe T. Happy running 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️ 
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Parkrun reports from 25 Jan and 1 Feb

Training
1 Feb.... 434 runners, including 48 Striders, gathered at a windy barrage on Saturday. Jamie Bentley was in superb form - and clocked a 17 min 51 sec pb to come in first. Must be that new plant based diet, eh Jamie? Beth Dang may be training for a marathon but she's still feeling the need for speed - and shaved 33 seconds off her previous best time. Another excellent run came from Philip Baines who pb'd by 40 seconds. Helen Mcilvenny was third female finisher. Suzanne B, Angela C, Sarah G, Helen J, Viv M and Sue R helped with volunteering. Elsewhere there were new pb's for Tristan Keates at Pontefract, Rob Parker at Redcar and Lee Hamilton at Flatts Lane. Louisa Houghton smashed her previous best at Albert…
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Thursday 30 January training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions:    Sub 22, led by Paul J are doing 'Jo Pavey' speed hills.       22-25, led by Tom are doing Indian file 2 miles x 2.       25-27, led by Cat are doing 6 x 400m repeats, 2 mins recovery.       27-30, led by Gavin are doing 4 mile progression run.       30-33, led by Suzanne are doing Hills & loops.       33+, led by Dave E are doing Fartlek. The door will be covered by Lee B and Eileen C. Happy running 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️
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