Training Sessions

Are you thinking about joining us? If you can ahead of your first session please download this form and bring the completed form with you. Don't worry if you can't the Run Leaders will have a copy you can fill out on you first session.

Tuesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Social Run BADGERS

This group is for any runner (from the age of 12 year old) our training sessions will include road and multi-terrain running, incorporating various training methods including hill reps, fartlek, lactate and interval sessions aimed at improving cardio-vascular capacity, endurance, speed and stamina.

Training is on a Tuesday evening, this is the main training of the week.

The session is split into three ability based groups (A, B and C) the distance covered during a session range from 3 to 7 miles.

Wednesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Social Run BADGERS

For anyone new to running, Beginner BADGERS carefully support you as you train for your first 5km run, teaching you how to warm up, cool down and stretch.

The Run Leaders will guide you as you run further each week, with useful tips whilst providing friendly support and motivation.

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Thursday 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Social Run BADGERS

This social session is for any runner who can run at least 5k or 3 miles and will be led by a RunLeader.

There will be two planned routes each week, a route of approximately 3-5 miles and another of 5-8 miles.

The pace of the session is up to you, run as fast or slow as you like, this is a chance to meet up with other club members.

Junior BADGERS

The Junior BADGERS is for young people aged 12-17, interested in running. Depending on previous experience, Junior BADGERS are encouraged to join the Beginner BADGERS programme for the first 12 weeks to ensure they develop the correct training regime. After completing the programme and running their first 5 km run, Junior BADGERS are invited to join the BADGERS where their development is continuously nurtured and monitored in a supportive environment.

Due to UKA rules on maximum distances for age groups Junior BADGERS aged 12-14 can't compete in the Road League or Cross Country League Races. Junior BADGERS aged 15 -17 can compete at some of the Road League and Cross Country Races. There are junior races at the Cross Country races, unfortunately there are no junior races in the Road League.

UKA Rule 141 S 3.3 - UKA SUPPLEMENT – CROSS COUNTRY AND ROAD AGE GROUPS

Age on Day of Competition / Distance for all Athletes

Over 11 - Under 13 / Max 5000 meters

Over 13 - Under 15 / Max 6000 meters

Aged 15 years / Max 10000 meters

Aged 16 years / Max 15000 meters

Aged 17 years / Max 25000 meters

Over 18 - Under 20 / Max Marathon

Seniors/ Unlimited

Masters / Unlimited