BRR JUNIORS - Training Sessions.
Junior Training Sessions take place at Stow-on-the-Wold Cricket Field on a Tuesday night at 7.00pm**.
We may return to the Cotswold School in September.
Training starts at 7.00pm but please arrive at least 5 minutes early.
If this is your first introductory session, we advise that you arrive by 6.45.pm.
Please view the "VIEW TRAINING LOCATION & PARKING" to find the location of our Training Sessions. Currently all sessions are run in the Summer XC Field.
The image does not show the new school buildings or Sports Hall but should help you find the location of the Session.
**During late September, early October, Training Sessions start at 6.30pm for approximately 2 to 3 weeks.
Please do not use the Lower Swell road for parking. You can drop off juniors at the gate if running late. Please use Stow Market Square or Tesco Car Park for parking.
What type of Session's do the club run ?
LATE JULY TO LATE APRIL - These sessions are aimed at building stamina and improving our juniors in Cross Country, for School or County Competition.
LATE APRIL TO MID JULY - These sessions are aimed at Improving our Junior Members in Athletics. Primarly U11's for 600 Metres and U13's and older for 1500 Metres. For fun, we run relay's, after the main session, over a distance of 200 or 400 metres. This may change slightly if we move away from the Cotswold School.From October until April, all members must wear a HI-Viz Top and a Headtorch for safety.
What group will you be placed in ?
Depending on the number of runners at each session we either set all runners off altogether or when numbers are higher the groups are based on age group or those of similar ability.
When Membership is high we usually run the U11's and U13's and older at different times during the winter months. The U13's and older run approximately 15 minutes after the U11's.
What distance will I run during a Timetrial ?
During late April until late July, U11's will run a maximum of 600 metres and U13's and over, a maximum of 1500 metres.
At other times of the year U11's will run approximately 2.4km, U13's approximately 3.2km, U15's approximately 5km and U17's and older, approximately 7km, when running a Long Timetrial.
These distances are similar to the maximum distances run by each age group in the Gloucestershire Cross Country League and other Ceoss Country Competition's.
When running a Short Timetrial the distance will be less.
We reduce the distance for very young runners or older runners who are new to running until they are ready to run the full distance for their age group.
How do I know if I am improving ?
We take times for all Time Trial's, please view " CURRENT TRAINING RESULTS" for current results.
Please compare the MIN/MILE times, as these are based on your pace. You should aim to run a quicker pace when running the Short Time Trial than when running a Long Time Trial.
Over time you can compare your time's using our "TRAINING SESSIONS ARCHIVES".
Should you manage a Personal Best or Period Best, this will be highlighted on the results.
Will I improve taking part in a Tuesday training session only?
You will gradually improve if you take part in our Tuesday night sessions only but if you wish to become more competitive you will need to train at least three times a week. We also offer a EXTRA TRAINING SESSION for keen runners, most weekends, currently on a Sunday Afternoon. These comprise of Interval Sessions to build speed and stamina.
CURRENT TRAINING RESULTS.
SUMMER XC COURSE 2021 (Aug to Sept)
LOCATION STOW CRICKET FIELD
WINTER XC COURSE 2020 (January to April)
RESULTS - Long Timetrial U11
RESULTS - Long Timetrial U13+
WINTER XC COURSE 2019 (October to December)
SUMMER XC COURSE 2019 (August to October)
TRAINING SESSIONS RESULTS ARCHIVES.
CLICK HERE to view previous Training Session Results.
EXTRA SESSIONS INFORMATION & RESULTS.
CLICK HERE to Info on Extra Sessions & Results.