Training

We offer competitive and social running for ALL abilities. Come along to one of our sessions and try us out – we’ll make you feel welcome and, with our mustering policy, nobody is ever left behind!

Are you new? Unless otherwise stated, all sessions meet at Stone Tennis Club on Newcastle Road. We recommend you arrive 15 mins before the session to meet the run leader and get details of the session.


TUESDAY – Speed Work

Sessions vary between Winter and Summer locations so always best to enquire with current members if you’re interested in attending.

6:15pmSpeed Session (Open to all abilities). A structured session of speed work aimed at improving pace with like minded fellow runners. Click here to join our Facebook group for session details as it changes weekly.


WEDNESDAY – Social Club Runs

5:30pm – for those that want to run earlier or require extra miles before joining the 6.30pm run.

6:30pm –  this is a social run without a run leader.  This is for runners of all paces and cut offs will be provided.  A route will be put together on the night by a willing volunteer – brownie points for those that turn up with a route! Whatever your pace you won’t get left behind as we always muster back.
From time to time on a Wednesday evening, there will be a themed run, such as a pub run.  Notice of these will be sent out via Facebook and Batflash.


THURSDAY – Official Club Run & Beginners/Improvers Session

6:30pm – Beginners & Improvers Session – An introduction to running for all people -starting with Run/Walk and building up over a 10 week course. No matter what your levels of fitness or running ability, our friendly run leaders are here to support and encourage you. With a rolling intake, please come along and get started any week that suits! You don’t need to have any prior running experience, just be willing to give it a go.

6:30pm – Official Thursday Club Run – If other evenings don’t suit you’re welcome to join the Thursday Night Club Run for all club members. Please note, this run may split from the Beginner Session depending on numbers.


SUNDAY

8:00amThe Early Long Run – A longer run of between 10m and 20m depending on requirements. The group will typically run at between 7mm and 9mm pace and will muster back so no-one gets left behind.

9:00am  – The Long Run #2 – A longer run of typically 8m to 20m depending on requirements. The group will typically run at 9mm pace and above and will muster back at regular intervals so no-one gets left behind.

9:30am – A shorter run for all abilities including our beginners group, as with all our runs we will muster back so no-one gets left behind.


EVERYDAY

In addition to the organised club runs, like-minded members can be found running together most days for social runs, Hill sessions, Tempo runs, Recovery runs, Pub runs and everything in between. Come along and meet fellow members on a training plan just like yours – we recommend joining the SMM Facebook group to easily chat with other runners and plan your outing.