Training

Tuesday is our main training night, with a variety of sessions to suit all abilities.  All sessions are led by qualified running leaders or coaches and are designed so that nobody gets left behind.  Please browse the sections below to find out more about the groups we offer.

This group is suited to those capable of running 5km in under 18 minutes, although this is not a strict requirement and anyone is welcome. The group meets on Ancaster Road, West Park at 6:15 on a Tuesday.

Details will be published on our calendar and on Spond each week.

Anyone faster than 30 minutes for 5k is welcome to join this group at 6:30 on a Tuesday.  Sessions take place on well-lit, residential streets in winter, moving to Eccup Reservoir and Meanwood Valley in summer.  Usual meeting points are shown in the table below. However, please check our calendar or ideally Spond for confirmation.

We run a variety of interval sessions with one hill session and one track session a month, all including a warm up from the meeting point and around half an hour of efforts.

Tuesday Summer Location Winter Location
1st Ancaster Rd, West Park Ancaster Rd, West Park
2nd Becketts Park Track Becketts Park Track
3rd Leo’s Rugby Club High Ash Drive
4th Potternewton Park or Scott Hall Leisure Centre Carr Manor Drive
5th Leo’s Rugby Club High Ash Drive

 

Meeting points will be published on our calendar and in our Facebook group each week.

Our improvers sessions, aimed at anyone running 5km in less than 40 minutes, are at 6pm on a Tuesday.  The training sessions have a social bias and are suitable for a wide range of abilities. Most of the session is comprised of short bursts which means you can easily miss some out when needed and rejoin as you feel able to. You would not be left out or feel under any pressure!

Meeting points will be published on our calendar and on Spond each week.

We offer regular “0-5km” groups, an 8-week course for those with no running experience at all who want to start running in an inclusive and judgement-free environment. Look out for news on our next course at the link below.

Once a month, a fell-specific training session is held as an alternative to the regular Tuesday session. We usually try and do this on the 3rd Tuesday of the month to coincide with the monthly social at Leo’s.  Click below to find out what you can expect from these sessions.

Our juniors train at 6pm, either at Leo’s or the Grammar School at Leeds. Visit our Junior section at the link below to find out more.

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