The Speed or Ease Run, Sun 2nd September

Hurrah no hills!

Whether you are a beginner who has just joined us for training for the Rise 8k Undercliff Run for Women, or one of group training for Garda or Firle, this Sunday’s training run is for you.

We will forgo the hills this week so that it is suitable for all, including those who have been on holiday over the last two weeks and may have slipped behind on their training plan (I know, very unlikely. Ahem).

If you are up to date on your plan, then in place of hills focus on pace throughout this run.

We will be offering the following distances in accordance with the training plans for races that we are currently working toward.

12miles for the Lake Garda 30k

5 – 8 miles for the Firle Half Marathon, and Garda 15k crew

3 miles for the beginners to Rise 8k

The route is straightforward, out and back along the River Adur starting at Shoreham by Sea, and running along the tow path past the colourful Shoreham houseboats to start.

It means that should you wish to run further – or less – there is the option to do so (although please note that unless you are used to running DON’T increase your mileage beyond your training plan or you risk injury).

In the middle distance group in particular, you will be required to buddy up so that if you are returning before the 4mile turn point (for 8miles) you are running back with someone.

PLEASE COMMENT HERE IF YOU ARE COMING AND WHICH DISTANCE YOU PLAN ON. THIS IS VITAL AS IT ENABLES US TO PLAN ACCORDINGLY FOR THE RUN.

ALSO COMMENT IF YOU NEED A LIFT AS SOMEONE WILL BE ABLE TO PICK YOU UP AND DROP YOU OFF.

Location: Meet car park at Shoreham By Sea just off Riverside, link here. It is free before 9am, thereafter fairly cheap

Time: 8.30am

Coaches:

Rachael, 12 miles (07855 742195)

Melissa, 5-8miles (07894 146016)

Kate, 3miles (07702 983744)

Running Ambassadors: Melanie Anning (short) Karen Russell (long)

PLEASE NOTE, THERE WILL BE NO RUN TRAINING NEXT WEEKEND. THE FIRLE HALF MARATHON AND 10K RACE WILL BE TAKING PART FOR OUR FIRLE GROUP, WHILE THIS RACE WILL FORM AN IMPORTANT TRAINING RUN FOR OUR GARDA GROUP.

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10 responses to “The Speed or Ease Run, Sun 2nd September

  1. Elspeth Hayde

    I’m planning to come on the 5-8 miles and have booked to do Firle 10k the next week. Els x

  2. Heya, I’m planning on running 6 miles and am happy to give peeps in Westdene/Preston Park/Patcham a lift there 🙂

  3. I’m coming and running between 5 and 8 miles x

  4. I’m in for 8 please 🙂

  5. Hi there, I will join Sunday for the 5-8m run. See you then x

  6. I’m in for 8 miles. Is anyone going past Brighton station as I need a lift? nat x

  7. I’m doing the Firle 10k next week so I want to do 6 miles this Sunday and will be driving from West Hove if anyone needs a lift.

  8. I’ll be there for the 8 mile.

  9. Karen Napleton

    12 miles please. I’m driving in from Preston Park/Fiveways so happy to pick anyone up en route (realise run location is changing). Call/text me on 07834321034 if you’d like a lift. Kx

  10. I’ll be doing the three mile run wherever it ends up being! I live in Seven Dials area of Brighton so if it’s far (eg Shoreham!) would really appreciate a lift if possible, don’t mind walking somewhere to get picked up if that’s easier x

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