Training Days

Winter Training. September to April
The Winter evening training programme starts at 
Laindon Community Centre during the week, walking and running various routes around
Basildon and the surrounding area. Groups are split into walking,
run-walk, slow run, medium run and fast run to allow members to
progress.

Tuesday Mornings.(MAP)
We have a group on Tuesday mornings 10am at The Langdon Centre.  
Walking or running for about an hour followed (if one is inclined) by coffee and a chat, 
so a very sociable meeting. This is all on trails so might get a bit muddy!!  
Totally new exercisers really welcome.

Tuesday Evenings. Laindon Community Centre. (MAP)
Arrive at Laindon Community Centre at 7.00pm for a 7.15pm start.
Approximate run/walk time 1 hour. Tuesday night offers an option of a recovery night for those who have raced over the weekend, a slow easy
pace for beginners or if your feeling particularly energetic we do various rep, speed & hill work sessions.

Thursday Evenings. Laindon Community Centre. (MAP)
Arrive at Laindon Community Centre at 7.00pm for a 7.15pm start.
Approximate run/walk time 1 hour.
Thursday night offers members a chance to cover 4-9 miles
according to abilities and pace within each group.


Summer Training. May to August inclusive
During the Summer months the club enjoys training in the
surrounding country parks, walking and running through some
of the best scenery South Essex has to offer.

Tuesday Evenings. Back of ‘The Harvester’ (The Crown). (MAP)
Evening meetings start at the back of ‘The Harvester’ pub in
the country park car park, Westeley Heights off Langdon Hills High Road. Arrive at the car park at 7.00pm for a 7.15pm start.
Approximate run/walk times 1 hour. Tuesday night offers an option of a recovery night for those who have raced over the weekend, a slow easy
pace for beginners or if your feeling particularly energetic we do various rep, speed & hill work sessions.

Thursday Evenings. Back of ‘The Harvester’ (The Crown). (MAP)
Evening meetings start at the back of ‘The Harvester’ pub in
the country park car park, Westeley Heights off Langdon Hills High Road. Arrive at the car park at 7.00pm for a 7.15pm start.
Approximate run/walk times 1 hour. Thursday night offers members a chance to cover 4-9 miles
according to abilities and pace within each group.

Sunday Mornings. Essex Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre. Lower Dunton Road. (MAP)
These are not club runs they're add-on friendly runs with other 
club members as and when. Internal sessions for extra training or personal running projects.
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PHOENIX STRIDERS

 FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO IMPROVE THEIR RUNNING / WALKING TIMES

HERE ARE TIMES TO AIM FOR:

 

 

ON ROAD PACE

Minute per mile

OFF ROAD PACE

     Minute per mile

RUNNING GROUP

7.45 - 8.15

8.15 - 9.30

 

 

 

RUNNING GROUP

8.15 - 9.00

9.00 - 9.45

 

 

 

RUNNING GROUP

9.00 - 9.45

   9.45 - 10.30

 

 

 

RUNNING GROUP

9.45 - 10.30

  10.30 - 11.15

 

 

 

RUNNING GROUP

10.30 - 11.15

11.15 - 12.00

 

 

 

WALK / RUN GROUP

12 - 13

15 - 18

 

 

 

WALK GROUP

15 - 16

18 - 20

 

ALL TIMES GIVEN ARE APPROXIMATE AND FLEXIBLE IN ORDER TO HELP THOSE TRYING TO STEP INTO THE NEXT GROUP UP.

IF YOU ARE HAPPY AND CONTENT WITH THE PACE YOU ARE RUNNING // WALKING, THAT'S GREAT

STAY IN THAT GROUP.

IF YOU ARE UNSURE AS TO WHICH GROUP YOU SHOULD BE WITH THEN SPEAK TO ANY OF THE GROUP LEADERS.      

Download a word file of the running times here.