Training & Coaching

Training with the Hogweed Trotters

We meet at Chipping Sodbury Football Club, The Ridings, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6BQ, off the Wickwar Road all year round.

The club house is usually open for about quarter of an hour before the advertised time. Most people arrive dressed in running kit.

We meet three times a week and cater for a range of abilities.It is a great way to make new friends whilst improving or building upon your fitness levels.

Our regular training sessions are:

Wednesdays at 6.45pm – Road runs, cross country runs and specific training sessions.

Fridays at 6.45 pm – Beginner’s runs, road runs, and triathlon training.

Sundays at 8.30 am (Summer) / 9.00 am (Winter) – Road runs (short, middle and long run distance) and cross country runs.

And our group of coaches are more than willing to help you out with advice on training programmes and other tips.

For more details contact:

Club Coach Coordinator: Richard Finch – contact email: Click here

Beginners

We have a dedicated beginners group starting in January. See the Hogweed Beginners Facebook page for full details.

Track training sessions

If you are looking to improve your speed and speed endurance you can join Hogweeds at the track. Track Sessions are held with Wesbury Harriers/Yate Athletics Club every Tuesday evening 7pm at Yate Outdoor Sports Centre, Broad Lane (behind Brimsham School), Yate, BS37 7LB. The cost per session is £1.50 (as of March 2015) payable on the night to the coach.

If you haven’t tried any Track Sessions before why not give it a go? Track Sessions can benefit runners of all abilities. It is fully inclusive and everyone is welcome.

If you want more details of what is involved please do let me know. Coaching Coordinator, Richard Finch, via email: Click here

5k, 10k, marathon and half marathon coaching

We try not to take ourselves too seriously and we try to make our runs as enjoyable as possible, but also enjoying pushing the boundaries of what we are capable of. We run for fun, to train for races such as Bristol and Bath Half Marathons, the London Marathon and local races.

Sunday morning runs along the byways and country lanes of the Cotswolds in good company are as idyllic as running can be.

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