Posh 5km Race Details 2017

Hello everyone Welcome to the Posh 5km! Here you will find the details about the event. The race will start at 11am at Offley Place, Herts, on Sunday 10th September 2017. It is situated between Hitchin and Luton and access via the closest main road is from the A505. Upon reaching Offley you will come across the entrance to Offley Place, just off Kings Walden Road. The site map for when you arrive at Offley Place is below: Upon arrival, just follow the prompts to find the car park and…

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Swimming by Zoe Hague

Swimming If I were to say that swimming had been my life, that wouldn’t be too far off the truth. I am 20 years old and have been swimming ever since I can remember. When I turned 8 I had my first try out with Hitchin Swimming Club and both myself and my parents knew from that day that swimming was going to be my thing. Between the ages of 10-18 I didn’t really have much of a social life, I was doing what I enjoyed best. Early morning starts,…

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Endurance Training – An Athlete’s View

  Firstly, an introduction. I’ve competed as an ‘endurance’ athlete since I was 12 years old, starting off racing as a kid on the track, distances from 800 metres upwards, before competing as a GB U23 and England senior at 3000steeplechase, cross country and road, with the highlight becoming national half marathon champion. I also competed as a GB elite Duathlete for two seasons, competing at World and European champs, before switching my attention to Ultra distance running, coming 5th in the World 50km champs, before a final run for…

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David Wardle – Ex England Junior Middle Distance Runner writes

So most of my beliefs on training revolve around the ‘Lydiard Method’… in simple terms you build a solid foundation of conditioning with a large base of aerobic training before you even consider doing anything too specific like speed work or ‘hard’ running. I think the main reason new runners stop after a few weeks or find their early training so painful is because they are dipping into anaerobic training because of poor conditioning and all the horrible effects that has, lactic acid, muscular breakdown etc… If that means you…

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Hitchin Triathlon Welcomes You

Hello and welcome to the Hitchin Triathlon. Here you will find all of the information that you need for the race. The Hitchin Triathlon is set in the beautiful surroundings of North Hertfordshire. Hitchin is one of the most up-and-coming places in the U.K to come to, with its historic places of interest, its location and vibrant scene, making it perfect for an event like this to take place in. This event is for those who are doing their first ever tri, up to the experienced racer. The course has…

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