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Note: see fitness level required as a guide to minimum standards. These are not beginners sessions and novices should see the information about the various jogscotland groups. For information about track and middle distance sessions go to the main training page. Note: see fitness level required as a guide to minimum standards. These are not beginners sessions and novices should see the information about the various jogscotland groups. For information about track and middle distance sessions go to the main training page.

 

Tuesdays

Tuesdays

Meadowbank

Meadowbank

Contact/Coach: Alex McEwan Contact/Coach: Alex McEwan

Assistant coach: Assistant coach:

Time: 7:00pm for a 7:15pm start Time: 7:00pm for a 7:15pm start

Location: Meadowbank Sports Centre (map) Location: Meadowbank Sports Centre (map)

Parking: Yes. Parking: Yes.

Changing facilities: Yes, but costs a fee. Your kit is allowed on the track, however. Come changed, or use the loo! Changing facilities: Yes, but costs a fee. Your kit is allowed on the track, however. Come changed, or use the loo!

Toilets/showers: Yes. Showers cost a fee. Toilets/showers: Yes. Showers cost a fee.

Fee: No charge for the coaching, but track fee payable to Edinburgh Leisure to use the track. (£2.50-£5.00) Fee: No charge for the coaching, but track fee payable to Edinburgh Leisure to use the track. (£2.50-£5.00)

Use of the track: Walk in the reception of Meadowbank Sports Centre. Pay the fee. Then ask them how to get to the track. Once you go through the door that takes you to stadium, walk outside where you will see a group of runners loitering on your right (off the track). Ask for Alex to make sure you are in the right group. Use of the track: Walk in the reception of Meadowbank Sports Centre. Pay the fee. Then ask them how to get to the track. Once you go through the door that takes you to stadium, walk outside where you will see a group of runners loitering on your right (off the track). Ask for Alex to make sure you are in the right group.

Sessions: Various track sessions. Various groups. Sessions: Various track sessions. Various groups.

Fitness level required: Running three times a week for at least 35 mins. Some experience of races is useful. Fitness level required: Running three times a week for at least 35 mins. Some experience of races is useful.

Assessment: Casual, mixed, friendly atmosphere where you will get a good workout. Assessment: Casual, mixed, friendly atmosphere where you will get a good workout.

Tuesdays

Tuesdays

Saughton

Saughton

Contact/Coach: Garry Robertson Contact/Coach: Garry Robertson

Time: Warm up starts 17.45. Time: Warm up starts 17.45.

Location: Saughton Track. Location: Saughton Track.

Parking: Yes. Parking: Yes.

Changing facilities: Yes. Changing facilities: Yes.

Toilets/showers: Yes. Toilets/showers: Yes.

Fee: No charge for the coaching, but a track fee is payable to Edinburgh Leisure for the use of the track. (£2.50-£5.00). Fee: No charge for the coaching, but a track fee is payable to Edinburgh Leisure for the use of the track. (£2.50-£5.00).

Use of the track: Pay the track fee at reception. Then ask them how to get to the track. Use of the track: Pay the track fee at reception. Then ask them how to get to the track.

Sessions: Usually session is close to 10k worth of effort, type of reps vary depending on current targets, could be long tempo reps, short fast reps, or a mixture! Total distance including warm up/cool down, about 8-9 miles. Sessions: Usually session is close to 10k worth of effort, type of reps vary depending on current targets, could be long tempo reps, short fast reps, or a mixture! Total distance including warm up/cool down, about 8-9 miles.

Fitness level required: Sub 40min 10k (or looking to go sub 40min). Running most days and training for target races (from 1,500m to Marathon). Fitness level required: Sub 40min 10k (or looking to go sub 40min). Running most days and training for target races (from 1,500m to Marathon).

Assessment: Can be tough sessions, but mixed ability (10k times 30 to 40 mins) and friendly atmosphere. Assessment: Can be tough sessions, but mixed ability (10k times 30 to 40 mins) and friendly atmosphere.

 

Wednesdays

Wednesdays

Meadows (women only)

Meadows (women only)

Contact/Coach: Alex McEwan Contact/Coach: Alex McEwan

Times: 6pm Times: 6pm

Location: West Meadow Park, at the south side of Jawbone Walk, (close to the bottom of Marchmont Road (map) Location: West Meadow Park, at the south side of Jawbone Walk, (close to the bottom of Marchmont Road (map)

Parking: Yes, on Melville Drive. Parking: Yes, on Melville Drive.

Changing facilities: No. Changing facilities: No.

Toilets/showers: Sometimes the public toilet is open, sometimes not. You can always use Mother Nature if you have to pee. Toilets/showers: Sometimes the public toilet is open, sometimes not. You can always use Mother Nature if you have to pee.

Fee: Free. Fee: Free.

Sessions: Various. Sessions: Various.

Fitness level required: Minimum standard for the session is 10k in under 65 mins. Fitness level required: Minimum standard for the session is 10k in under 65 mins.

Assessment: A friendly, mixed, dare I say, “fun” atmosphere where you will get a good workout. Assessment: A friendly, mixed, dare I say, “fun” atmosphere where you will get a good workout.

Thursdays

Thursdays

Meadows

Meadows

Contact/Coach: Alex McEwan & Garry Robertson. Contact/Coach: Alex McEwan & Garry Robertson.

Times: 7pm Times: 7pm

Location: West Meadow Park, at the south side of Jawbone Walk, (close to the bottom of Marchmont Road (map) Location: West Meadow Park, at the south side of Jawbone Walk, (close to the bottom of Marchmont Road (map)

Parking: Yes, on Melville Drive. Parking: Yes, on Melville Drive.

Changing facilities: No. Changing facilities: No.

Toilets/showers: Sometimes the public toilet is open, sometimes not! Toilets/showers: Sometimes the public toilet is open, sometimes not!

Fee: Free. Fee: Free.

Sessions: Various. Sessions: Various.

Fitness level required: Running three times a week for at least 35 mins. Some experience of races is useful. Fitness level required: Running three times a week for at least 35 mins. Some experience of races is useful.

Assessment: A friendly, mixed, dare I say, “fun” atmosphere where you will get a good workout. For all standards. Numbers of runners 40-50. Assessment: A friendly, mixed, dare I say, “fun” atmosphere where you will get a good workout. For all standards. Numbers of runners 40-50.

Saturdays

Saturdays

Meadows

Meadows

Contact/Coach: Alex McEwan Contact/Coach: Alex McEwan

Times: 09:55 for a 10:00 warm-up. Times: 09:55 for a 10:00 warm-up.

Location: West Meadow Park, at the south side of Jawbone Walk, (close to the bottom of Marchmont Road (map) Location: West Meadow Park, at the south side of Jawbone Walk, (close to the bottom of Marchmont Road (map)

Parking: Yes, on Melville Drive. Parking: Yes, on Melville Drive.

Changing facilities: No. Changing facilities: No.

Toilets/showers: Sometimes the public toilet is open, sometimes not! Toilets/showers: Sometimes the public toilet is open, sometimes not!

Fee: Free. Fee: Free.

Sessions: Various. Sessions: Various.

Fitness level required: Running three times a week for at least 35 mins. Some experience of races is useful. Fitness level required: Running three times a week for at least 35 mins. Some experience of races is useful.

Assessment: A friendly, mixed, dare I say, “fun” atmosphere where you will get a good workout. For all standards. Assessment: A friendly, mixed, dare I say, “fun” atmosphere where you will get a good workout. For all standards.

Be warned: If there is a race that weekend, the group usually doesn’t meet up. Contact Alex to make sure there is a session. Be warned: If there is a race that weekend, the group usually doesn’t meet up. Contact Alex to make sure there is a session.

Sundays

Sundays

Craiglockhart

Craiglockhart

Contact/Coach: Garry Robertson Contact/Coach: Garry Robertson

Times: 9am Times: 9am

Location: Craiglockhart Tennis & Sports Centre (map) Location: Craiglockhart Tennis & Sports Centre (map)

Fee: Free. Fee: Free.

Sessions: Long Sunday run sessions, with a varied group. Sessions: Long Sunday run sessions, with a varied group.

Fitness level required: Be able to run distances 12 miles and upwards, pace range from about 6.30 min per mile to 8.30 min per mile. Fitness level required: Be able to run distances 12 miles and upwards, pace range from about 6.30 min per mile to 8.30 min per mile.

Assessment: An initial group of about 30 splits into 3 or 4 groups according to running speed. Good running chat and discussions during the run. Assessment: An initial group of about 30 splits into 3 or 4 groups according to running speed. Good running chat and discussions during the run.

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