Seniors Endurance Training and Competition

Endurance Training and Competition

Training sessions

These sessions are aimed at Seniors and Masters who wish to compete at Cross Country, Road, Trail and Fell Racing .

If you are interested in training for track events (endurance or middle distance) please contact Sandy Cameron, who will help you find the most suitable group.;

If new to club training and competition you are welcome to come and try.
It is expected that you are running three times per week and probably running faster than 27 minutes for 5K and 55 minutes for 10 k.

If interested in joining EAC there is a formal membership path on EAC  website

  Guests ( holiday, work placement )  are welcome but please contact lead coach   ;

There is an annual membership fee for EAC

Coaches are qualified by UKA and are volunteers

The Sessions

Most are intense sessions of fartlek, repetition  work, hill work, Coaches will make adjustments for levels of fitness

Tuesday Meadows Park, 1830 hrs at Café Pavilion.
Session is on paths Come changed and ready train.

Tuesday Saughton Track at 1745 hours. There is a track fee

Thursday Meadows Park at 1900 hrs always a tempo session
(pace groups from 42 – 38 minutes for 10k)

Saturday Meadows Park on grass at 1000 hrs.  Come changed ready to train.

Sunday 0900 long continuous run from Craiglockart Tennis Centre and a monthly run from Craiglockart posted on

You get an idea of what we do from EAC web site and our Facebook sites



In the winter there is a Cross Country fixture list.

EAC pays entry fees and organises teams for these Team managers and coaches can guide you through the process

In the “ summer “ there is an extensive fixture list of road races which coaches and team managers whittle down to a target list or grand prix

Most events are pre-entry and the runner pays the relevant entry fee .
Races include road relays and distances from 1  mile to 26 mile

EAC posts target races on Endurance EAC facebook, Scottish Athletics carries a more comprehensive fixture list

There is good hill running calendar and trail race list including open events and championship events.
 The site operated by Scottish Hill Runners carries the fixtures

For target events the athlete must be a member of EAC and Scottish Athletics and wear a club vest

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