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by Val Baxter

February 9, 2015

Ever fancied trying pole vaulting? Here’s your chance!

Pole vaulting camp is an opportunity to introduce athletes to pole vaulting and to develop those who are already started vaulting. We will have coaches who will tailor the camp to suit the needs of all athletes. The training camp will run for 3 days from the 17th February until the 19th February 2015 @... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

April 2, 2014

Weekend Training Arrangements

The following arrangements are in place for the Bank Holiday weekend – hope to see as many of you as possible! Weekend Middle Distance & Endurance Sessions. Saturday 9:30am as normal on grass at Chester le Street Sunday 9:30am as normal Beamish or race at Monkton Monday 10:00am meet at Maiden Castle Durham. The Monday... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

December 29, 2013

If you go down to the woods today…

…or even the beach, there’s a good chance you’ll spot a Birtley AC athlete out doing a spot of training over the holidays! Click on the thumbnails below to see more pictures of our athletes (and coaches!) working hard over the Christmas and New Year season. Remember, there are still several sessions to go before... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

December 19, 2013

Christmas/New Year Endurance Training Sessions

Listed below are endurance training sessions available over the Christmas and New Year break. The club is shut down for 2 weeks but that doesn’t mean you have to!! Everyone welcome. Each session will last at least an hour. Saturday 21st December 2013 Chester le Street Riverside 9:30am Grass Session Sunday 22nd December 2013 Beamish... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

December 17, 2013

Christmas holiday plans

This is the last week of training before the club takes its annual fortnight off over Christmas and New Year! Tuesday night is a normal training night, but Thursday is a fun night for our younger members, with sporting themed games and activities and small prizes to be won. For our adult members it’s training... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

December 1, 2013

Physio visit to club

Last Thursday, the club had a visit from local physiotherapist and Morpeth club runner Neil Wilkinson. Neil has a very impressive running history, with a PB of 14.31 for 5000m and 29.34 for 10K, so it would seem that he is well placed to give the club a demonstration on the importance of incorporating stretches... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

November 17, 2013

Speed training Mon 18th Nov

There is training on Monday Night at Crowther Road, Washington for Ed and Vince’s group, between 5pm until 5:45 ish. They’ll be meeting next to the footpath to the motorway bridge (the bridge which crosses the motorway just at the top of Birtley Lane, up past Lord Lawson school. (map refe... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

November 15, 2013

Marathon man

First diary entry 15.11.2013 Having followed through the democratic process of applying for the clubs entry for the Virgin London Marathon, I am excited by the fact it has been agreed that I should be allowed the clubs official entry for next year. I have downloaded a training schedule that I will follow a variation... Read more »

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by leem

February 15, 2013

No smoking please!

To all members:- We have been asked to remind you that Lord Lawson is a no-smoking site – this applies to the whole site, right up to the perimeter fence. If you wish to smoke please exit the grounds entirely before doing so,... Read more »

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by leem

June 20, 2012

Training Weekend 20th – 22nd July 2012 Venue: Rydal Hall Lake District

There has been a residential training weekend organised at Rydal Hall Youth Centre in the Lake District. This is offered to everyone one on a first come first served basis. The Youth Centre has been booked for the full use, so there will be no sharing with other groups, it holds up to 28 people... Read more »

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by leem

May 3, 2012

Birtley AC have entered the Twitterverse!

To help keep members up to date, particularly with last minute news and match progress reports, we now have a Twitter account. Please follow us at @BirtleyAC (use the hashtag #birtleyac if you want to mention us in other posts) and keep up to date with what’s going on! We’ll also be publishing training hints... Read more »

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by leem

December 18, 2011

ENDURANCE TRAINING SESSIONS CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2011/12

The following training sessions are available during the Christmas and New Year break. All sessions will be endurance based. Meet at the car park next to the Athletics Track, Riverside, Chester le Street, unless it states different. Some sessions may be on grass so therefore spikes or studs could be worn. For further information email/text... Read more »

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by leem

March 13, 2011

Endurance squad suggested training and races March

All Club sessions can be adapted to suit all standards, There is a session available for everyone on a Monday night from 6:30pm at Riverside Car Park Chester Le Street or some meet at 5:30pm at the same car park & go for a run. If you want any further information let me know.        Tommy... Read more »

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by leem

December 23, 2010

Training Sessions 21st December 2010 to 4th January 2011

The following training sessions are available during the Christmas and New Year break. All sessions will be endurance based. Meet at the car park next to the Athletics Track, Riverside, Chester le Street, unless it states different. Some sessions may be on grass so therefore spikes or studs could be worn. For further information email/text... Read more »

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by leem

November 2, 2010

Endurance Squad suggested training and races November

 We need a good turn out for all Harrier League fixtures and are asking all Club members to turn out when possible. The North East XC Championships are next month, make sure that you get your name on the entry sheet which is on the notice board. All Club sessions can be adapted to suit... Read more »

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