RUNNING SESSIONS

We have 8 session each week as set out below.  During Covid we introduced a booking system to comply with Covid guidelines.  Whilst the Covid guidelines no longer apply in response to a poll in which 2:1 preferred to retain the booking system this has been retained.  However please do not attend session if you or any one in your household has symptoms of covid has tested positive or if you have been asked to self isolate or are in Quarantine. 

To book click on this link https://forms.gle/eJiKWQmsytV1SwHZA, complete the form and press submit.  

Whilst we no longer need to apply limits for Covid there are limits on session for practical reason but usually all session have enough spaces for all those that wish to participate.  

If you need to cancel this is as before please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and CC the run leader.  The booking form if reset each Friday morning so if booking for the immediate weekend please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  There is no deadline to book but it does help the run leaders if you can book reasonably in advance.  Pete will send a reminder each Friday for booking with the link but it is the same link as that above. 

It is £1 per session: applies but please do not bring cash. Please pay for your sessions in the month at the start of the following month by bank transfer to the club account details of which will be included in the weekly reminder email.  The charge for a month is capped at £6, thus if you usually do two or more sessions per week you just pay £6 per month.  For the first week of each month please bring food for the foodbank in lieu of the £1                      


Sessions are held each week as follows 

Monday 5k run with Dayle. There is also usually a longer version of about 5 miles.  Meet at Freedom Leisure 9.30am This session is suitable for all abilities including beginners 

Tuesday 5k run with Sam (Samantha).  Meet at Freedom Leisure (note sometimes the meet place will be different but all booked runners will be advised) 6.30pm This session is suitable for all abilities including beginners 

Tuesday structured training sessions with Graham.  Meet at Uckfield Rugby club (Nevill Rd, Uckfield TN22 1LX) 6.30pm.  This session consists of hill reps or other reps (it is a structured session but you run it as hard as you like).  The session lasts 60 to 90 mins.   Not suitable for beginners.  The session is based on time so you do not need to be 'super speedy '  some will do more reps tan others but the total distance will usually be 10/11lk so you do need to be comfortable running this distance.

  
Thursday 5k run with Chris (Christopher).  There is also usually a longer version of about 5 miles. Meet at Freedom Leisure 7.30pm This session is suitable for all abilities including beginners 

Thursday 5k run with Emma.  There is also usually a longer version of about 5 miles. Meet at Victoria Park (aka Victoria Pleasure Ground) 7.30pm This session is suitable for all abilities including beginners 

Saturday social off road 10 to 12k with Grahamn.  Meet at Uckfield Rugby club (Nevill Rd, Uckfield TN22 1LX) 11.00am.  This is a social run so suitable for most abilities but you do need to be able to run the distance so no suitable for beginners.   These runs will take you along some of the many footpaths in a our area around, Uckfield, Buxted, High Hurstwood, Framfield, Fairwarp, Maresfield etc 

Sunday social off road 10 to 12miles with Graham.  Meet at Uckfield Rugby club (Nevill Rd, Uckfield TN22 1LX) 8.30am.  This is a social run so suitable for most abilities but you do need to be able to run the distance so no suitable for beginners.  Similar to the Saturday run but with the longer distance will go further afield.

Sunday social off road 10 to 12k with Sam.  Meet at Uckfield Rugby club (Nevill Rd, Uckfield TN22 1LX) 11.00am.  This is a social run so suitable for most abilities but you do need to be able to run the distance so no suitable for beginners.   These runs will take you along some of the many footpaths in a our area around, Uckfield, Buxted, High Hurstwood, Framfield, Fairwarp, Maresfield etc 

Parkrun

Parkruns are every Saturday 9am they are free but if you have not already done so you need to register with Parkrun (free) and print off your bar code which you can then use at any Parkrun World wide. 

We are involved in the Uckfield parkrun which starts at Uckfield Rugby club and is a very scenic route in Buxted Park.  Note this course is muddy in the winter: in the winter trail shoes are recommended (and if it has been wet in the summer)
  
Other local parkruns at Eastbourne, Hastings Prom, Hove Prom, Preston Park Brighton, East Brighton, Hove Park, Bevendean Brighton, Peacehaven, Seaford, Haywards Heath, East Grinstead, Bedgebury nr Wadhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Tilgate Park Crawley.   


Upcoming events: running

Races are starting to return now.  

Upcoming Events other

The BBQ usually held in In June and a Christmas party in December. 

This year the BBQ will be in August this year either Sunday August 8th or 15th: depending on the weather forecast

The Christmas party will be at Buxted Park Hotel on Friday 3 December

Focus races

In most months 1 or 2 events are selected as particular events we seek to support: so hopefully we can achieve a strong turnout for each of these events: lets make a crowd. Mostly these will be 5 mile or 10k so anyone can do them.  Quite often we will visit a cafe afterwards for those who want some post race sustenance.  Races are starting to come back now following Covid      

Cross country

There was no cross country in 2020/21 season but at full season is expected for 2021/22.  The first race will be Ashdown Forest on 31 October.  The full schedule will be posted in September 2021 on the Cross Country tab.  

Sussex Grand Prix events

There are usually 12 races.  For a full score you would have needed to complete 6 out of the 12.  races.  We will wait to see if the SGP will resume in 2022.