First track session of 2014

This evening I decided to take a club mate up on an invitation to join Lagan Valley AV for their weekly track ‘speed’ session. I really need to work on raw speed over flat ground, so it seemed like a great idea.

Mary Peters Track, Belfast

Mary Peters Track, Belfast

It was a terribly wet evening with plenty of standing water on the track. My feet were soaked, as was every other part of me! The session format was not exactly what I expected, as the club were doing some ‘longer’ runs; a relative term compared to their normal 100, 200, 300, 400m sessions, but none the less it was shorter and more intense than I would normally train. Continue reading