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Announcements since 04/12/2019
02/11/2020 Frostbite Friendly League - Virtual Jack Frost

New for 2020/21 - Frostbite Friendly League is Virtual.

One event for seniors and one for juniors. 

  • Runners can run any time on the Saturday or Sunday with seniors doing 5 miles and juniors 1.5 miles as the normal league.
  • Competitors much respect social distancing rules and adhere to the latest guide to exercising with others.   
  • Each competitor is responsible for uploading time to an online form. It will also be available on the Frostbite Friendly League website and facebook page. All times to be uploaded by 6pm on Sunday of Frosty weekend. 
  • Normal scoring applies with 3 ladies, 3 men and 4 either m/f to make up the 10 senior scorers. For juniors again 2 girls, 2 boys and a further runner either m/f to make up the five scorers.
  • If a team does not have the required number of scorers missing positions will be calculated based on normal Frostbite rules. Therefore if 200 run, all non-scorers will be added as 201.
  • Points will also be awarded based on how many runners a team submits.

Results sorted as now and league table prepared.

Report your results using the following link

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScCXzGfdzuiqB8LDAqsqv6MJ03XZgPNjaTsK6xFzp38oQHQbw/viewform?usp=sf_link

09/10/2020 Werrington Joggers Virtual Jack Frost Winter Series

Werrington Joggers Virtual Jack Frost Winter series for Junior and Senior members

During the winter months we usually have the opportunity to take part in the Frostbite winter series of  6 x 5 mile races (Seniors) or  6 x 1½ Miles races (Juniors) but sadly the league has had to be cancelled this year due to COVID 19 and the safety issues when racing in a large group.

The idea of a year without Frostbite races seemed really sad to me so I’d like to offer everyone the chance to run in Werrington Joggers very own virtual Jack Frost Winter league series.  You will need to run 5 miles/8km (Seniors) or 1½ miles/2.4km (Juniors) on the Frostbite Sunday, (the second Sunday of each month), and then send me your time. I will be accepting times on trust but may ask for proof if you suddenly start running like Mo Farah!! Equally though I’ll accept screen shots of your Strava or Fetcheveryone entry or Garmin or Fitbit record either to my email address which is richardson57@ntlworld.com or via Facebook

Feel free to wear your club vest or T shirt if you wish, but its not mandatory if you’d rather not

The Jack Frost race dates will be

11 October 2020

8 November 2020

13 December 2020

10 January 2021

14 February 2021

14 March 2021

I’ll publish the results of each weeks race via Sue in the week after the Jack Frost Sunday so we can congratulate our virtual scoring team in both the senior and junior categories and at the end of the series the committee will award unique Jack Frost Runners of the Series for seniors while the junior coaches will decide the two junior winners. We will also incorporate the usual handicap event into the final race based on your times in the previous races

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at richardson57@ntlworld.com or via facebook messenger, but I hope you’ll join in and support this series while we try to come up with innovative ideas to keep everyone motivated to run in these difficult times

Many thanks

Louise Richardson

Werrington Joggers

04/10/2020 Junior Update

WERRINGTON JOGGERS – JUNIOR SECTION UPDATE – 4 October 2020

Dear Parent/Carer and Junior member

Thank you to those members that have responded to our previous emails, if you have not, then to help us to plan ahead for when Juniors resumes, please could you email me back to confirm if your child wishes to continue attending so we get an idea of numbers and can start planning coaching rotas.  I would also appreciate if you could include in the email a brief description of your child’s running fitness so that we can start planning sessions and allocating groups.  Please email this information to richardson57@ntlworld.com.

Just to confirm, We have still not got a return date yet due to the reasons mentioned in our previous emails.   As mentioned in my previous emails, the lockdown and coronavirus will have affected us all differently,  some individuals may have exercised more/less or hardly at all during lockdown and this is fine and is expected as we all have coped with this pandemic in our own way.   

With this in mind, our coaching team thought it might be useful to give a generalised exercise plan to help increase your child’s fitness levels.  This is not mandatory and is only provided as guidance.

Here is the next two weeks training.

Level of Fitness

Suggested training plan for week beginning 5 October and 12 October

No sport during lock down

Twice a week

Walk for 10 minutes as a warm up then

Run for 5 mins, walk for 1 minute and repeat the run walk 5 times

Walk for 10 minutes as a cool down

Static stretches

Core exercises 4 times a week – see below

Exercising once a week or just going for walks

Three times a week

Walk for 10 minutes as a warm up then

Run for 5 mins, walk for 30 seconnds (recovery time) and repeat the run walk 5 times 

Walk for 10 minutes as a cool down

Static stretches

if your child finds this really easy then reduce the 30 second recovery walk to 10 seconds  Or increase running time to 10 mins before having a 1 minute recovery time.

Core exercises 4 times a week see below

2 – 3 days exercising or more

Continue their normal exercise programme but add in the core exercises below 4 times a week

Also remember to start incorporating drills in before your runs and static stretches afterwards

Building a strong core is a key part to all exercise but especially running.

Core Exercises for all

 

Planks

Squats

Lunges

Side Planks

1 minute

10

10

30 seconds

If you have any questions regarding the above, please do not hesitate to email me back using the following email address – richardson57@ntlworld.com  or call me on 07732 407070. 

I will be emailing out an updated exercise plan every two weeks until Juniors returns.

Many thanks

Louise Richardson

Werrington Joggers

04/10/2020 Junior Section Update

WERRINGTON JOGGERS – JUNIOR SECTION UPDATE

Dear Parent/Carer and Junior member

We hope you are all well and enjoying the summer break.  We are starting to look at and are planning the reopening of our Junior section but we are unable to give an exact return date due to the continued closure of the Werrington Sports Centre.  Peterborough City Council have said that it will be sometime in September and we believe that for Juniors to resume we must have access to the centre to allow us to discharge our duty of care to your children.  As soon as that date is confirmed then we will contact you again about the resumption of Werrington Joggers Juniors.The lockdown and coronavirus will have affected us all differently,  some individuals may have exercised more/less or hardly at all during lockdown and this is fine and is expected as we all have coped with this pandemic in our own way.   

With this in mind,we as a coaching team thought it might be useful to give a generalised exercise plan to help increase your child’s fitness levels.  This is not mandatory and is only provided as guidance.

Week1

Level   of    Fitness


Suggested training plan    

No sport during lock down

Twice a week

Walk for 10 minutes as a warm up then

Run for 5 mins, walk for 2 mins and repeat the run walk 3 times

Walk for 10 minutes as a cool down

Static stretches

Core exercises 4 times a week – see below

Exercising once a week or

just going for walks

Twice a week

Walk for 10 minutes as a warm up then

Run for 5 mins, walk for 2 mins (recovery time) and repeat the run walk 5 times 

Walk for 10 minutes as a cool down

Static stretches

if your child finds this really easy then reduce the 2 minute recovery walk to 1 minute

Core exercises 4 times a week see below

2 – 3 days exercising or more

Continue their normal exercise programme but add in the core exercises below 4 times a week

Also remember to start incorporating drills in before your runs and static stretches afterwards

Building a strong core is a key part to all exercise but especially running.

Core Exercises for all

 

Planks

Squats

Lunges

20 seconds

5

5

 

 

  Week2

 

Level of Fitness

 

No sport during lock down

Twice a week

Walk for 10 minutes as a warm up then

Run for 5 mins, walk for 2 mins and repeat the run walk 3 times

Walk for 10 minutes as a cool down

Static stretches

Core exercises 4 times a week – see below

Exercising once a week or

just going for walks

Twice a week

Walk for 10 minutes as a warm up then

Run for 5 mins, walk for 2 mins (recovery time) and repeat the run walk 5 times 

Walk for 10 minutes as a cool down

Static stretches

if your child finds this really easy then reduce the 2 minute recovery walk to 1 minute

Core exercises 4 times a week see below

2 – 3 days exercising or more

Continue their normal exercise programme but add in the core exercises below 4 times a week

Also remember to start incorporating drills in before your runs and static stretches afterwards

Building a strong core is a key part to all exercise but especially running.

Core Exercises for all

 

Planks

Squats

Lunges

20 seconds

5

5

 

Level of Fitness

Suggested training plan for week beginning 21 September and 28 September

No sport during lock down

Twice a week

Walk for 10 minutes as a warm up then

Run for 5 mins, walk for 1 minute and 30 seconds and repeat the run walk 5 times

Walk for 10 minutes as a cool down

Static stretches

Core exercises 4 times a week – see below

Exercising once a week or just going for walks

Three times a week

Walk for 10 minutes as a warm up then

Run for 5 mins, walk for 1 minute (recovery time) and repeat the run walk 5 times 

Walk for 10 minutes as a cool down

Static stretches

if your child finds this really easy then reduce the 1 minute recovery walk to 30 seconds.  Or increase running time to 10 mins before having a 1 minute 30 second recovery time.

Core exercises 4 times a week see below

2 – 3 days exercising or more

Continue their normal exercise programme but add in the core exercises below 4 times a week

Also remember to start incorporating drills in before your runs and static stretches afterwards

Building a strong core is a key part to all exercise but especially running.

Core Exercises for all

 

Planks

Squats

Lunges

Side Planks

45 seconds

10

10

30 seconds

If you have any questions regarding the above, please do not hesitate to email me back using the following email address – richardson57@ntlworld.com  or call me on 07732 407070. 

 

Many thanks

Louise Richardson 

Werrington Joggers



29/05/2020 Lockdown Handicap

Introducing the Lockdown handicap!

Between now and 23:59 on Tuesday 2nd June, your task is to complete a timed 1.5 mile. Anywhere you like, but obviously not on a mile and a half downwards stretch 😂. When completed, submit that time to me either through strava if I follow you, FB messenger, or add on the event page I’m about to create or on here. Email also fine. Although I am on Fetch I need to work out how to get back onto it again, but will let you know if I get that sorted. One submission only during this period.

Open to all WJ members whether you've done the handicap before or not, but if you haven't then please submit your most recent Peterborough parkrun, 5k or 10k race time at the same time

No prizes this time, but maybe next time and we'll spot the cheats as we know how fast you can run. Hopefully we'll get the results out next Wednesday 3rd June

Enjoy!

Sarah Wynne.

28/03/2020 Covid-19 Club Suspension

Club Activities Suspended

England Athletics advises that all face-to-face activity such as club training sessions, events, competitions, club committee and face-to-face meetings, athlete camps, running groups and social events should be suspended until at least the end of April.

https://www.englandathletics.org/athletics-and-running/news/coronavirus-statement/

Consequently Werrington Joggers have suspended all Junior and Senior club nights and formal Sunday Runs.

Those actvities listed in the Club Diary that are known to be cancelled are marked as such, but all activities until the end of April should be presumed to be cancelled even if they are still in the diary.

In the mean time please continue to take care of yourself and keep washing your hands!!

17/03/2020 Theatre Postponement

Due to the coronavirus situation the Key Theatre has closed for the time being.

'Made in Dagenham' has now been postponed until September 2020 - the WJ members can use their tickets for the performance on Friday 25 September instead.

Please come to the rearranged event on 25  September if you can: if you can't make it please let Rod know at club night and he'll liaise with Key Theatre regarding a refund.

- Rod McDonald

16/03/2020 Club nights -Update re Corona Virus

Following the latest advice regarding Covid19 (Coronavirus) I have sought the views of others within the club and also spoken to the Vivacity staff at the leisure centre about what Werrington Joggers should do. As at 7pm on Monday evening the centre was still open, albeit with a heightened cleaning regime and there was no suggestion that it might be closed in the forceable future

With that in mind Werrington Joggers seniors and juniors will go ahead as planned on Tuesday evening this week (17th). However it is intended to take a number of actions to limit social contact

Members (both seniors and juniors) should meet outside the centre (weather permitting) but please do not block the entrance for other centre users. For juniors, the coaches will be present there and will then organise training in the normal way.

For seniors there will be no formal announcements and members should feel free to set off as soon as they wish, if they are confident that their usual group is complete

Please can I ask seniors to look out for any new attendees who might happen to make tomorrow their first night and introduce them to an appropriate group and explain to them what is happening

Members are of course entirely free to choose whether they wish to attend tomorrow or not and I completely understand that some may not wish to, all I would ask though is that if you have any of the coronavirus symptoms or feel unwell please do not attend

This is a very fluid situation and I will endeavour to keep people up to date via Facebook, the website or email if the situation changes but meanwhile take care of yourself and each other and if in doubt, wash your hands!!

Thank you

Tim

16/03/2020 Cambs Road League

Fixtures updated.

10/03/2020 New Club Record

Congratulations to Jude Thomas on setting a new LV60 half marathon record at Cambridge Half in a time of 1:50:06

06/03/2020 New Junior Record

Congratualtions to Erin Walker for setting a new U13 Girls 5k record on 21:53 at Rutland Parkrun

Congratualtions also to Olivia Walker for setting a new U15 Girls 5k record on 21:54 also at Rutland Parkrun

06/03/2020 Junior Timed Mile

Results from the latest Junior Timed Mile are now available

06/03/2020 Cambs Road League

The dates for the Cambs Road League are now available

06/03/2020 Junior Club Champs Round 2

Standings after race 2 are now available.

06/03/2020 Club Champs Round 1

Standings after round 1 are now available.

15/02/2020 New Runners Rota Updated

An updated 2020/2021 new runners rota is now available.

13/02/2020 Junior Club Champs Updated

Latest Junior club championship results are now available on the website.

11/12/2019 Club Championships - 2020

Fixtures for the 2020 Champs are now available.

10/12/2019 New Club MV65 10k Record

Congratulations to Roger Sayer who completes the clean sweap of MV65 club records with a time of 44:00 at the Cambridge Town & Gown 10k.