Training

Track and field

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, CH65 9LB. All disciplines covered – sprinting, throwing, jumping, middle and longer distance running, and senior road running sessions on Thursdays. Athletes can train with more than one group, but must ask to join a group before attending.

Track and field sessions timetable.

Road running

Northgate Arena Group

Monday and Thursday from Northgate Arena, Chester CH2 2AU. A friendly, mixed ability group, ideal for beginners but also suitable for anyone wanting an informal, gently-paced run. Free, though all who attend regularly are encouraged to join West Cheshire AC. Turn up and speak to John Parlevliet.

We meet outside the Arena at 6;20pm for a 6:30pm departure (please respect appropriate social distancing where practical). With COVID-19, changing and other facilities are not accessible to us. A list of attendees, with contact details, is taken for health and safety requirements.

Winter 2021 Schedule
Main routes                             Longer alternatives
Route 1 (5.69 miles)               Route 1a (5.84 miles)
Route 2 (5.64 miles)               Route 2a (5.89 miles)
Route 3 (6.21 miles)
Route 4 (5.94 miles)               Route 4a (6.15 miles
Route 5 (6.34 miles)               Route 5a (6.80 miles)

Summer 2022 Schedule
Main routes                             Longer alternatives
Route 1 (6.67 miles)
Route 2 (5.53 miles)                Route 2b (5.73 miles)
Route 3 (4.17 miles)
+ 10 mins’ fast, with intervals
Route 4 (6.03 miles)                Route 4a (6.87 miles), Route 4b (6.60 miles)
Route 5 (7.05 miles)                Route 5a (7.80 miles)

Cheshire County Sports Club Group

Tuesdays: aim to meet at 6:20pm at Cheshire County Sports Club, Upton  CH2 1PR, to start runs at 6:30pm. Fartlek sessions, mixing steady running at around eight minutes per mile with six faster efforts over varying distances, to suit the varying abilities in the group. Free session, changing and showering facilities available at Cheshire County Sports Club, though all who attend regularly are encouraged to join West Cheshire AC. Turn up and speak to Andy Carter.

Winter routes Schedule 2021-22
Route 1: Bumpers Lane (9.3 miles)
Route 2: Green Lane (10.1 miles)
Route 3: Moston (9.9 miles)
Route 4: Westminster Park (10.7 miles)
Route 5: Sandy Lane (10.5 miles)

Summer 2021
Route 1: Barrow
Route 2: Saighton
Route 3: Canal
Route 4: Mollington
Route 5: Christleton
Route 6: Eccleston