Seniors’ Endurance Training Christmas 2021

Last session at Wythensawe track is Thur 23rd. First session back is Tue 4th Jan 2022.

Malcolm’s advice is to take a break. Do some easy runs, but nothing too intense.

Debbie has planned a few sessions, all seniors welcome, contact her for details:

  • Fri 24th = Xmas Eve Run – 9am from Maria’s to set us up for Christmas Day ~1Hr, off and on road.
  • Sun 26th – Boxing Day Run – Vernon/Woodbank Park – 11am so you can lie-in.
  • Mon 27th – Adlington Winter Warmer – 10am 10K, no watches or GPS, closest to your predicted time wins. Enter here, closes 26th.
  • Tue 28th – Woodbank Park – 10am, meet by the old hall, hill session.
  • Thur 30th – Heaton Mersey Bowl – 10am from Lindsey’s +1Hr.
  • Fri 31st – Styal Mill – 8.45am at Ship Inn car park. ~800m relay in teams of four. Fuel up inside/outside Styal Community Cafe after.
  • Sun 2nd – Vernon Park – 10am, steady Marple/Bredbury run.

We hope you all have a lovely festive break and we look forward to having you all back training in January 2022.

Seniors’ Endurance Training w/c 6th De

Tuesday 7th December

5 x 1000m at 10k pace (2 min active jog recovery)(5 x 5 mins)

2 x 75m fast, full recovery

Thursday 9th December

800m, 1200m, 1600m, 1200m, 800m, 400m (5k effort) (3 min recovery)

Saturday              3 ml tempo run

Sunday                 Long 60+ minute easy run


This schedule focuses on 5k/10k conditioning and Cross Country . Details here.

Christmas Handicap 2021

The Christmas Handicap will be at 10am on Sunday 19th December in Wythenshawe Park. Junior race – 1 Mile – at 10am followed by senior race (~3 Miles)

Wear Christmas outfits, Xmas Jumpers, Santa hats or come in club vest – whatever!

Handicap presentations, mince pies and the results of the the ballot for Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year will be held after by the track. (Social at Wythenshawe Town FC cancelled is due to the increase Covid risk).

Enter below

Cross Country League Match 3

The third match is this Saturday 4th December at Kenworthy Woods / Wythenshawe Sports Ground, M23 0BD.

Entries for this match are now closed, you can’t enter on the day, but you can still sign up for the rest of the season.

  • Bring your number from earlier matches -it’s the same number for the whole season and there is a £3 charge for replacements.
  • If you didn’t run in earlier matches collect your number on the day from Debbie and Keep It
  • Club Vests must be worn
  • Spikes or good off-road shoes recommended!

Venue, directions, course details below.


  • Saturday 16 October 2021 – Wythenshawe Park
  • Saturday 13 November 2021 – Sherdley Park
  • Saturday 4 December 2021 – Kenworthy Woods
  • Saturday 15 January 2022 – Tatton Park
  • Saturday 19 February 2022 – Heaton Park

Start times

*No Under 11 race at Match One

  • Race 1 – 12 noon – *U11 Girls & Boys – 2,400 metres
  • Race 2 – 12:15 pm – U13 Girls & Boys – 3,500 metres
  • Race 3 – 12:30 pm – U15 Girls & Boys – 5,000 metres
  • Race 4 – 12:50 pm – U17 Girls & Boys – 6,500 metres
  • Race 5 – 1:30 pm – Senior, U20 & Vet Women – 8,000 metres
  • Race 6 – 2:30 pm – Senior, U20 & Vet Men – 9,600 metres


The Club has entered and paid for members who have said they want to compete. Entries for following matches will close at midnight on the Monday before each match – no on-the-day entries.

Enquiries and/or to be entered contact Debbie Beresford at or Ed Fazakerley at