Running – Sweat Equity

Sweat Equity Training Sessions

Sweat Equity runs two programmes a year to prepare runners for the main Spring and Autumn marathons and half marathons.

Things to note:
  • membership is required in order to attend the sessions, click here to sign up.
  • please let us know before your first visit so we can look out for you.
  • our long runs start with 6 miles, 10 miles for the marathon programme, and work up from there. You should be comfortable running these distances before you start.
  • drink and nutrition breaks are provided during and after the Sunday long runs.
  • wear suitable clothing and footwear for running.
  • arrive ahead of time for a prompt start.
  • attendance is not compulsory!
When and where...
Wednesday's @ 6:30pm for 1 hour - Hills

Hill training runs from October until late April. Open to all abilities, you run at your own pace, we start with a warm-up followed by a varied hill session and finish with a cool down. As we will be running in the dark don't forget to wear reflective clothing and accessories.

Meet at the Field Lane car park on the University of York East Campus just off Hull Road. Parking isĀ free after 6pm.

Thursday's @ 7:00pm for 1 hour - Track Session

York University Athletics Track
Meet at 6:55pm by the discus/shot put cage at the York University Sports facility athletics track (YO10 5NA).

It is a great opportunity to work on your speed, stamina and technique. Try and attend regularly in order to get the maximum benefit from this session.

Sunday's @ 8:00am - Distance Training

The distance training programme runs twice a year; from mid-January until the end of May and from late June until mid-October. Outside these times we continue to meet for informal runs.

Meet in the free car park on the right just before the entry barriers to the main David Lloyd car park.