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Holt Park and Bodington - Sprint and Relay Training

Sat 13 April, 2019

Level of event: Activity

Type of event: Coaching, Training, Relay, Urban


1st Session

Meet at Holt Park at 13.30

13.45-14.45 - Urban terrain - shorts and trainers okay.

Drive/bike 1.5 miles to Brownlee Centre, Bodington

2nd Session

15.00-15.30 - Training talk while you have a coffee/snack - by GB orienteer (8th in Sprint O at 2018 World Champs) Alice Leake.

15.30-16.30 - Sprint relay practice (star/clover leaf relay loops in pairs to simulate relay competitions) - parkland terrain - full leg cover and good grips recommended.

16.30-17.00 - Debrief, change and depart - changing rooms and showers are available.

Entry details

There is no charge but you may wish to bring money for refreshments.

Please fill in brief details in this spreadsheet so the coaches know rough numbers for printing purposes and levels of experience:

Thank you to The Brownlee Centre and the University of Leeds for permission to use their facilities.

Check nearer the event in case details change.

Pre Event Info

Aim: To practise sprint and relay techniques prior to the JK Sprint and Relays and BOC Mixed Sprint Relays.

Juniors (under 16) can attend the second session but should not attend the first session owing to exposure to road traffic.

Directions / Parking

Holt Park - Parking area by High Farm pub, Farrar Lane, LS16 7AQ

Bodington - Brownlee Centre, Bodington Way, LS16 8NA

Registration & Start Times


Entry Details


Course Information


Terrain Description


Dog restrictions

Holt Park - On a tight lead please.

Boddington - no dogs please.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser and Coach: David Alcock

Coach: Graeme Tiffany

Speaker: Alice Leake

Important Information

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