All of our track and field sessions are held at the track behind Ashdown Leisure Centre, Canford Heath, BH17 8RE. The first session you attend with us is free!
Refreshments are available in Team Dorset HQ
The winter 2021-22 schedule of training is as follows:
(NOTE: Heavy, long throws may not happen before Christmas)
|Day & Time||Where?||Age-Group||PURPOSE?||COACHES||COST|
5.15 – 6.15
|8 – 13 years||Induction, basic techniques of running plus many field events.||Junior Coaching Team||£3.00|
6.30 – 7.30
|Ashdown Track||10 – 13 years||Similar to session 1 but at higher level.||Junior Coaching Team||£3.00|
7.30 – 8.30+
|Ashdown Track||13 years to Seniors||Sprints, Middle Distance, some Throws. |
High Jump winter training from 6.30 – 8.00 for any u15s clearing 1.40m.
|Mark Pauley, Mark Courtney,|
Mike Long, Dave Allen, Graeme Gourlay, Mark Roach.
Note Dennis Elkins will continue hammer etc coaching once safety cage is repaired.
6.00 – 8.00 pm
|Ashdown Track||11 years to Seniors||Hurdles, Sprints, Wheelchair seated throws,|
Long & Triple Jump.
Intensive technical sessions.
Mike Long, David Little,
|£3.00 per session
(or a special rate.)
7.00 – 8.15 pm
|Age 14 and older.||Strength and speed endurance. Off-road on hills. Some ‘interval’ work.||Mark Pauley, Ollie |
Drew and Mark Courtney.
|Thursdays 6.30 pm||Ashdown & other venues.||U20/Senior MD/LD W/M Track & Road.||Endurance, ‘tempo’ and hill work.||Dave Allen||Fee tbc|
|Saturdays 9.00 – 10.15 am||Various for Cross-Country (when no matches).||Juniors aged 11+||Cross-Country preparation.||Mark Pauley and Peter Cornes.||Free!|
|Saturdays 10.30 am – 12.30 pm|
|Ashdown Track||8 years and older.||Hurdles, Runs, Jumps and Throws.|
High Jump: hard winter training 10 – 11.30 for any u15s clearing 1.40m.
|Junior Coaching Team (as are available)||£3.00|
|Para Athletics Training link||Ashdown Track||Ability Skills, Wheel-Chairs, Frame Runners.||Enquiries to Martin Cook.|
* Please note that the preferred payment method is by contactless card.
Thursday night training venues (7pm) are as follows. We welcome some new middle-distance athletes to our team, and will modify the sessions to include younger or developing athletes, so do encourage your friends to join us! There will be a small fee of £1, please remember to bring it each week. We urge you to wear light or reflective clothing. All sessions will start at 7pm prompt with the cool down being completed at around 8.15pm
New timetable to be announced, but these are the usual locations –
- Brundenell Ave – Shore Rd
- Courtenay Rd Lower Parkstone
- Steepleton Rd Broadstone BH18 8LH
- Tollerford Rd West Canford Heath
- Blakedene Rd Road Lilliput
- Zig-zags St Michael’s Rd B’mth. Meet at the car park near to The Highcliffe Hotel and West Cliff Zig-Zag Path
- Roman Rd, Broadstone BH189DL. Muster at the corner of Roman Road and Anvil Crescent.