Track at Longford Park - Taylor Swift

Tuesday 22nd March 2022, 6:15:pm

Speedwork
Track
Longford Park Stadium
Ryebank Road
Stretford
Manchester
M21 9TA
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Craig and Sarah organising a track session at Longford Park track. We will start with a few warm up laps at 6:15pm prompt and some dynamic stretches, before going in to the main session.

The "Taylor Swift" is a distance based session, consisting of 4 × 400m, 4 × 300m and 4 × 200m efforts.

To find out more about the full session see this Strava blog from pro athlete Lauren Fleshman. So by completing this session you will basically be a pro!

The session in full:

  • 4 × 400m efforts (one lap of the track) with 60-seconds recovery between efforts
  • 400m easy recovery (one lap of the track in 3-5 minutes)
  • 4 × 300m efforts (three-quarter lap of the track) with 45-seconds recovery between efforts
  • 400m easy recovery (one lap of the track in 3-5 minutes)
  • 4 × 200m efforts (half a lap of the track) with 30-seconds recovery between efforts

Track sessions are organised by Phil and Katie at the Manchester Regional Arena. We will start with a few warm up laps and dynamic stretches at 6:45pm, before going in to the main session.

Entry is discounted to £2.70 for running club members, and there is a further discount to £2.50 for those who live in the Manchester City Council area.

Better UK app

You can download the Better UK app to book and pay for track sessions in advance.

Set up the Better UK app

  • Select National Squash Centre & Regional Arena as your home venue.

If you are using the app for the first time you will need to create an account with Better UK to make a booking.

Set up Manchester Resident pricing

  • From the app home page, scroll down and select Buy membership in the bottom right.
  • On Choose Your Membership select Pay & Play from the drop down list.
  • Select payment type of Single Payment.
  • Scroll down the list and select Better Adult Resident (cost £0.00).
  • Enter all the details and checkout at zero cost.

The account created can now be used to book track at £2.50 instead of £4!

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