OCAC hosts junior training sessions on Monday and Wednesday evenings and senior training sessions on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Both junior and senior training sessions take place at the Horspath athletics track. Junior training starts promptly at 6.00 pm and finishing 7.30pm and under 11s, finishing at 7.00pm. Training for under 13-under 17 athletes starts at different time depending on the coach, between 6.00 pm and 8.00 pm. The cross country and endurance group also schedules extended runs aimed at both junior and senior athletes on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Junior Training: Monday and Wednesday training sessions are aimed at all junior athletes (8-17) and include all disciplines: throws, sprints, endurance, and long/high jumping.
Senior Training: Tuesday and Thursday training sessions cater for all athletes aged 18+ (including veterans) and encompass all abilities from relative beginners to individuals competing at county, regional and national level. Both the Tuesday and Thursday training sessions include throws, jumps, endurance, sprints and combined discipline events.
Sunday runs: For juniors Mark Pitt`s endurance group – does hill/ tempo training on Sundays. You must be a member of his group and will get invites to Sunday training.
Other Coaches also take Sunday training for juniors and seniors – please ask your coach for details.