Lake District Training Weekend

The squad had a really good weekend training in the Lake District together with some members of the East Midlands junior squad on the weekend 3rd-5th November.

The Saturday was a coaching session at Great Tower Wood, with Sunday a challenging regional event on the technical & physical sand dunes at Roanhead. 

JHIs 2023

Congratulations to WMJS member Eden, who was part of the English team that won the Junior Home Internationals.  Read more...

March 2024

A joint terrain training with the East Midlands squad was held at Allestree Park in Derbyshire.  Four squad members then attended Barry Elkington's fundraising quiz in the evening, selling raffle tickets.  Twelve teams filled the room at Kenilworth Cricket Club to capacity, with three hours of varied quizzing sustained by the hard working bar staff and delicious food and cakes from local company Fabulous Suppers.  

February 2024

The year's technical Zoom training programme kicked off with a chance to study the maps for forthcoming events.

December 2023

A Christmas themed training session on the Lickey Hills, complete with snow and ice!  A fun day of mini races followed by hot chocolate, and a fond farewell to our MW18s for whom this was their last training day with the squad.

November 2023

The squad had a really good weekend training in the Lake District together with some members of the East Midlands junior squad on the weekend 3rd-5th November.

The MW16s returned to the Lake District at the end of the month to take part in the JIRCS Hawkshead 2023 training camp. 

October 2023

We had a fantastic terrain training session at Hartshill Hayes on Sunday  22nd October, where we welcomed some new West Midlands juniors to try out a squad training session.

September 2023

On 23–24 September the Junior Inter-regional Championships took place in South Wales, with every member of the WMJS squad taking part  Read more...

August 2023

In August 2023, ten members of the WMJS squad joined members of the Welsh squad on tour in Finland

March 2023

A fast and furious sprint training day at Lilleshall National Sports Centre in Shropshire.  Valuable race strategy practice, and an opportunity to work on running form and good physical technique.

Highlights from 2022

December 2022

Christmas themed training at Pooley Country Park on 11th December.  A compact area with three distinctive areas, each with their own challenges. 

November 2022

An enjoyable weekend's training in the Lake District was held 25th-27th November, with eight members of the squad tackling some challenging terrain.

Well done to everyone who ran at the West Mids Champs at Sutton Park on 13th November.  As well as some great runs, an impressive £206.65 was raised from the WMJS cake stall. Thank you to everyone who bought a cake, and to OD for allowing us to have the stall.  And thank you to everyone who worked hard making cakes and staffing the stall.

A great training session in the Wyre Forest  on 5th November

October 2022

Good luck to all the squad members representing their clubs at the Compass Sport Cup final in sunny Scotland  on Sunday 16th

An enjoyable training session at Nesscliffe Country Park on 15th October

September 2022

Congratulations to the team of nine WMJS runners who flew out to Northern Ireland to take part in the Junior Inter-Regional Championships held at Tyrella 23rd-25th September

Training at Hartshill Hayes 17th September

Well done to the squad members who took park in the Peter Palmer relays

July 2022

A fantastic week on tour with the Welsh Junior squad in Moray.  High quality training on the sand dunes of Culbin and Roseisle, and Darnaway Forest followed by relaxation on the beach and plenty of evening entertainment.