Training session

Kenyan Hill Repeats at Parliament Hill

Classic endurance training with Goodgym friends!

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Back by popular demand (especially after our long lockdown period)!

Trainer Simon will be leading a group training session up the beautiful location of Parliament Hill. "Kenyan Hills" are a fantastic way to condition runners to adapt to gradients, inclines and declines. We will be following a 1 km loop (with a sharp up and down) over a set duration of time, and allowing a rest period for recovery in between.

Our intended loop is here:

We will begin with a warm up (getting the full body in motion before taking on the session).

The session will be as follows:

10 minutes running on loop, 3 minutes rest (walking or total rest) x 3

39 minutes total duration- 30 minutes running, 9 minutes recovery.

Coffee at Parliament Hill Cafe (or other local establishment) afterwards!

Date and time

10:30 - 11:30 Sunday, 16th of August 2020

Sign up by 6:00pm on Saturday 15th August so we can let Simon know who to expect.


Parliament Hill Athletics Track
Hampstead Heath
NW5 1QR View Map

What to look out for

Age Restriction

GoodGym welcomes anyone aged 18 or over. If you are under 18 then you will be unable to participate in any GoodGym activity

Make sure you've read our general guidelines for safety when running and at a task.

This event is organised by your Taskforce, a group of experienced GoodGym members in your area, they are not responsible for your safety. You should feel confident to participate in the event as it is described and you do so at your own risk.


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Simon Fitzmaurice

Simon Fitzmaurice
- Goodgym Islington Trainer - Likes long slow runs - Coach in Running Fitness - Avid screen printer

Who's going

  • Haringey runner
  • Becky
  • Clair Sim
  • John
  • Simon Fitzmaurice

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Parliament Hill Athletics Track
Hampstead Heath


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New runners are welcome to GoodGym group runs - no one gets left behind. You're unlikely to be alone, hundreds of new people sign up every week.

There's a place to leave bags and a toilet at the start point, all you need to do is bring your trainers. It's free to try - get involved!

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