Yearly Archives: 2019

A run for the community

A run for the community

District Gazette article With Spring well and truly underway and Summer just around the corner, there’s no better time to be out in the great outdoors experiencing the local wonders. The perfect way to take it all in is through exercise. Blue...

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Super Freak

Super Freak

Greg gets Freaky Greg got his freak on at the Fernleigh 15. Dressing up as a clown and getting down to business. Some big shoes to fill Greg finished in an impressive time of 01:15:43 no clowning about there. I ran the Fernleigh 15 in Halloween...

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My First Ultra!

My First Ultra!

Sri Chinmoy Canberra Trail 100 The Canberra Sri Chinmoy 100km trail race was my first attempt at an ultramarathon. I had toyed with the idea of doing an ultramarathon in 2016 however due to injury and then pregnancy, never made it to a start...

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GELS – the good the bad and the ugly

GELS – the good the bad and the ugly

Gels what are they good for? A detailed viewpoint by Coach Jonathan Worswick Be careful using gels. I know this sounds a bit drastic considering their popularity but consuming a gel without understanding the consequences can ruin your race. Don't...

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Good Luck

Good Luck When I hear the words “Hey, good luck for your race tomorrow” I often wonder whether the sentiment will make that person run any better, or whether the statement will turn an untrained athlete into this super human who will come from...

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Spirit in the Sky

Spirit in the Sky

Buffalo Stampede A detailed race report by Sarah Ludowici What a sunrise to start the day atop the Chalet at the Buffalo Stampede Sky Marathon. There was a bight in the air that hung in my quads for the first 10km, but it was perfect race day...

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Living the dream

Living the dream

Donna Voysey - Living the dream The Six Foot Track Marathon: The final few weeks building up to the Six Foot Track Marathon had me questioning if I had bitten off more than I could chew.  I am a pretty positive person by nature, but I was...

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21 Years to rediscover

21 Years to rediscover

21 years, the rediscovery… my six foot adventure (disclaimer – a long personal account, targeted at runners wanting to just make the cut-off) I wanted to wait a few days to reflect on my race, the journey, lessons learnt (and yes you can still...

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parkrun and Kids

parkrun and Kids

parkrun and kids Here at UP Coaching, we love the parkrun movement and everything about it. There are simply not enough words to describe the positive community impacts it has and we support parkrun from our Junior Squads right up to all our...

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Knapsack Lap Day Race

The Knapsack Lap Race is a 3 hour or 6 hour trail race on a 5km circuit at Knapsack Park in Glenbrook, NSW on Saturday, 26 January 2019 to see how far you can run in the allotted time. TrailKids is also run alongside this event, with a timed 3km...

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