ROAD RUNNING NEWS - APRIL 2016
The Red Army was out in full force with a whopping 386 runners at the Old Mutual Two Oceans ULTRA Marathon & HALF Marathon last month. A BIG CONGRATULATIONS to all those who finished and met their running goals. What an incredible event to be a part of, and some incredible stories & successes were had.
TRAINING WITH COACH LEE CHANDLER:
Did you know we have our very own coach? We encourage all members to attend these sessions. Lee has a program set for all levels of fitness and running experience, so do not stay away come in and join in on this specialised training. Chat to the regulars that attend these sessions and they will tell you of the noticeable improvements in their speed, times & overall fitness & endurance.
It is also a great opportunity to enjoy meeting other members of the club, and to find your happy “pace”
Where : PPSmit Sports Grounds.
When : Every Tuesday & Thursday evening
Time : 17:45 – 18:45
Monthly 5km Time Trials (17:45)
The monthly TT take place every first Tuesday of the month, this is a great opportunity to push yourself and cheer on your club mates. Sterri Stumpies, endorphin rush and a great spirit is guaranteed!!
WEEKEND PACK RUNS
There are two club pack runs per weekend unless otherwise advised:
Time : 06:00
Starting Venue : Vida é Caffe, Edward Street, Bloemhof Road
Host : Route host ONLY
Distances : Range anything from 8km – 15/20km, escape route options in between.
Time : 06:30
Starting Venue : Vida é Caffe, Durbanville, Wellington Road
Host : Hosts Required
Distances :Range anything from 10km – approximately 15/20km, often with escape route options in between
Great coffee and chats afterwards
** Please do make use of our Facebook page for regular updates on events, pack runs, training & other.
We also appeal to our members to please volunteer to host a pack run & plot a route. You can be a driving or running host.
LOOKING AHEAD TO COMRADES…
Do not forget to join in on the Club Comrades social Evening on the 13th of May 2016. All runners welcome. Please watch out for the posts on Facebook or contact Estelle at firstname.lastname@example.org
To all those competing in The Comrades Marathon on the 29th of May this year, HAVE FUN!!
RACE OF THE MONTH – MAY
Race : Safari Half Marathon
Date : 2 May 2016
Distances : 10km & 21,1km
Venue : Wellington
Closing Date: Online Entries 17 April 2016
Host : Charl Smit
We are waiting to receive you at the end of the race at the Gazebo. Steri Stumpie in hand and happy runners all around.
SHARING YOUR RUNNING STORIES
All of us HAVE A STORY. Some of the most inspirational journeys into running…
Stories to inspire, motivate and share with others like minded.
We want to appeal to our members to dig deep and share with us your very best words.
We are going to award a lucky member, a brand new pair of New Balance running shoes for the most inspirational story.
Please send your stories to:
Captain email@example.com AND
Entries close Tuesday 31st May, after which time we will read through all our incredible stories and vote for the best. Please remember to give this story as much detail as possible.
We also want to share some of the top stories with our fellow members on our Facebook page to keep all runners of all speeds, ages, shapes & sizes, continuously motivated and determined to reach their OWN goals.
Kurt & Nicola