Run Group Term Two

Run Group Term Two

Welcome Back Welcome back to Run Group for Term Two.  Firstly, a big THANK YOU to Kate and Claire for organising training in Week One whilst I was in India with work.  From the kids’ feedback today, it seems to have gone rather well.  I was bombarded with chants of “Relays!  Relays!  Relays!” when trying … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, Uncategorized, May 9th, 2018 | 0 comments

Races in Term 2

For those of you interested in doing some races during Term 2, here are some ideas: LOCAL RACES Parkrun Curl Curl Every Saturday 5km paths http://www.parkrun.com.au/curlcurl/ A free, timed 5km run every week in multiple locations around the world. Our local event is Curl Curl. Friendly, inclusive atmosphere. Sign up online and turn up on … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, April 23rd, 2016 | 0 comments

Running Group 14 March

Running Group 14 March

Our focus for this week was on RUNNING DRILLS. We do drills every week – and I wanted to spend some dedicated time with smaller groups making sure that these were being done well. After a repeat of our “Alphabet Animals” warm-up, we split into three groups (Yrs 2-3, Yr4, Yrs 5-6) and did 10 … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, Uncategorized, March 14th, 2013 | 0 comments

Running Group 7 March

This week was the best training group so far this year. This week’s focus was on learning to run at an EVEN PACE – and all the runners got better and better at this. The group was: BIG: 35+ runners again this week HAVING FUN: Lots of smiling faces FOCUSED: With almost everybody completing the … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, Uncategorized, March 8th, 2013 | 0 comments

Running Group 28 Feb

Running Group 28 Feb

Another great School Cross Country Training session today! Training this week was all about running CORNERS. Why? Because the Avalon School Cross Country Course has many, many corners. It goes in and out of the school grounds, round trees, buildings, fences. If you can go round corners well, then you will go fast and have … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, Uncategorized, February 28th, 2013 | 0 comments

Saturday Training in August

Updates over the next few weeks with races coming up: Sat 18 August: Training is happening, but I won’t be there. The session for the day is 1-3-5-3-1 minutes with 90 seconds recovery. I am taking some teams to the Go Natural Multisport www.maxadventure.com.au/multisport/. Saturday 25 August: No training – its the day before the … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, August 16th, 2012 | 0 comments

Wednesday Training on Hold

I have decided to stop running the 6:30am Wednesday training group. This will allow me to focus on the Kids session I run at 8am on a Wednesday. I will reactivate Wednesdays (or another morning) if I get enough interest – so let me know if this interests you. Tom.


Posted by Uncategorized, June 27th, 2012 | 0 comments

Saturday Training – Next 2 Weeks

I will be away for 2 weeks over the July School Holidays – so will not be at the next 3 training groups. I encourage you to turn up at 7:30am Saturday and train anyway. Suggested sessions for the 3 Saturdays are below. 30 June: Warm up + 6 x 3 min (90 secs recovery) … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, June 27th, 2012 | 0 comments

Pub to Pub?

Are you looking for some training advice for the Pub to Pub? What I offer is real running advice, tailored for you with the aim of making your Pub to Pub run as enjoyable and successful as possible. I can put together a programme if you are an absolute beginner. Or I can develop something … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, May 28th, 2012 | 0 comments

Pub to Pub?

Are you looking for some training advice for the Pub to Pub? What I offer is real running advice, tailored for you with the aim of making your Pub to Pub run as enjoyable and successful as possible. I can put together a programme if you are an absolute beginner. Or I can develop something … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, May 28th, 2012 | 0 comments