Get Those Entries In

Entries have just opened for CITY TO SURF. Entries have just opened for PUB TO PUB. And entries are open for the New SYDNEY HARBOUR 10k. Make the commitment – and get your entries in.


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

Sydney Harbour 10k

A new race on the Sydney running calendar: Sunday 8th July Sydney Harbour 10k Looks like a great, flat course – should be really fast. Website: http://www.sydneyharbour10k.com/


Posted by Uncategorized, May 25th, 2012 | 0 comments

The Marathon Project

The Marathon Project

The Marathon Project is an initiative put together by Rob De Castella, one of Australia’s best ever marathon runners. The Marathon Project: 1. Uses the marathon to change lives; 2. Creates Indigenous Champions to increase physical activity and promote healthy lifestyles; and 3. Aims to have an Indigenous distance runner on the 2016 Australian Olympic … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, May 2nd, 2012 | 0 comments

Great Running: Boston Marathon

2 weeks ago, it was the Boston Marathon in USA. This is another big city marathon, like London. Boston is another big race, with tens of thousands of runners and a top class field at the front. This year it was really hot weather, and the leading runners found it quite difficult. There were great … Read more


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

Great Running: London Marathon

Right now, it is the time when Big City Marathons take place all over the world. Tens of thousands of people run the 42.2km – and at the front of the race the world’s best distance runners do battle for first place. With the Olympics coming up, there is even more competition to qualify for … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, April 25th, 2012 | 0 comments

Fourth Saturday Training

Four for Saturday training this week. We had great fun – running hilly circuits at North Avalon. Nothing too strenuous – saving it for Wednesday. But it was a good workout. Thanks for turning up.


Posted by Uncategorized, April 1st, 2012 | 0 comments

Saturday Training New Location

Now that football season has started, Saturday training will now start from Avalon Beach Surf Club.


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, Uncategorized, March 28th, 2012 | 0 comments

Races in 2012 – Update

There are still plenty of races to target in the next few weeks: 1 Apr: Hill to Harbour 10k, Newcastle 1 Apr: Lindfield 10k 14/15 Apr: Canberra Running Festival 6 May: Sri Shinmoy Race 4k/8k/16k 20 May: SMH Half Marathon And the regular series races: Striders 10k: Lane Cove (8 Apr), Olympic Park (5 May), … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, March 18th, 2012 | 0 comments

Av School XC Photos

Av School XC Photos

Here are a few photos from the first few sessions: Week One Week Two First Saturday Week Three


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, Uncategorized, March 14th, 2012 | 0 comments

Av School XC 14 March

Av School XC 14 March

Today’s session was designed to drive you round the bend! It was all about running round corners. We did zig-zag runs focussing on running strong out of the turns and using our arms to run hard. We talked about using the corners to win. We did running drills again – which are starting to become … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, Uncategorized, March 14th, 2012 | 0 comments