Run Group Week Eight Term Two

Run Group Week Eight Term Two

Run Group Week Eight After a bit of rain and a cold morning, we still had a solid turnout of 20 runners today.  I wanted to mix things up a bit – so we headed to a new location today.  Thanks Kylie for helping out with the group – made it really easy and fun. … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, June 14th, 2017 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Seven Term Two

Run Group Week Seven Term Two

Run Group Week Seven No Running Group this week because of the rain.  It threw it down and was cold and windy – so a good decision to stay in bed. That meant that we didn’t get a chance to say good luck to those competing at Regionals on Friday.  At least they will be … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, June 7th, 2017 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Six Term Two

Run Group Week Six Term Two

Run Group Week Six This week, we headed to a different location – Palmgrove Park at the back of school.  This provided a new challenge – trees, hills, and tight corners.  It was a good fun circuit and there was plenty of energy and lots of running going from the group of 33 young athletes. Warm-Up: … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, May 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Five Term Two

Run Group Week Five Term Two

Run Group Week Five Today we had a relaxed training session after the lead-up to Zone.  We started by congratulating the everybody’s achievements at Zone: Lucy & Jas for their wins The 10years and 11years girls for their team wins All the runners who represented the school and finished 2nd overall Everybody who has trained … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, May 24th, 2017 | 0 comments

Zone Cross Country 2017

Zone Cross Country 2017

Zone Cross Country is Run and Done What a great day.  The weather held off.  The organisation was great.  The supporters were load and positive.  And the kids all ran their best. Great Results Overall Overall, Avalon School got: 9 qualifiers for Regionals 2 first places and 1 second 2 team prizes 2nd School Overall 3rd Overall … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, May 19th, 2017 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Four Term Two

Run Group Week Four Term Two

Final Training Before Zone Today was the final training session before Zone Cross Country on Friday.  We took it easy on the group but made sure that they did some real running at racing speed to get the body in the mood for Friday.  The session was 3 x 1 lap – plus some “fast … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, May 17th, 2017 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Three Term Two

Run Group Week Three Term Two

Biggest Ever Group Today we had our biggest ever turnout – 45 runners.  The session today was “Colour Runs”.  This is turning out to be one of the favourite sessions for the group.  It’s focus is on running at an even pace – and we did 6 repetitions this week (nearly 2km of fast running … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, May 10th, 2017 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Two Term Two

Run Group Week Two Term Two

I Can’t Stand the Rain! We all got a little bit wet today.  We had a fantastic turnout of nearly 40 kids.  I think they knew there was some weather coming – there was a bit of a buzz in the group this morning!  Plenty of energy in need of somewhere to focus – which … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, May 3rd, 2017 | 0 comments

Run Group Week One Term Two

Run Group Week One Term Two

Run Group is back! It was great to see the group back again for more this term. We did the standard Week One session – handicapped one lappers. 5 x one lap – with the first four on each rep starting 15m further back on the next one. We also pre-handicapped some of the faster … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, April 26th, 2017 | 0 comments

Final Run Group Term 1

Final Run Group Term 1

Final Run Group Term 1 Today was the last run group for this term.  It was great to have all the kids back together for one more training run.  The weather held off and we got a chance to hear all the stories from School Cross Country.  Our goal of having 40 kids enjoy their … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, April 5th, 2017 | 0 comments