The importance of Base Training by Hanny Allston

A very well written article on the importance of having a strong aerobic base before you engage in fast anaerobic sessions to avoid injuries and systemic acidosis. Max Cherry, Barry Magee, Arthur Lydiard, Dick Telford and Hanny probably know what they are talking about! http://ultra168.com/2014/03/27/the-importance-of-base-training/  

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Albie Thomas 1935-2013

Australian distance running legend died on Sunday:  http://www.athletics.com.au/home/news/news/2013/october/vale_albie_thomas http://www.theage.com.au/sport/athletics/albie-thomas-has-run-his-last-race-20131027-2w9pf.html  http://www.sgdac.org/About/LifeMembers/A_Thomas/LM_AThomas.htm  http://nswathletics.org.au/News/ArtMID/1740/ArticleID/23581/Albie-Thomas-presented-OAM  

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Melbourne Marathon & Half

Hardly a month goes by without yet another jaw-dropping performance from Laura James. As if last month’s win at the Sydney Half Marathon wasn’t enough for Laura, it actually just turned out to be just a training run for the main event in melbourne where Laura ran amazingly consistent splits to smash all predictions with a 2:47:16 – Great stuff! Laura’s performance only slightly overshadowed her good friend Eleanor Rau (Elle) who ran her first ever marathon in a scorching 3:05:39 finishing […]

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Berlin Marathon 2013 Results and some reports

Some highs and some lows from the squad running Berlin Marathon.  That’s marathon running for you:  John Bartlett:  2:36:05 (PB) Enda Stankard:  2:44:11 (PB) David Williams:   2:45:48 Chris Truscott:  2:46:26 Renaud Herington:  2:47:17 (PB) Mark Milligan: 2:49:13 (PB?) James Highnam (Tom’s brother):  2:49:36 (PB) Dr Skins: 2:54:24 (PB) Charlie Dalziell:  3:03:01 (PB) Greta Truscott:  3:04:19 (Debut) Timmy Lindop 3:09  Rob Costello:  3:13:29 Charlie Low:  3:53:05 Steve Bianchini: 4:53:13 Race reports: Timmy Lindop – Check out Tim’s blog for Oktoberfest Diary as […]

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Andrew Tuckey’s UTMB Report

Great read from Tucks. Showed real guts and determination. http://www.andrewtuckey.com/?p=302

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City2Surf Wrap 2013

The 2nd weekend in August with the Sun shining, Clear skies, 85’000 people towing the start line and Enda out with his 1001 excuses it could only mean one thing? Yep, the annual pilgrimage to Bondi and the City to Surf was on again. No surprise to see a massive turnout from the HuRTS boys and girls for this one and with perfect conditions and with the squad in fine form it was always going to be a morning for […]

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Special Offer for HuRTSquad from Protein King

I was talking with David Katz, the owner of Protein King (mutual friends) about HuRTS and he has set up a promo code for us to get free Sydney delivery on all orders over $99. Get your Gels, drinks, powders delivered to your door. Simply use the code “hurtsquad2013” at the checkout. If you’re secretly into body bodybuilding (let’s face it, long distance runners could do with a little extra muscle mass), they also stock a full range of protein […]

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Dr Skins Gold Coast Report

Some brlliant running at the Gold Coast weekend with big PB’s from Tom and Barts breaking 72 mins, Laura running sub 79 and Anna F and Sam Towill sub 80. Outstanding running! Dr Skins had a crack at a sub 3 marathon. Enjoy the hyperbole: Could not have asked for better starting conditions for the 2013 Gold Coast Marathon! (If only it lasted!)   So the race plan was simple: 4:15 min/km and go for even 1:30 hr splints. No going out […]

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November Training Camp – Rejoov Fitness

Rejoov Fitness is once again heading to Port Stephens for our November Running and Triathlon Training Weekend and we invite you to join us. The weekend is from Fri 22nd until Mon 25th November inclusive. We have booked out an entire apartment complex close to the Tomaree National Park, Fingal & Shoal Bays, sand dunes and a 10min walk to Nelson Bay centre. There are 13 apartments consisting of a combination of studio, 1 bed and 2 bedroom and bookings will be on a first […]

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Cairns Ironman Report – Angus Boyd

Cairnsround 2 was an interesting contrast. The previous race had been organized by Ironman competitor “Challenge”, so this was my first time doing an official Ironman in Cairns. The course was a little different, and actually a little better, in that this time we swam off the end of the pier in Cairnsrather than Yorkey’s Knob, which is a 20 minute drive away. It made it easy to get to the start as it was just a short walk down […]

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