Week 7 Newsletter

The Home Stretch

2 weeks to go!

In just over a week from now many of you will facing your longest run in the programme, this is the last hurdle to overcome before the 10k run day.
 

As you have progressed through this Club10k programme (and many of you the Get up to Five programme as well) you have learnt success strategies that help you overcome big challenges. 

When we hit this long run make sure you have put all of what you have learnt into place, by doing this you will have a much higher chance of having a run that you are happy with. 

Week 7 Sessions

MORNING GROUP

  • Monday 1 March, 6.10am
    Meeting Point: South Hagley Park 

    Map of Meeting Point: Netball Courts

  • Wednesday 3 March, 6.10am
    Meeting Point: South Hagley Park

    Map of Meeting Point: Netball Courts

EVENING GROUP

  • Tuesday 2 March, 5.40pm
    Meeting Point: South Hagley Park 

    Map of Meeting Point: Netball Courts

  • Thursday 4 March, 5.40pm
    Meeting Point: South Hagley Park

    Map of Meeting Point: Netball Courts

BOTH GROUPS

Course Description:

Please run on the path at all times and keep left. Please don't run any more than 2 abreast and be responsible for your own safety. 
 

  1. Run towards Princess Margaret Hospital all the way along Cashmere Road to Hoonhay Road. Turn right. 

  2. Run up Hoonhay Road to Rose Street, turn right. Run along Rose St to Barrington St, turn right. 

  3. Cross over Barrington Street at the pedestrian crossing using the lights. 

  4. Continue up Barrington St (towards the hills) and turn left into Ashgrove Terrace. You are now beside the river. 

  5. Follow the river all the way along to Colombo St. Do not cross over. Follow our cones that will take you over into Ernlea Terrace. You are now on the opposite side of the river running back towards Barrington St. 

  6. At Barrington St, do not cross over. Turn left and run along Cashmere Rd to Colombo St, turn left. 

  7. Run up Colombo St. The furthest marker is 7km. 

  8. KM markers out: 4.5km, 6km, 7km

  9. Run to your half way maker (refer to your programme) and reverse the course back to the start. 

Saturday's Course: Click on image to enlarge

This weeks quick tip: 

'Focus on your own achievement and don’t compare yourself to others in the group.' – Frances

Education

Stitch, the runners curse!

This is an interesting article with a couple of tips on how to treat/prevent this annoying condition that most of us experience at some stage.

Inspiration

We love this video, there are some great quotes in here. 

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Next Programmes

Club10k


Our next  Club10k programme 

starts 15 March.

Earlybird rates are available until:
11.59pm, Monday 8 March
(Registrations close 5pm, Sunday 14 March)


 



RaceTeam K2M


Our next for RaceTeam 2021 will be training for the K2M Half Marathon event on 6 June.

RaceTeam Starts: 29 March
Earlybird rates are available until:
11.59pm, Monday 22 March
(Registrations close 5pm, Sunday 28 March)

Other News

  • If you would like to help your body out, get a sports massage for those tight muscles. We recommend the team at Active Health. They know our programmes and are the same team who do the Muscle Balance Tests.
     

  • Remember to stay focused and keep turning up ;-).