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Move For Mark

Posted on Sep 30, 2011 in Events, Running, Wollongong

Mark Scott well known local athlete was involved in a very serious accident whilst training on Saturday the 18th of June. We are hoping that the motivation and determination that makes him a great athlete and coach will shine through and help him to recover. On November 13th 2011 there will be a special event at Stuart Park, North Wollongong to help support & raise funds to assist with marks care.

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Why I Relay

Posted on Aug 19, 2011 in Articles, News, Wollongong

September 24th – 25th is Relay for Life in the Illawarra . Over 130 teams and 1000 participants will be taking part in the relay. For some, the reasons for doing so are more personal than others. Below is Shannae’s story.

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BaiMed 100 100’s 2011

Posted on Aug 14, 2011 in Events, Running, Wollongong

The BaiMed Physiotherapy’s 100 100s for charity is a fantastic opportunity for illawarra businesses to raise money for local charities...

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Escaping to Paradise on One Breadth of Air

Posted on Aug 14, 2011 in Featured, News, Wollongong

Wollongong free-diver Michaela Werner takes in an amazing underwater vista at the base of the Bass Point gravel loader. Free-divers hold their breadth while underwater, giving them more freedom to move around and interact with marine life

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Mountain Bike Ride Day at Appin

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 in Featured, News, Training, Wollongong

Last Saturday, VO2 Vitality and Spearman Cycles organised a mountain bike ride day up at Appin XC Ring Track. It was a great day out on the track where those who haven’t mountain biked before had an opportunity to experience the spot and learn a few pointers from the professionals. Read how it went.

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Ride Around the Lake 2011

Posted on Apr 20, 2011 in Events, Wollongong

Ride Around The Lake is happening this year on 7 May 2011.
Ride Around The Lake is a charity ride raising money for My Place and the MS Australia.
There are three ride options: 4km, 12km & 40km, with the 40km doing a circuit around Lake Illawarra, starting and finishing at the Illawarra Yacht Club.

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Inaugural 24hr MS Mega Swim in Wollongong

Posted on Mar 7, 2011 in Events, Featured, News, Wollongong

Last weekend was the inaugural MS 24hr Mega Swim at URAC. It was a hugely successful event and they exceeded their targeted fundraising goals, raising almost $40,000.
There were around 17 teams, each team can have no more than 15 members and there has to be someone from the team swimming for the entire 24hr duration.

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MS 24Hour Mega Swim in Wollongong

Posted on Mar 1, 2011 in Events, News, Wollongong

The MS 24Hour Mega Swim in Wollongong is happening on 5th – 6th March 2011 at URAC

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Morning Swimming in Wollongong

Posted on Feb 18, 2011 in Articles, Training, Wollongong

With Summer and the warmer temperature, what better way to start the day than with a swim in the morning!
I’ve picked this up recently and in Wollongong, you have quite a few options. There’s swimming in the continental pool, the rock pool or ocean swimming!

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How to Train Harder for Longer

Posted on Nov 29, 2010 in Featured, Health, Running, Training, Videos, Wollongong

Do you normally feel sore after a training run or running event? And does that muscle soreness linger around for days preventing you from getting back into running?

Well Grant from RecoveryWork recently did the New York Marathon. He hasn’t been training for distances greater than 30km (18.6miles) prior to the race, but using his recovery technique, he was able to get back on his feet quickly and experienced no muscle soreness following the marathon.

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