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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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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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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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Australia Day Aquathon 2011

Posted on Nov 28, 2010 in Events, Running, Wollongong

It’s time to once again don the swimmer and joggers, rally friends, family and work mates and take on the fun and unique way to celebrate Australia Day in 2011. The 2010 event was a sensation and the Wollongong Australia Day Aquathon is the largest swim run participation event in Australia.. Set to take place in the beautiful City of Wollongong, the 2011 event looks to be a fantastic event!

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Wollongong Triathlon Festival 4th-5th Dec 2010

Posted on Nov 23, 2010 in Events, Wollongong

2010 is the year where we finally have a triathlon event in Wollongong! The stunning harbour precinct and blue mile of Wollongong City are set to come alive this December with a festival of fitness, health and family fun that offers everyone the chance to “have a go” or come along and enjoy the colour and spectacle of the sport of triathlon.

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City2Surf 2010, Join the UOW team and how you can WIN a Runners Pack!

Posted on Jul 12, 2010 in Events, Running, Wollongong

The City2Surf is on Aug 8th 2010. Find out why this is one run you should not miss. The University of Wollongong has a City2Surf team, find out how you can be a part of it. Also find out how you can win a Runners Pack!

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2009 Sydney to Gong Bike Ride

Posted on Oct 27, 2009 in Events

The Gong Ride is a one of a kind fundraising event.

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50km Night Run in Wollongong

Posted on May 14, 2009 in Featured, Running, Training, Wollongong

With the North Face 100 challenge coming up, a fellow runner in Wollongong, Neil H., decided to do a 50km night run to see if he is ready for the challenge. This is the account of his run:

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