Sunday, 13 August 2006

short term pain, long term gain

Posted by speedygeoff on Sunday, August 13, 2006 with No comments
..very true in sport; very true in life. Stick with it.

our Lauren
is competing at the Beijing 2006 IAAF world junior championships. The dates for this are 15-20 August. Her mother, father, and brother are over there, cheering her on, representing us. Lauren’s first event, a heat of the women’s 400m hurdles, is at 12:40pm on Tue 15 August. The program and results can be found at the IAAF website.

quote "It is one of the strange ironies of this strange life that those who work the hardest, who subject themselves to the strictest discipline, who give up certain pleasurable things in order to achieve a goal, are the happiest people. When you see 20 or 30 line up for a distance race in some meet, don't pity them, don't feel sorry for them. Better envy them instead." - Brutus Hamilton

WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD?
Hippocrates: Because of an excess of light pink gooey stuff in its pancreas.

next track season“We’re hoping with this new podium design we’ll get to see some Team Moore athletes!"

coming events
Mon 14 August 2006
5:30 pm Parliament House Team Moore weekly training, or 4:30 pm for early starters who would like a longer run. Meet at the underground car park; no cost. Last set of twenty hill sprints today!

Tue 15 August 2006
9:00 am Veterans weekly Tuesday group, Black Mountain Peninsula. Most participants walk, jog or run for about an hour. Morning tea, and celebrations of any birthdays, follow. A friendly and informal group.

Wed 16 August 2006
12:15 pm weekly BBQ Stakes 6k, Woden (park at Chappell Street Lyons). One of many good lunch time runs. Bring $1 entry and enjoy a hilly handicap race.

Thu 17 August 2006
5:30 pm Dickson Oval Team Moore weekly training, or 4:30 pm for early starters who would like a longer run. Training is under lights, on a fully marked 400m grass track; no cost. A new series of training sessions starts today.

Fri 18 August 2006
12:10 pm weekly Customs 5k, Stage 88. A $1 entry fee, handicapped start, flat and fast 5km course.

Sat 19 August 2006
1:00pm ACTCCC Dunrossil Drive 4.2k.

Sun 20 August 2006
9:00am ACTVAC monthly handicap, Urambi Hills. I and several others prefer to officiate at this one!

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