Saturday Runners - This Weeks Run
THIS WEEK'S RUN:
What a beautiful morning last Saturday! Centennial Park was an absolute picture as we all gathered for our session.
Another awesome turn out by our Saturday Runners team as you got yourself out of bed on a slightly chilly morning and joined us for a run ;o)
Familiar faces back yet again along with a lovely welcome back to Rachel, Lyn and Libby! Wonderful seeing you guys back. It was a lovely morning and a great session, thanks everyone.
Note: If you are coming to Queenstown on 17 November for the 10k, half or full marathon, see below under ‘Other News” - we have an Extra Mile Runners post event catch up organised for after the run and a meeting point for Extra Mile Runners at the Half Marathon start.
THIS WEEK'S RUN: SATURDAY 17 November
Please run on footpath at all times
Cross over when we indicate with cones
Run no more that 2 abreast
Please be able to hear what is going on around you
Your safety is your own responsibility
Run along pathway behind the tennis court to Memorial Ave. Turn left.
Run up Memorial Ave to Roydvale Ave, cross over using pedestrian crossing. Turn left and run up Roydvale Ave to Avonhead Rd. Turn right.
Cross over where indicated and then take first left into Hawthornden Road.
Run down Hawthornden Road which turns into Apsley Drive.
Follow Apsley Drive Withells Road - turn left.
Follow Withells Road all the way back to Burnside Park.
At Avonhead Road T-intersection, turn right and follow Avonhead Road to your turnaround
This is an out and back run. KM Makers out: 3.5km, 4.5km, 5km.
Inspiration and education
Some basics in here - but good reminders! 6 Things To Avoid Before You Run
A MASSIVE GOOD LUCK to all our Extra Mile Runners heading to Queenstown this weekend! We will see you at the finish line!
Queenstown Post Race Function and Meeting Point for Extra Mile Runners
For those of you heading to Queenstown for the 10km, half marathon or marathon on Saturday 17 November, we have organised an Extra Mile Runners post race-doo at Barmuda Bar. We have the bar exclusively from 5.30pm - 7.30 so we can have a catch up and hear the stories from the day. All the details are on this page below including how to RSVP:
Queenstown Meeting Point at the Half Marathon Start:
If you are doing the Half Marathon in Queenstown and want to meet up with the RaceTeam crew, see the image below for our meeting point.
Meeting Point: Click here (by the bag drop area)
Meeting Time: From 7.15am (just when your bus/transport arrives - make your way to our meeting point). We will have a quick team photo, then you can drop your bags off at the bag drop and warm up. Half Marathon Race Start Time: 8.00am
RaceTeam Wanaka 2019
Just to give you a heads up, our first RaceTeam for 2019 will be RaceTeam Wanaka which starts on 28 January 2019. The Wanaka Half Marathon is on Saturday 6 April.
RaceTeam registrations are open now:
First groups for 2019: Get up to Five and Club10k
A few of you have been asking when we start back in the New Year with our programmes. Our first Get up to Five and Club10k crews for 2019 start the week beginning 21 January 2019.
You can register via the websites from now:
Have a great week, see you soon!
The team at Extra Mile Runners.