AYB RUNNERS SESSION TIMES
All sessions are fully coached including the distance runs on a Sunday.


MON 10.00-11.00am - Mum's Running Group: 

This session incorporates the Learn to Run and Beginner program, as well as techniques such as intervals, hills, fartleks, etc as you progress.
More experienced runners learn techniques that help improve their speed and distance.
Training sessions will be tailored to suit all levels of abilities. Mum’s with prams are also easily incorporated into the sessions.

Sessions are open to all levels and begin with a warm up, drills and strength work, and end with a cooldown and stretching.

Focus is also given to strength work to ensure you learn, and continue, to run strong and reduce the risk of injury.

  • Meet at Ringwood Lake. We meet just inside the entrance on Maroondah Highway near the Christmas Shop.


TUE 6.30-8.00pm - Structured Training Session: 

This is a more strenuous training session incorporating techniques such as intervals, hills and sprints to improve performance, strength and speed.
All sessions include warm up and agility drills, strength training specific to runners, as well as cool down and stretches.
Each session is planned around the groups current needs and progress.

Individualised homework is given to help you train in the areas most important to running strong.
       
  • Meet at Ringwood Lake. We meet just inside the entrance on Maroondah Highway near the Christmas Shop.


THU 4.00-5.00pm - Junior Running Group: 

For Juniors aged 6-12 years.

Junior runners will learn the fundamentals of running including techniques, as well as improving fitness and coordination in a non-competitive, fun and supportive environment.

Coach Abi has experience working with children of all ages with Athletics Australia and has a Working with Children’s check.
   
  • Meet at Ringwood Lake. We meet just inside the entrance on Maroondah Highway near the Christmas Shop.


SAT 7.00am - Beginner Group:

Our next 8 weeks beginners program will be starting Sat 1st June at Ringwood Lake. The 8 week program will help you go from walking to running continuously in 8 weeks. Ideal for those completely new to running or if you can't yet run continuously for 2km.

You will learn how to run 5km with the guidance of Coach Abi who will help you run better and feel better doing it, and support you every step of the way. You will also receive a welcome pack including the AYB Beginners Guide to Running full of tips, techniques, exercises and expert advice.

  • Meet at Ringwood Lake. We meet just inside the entrance on Maroondah Highway near the Christmas Shop.


SUN 9.00-10.30am & 11.00-1.00pm - Distance Runs: 

9.00am: Walk to run group, 5km.
11.00am: 5km, 10km + (ideal for more experienced runners)

Join me for a run in our local area in nature on the trails. Destinations will be advised the week prior. Runs will include different terrain to help you get used to different surfaces, hills, and weather. These are individually paced runs to help with longer, continuous distances and runners will complete distances relevant to thier current goals.

We run at various locations throughout the outer eastern suburbs such as the Warburton Trail, Mullum Mullum Trail, Dandy Creek Trail, Westerfolds Park, Jells Park, Lilydale Lake, Lysterfield Park, 100 Acres, Mount Lofty, Warrandyte State Park, etc.

'Life's battles don't always go to the strongest or fastest man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the fellow who thinks he can.'
STEVE PREFONTAINE

'Your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life is.'
KARA GOUCHER

'If you run, you are a runner.  It doesn't matter how fast or how far... You just run.'
GEORGE SHEEHAN

'You only ever grow as a human being if you’re outside your comfort zone.'
Perry Cerutty
australian athletics coach
We have a private Facebook messanger group where details are provided about session locations for the distance runs. I also share advice and information that is relevant to the squad, as well as up-coming event information. You will be added to the group upon joining the squad.

Feel free to come along for a free trial session. Bookings are essential for initial attendance so I can look out for you and welcome you to the group.
WHERE TO FIND AYB RUNNERS:
Contact Coach Abi for More Information