Great North Walk 100 miles
Some blokes believe they are good ultra trail runners, until they meet Sonia McDermott. The pocket rocket took no prisoners, smashing the field at this year's Great North Walk 100 mile race in 25 hours, 39 minutes - placing 7th overall!
Congratulations Sonia, you nutbag!
Fisher's Ghost Fun Run
Marsdens Law Group Fisher's Ghost Fun Run is being held at the University of Western Sydney on Sunday November 9.
We will need club members to help out on the day. The race will commence at 8am, and there are both 5km and 10km events.
Runners can enter here.
Sydney Running Festival
The Sydney Running Festival is being held on Saturday September 21. Challenge yourself to the marathon, half marathon, or 9km bridge run.
Running: How much is too much?
Runner's World asks: Will running too much kill you? That's a bit over the top but this is an interesting article about where our thresholds actually lie. Moderation, it seems, is the key to getting the most health benefits from our favourite athletic activity.
7th Annual Parkinson's NSW Unity Walk & Run
Registrations are now open for the Parkinson's NSW Unity Walk & Run event at Sydney Olympic Park on Sunday August 31.
There is a 4km walk (or a short course if you prefer) as well as 4km and 8km runs and an 8km wheelchair race.
The male and female winners of the 8km run will each win an incredible 7 night holiday in Fiji.
For more information, visit the Unity Walk & Run website.
Park Run Campbelltown
Parkrun Campbelltown is held every Saturday morning at Raby Oval at 7am. It's a great 5km course that is suitable for runners of all levels. It's also free! Click on this link for more info.
North Face 100
Congratulations Sonia McDermott, Steve Bowers, Justin Miller and Todd Muller for completing the grueling North Face 100 solo ultra marathon this year. Everyone ran a PB. Sonia smashed it in 12:22:30, the 6th female, 1st in her age group and 42nd overall.
Dirk Streekferk also completed the 50km solo event, placing 36th overall.
104-year-old man runs 100 metres
Will this be club member and 60+ marathon and ultra marathon specialist Denis Sharrock when he's 104? Stanislaw Kowalski from Poland is the fastest European aged more than 100 years to run 100 metres. Click here for the story.
A marathon in North Korea
No, this is not a joke. A marathon in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang is now open to foreigners. Click here to read about it.
Australian Running Festival
Congratulations to all CJC members who completed events at the Australian Running Festival in Canberra on April 12 and 13.
A special mention to Michael Pickford who completed the marathon in a cracking time of 2:57:48, placing 20th!
Upcoming fun runs
Here are a couple of runs you might like to enter. Click on the links below for more information
2014 Club Membership Fees Are Now Due.
2014 club membership fees are payable anytime from now. Fees can be paid on Sundays to Mark Kraljevic or a committee member after the club run or via EFT. If paying by EFT we appreciate it if people put their name in the description field so we know who is paying. Banking details are: IMB, BSB 641800 and a/c 028108438. Membership fees are due at the beginning of each calendar year and non-financial members are not eligible to compete in the Club Championship Series until fees are paid in full.