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TV's Update - Wednesday 12 September 2012

posted 12 Sep 2012, 04:04 by Monash Running

This week – Tuesday 11th September 2012



A fantastic night for running, a mown oval, and lots of runners – what more could you ask for ?

The attendance – 78 – was not that far off a record once again – and we had  maybe 25/30 apologies (thanks for that courtesy)


And a few ran barefoot again – brave !


·        We welcomed just one  new squad member this week – Alex Lind, American, who has a marathon or two under his belt. Let’s see if we can find some improvement for you Alex.


Our session was another favourite – 15 Min of ‘straights’ (100m ‘on’, 100m ‘off’) and this was handled really well – be assured – without exception I notice improvement in all our regular squad members.


Don’t hesitate to ask me if you would like any help at all with a regular training program or goal setting and/or ideas on opportunities to get into a few races to test your progress.


Melodie is off home to South Africa for a few weeks – and will run in a Half Marathon while there – you have our best wishes for a good run Melodie.


‘Tan Relays’ – Saturday 15th September 2012 (9.00am start)


Good luck to the 40 or so of our squad members participating in Saturday morning’s Tan Relay. Some will be out to better their previous best performances on the circuit – others to set a time to aim for in 2013.


As usual we will be in action on Tuesday next, 18th September  2012


In 2012, as usual, we’re located at the Baseball field, & using the pavilion over there. Access by car is quite good & parking is very handy - enter from Ring Road East & go around to the Baseball field along the road around the back (Wellington Rd end) of Oval 1. You can park at the rear of the pavilion if space – or on the dirt road above if you like




Saturday Morning Hill Session at Jells Park


Our  Hill session WILL NOT go ahead again next Saturday morning (15th September), as most of us are involved in Cross Country Relays at the ‘Tan’ that morning.


But we’ll be back in action on Saturday week – 22nd September & as usual we’ll meet at the usual  spot at Jells Park, ready to run, at 8.30am SHARP (please try to be on time) -  out the front of the cafe – ‘Madeline’s’. Enter Jells Park from the entrance in Waverley Rd extension – opposite the Glen Waverley Golf Course.


Running Group Waiver Form – A message from Monash Sport.

All participants of the Running Group are required by the University to complete a waiver form. This form has a number of purposes. It firstly acts as a waiver to advise participants of the potential risks involved in the activity. It will also provide Monash Sport with valuable statistics in regards to who (student/staff/alumni/community) is participating in this activity. The University is requesting information on who is participating in all of Monash Sport's programs so this will assist Monash Sport in their reporting back to the University about student, staff and alumni usage. The form also provides an emergency contact point should anything happen. Hopefully we never need to use this information though!

If you haven't completed a form already, please click on the link below to download a form, complete it and bring it to the next session and give it to me /TV.

I will have spare blank forms with me of a Tuesday evening. Thanks to the great many of you who have completed & returned forms to me already.

News from Monash Sport


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Only at Monash Sport and only during September - available online using the promotional code 'VALUE'. 


TeamMONASH Events

Events season is upon us, and TeamMONASH has saved the biggest events for last! We have Mega Swim, Melbourne Marathon and Around the Bay in a Day registrations now open. First time participant? Get your free TeamMONASH Singlet/Tee when you register with TeamMONASH after purchasing your ticket through the event organiser! Visit for all our upcoming events in semester 2, 2012. 


Monash Tuesday Night Running Group


This is the link to the Running Group Facebook page!/groups/70531756551/ if you “Like” this page then you will be part of the group, you can also add friends to this page who might like the group.

We will continue to put up pictures and video for everyone to see on this page and if you have liked it you will be notified.

Chris is our facebook guru.


Our Website ‘Monash University Running Squad’


For results, photos, reports etc