It was a great weekend of racing across the globe with ironmans, marathons and ocean swims Andy White was on debut in Kona for the Ironman World Championships and had a great day. A strong 52min swim had the Captain out of the water as planned well ahead of the age group peloton that happens in Kona. Being able to ride his own race and ride smart he got to 160k before getting a flat, but he kept his head... Read more.
We had the long and the short of it last week in racing from a 5 day race to the sprint distance duathlon. Al Thompson kicked off Tuesday of last week in the Tour De Timor. A 5 days mountain bike event across Timor Leste. Al held together well and showed the strength work done in training has paid off. A multi day event is always a challenge and by the looks of it Al enjoyed himself along the way.... Read more.
Racing is rarely uneventful and plenty went on at Sunshine Coast 70.3 over the weekend. Andy White had a strong race in the midst of his preparations for Kona next month. Leading his age group out of the water in just over 24mins he raced to plan. While the current training block may have taken the edge of his usual bike, over the 70.3 distance the Captain finished with a strong 1hr 23min run to show that he is right where he needs to be ahead of his next... Read more.
You have one obligation - to follow your personal legend. What separates those that are at the top of their craft from the rest is their ability to bring and give their best effort to every given situation. The best get the best because they DO their best. They are compelled to apply themselves in the best possible way, no exceptions. They don’t look for shorts cuts, instead they seek all the things required to achieve what they want. They... Read more.
Another successful day in the racing office was had by the MEC crew at the Victorian Duathlon State Championships on Sunday. With the experience of race 1 a few weeks ago fresh in his mind Martin Sprong realised there was more in the legs last time around and went about making sure the tank was empty by the end of race two. It proved to be effective with Martin linking together a solid race to take first in his category and earn himself... Read more.
Racing was spread across regional, interstate and international events for the MEC crew over the weekend with great results. Santa Barbara Triathlon Hartley Wess made the step back up to the long course distance at the Santa Barabara Triathlon and did it well taking 3rd place in the 70-74 age group. Hartley is building towards his main event later this year and taking it all in his stride. Darwin Trifest Right up to the top end of Australia, Darwin held... Read more.
Understandably athletes are looking for methods that will bring about an increased rate of improvement, help them achieve personal bests and achieve specific goals. If you are a regular to the online world you are no doubt accustomed to the barrage of information available on your news feeds and inboxes about the newest exercise, best run set or top swimming drill. While the internet gives us greater access to finding people’s opinions, for the athlete attempting to navigate the landscape... Read more.
At yesterdays Alice Springs Running Festival there was a fantastic turnout by the local Aboriginal running group , the Yipiryinya Runners. Congratulations to you all on participating and finishing events from 5k up to 21.1km. It was great to see so many out on course and being a positive influence on their community. We very much look forward to continuing our support of the Yipiryinya for years to come. Momentum Endurance Coaching had two athletes make the trek to Central Australia... Read more.
It was the start of the racing season beginning in Victoria with state duathlon series kicking off on Sunday and MEC had 5 racing. Andy White had a hit out after a good week with his lead in to Kona. Andy having the 8th and 3rd fastest runs of the day he showed his run is continuing to get stronger. His level headed approach will do him well come October. Martin Sprong starting his racing account after recently joining the squad. A well... Read more.
July ended on a high with 7 of the MEC squad racing run Melbourne and finishing with 5 pb's. 10k Event Shri Vasudeva was coming off her post IM debut in Cairns this year with a different focus. A last minute entry on request from the coach as a form finder over 10k. 42min 12sec later and pb shows Shri is well on track for a strong season ahead. Half Marathon Adrian Polidano led the charge as he prepares for... Read more.