EP:40 - Better With Running Podcast FT. Zacca & Matt Training Update, Coach Chris Armstrong Catchup (Shepparton Runners Club / Run2PB Coach) and Run2PB Athlete Glen Abercrombie Interview


Manage episode 285573223 series 2664884
By RUN2PB. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this weeks episode, Zacca and Matt catch up about how their training has gone this week. Zacca goes into detail about his 4 x 5min and 3 x 10min sessions, in the lead up to his showdown with Matt at the Sandy Point 10km. Matt discusses hitting another hills session, building into 4 x 3min and 2 x 1min hills. Along with a 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 fartlek session, to close out another 140km week. They also chat about their entry into the Gold Coast marathon and the excitement around the build.

Run2PB coach and Head Coach of Shepparton Runner Club, Chris Armstrong jumps on to detail their 3km club handicap, which featured over 50 runners. Chatting also about the excitement of races starting to come back, how he's been stoked with the progress and enjoyment his athletes are getting with their running as well has his return to running after a terrible incident. Chris also discusses watching the Victorian Track and Field Championships, where one of the recipients of the Run2PB junior development support program, Kiara Flavel, had an amazing race, finishing second in her age group in the 1500m. Along with Run2PB coach Gemma Maini placing 4th in the open women's 1500m event. Matt also discusses his excitement with one of his athletes Sarah, taking out the Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon in a massive PB time of 1.28hrs.

Zacca also catches up with one of his athletes, Glen, who smashed his 5km PB over the weekend, running 20:25 on the track. Being paced by another Run2PB coach Chris O'Neill. They chat about Glen's journey and how running has helped through various challenges.

Thanks to our sponsor:

Wyndham City Werribee Mansion Run

Date:Sunday May 2, 2021 Distances: 21.1km, 10km Run, 5.5km Run,

Set on the grounds of Werribee Mansion and Werribee Park, The Wyndham City Werribee Mansion Run starts and finishes on the lawns of the magnificent Werribee Mansion. The event caters for all levels of fitness and all members of the family with a two lap half marathon and 10km runs for the experiences runner, 6km Run/walk event for the less experienced.

As far as a spectacular venue and picturesque course goes, we believe this event can not be beaten.


Show Links:



Yarraville Running Company, shop online @ https://www.therunningcompany.com.au/yarraville/ https://www.instagram.com/therunningcompany_yarraville/?hl=en

Run2PB Links

Socials Run2PB YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJxkh-FgU2Wsork-18PfSUA

Find us here at: https://www.run2pb.co/better-with-running-podcast

Review on us: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-with-running/id1506419354

70 episodes