Winter training begins

Last season is behind us now as we look towards 2013/14. The squad is training up to 5 days a week over the winter months. If you’d like to run fast this summer, get in touch with us.

Sue sizzles at Pan Pacific Championships

FAST’s Sue Bourke has taken out the W50 100m Final at the 2012 Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast this afternoon. In a hot field featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Glynis Nunn-Cearns and Barbados Sprinter Jordan, Sue moved through the field in the later stages of the race to win in a season best […]

Time Trials: October

It was an Oktoberfest celebration across the squad this month as times have steadily improved leading into the State Titles in November. What’s a pleasing sign for golden girl Lucy, a return from injury in setting a new PB of 20.9s for the 150m, set the tone for the whole squad. Akech took half a […]

Sam joins the Raiders

Congratulations to FAST’s Sam Tredgold who has been selected in the Canberra Raiders Harold Matthews (under 16s) squad for 2013. The selection period was a particularly arduous one due to the amount of talent on display throughout the trials and all players who participated in the trials are to be congratulated on their efforts. Sam […]

Bolt eyeing Olympic ‘three-peat’

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has set his sights on defending his three titles at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro rather than switching to another event. The 26-year-old Jamaican said his coach would like him to take up the 400 metres and Bolt, wary of up-and-coming sprinters like team-mate Yohan Blake, has spoken […]

Time Trials: September

Just like in August, September ended with a wet and windy day so the AIS Time Trials didn’t happen, so can’t report on progress on the 100m and the 300m for this month. However the boys were pushed in the 50m with Mackenzie doing her first time trial with FAST. Clocking an impressive 6.8s, she’s […]

Recoup, Hill Session

Take to the hills with this recoup session: Lunges, 3x20m Figure 8s, 3 sets each side Step Ups Abdominal ball raise: Up/Down, Left/Right Calf stretches  

Sue begins the season with a high

The summer isn’t yet officially here, but on the weekend Fast’s own Sue Bourke maintained her World Ranking with a solid  67.7s over the 400m at the last ACT Athletics High Noon competition of the year. Sue is ranked 16th in the world over 400m with a time of 66.34s at the last ACT Championships […]

Recoup, Low Impact Session #2

Continue your recovery with some alternative exercises Steps: 3 x 30s, 30s recovery; Lunge downs; 3 x 10 x Hurdle drills: Trail leg, Lead Leg, Step-overs, Step-unders; Box steps; PNF Stretch with band; Figure 8s; Abdominal ball raise: Up/Down, Left/Right; See you at training this week!

The return of the girls

The second week of spring brought more of the squad back to training. Monday was a repeat of last week, the toys were out and Samuel, Sam, Georgia, David, Tyler, Maddison, Jess, Maja and Lauren were there to pull and be pulled over 30m. The injured trio of Craig, Lucy and Tori were put through […]