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Saturday, 31 December 2016

The Speedygeese Calendar of Events

Posted by speedygeoff on Saturday, December 31, 2016 with 3 comments
**=I plan to attend
Tue 30/0812:25pmLake Tuggeranong Stakes 6k handicap
Wed 31/0812:15pmBBQ Stakes 6k handicap
Thu 01/095:30pm**speedygeese @ Parliament House
Fri 02/0912:15pmCustoms Joggers 5k handicap
Sat 03/098:00amBurley Griffin 5k parkrun
**Ginninderra 5k parkrun
Tuggeranong 5k parkrun
Gungahlin 5k parkrun
Sun 04/097:30am**speedygeese @ Stromlo Forest Park
Canberra Times Fun Run
Mon 05/095:30pm**speedygeese @ Parliament House

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

speedygeese parkrun results August

Posted by speedygeoff on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 with 1 comment
Please note - I haven't had time to dig out results of other races in August. Will do, for next week's report.

Saturday 6 August Burley Griffin 5k parkrun #8
23 Daniel Fernandez 22:53 M40
78 Caroline Campbell 29:52 W70 **new PB**
135 Gary Bowen 59:25 M55

Saturday 6 August Ginninderra 5k parkrun #223
169 finishers

Saturday 6 August Tuggeranong 5k parkrun #180
20 Bronwyn Calver 21:58 W45
51 David Clarke 25:20 M55
137 Maya Smith 40:23 W10
138 Pieta Smith 40:24 W40
157 Peter Thomson 53:30 M55
158 finishers

Saturday 6 August Gungahlin 5k parkrun #147
130 finishers

Saturday 13 August
Burley Griffin 5k parkrun #9
32 Gary Bowen 24:01 M55
65 Caroline Campbell 30:09 W70
108 finishers

Saturday 13 August Ginninderra 5k parkrun #224
121 finishers

Saturday 13 August Tuggeranong 5k parkrun #181
40 Bronwyn Calver 24:59 W45
74 Peter Thomson 28:40 M55
163 finishers

Saturday 13 August Gungahlin 5k parkrun #148
10 Giles Lamb 20:39 M40
91 Margaret McSpadden 36:59 W65
113 finishers

Saturday 20 August
Burley Griffin 5k parkrun #10
45 Gary Bowen 24:13 M55
78 Caroline Campbell 30:04 W70
140 finishers

Saturday 20 August Ginninderra 5k parkrun #225
133 finishers

Saturday 20 August Tuggeranong 5k parkrun #182
26 Bronwyn Calver 22:53 W45
27 David Clarke 22:55 M55
34 Pieta Smith 23:13 W40
42 Peter Thomson 23:48 M55
170 finishers

Saturday 20 August
Gungahlin 5k parkrun #149
98 finishers

Saturday 27 August Burley Griffin 5k parkrun #11
24 Gary Bowen 23:46 M55
116 finishers

Saturday 27 August Ginninderra 5k parkrun #226
16 Andrew Simpson 21:21 M45
56 Bron Sparkes 25:29 W35
96 Ruth Baussmann 31:12 W65
138 finishers

Saturday 27 August
Tuggeranong 5k parkrun #183
33 Pieta Smith 22:27 W40 **New PB**
103 Peter Thomson 29:29 M55
188 finishers

Saturday 27 August Gungahlin 5k parkrun #150
103 Margaret McSpadden 36:21 W65
118 finishers

Excellent reults


Monday, 29 August 2016

For fans of Alice

Posted by speedygeoff on Monday, August 29, 2016 with No comments


Song of the week - "Don't Come Around Here No More", by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers.

From https://youtu.be/h0JvF9vpqx8

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Bungle Bungles

Posted by speedygeoff on Sunday, August 28, 2016 with No comments
Highlight #4 of our trip away







Saturday, 27 August 2016

Ord River

Posted by speedygeoff on Saturday, August 27, 2016 with No comments
Highlight #3 of our trip away







Friday, 26 August 2016

horizontal falls

Posted by speedygeoff on Friday, August 26, 2016 with No comments
highlight #2 of our trip away

Thursday, 25 August 2016

I'm back!

Posted by speedygeoff on Thursday, August 25, 2016 with 4 comments
Kimberley visit complete.
Now to lose those 2 extra kilos and get back into training!


Sunset at Cable Beach, Broome

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Stretches - soleus

Posted by speedygeoff on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 with No comments
Soleus Stretch


  • Stand with the toes on a step, the heel off the back and the knee bent
  • Make sure you have something to hold on to before dropping the heel down carefully until you can feel a stretch
  • Hold for 20 seconds

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Stretches - Gastrocnemius

Posted by speedygeoff on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 with No comments
Gastrocnemius Stretch

  • Stand on a step with only the toes supported
  • Drop the heels off the back of the step, keeping the knee straight
  • Hold for 20 seconds
Variation - Perform on one leg only.