Once you’ve decided on an event our coaches are ready to help reach your goals. Each week coached sessions are built around building strength and speed with tempo and interval runs.

Our members participate in lots of different distances from parkrun to the long distance marathon, ultra marathon and trail runs. We’ll train together for specific races – erect the club tent at the start-line and Members not running come along and support!

Here’s a few of the popular events we train towards –

    • Dusk 2 Dawn (February);
    • Warwick Pentathrun (May);
    • Noosa Running Festival (May);
    • Brisbane Running Festival (June);
    • Gold Coast Marathon (July); and
    • Sunshine Coast Marathon & Community Run Festival (August)

Training Plans

Our Coaches have prepared three generic training plans (free to download) based around building speed (5km), Strength (10km) and Endurance (21km+) – Click here to view plans.

Our Coaches are Queensland Athletics Accredited and available to assist members with

    • Coaching and training;
    • Advice on injury prevention; and
    • Diet and Nutrition for running performance

If you need a custom training plan, please make contact with one of our Coaches who can assist with preparing a structured Training Plan to help you reach your goals. Personalised and One-on-One Coaching may incur a fee, please speak to our Coaches about your needs.

Got A Coaching Question?

Speak to a coach at one of our weekly sessions, or send us a message and we’ll get back to you!


Meet our Coaches

Members are encouraged to contact one of our coaches to discuss their individual running goals.

Contact our Coaches

Martin Schett

“I’m a level 2 recreational running coach. I’m coordinating the North Lakes run sessions on Tuesday evenings. I’ve done 29 marathons including som 50km and six Ironmans. I’m passionate about my sport and love helping others to achieve their goals as well on their running journey.”

In addition to being our Tuesday North Lakes Coach, Marty offers one-on-one paid coaching to Members looking to achieve their best!

Cameron Dew

“I am a Level 1 Recreational Running Coach and currently co-ordinate the Wednesday morning Social Run with Charmaine. With a wide range of running experience in track and field, triathlon and all distances up to and including Ultra Marathons, I love to see runner work towards and achieve their goals.”

Cam together with Charmaine currently provide an opportunity for our members to get together for Social Run / Recovery Run every Wednesday.

Christy McFadden

“I’ve been a club member since 2008 and have been coaching for many of those years. Personally, I am a long distance runner with many marathons and ultras under my belt. I run the Tuesday morning sessions and love seeing people improve and achieve their running goals. I am passionate about running and the social aspect, as well.”

In addition to being our Tuesday Sandgate Coach, Christy offers one-on-one paid coaching to Members looking to achieve their best!

Charmaine Ferguson

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Charmaine together with Cam currently provide an opportunity for our members to get together for Social Run / Recovery Run every Wednesday.

Brenton Zwarts

“I’m a Level 1 recreational run coach. I love running socially and really enjoy encouraging and supporting others achieve their personal goals in a recreational sport that everyone can enjoy.”

 

Brenton is our Thursday Sandgate Coach and together with Christy deliver quality interval and tempo running sessions to our athletes .

Andy Almond

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Andy is our Thursday Evening Coach and provides quality sessions designed to build endurance.