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No doubt you're have a "ROYAL" ol day and counting down the seconds.
Believe it or not I actually met the Queen once. Commonwealth Games 1990 and she had just finished a tour of the dining hall and I was lined up outside to see her walk past. I advised my mate to lean out of the que as she walked past and I'll go down a bit and take a photo - a claytons snap beside the Queen type of thing. Anyway good ol Liz sprung me taking the pic and invited me to step out of the que and take a clean shot of my mate standing beside her. We chatted for a few hours/or was that seconds.
Ok - it's time we get cracking with our annual fund raising campaign. Peter Horchner (PCRG member) recently lost his Father to Mesothelioma - Cancer due to Asbestos poisoning - he passed away at 11:30pm on Christmas Eve 2010. He battled this disease bravely for 3 years. This type of cancer is caused from plaques that form after inhaling asbestos fibres. The plaques persist in the pleural cavity and can lie dormant for years before at some stage stimulating growth of cancer cells. The prognosis is dire once this happens. There is no cure - it is a terminal illness in 100% of cases. Treatment is palliative only and aims to preserve quality of life and extend it if possible.
Peter submitted a proposal to PCRG suggesting we adopt the Australian Lung Foundation as PCRG's/Gold Coast 2011 charity. This proposal received overwhelming support.
How can you help: It's easy! All you have to do is register online @ everydayhero and send out an invite to your friends/family/work colleagues/and even to people you can't stand a bar of - inviting them to sponsor you for your event @ the Coast.
You can register online here and password is ACHIEVE.
Watches galore have been handed out @ PCRG this week. Check out this vid.
Have a great long weekend and catch you @ PCRG on Tuesday. 9 weeks and 2 days to go!
Where's my invite Liz?
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) is a peak industry association in Australia which along with its affiliates represents the interests of more than 60,000 businesses in an expanding range of sectors including: manufacturing; engineering; construction; automotive; food; transport; information technology; telecommunications; call centres; labour hire; printing; defence; mining equipment and supplies; airlines; and other industries.
The businesses which we represent employ more than 1 million employees.
Thank you Australian Industry Group for being a PCRG "GOLD" sponsor!
Located in the exciting Tedder Avenue restaurant precinct at Main Beach on the Gold Coast. Milan on Main is Italian style Al fresco dining at its best.
The atmosphere at Milan on Main is warm and cosy, the staff professional, friendly and attentive, the food delicious - a combination that has locals and visitors alike returning time and time again to Milan on Main.
Thank you Milan on Main for being a PCRG sponsor!
Make sure you visit intraining @ Park Rd Milton for all your running needs.
Thank you intraining for being a PCRG sponsor!
Intraining stocks a full range of Mizuno shoes and apparel.
Thank you Mizuno for being a PCRG sponsor!
Pizza shouldn't leave you feeling greasy and ashamed. It should be a delicious way to eat when life's too busy or you simply just fancy your favourite. It used to be that you had to choose between a quality pizza or home delivery. Not any more.
At Crust we bring restaurant quality gourmet pizzas, piping hot to your door. Join the legions of Crust fans and sign up to enjoy the guilt-free pleasure of the best home delivered pizza you've ever eaten. Really.
Thank you Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar for being a PCRG sponsor!
The Ship Inn has been PCRG's home since inception and we're forever grateful.
Thanks heaps John!
There'll be a PCRG group entry. Hold off entering and stay tuned!
I encourage you to lock in the Noosa Half Marathon or 10k as your "major" focus prior to Gold Coast. Taking place 5 weeks out makes the Noosa Half/10k a perfect pre Gold Coast fitness indicator.
You can enter on the link noted below and note PCRG on second page under "Scody Largest Team" category.
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Thank you Scody for being a PCRG sponsor!
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PCRG is one of Australia's most supportive community running groups.
Please join us if you're ever visiting Brisbane.
If you live in Brisbane - what's stopping you?
Being involved with me as an online client will provide you a plan suitable with where you're currently placed fitness-wise.
You may have a finish time in mind or may be shooting for your debut half or full, and would like to know that you're doing everything possible.
Your motivation levels may improve knowing you're accountable to me.
Special Offer: Sign up NOW (11 weeks to go) and my 8 week fee will apply!