Nov 2007
in this issue
  • Annie Albers ''uncut''
  • Lockeroom - Injury prevention products
  • PCRG Apparel
  • Majer Recruitment
  • The Ship Inn
  • intraining
  • pb sports nutrition
  • Your next run is only as good as your last recovery!
  • Pat,

    Congratulations Jo and Ged Timbs on the birth of your son Hugo James. Michelle and Margaret welcomed Hugo to the World with this PCRG gift. I also have a PCRG gift for Billy Bellenger (Claire) and I have sent a PCRG baby gift to Kerryn McCann.

    One of my most memorable training runs took place on a Queensland summers day during a torrential storm. It was a Saturday morning and the moment I remember is when I was at the intersection of Adelaide St and Edward St, standing out in the open, waiting for the pedestrian green light to appear. As I stood under the pelting rain I didn't have a care in the World because I was already totally soaked and what I took joy in was seeing everyone around me huddled under shop awnings desperately trying to not get wet.

    Possibly Tuesdays PCRG session will be memorable for the PCRG members who attended because the temperature was perfect and the fact it was raining was well forgotten two minutes into the warm up.

    Annie Albers missed out on running in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon this year due to an injury. Much to Annie's relief she has now recovered and is enjoying her running once again. Annie loves the water (so why weren't you @ PCRG on Tuesday Annie?) and as a child lived in Uganda. I hope you enjoy getting to know Annie Albers just a little bit more.

    Photos from last Fridays PCRG session can be viewed here.

    Photos from Tuesdays PCRG session can be viewed here.

    If you feel slightly guilty about missing Tuesdays PCRG session you still have tomorrow and/or Friday to make amends. What 'may' at first seem like uninviting running conditions will almost certainly eventuate into a memorable experience.

    Catch you tomorrow and/or on Friday.



    P.S. Here is a (clean) you tube video of Carl Barron at the Montreal comedy festival.

    Annie Albers ''uncut''

    I work as the Business Manager for an architectural practice. I live in Kangaroo Point, and have lived in Brisbane since immigrating from South Africa in 2003. I joined PCRG in Feb 2007.

    My favourite restaurant is anywhere that overlooks water (I LOVE water - rather than food!).

    My earliest childhood memory is when I was three and lived in Uganda. There was a huge (well huge to me anyway!) snake in a tree and a whole group of Africans were throwing sticks into the tree and making a whole heap of noise trying to get it down!

    Adult - I'm tired of being an adult!

    My favourite movie is - Pearl Harbour. I go to sleep in most movies - but that one I have managed to watch a couple of times so must rate on my very short list of chick movies!

    Brisbane City is the best place I have ever lived in. Having lived in 4 countries and three continents I can honestly say that. It's because it has so much to offer in terms of climate, activities, landscape etc and caters for so many different lifestyles. And it is within easy reach of so many different places.

    My regular holiday destination is - holiday - what holiday! If I did have a regular holiday destination it would be somewhere that has water sport facilities.

    If money was no option I would live in a penthouse with ocean views.

    It frustrates me when people don't do what they say they are going to do. Oh - late people also frustrate me!!

    I have been involved in running since 2005 and my most memorable running experience is running the Jetty to Jetty 10km at Woody Point last year. The scenery was great, the atmosphere was great and I did my PB!

    I enjoy distance running because it's such a great feeling when you've finished! Endorphins are great things!

    My favourite run is running around the Redcliffe Peninsular.

    Motivation is something that I have always had to rely on myself to produce. Sometimes easy, sometimes not so easy. It's easier to motivate yourself when you try to encourage somebody else.

    Injuries are there to show you that your brain may not be in synch with your body. The brain still thinks you are 20 - the body disagrees!

    Immigrating to Australia was a turning point in my life because it opened up a whole new life to me and gave me so many more opportunities to develop as a person.

    PCRG are a fabulous bunch of people. The positive vibe is addictive - I can't explain why I keep coming back because my body hurts after every session!

    I prefer running in the early morning because it sets your mind on a positive wavelength.

    Running is difficult if you've had too much to drink the night before.

    The best advice my friend gave me was "Don't think - just do"!

    Disabled people who get as much out of life as possible inspire me because most of us don't realise just how lucky we are. I try not to do anything that I will regret. Regret usually comes from not thinking properly about what you are doing and the consequences.

    Lockeroom - Injury prevention products

    Products also available for purchase (discounted price) @ PCRG

    PCRG Apparel

    PCRG Apparel also available for purchase @ PCRG.
    Discounted ($25) PCRG cannibal men's singlets available. They were slightly marked during the printing process.

    Majer Recruitment

    Brisbane's own ''Majer recruitment'' was recently voted Australia's favourite Generalist Small to Medium sized recruiter.

    Majer competed against the nation's top firms in the Seek Annual Recruitment Awards.

    Thank you Majer Recruitment for being a PCRG sponsor.

    The Ship Inn

    Thank you ''The Ship Inn'' 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.

    pb sports nutrition

    Thank you pb sports nutriton for your ongoing support in providing product which is used at the group sessions.

    Your next run is only as good as your last recovery!

    If you fail to follow a sensible diet your body will not gain full benefit from all of those enjoyable and challenging runs and you won't recover as well as you possibly could.

    Kerith Duncanson is an accredited dietician as well as a former International class runner. An online dietary assessment by Kerith may assist you to achieve your goal.

    Kerith offers 20% off her advertised fees to any runners involved with me through online coaching or any runner who is a regular member of PCRG.

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