Optimal Pace For Gold Coast-Bound Marathoners

Into the final fortnight of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon (GCAM) 2017, the Kookaburras gathered along with the PowerFLIGHT trainees for their 18km and 28km Group Long Run @ Optimal Race Pace. The weather in the morning was cloudy, albeit still humid, typical of the...

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Kookaburras Fly High @ Longest GCAM17 Training Run

With less than a month from race day, the Kookaburras preparing for the Gold Coast Airport Marathon (GCAM17) joined Team FatBird for their longest training run to date. After the pre-departure briefing organized by Scenic Travel and Queensland Tourism yesterday, we...

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PowerFLIGHT Tempo Run @ CarFreeSundaySG

The CarFreeSundaySG closed roads in the heart of the City Centre provided a good training opportunity for the PowerFLIGHT and invited Ops Kookaburra trainees to do 5km Long Tempo Run training. The participants gathered at 7:00am in front of National Art Gallery/City...

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Kookaburras Gearing Up For Gold Coast Marathon

The Kookaburra trainees showed up for their third group long run with Team FatBird on a Saturday evening.  With 6 weeks to go before the Gold Coast Airport Marathon (GCAM), it was a trial of sorts to see where they are up to in terms of conditioning and readiness for...

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PowerFLIGHT Twin Hills Delight

In weekend #4 of PowerFLIGHT buildup, the trainees were given a delightful treat of hills loops and repeats at the monster hills region of Mt. Faber and Labrador Park. A brief respite was provided when we encountered thundery rain at the Labrador Hill slopes, where we...

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Kookaburras & PowerFLIGHT @ CarFreeSundaySG

The Kookaburras and PowerFLIGHT participants were at CarFreeSundaySG for their 3rd weekend session of BaseBuild and Tempo Intervals respectively.  The roads closure at the City Centre for this Sunday morning activity provided a nice training route for the long...

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Ops Kookaburra Powers Up With PowerFLIGHT

This was a busy week for Team FatBird as we kickstarted two important marathon training programs - Program PowerFLIGHT, a 12-week intensive speed and strength running system and Ops Kookaburra, our signature 12-week Gold Coast Airport Marathon (GCAM) training program....

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Pacers & NightHawks Beat The Sunrise @ Sundown Marathon 2017

It was a challenging but rewarding 12-15 weeks of structured marathon training for the Sundown Marathon Pacers and Operation NightHawk marathon trainees.  On 26 March morning, all of them were at the start-line of the Sundown Marathon to put what they have arduously...

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Operation NightHawk 2017 Finale

It was a good wrap up of Operation NightHawk, 12-week structured marathon training for Sundown Marathon 2017! The NightHawk trainees, trainers and Sundown Marathon Pacers gathered at Marine Cove, ECP decked out in their race night gear, for the finale long run of 13km...

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Sundown Marathon 2017 – Lead Up Run #3

Good weather was presented at the 3rd and final lead up training run for Sundown Marathon 2017.  A good turnout of runners at the Marina Barrage start point, all eager to test out their target pace for race night. The Official Sundown Marathon Pacers, decked in their...

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