Latest News

New coaches join clube
Great article in the Northern District Times on EDAC's new coaches, Allan Sadul and Andrew Pirie. - Want to join the club or hav…
Oceania Masters Results
Congratulations to Ellena Cubban - great performances and many medals to bring home…
New EDAC Head Coach
Welcome to our new EDAC Head Coach Allan Sadul :)
NSW Club Championships
Good luck to EDAC members Naasson, Giri, Will, Ellena, Margaret and James - all the best for your runs, jumps, and throws !!
New coach !
EDAC has engaged a new athletics coach, who will commence in December 2017. More details to follow soon.
Thursday Social Run
Our Thursday social runs have resumed. For those interested, we meet at the Epping Track at 6.20 for a 6.30 departure. Hope to s…
West Metropolitan Cross Country
The winter season is well and truly underway. West Met #7 is on this weekend at Bella Vista. This course is tricky and an excell…
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— Jan 26, 2018

Upcoming Competitions

We are coming to the pointy end of the season!

Epping District Ahletics Club Blog archive.

Check out our News page as well.

Race reports are included in News. But for a comprehensive list of race results involving Epping members, see our results archive

Upcoming Competitions
We are coming to the pointy end of the season!

This is my first blog post.

Winter Cross Country
Racing can be an excellent way to maintain a focused effort with your training.

Over winter, there is an excellent series of cross country races organised by the West Met Cross Country. Click here for more information.

Routine Running
Build some races into your training programme and use them as tempo sessions.

A big part of the runner's discipline is to build a good running routine. The Park Run events are held around Australia every Saturday morning (usually beginning at 8am). These 5km races are a great if you want to include a tempo run in your weekly sessions. The atmosphere is very friendly at these runs and there should be at least a few other runners running at your pace. See the website for more information.

David Rudisha's Tactical Triumph
Usain Bolt has been gaining many headlines for his amazing performances in the Beijing World Athletics Championships. A little under the radar though, David Rudisha has come through with a remarkable performance in the final of the men's 800m.

After gaining the lead in the final, Rudisha ran a controlled first lap in 54 seconds (slow by his standards) before blasting the field from 550m. Len Johnson has written a terrific description of the race which can be found here. Len's reference to Elliot is significant. Elliot and Rudisha are certainly two of the greatest middle distance runners