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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…
ANSW Summer Calendar 2015-2016
The summer calendar for the upcoming season has been released.
World Masters Athletics Championships
Best wishes to EDAC's Ellena Cubban who will be competing in Lyon, France.
Fred O'Connor Awarded OAM
Our esteemed coach Fred O'Connor has recently been awarded an OAM at Government House!
Matthew Hicks wins West Met handicaps.
What a day at the west met! Matthew Hicks storms to a huge win at this years west met 4km handicap.
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— Jul 9, 2017

Winter Cross Country

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

Does training hard lead to immortality??

A recently released report has revealed massive benefits that result from high intensity exercise!

There are lots of reasons why we train at the track. These include camaraderie, realising our mental and physical potentials and achieving goals. Well, now there is another reason to add to the list. By training hard, we are statistically more likely to live longer. The results are in:

By pushing ourselves hard, we are significantly increasing our longevity. Although one author said (tongue in cheek??) "vigorous gardening" was helpful, surely nothing can beat those gruelling interval sessions.



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