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Monday, May 12, 2008

Cork City Marathon workshop - Saturday 17th May
Mardyke Arena, Cork

2.00pm - Registrations
2.15pm - Marathon Injuries & Prevention
3.00pm - Marathon Nutritional Strategies
3.45pm - Tea/Coffee Break
4.00pm - Planning for Race Day
4.45pm - Conclusion

The workshop will include three presentations relevant to Marathon Training. To begin Freda Davoran (Physical Therapist) will discuss common injuries associated with Marathon training and also the very important prevention measures that can be taken. Tom Hill an exercise physiologist from UCC who has worked with numerous endurance athletes and their nutritional needs will discuss the importance of fuelling and hydrating in both training and on race day. Following a short break former Olympian Gillian O Sullivan will discuss the various ways one can prepare both physically and mentally for race day. After each presentation there will be a questions and answers session for 15 minutes.

Places are limited, therefore to avoid disappointment please contact Joe O Connor (Athletics Ireland RDO) on 087 6335565 to confirm attendance. There will be a €5 charge on the door.

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