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Athlete of the Month - August 2022



The Athlete of the month, for the month August is.... Katie Larson


Wow wow wow!

I’m blown away!

I knew she had it in her, but it’s totally awesome when it comes off on the day.


Katie finished her first ever Comrades in a mighty impressive 8h 44m. This is some going! Especially in a brutal 90k race! To get a Bill Rowan medal you need to finish in under 9 hours. She did it with 16 mins to spare!

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Smiling from start to finish, she attracted those good vibes to her. So much of this race is in mind and clearly Katie clearly has a strong one. In fact, she said she felt comfortable throughout! Wow! Can’t wait to see what next year brings!


It hasn’t all been smooth sailing in the build-up. Katie unfortunately had niggle issues a few months ago. However, by training smart and working closely with physio at the R&D group. She did everything right at the time which seemed to pay off.


What a phenomenal run Katie! I knew you could do it! It’s so nice to see it come together on race day! After chatting to you at the 60k mark, I knew it was going to be a GREAT day, and so it was! One of the happiest runners I saw on route and rightly so!


Proud coach!


ONWARDS AND UPWARDS!!

Who will be the athlete of the month for September??





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