What we do

We aim to develop strong athletic ability in young runners of all ages through quality and effective programs in a supportive, positive environment.

Our Program

 

Looking for a way to introduce a love of exercise and promote wellbeing in your child's everyday routine?

 

Our programs are designed to develop all levels of runner from young beginners who want to exercise in the park, to experienced competitors keen to boost race performance.

 

We specialise in technique , agility, coordination, race preparation and race day performance through programs that focus on the important areas of warm-up/cool-down, dynamic and static stretching, drills to enhance running form and speed development.

From Cross Country racing to track athletics we can taylor training programs for all distances from 100 to 8,000 metre school and club events.

Values

 

Running is not just a sport, it is a way of life.

 

We promote important values of honesty, trust, respect, and hardwork.

Our runners perform in a supportive, fun environment where everybody is treated equally.

Group Sessions
 
The Development Squad
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4pm in Centennial Park, for Beginners to Intermediate runners and those looking to increase their fitness for other sports.
The Elite Group
Winter times Monday and Friday  4:15pm pm Centennial Park and Wednesday 5:30pm ES Marks Track.
Daylight Saving Time Monday and Friday  4:45pm Centennial Park and Wednesday 5:30pm ES Marks Track. This group is for runners who have competed to at least Regional Level in Cross Country or Track.
Contact us for more details.
Track Sessions
 
We have a Track specific session on Wednesday Evenings at ES Marks Athletics Fields in Kensington from 5.30pm.
These sessions are perfect for athletes racing in Little Athletics or Club and School Championships in all distances from 100 to 5,000m.
Strength Training
Our program includes strength training to improve  core strength, enhance running form and prevent injury.
Each session includes warmup and cool down phases with dynamic and static stretching exercises.
Private Sessions
 
Looking for that special edge or maybe just improve your running technique?
 
Our private running sessions give you specialised coaching relevant to your specific goals and targets.
For just $60 for 40 minutes or $80/h for individuals or $100/h for small family groups (up to 4) we will provide a detailed running assessment and set achievable goals for your upcoming targeted event.

Transition from Junior to Senior Athlete

At Up And Running we understand the demands on the young athlete and the heavy schedule of study and school sport. Our Juniors  have the ability to join our Senior group THE RUN SQUAD for morning sessions with experienced, elite adult athletes and mentors.

 

Visit www.therunsquad.com.au for more information.

School Holidays Running Camps - Coogee Beach Precinct

Our Running Camps occur each school holiday break on selected dates. 

The camps include a variety of running activities including a coastal run along the scenic track from Coogee to Clovelly Beach, hill and stair running, soft sand running, beach sprints and flags. There will also be strength and conditioning practice through specific exercises aimed at developing an understanding the importance of core strength for all running activities. 

These day camps are ideal for boys and girls moving into Surf Club Nippers competition for the Summer season.

Drinks lunch, and light refreshments will be provided.

Triathlon Training

 

Coach Warren is a former elite triathlete with years of race experience in Sprint Distance to Half Ironman.  Jordan too has raced in individual and team triathlon events at NSW All Schools.

Through private tuition they can offer advice and assistance with training programs, nutrition, race transitions, pacing, bike handling and skills .

We specialise in preparing for school and club triathlon events.

Bike Sessions Tuesday Afternoons. Send us a message for more information.

IT'S PARTY TIME!!!

Turn your next party into a BIG fitness event with Up And Running

Our agility and obstacle courses, relays, games, ball sports and of course running will make your party one to remember.

We will bring our party to your venue, at home, in the park or on the beach.

Fill out the enquiries form on our contact page for more details.

Session Times

During Covid-19

Monday and Friday - Centennial Park

3:45pm - 4:30pm 

Wednesday 4pm to 4:45pm

Development Squad

Monday and Friday - Centennial Park

4:15pm - 5:15pm Junior and Senior Elite Squads

Wednesday  TRACK SESSION

ES Marks Fields 5:30pm

Junior and Senior Elite Squads 

Tuesday 4:15pm STRENGTH WITH LAURA

Core activation and strength session Centennial Park

 

Summer Sessions: October to March (DST)

Monday, Wednesday and Friday - Centennial Park

4pm - 4:45pm Development Squad

 

Monday and Friday - Centennial Park

4:45pm - 5:45pm Junior and Senior Elite Squads

Wednesday  TRACK SESSION

ES Marks Fields 5:30pm

Junior and Senior Elite Squads 

Bike and Triathlon Session Tuesday 4-5pm

Centennial Park and Heffron Park Cycle Track, Maroubra. (Daylight Saving Time Only)

Thursday STRENGTH WITH LAURA

Core activation and strength session 5-6pm Centennial Park

Sunday Long Run 5 to 12km at 8am - Meet at McKay Oval

Junior and Senior Elite Squads (parents welcome)

Winter Sessions: April to October (EST)

Monday, Wednesday and Friday - Centennial Park

4pm - 5pm Development Squad

Monday and Friday - Centennial Park

4:15pm to 5:15pm Junior and Senior Elite Squads

Wednesday - Track ES Marks Fields

5.30pm

Tuesday 4:15pm STRENGTH WITH LAURA

Core activation and strength session Centennial Park

Sunday Long Run 5 to 12km at 8am - Meet at McKay Oval

Junior and Senior Elite Squads (parents welcome)

Where to find us
Venue

We meet in front of the

Main Cafe/Restaurant corner of Grand Drive and Parkes Drive in Centennial Parklands Sydney.

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