GBS Mountain Drive training programme – Week 7


With just over six weeks to go to the GBS Mutual Bank Mountain Drive Half Marathon on Saturday 25 August, here is the next in Grocott’s Mail’s 12-week training programme, designed by Terri-Lynn Penney:

Easy 50min

15-minute warm-up
8 x 400m faster then race pace with a 200m recovery walk in between
10-minute cool down

50 minutes easy run


Easy 30-minute jog

15-kilometre run

30-minute recovery run

Terri-Lynn Penney is a local triathlete, who has enjoyed success around the province, nationally and internationally. Having recently completed her 14th Two Oceans Ultra Marathon, Grocott’s Mail asked Penney for her go-to training programme for a 21km. With the GBS Mutual Bank Mountain Drive Half Marathon just over six weeks away, Grocott’s Mail is ready to see our readers reach the finish line.

Penney is a personal trainer and bootcamp instructor, for more information please contact her at 083 504 7940.

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