GBS Mountain Drive training programme – Race week


With only one week to go before the GBS Mutual Bank Mountain Drive Half Marathon, here is the taper week of Grocott’s Mail’s 12-week training programme, created by Terri-Lynn Penney:

Monday easy 30min jog
Tuesday easy 30min jog
Wednesday easy 30min jog
Thursday 20min
Friday rest and Stretching
Saturday race
Sunday rest

Terri-Lynn Penney is a local triathlete, having great 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 12 weeks away, Grocott’s Mail is ready to see our readers reach the finish line.

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

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