16 May 2018
Sun 19 Aug 2018
This is a structured 14 week fitness education program preparing trail runners for Glenbrook 25km Trail Run 2018.
Train in a supportive group environment while fundraising for Aussie cancer research and prevention.
Mid-week skills sessions are typically 90mins. You will:
- Learn how to run more efficiently
- Learn proper breathing techniques
- Improve core strength
- Learn about injury prevention
- Hear from guest speakers
Saturday long trail walk/run starts at 50mins (max 6km). You will:
- Build endurance
- Improve mental focus
- Work on pacing and race strategy
- Focus on running form
We're big on support, which is why we employ qualified and experienced coaches, and recruit volunteer leaders dedicated to each local group - training alongside you from your first run to race day.
Check out a full list of inclusions under our FAQ's.
About Glenbrook Trail Run
With its fair share of beautiful single and fire trails, the Glenbrook Trail Marathon is a true trail running experience with some challenging climbs, spectacular scenery and some downhills. The event hub is set in Euroka Clearing – a great bush escape and only an hour from Sydney. The course takes runners on a tour of the all the major points of interest in the National Park from Lookouts, Aboriginal Artwork and some rarely seen places!!!
You may choose to compete the Glenbrook 34km Trail Run as a qualifier for Six Foot Track. Both 34 km and 42 km events will be qualifiers for the Six Foot Track Marathon.
We've helped nearly 10,000 runners just like you. Get the support you need to cross the line — smiling, strong, and injury free!
Questions we get asked most ...
How much does it cost?
There is a $150 registration fee (non-refundable) to join our 14 week Glenbrook Trail Run training program.
You commit to fundraise at least $1,350 for the Can Too Foundation. As a registered Aussie charity our mission is to invest in breakthrough cancer research projects like A/Prof Phoebe Phillips. Our community is passionate about making a difference, and there's no option to train with the Can Too Foundation unless you're willing to fundraise.
You will also be responsible for:
- entry into the Glenbrook 25km Trail Run ($40 - $60) including any costs getting to/from the event.
What does it include?
Your $150 registration fee (non-refundable) helps cover organising 14 weeks of group training. This includes things like:
- Support from a paid, qualified coach
- Guest speakers from our network of allied health professionals
- Entry fees to your training venue
- Branded team training and race tops
- Celebration tent and catering on race day
Your registration does not include race entry.
As a health promotion charity, we invest a lot in supporting you to achieve your goals over the 14 weeks leading into Glenbrook 25km Trail Run 2018. It's how we've fundraised nearly $20 million and invested in 156 cancer research projects since being founded in 2005.
Am I physically ready?
You don't need to be able to run a 25km trail run, to start training for Glenbrook 25km Trail Run 2018.
This is a structured training program that uses qualified and experienced coaches in small group environments.
Our first session is a 50min trail walk/run (max 6km), so ideally you've completed at least one half marathon in the past and doing some exercise in your normal routine.
If you're at all concerned, please contact us.
Set a goal that's right for you.
'Run For FREE'
Where does the money go?
Since becoming a registered Aussie charity in 2014 we’ve invested:
- 80% of your fundraising in cancer research
- 20% of your fundraising in cancer prevention / health promotion.
We have spent 100% of your fundraising on Can Too's charitable purposes.
Full financials are submitted to the Australian Charities & Not-for-Profit's Commission (ACNC) and is available in our annual report.
Question? Let's chat.
All our staff are regulars in our programs. We all started as beginners and faced the same challenges as you.
We love sharing our experiences and providing a little encouragement where needed.
If we can ... You Can Too!