Train for the Manly Fun Run with World Champion Marathon RunnerMatt Abel and Joe’s Garage Gym offer a free seven week running clinic

In the lead up to the Manly Fun Run on May 19th 2013, World Champion Marathon runner Matt Abel, will be conducting a free running clinic each Wednesday at Joe's Garage Gym in Balgowlah.

An Ultra Marathon Trail Runner from Manly, Matt Abel recently won the coveted Northburn 100 in New Zealand, breaking the world record by completing the 100km race in 11 hours 59 minutes and 40 seconds and smashing the record by over 2 hours.

To get him to peak condition for the gruelling race, Matt was coached by leading personal trainers Joe Bonnington and Simon Bennett from Joe's Garage Gym.

"Their professional approach gave me the winning edge." said Matt Abel.

With this recent success under his belt, Matt now wants to help fellow Joe's Garage Gym members and local residents get in shape for the Manly Fun Run which will take place on Sunday May 19th.

His free running clinic starts at 6pm on Wednesday April 3rd and goes for one hour a week for seven weeks. It is open to Joe's Garage Gym members and anyone from the general public who wants to be part of the Gym's Manly Fun Run Team.

Joe's Garage Gym is located at Unit 5, 4 Hayes Street, Balgowlah. To book for the free running clinic call 8021 3690 or visit

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