Run Ready specialises in Run Coaching

We help all runners – kids, teens, recreational runners and performance athletes – enjoy training, while improving their skills and fitness.

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Recreational Run Groups

Want a group training experience with great coaching? Come and run with our Rec Running Groups.

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Run Ready Kids

We develop the fundamental skills of running, jumping and throwing, in a fun, engaging andage-appropriate way.

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Development Squads

For athletes 12 to 16 + years, looking to improve their run skills and conditioning.

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Performance Training

We prepare athletes for club and championship competition, for track, road and cross countryevents.

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We cover all areas of postural strength so you can be active and injury free.

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Individual Run Technique Coaching

An assessment of your technique by an experienced coach can help you avoid injury andimprove training capacity.

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  • “The Run Ready program is a great foundation for kids leading active lives. Covering the fundamentals of athletic movement, Run Ready teaches the basics that are overlooked in virtually all other kids sports – how to move. This translates across to almost every sport and to everyday life. Whether it is how to accelerate effectively on a hockey pitch or stopping effectively on a netball court, it is a game changer.

    We’ve been so impressed with Nick’s ability to teach and inspire our daughter in the fundamentals of run-jump-throw. He has created an environment that is positive and supporting while still challenging that has the kids wanting to learn and improve. In our daughter’s case, the program has been a platform for rapid improvement in court sports and development of a passion for running that may be lifelong.”

     – Matt, Development Squad

  • Due to the encouragement, wise words and support from Nick Bowden I fell in love with running. The training program he wrote for the Melbourne Marathon was sensational and included small notes each week that both motivated and inspired me to give of my best.

     – Nicolette, Individual Training

  • “Although I had improved over time with my prior coaches, my performance has improved exponentially since I have been training with Nick. The variety in the training, including speed sessions and long runs have resulted in a PB in the half marathon.”

     – Kylie, Rec Running

  • “We started Run ready as a way to get our 3 children active after school and loved that not only were they running around in the outdoors rain, hail or shine but they learnt valuable skills in athletics and running and how to get the best out of themselves. Sometimes the cross country cones were met with reluctance but the running was always balanced with team activities and the lovely staff always made it fun and positive with words of encouragement. I would very much recommend this program for children of all ages.”

    – Kate, (Sam 12 Scarlett 10 Julius 8), Run Ready Kids