Run Donna Run Video Blogs -30 steps to a Marathon
Watch Donna’s journey as she worked her way towards her goal of participating in the Melbourne Marathon 2013!
The video that started it all in Nov 2012 for RDR
Meet and Greet
Donna met Shaun and Chris, the Brewsters Running Team, for the first time. It was the beginning of a rewarding training experience for all concerned.
There’s no such thing as Can’t…
Donna tells the story behind her favorite quote
Dec 11, 2012
Training Session – knee injury
Two Bays Trail Run – Getting some inspiration from Brewsters Running
Brewster’s Running Team run the amazing 56km ‘Two Bays Trail Run’ from Dromana to Cape Schanck. Well done!
Check out Donna’s progress here
Jan 26, 2013
Australia Day Fun Run – 5.3km challenge
Donna takes a big step towards her goal of participating in the Melbourne Marathon, by completing the Australia Day Fun Run of 5.3km
A Visit to the RCHF
Donna visits the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and finds out what will happen to your RDR donations
Feb 27, 2013
Fun-ny Run for Brian’s Birthday
Donna chats to Chris O’Driscoll, from Brewsters Running, about her nutritional requirements for the Melbourne Marathon in October 2013. Donna has Diabetes Type 1.
April 11, 2013
Donna talks to Peter Montgomery about Run Donna Run. What are the challenges she is facing and what motivates her to run in the Melbourne Marathon in October 2013.
May 19, 2013
VRR Westerfolds Park Fun Run
Donna completed her first ever 10km run in scenic beautiful surroundings at Templestowe. Another step toward the BIG one, Run Donna Run!
Donna talks about completing the 10km run she did a few weeks ago with her trainer, Shaun Brewster, from Brewsters Running. She also tells us about her next goal!
RDR Interviews Marathon Legend Robert De Castella
Part 1 – Part 3
Aug 4, 2013 – Half marathon challenge
Devil Bend Half Marathon
On a chilly Sunday morning on 4 August 2013, Donna completed her first half marathon! Her journey continues towards the Melbourne Marathon in October.
Well done, Donna!
Oct 13, 2013
THE BIG DAY!
Donna reached her goal of completing the Melbourne Marathon 2013.
See her journey here.
Donna was supported by a team of wonderful professionals who helped her to get to her goal!
Shaun Brewster is a Sports Musculoskeletal Therapist, Exercise Physiologist and owns and operates Inspired Health and Fitness in Rosebud on the Mornington Peninsula. Outside of his clinical practice he makes up half of the Brewsters Running team at www.brewstersrunning.com where he is the author of a range of ebooks, videos and a blog to help runners get more from their running. He also coaches runners and teams to help them achieve their goals.
Shaun’s time extends into his work as an educator at Australia’s leading Sports Therapy college and professional development workshops which he delivers for health practitioners.
Public speaking on motivation, goal setting and personal achievement is another passion of his and in his spare time he loves to run Ultra-Marathons and spend time with his 6 children.
Chris O’Driscoll is co-owner and Nutrition Expert ofwww.brewstersrunning.com and he has been a keen runner for the past 12 years. With experience in running events from 5k to 100k, his preference is for the longer distance races.
Good nutrition has always been a very important part of Chris’s life and he has consumed more books and spent more time studying nutrition than he cares to remember. Through studying the effects of nutrition on athletes and how this impacts their performance, he brings valuable information and tools to the Brewsters Running community.
Chris will be monitoring Donna’s diet and assisting her with the management of her diabetes as she progresses through the training and works towards her Marathon goal.
In his down time, Chris spends time with his wife and two beautiful young daughters, Abbey and Ava.
The RDR Team on Marathon Day