City2Surf done, as runners prepare for Alice Springs

Congratulations to 2012 IMP squad member Nat Heath, who braved tough conditions to run his first Sydney City2Surf race earlier this month, finishing in a quick time of 57 minutes.

Nat said he was pleased to get the tough, hilly course out of the way, after hearing so much about it.

”The course was really good, as I enjoy hilly courses, and it was great to finally experience Heartbreak Hill,” he said.

“I loved how the whole city gets behind the event, with bands playing on the side of the streets, and lots of spectators cheering you on.”

Nat was joined by 2011 IMP squad members, and marathon runners, Nadine Hunt and Tegan Pigram.

A special mention must also go to City2Surf champion Lara Tamsett, who blitzed the field to finish in a time of 46 minutes and 55 seconds. Lara has raised close to $2000 for IMP through our Footprints fundraising campaign.

The focus of the IMP team will now turn to Alice Springs, where the squad members will run a 30km test event in September, where each member will battle it out for a spot on the final team to travel to New York in November.

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