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Running Centre

If you’re an elite athlete or recreational runner the Central Performance Running Centre has all of the programs and facilities you need to take your running to the next level. If you’re a beginner we’ll get you started safely and enjoying your running right from your first step.

The 3 key benefits of our running services are:

  1. reduced risk of injury through optimal technique and correct programming
  2. improved performance through individualised training programs
  3. confidence and group support by running with runners of similar ability to help push you to the next level and provide motivation when the going gets tough

We work with runners of all ability levels to improve their running technique and elevate their performance. Our great range of services will help you train and recover like an elite athlete, no matter what your level of fitness. Our services include:

RunRight Running Coaching

The unique ‘RunRight’ program at Central Performance is designed to help you run faster with less effort. You’ll get to ‘feel’ how to run correctly and we guarantee to make changes in your technique after only 1 session. You’ll feel lighter, more in control and running faster than you have before. RunRight is great for runners of all abilities. Click for more information.

Run Club

Our run club meets at 12-1pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday plus 7.30-8.30am Tuesday mornings. The club includes people of all ability levels and gives you great support by running with a very friendly and supportive group of people. All of our Run Club members receive specialist coaching and individualised training programs. We target races like the City2Surf, Sydney half and full marathon and the Blackmore’s running festival. Our members regularly run PB’s and are often amazed at how much their times improve with professional coaching and group training. Click for more information.

Running Biomechanical Assessments

A detailed video assessment of your running technique combined with a functional movement screen (FMS) to assess weaknesses and asymmetries in your body. We then take you through a program of specific running drills and corrective exercises to achieve a more efficient running style, boost your performance and reduce your risk of injury. Click for more information.

Injury Management

If you do get injured you want to have your injury treated by an expert who fully understands the demands of running from the recreational to the elite level. Ben Liddy, our Running Centre Manager, is an elite runner himself as well as a physiotherapist with the Australian junior and youth athletics teams. He is an expert at getting you back on the road as fast and safely as possible, and making sure you fully recover so you can continue running with minimal risk of future problems. Click for more information.

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Ben Liddy,

our Head of Running Performance at Central Performance, is in charge of the Central Performance Running Centre. He is also the physiotherapist for the Australian junior and youth athletics teams, travelling with them internationally for competitions including the world championships. He has a strong background in track and field having been an elite 800m runner himself, and he is also a Certified Level 3 Athletics Australia Middle and Long distance Running Coach. With over 20 years involvement in competitive athletics as well as a decade of experience as a runner’s physiotherapist Ben has all of the skills, knowledge and experience you need to get you running at your absolute best. His clients include runners of all abilities and experience from national title medal-winners to first-time fun-runners.

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