A Special Treat to Run with the Australian Team Here in Israel!

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So today was a nice easy 5 miles with some long 30 second striders put in. I ran this in the evening to begin to get myself used to running at this time of day over here in Israel. Being Shabbat here in Israel I thought it would not be too crowded on this run but I was wrong. There were sections that were quite crowded but we managed to find good sections to run the striders.

As a special treat the captain of the Australian Half Marathon team invited me (and our team) to join their workout as he had the same exact workout planned as I did! My coach, Dr. Marino, must be connected to Australia! Braham, the captain, was a great running partner. We all had a blast!




About the Author
Michael Gross is running a half marathon at the Maccabiah 2013 and is captain/coach of the Maccabi USA Masters Half Marathon Team.