Trail Running – An Evening With The Experts

Thursday 29th January: 7pm – 9pm


Come and join The Body Mechanic on Thursday January 29th and learn about all things trail running.

  • Learn the most valuable trail running technique tips
  • Learn what training methods the experts employ
  • Learn what strengthening and stability exercises will help you the most
  • Come and see the gear and shoes the experts use
  • Find out what it means to “train like a Kenyan”
  • Learn what diagnostic and treatment options there are for resolving your injuries and niggles

The Body Mechanic has put together a small panel of experts to answer all these questions and more. The evening will be hosted by The Body Mechanic’s Mark Green who has worked as a physiotherapist treating runners for 18years. He has been competing at ultra-distance trail events since the age of 15, and most recently has competed in the Six Foot Track, North Face 100 and Kepler Challenge events.

Our expert panel consists of:

  • Andrew Tuckey– Ultra Runner Extraordinaire. In 2014 alone Andrew has competed in the Six Foot Track (7th), Buffalo Stampede 75km (3rd), Mt Solitary (3rd), TNF100 (2nd), Ultra Trail Mt Blanc (100miles – 6th place in a full international field), and most recently he won (and smashed the record) in the 240km Coast to Kosciuszko.
  • James Nipperess – Australian 2014 Commonwealth Games representative in the 3000m Steeplechase Event. James spent 5 weeks in Iten, Kenya last Christmas training with a lot of the worlds best athletes including Mo Farah. He will share the training programs and recovery strategies used by the worlds best athletes.
  • Dr Tom Cross– One of Australia’s leading sports doctors who is based here in Sydney and treats a lot of Australia’s best runners. Dr Cross is a wealth of knowledge on the various diagnostic and treatment options available and he works closely with the team at The Body Mechanic to help keep our athletes on track in their chosen events.

The evening will be run as a Question and Answer format with the experts sharing their opinion and experience on a variety of topics. If you have any burning questions you would like to ask the experts, email them through and we will choose the ten best.

Spaces to the evening are limited to the first 50 people so click on the button below to book your place.