HMAS Albatross Commanding Officer, Captain Gordon Andrew presented representatives of the Nowra Veterans and Community Men’s Shed with a cheque for $600, which will assist the Nowra Men’s Shed in their aim to improve men’s health and well-being by creating opportunities for social interaction among men and raising awareness of men’s health issues.
One hundred and three people took part in this years Gate to Gate Fun Run event at HMAS Penguin.
It takes great heart to be a marathon runner and to stride through the pain barrier over a distance of 42.2 kilometres – just ask Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon and Petty Officer Marine Technician Paul Baker.
HMAS Albatross personnel took advantage of the rare opportunity to tread the tarmac when the T-shaped airfield runway was closed for the 4th annual ‘Tour the T’ charity fun run.
Navy will cheer rowdily from afar for NUSHIP Canberra’s LSBM Josh O’Hanlon when he tackles his first 42km marathon race at the New York Marathon on 3 November.
After the loss of a very close friend and work colleague, LCDR Kelly Haywood took time reflect on how deeply affected she and many others had been by depression and suicide.
Members of the Navy Running Club at HMAS Stirling have been hitting the track and training hard for the upcoming 2013 Perth City to Surf.
More than 60 personnel from the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) took on the 2013 City2Surf in Sydney on 11 August.
Leading Seaman Josh O’Hanlon is raising funds for the Heart Foundation while he raises his heart rate in preparation for the 2013 ING New York Marathon.