Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Kerre runs with salmon

News release
June 19, 2006

Kerre runs with salmon

As if radio personality and columnist Kerre Woodham doesn’t have enough on her media plate, she is now going to tackle the adidas Auckland Marathon.

And, thanks to Kerre’s sponsor Regal Marlborough Salmon, her favourite charity - the Cystic Fibrosis Association - will be the beneficiary.

The popular Newstalk ZB radio host, Herald on Sunday columnist and mother has already kicked off a rigorous five-month training programme to ensure she’s ready for the October event.

“I’m not sure I’ve ever walked 26 miles and 385 yards (42kms) before, let alone run it,” says Kerre, “so I’m investing in some serious expertise to get me right in time.”

Regular sessions with her personal trainer have already taught Kerre that training for a marathon can be just as stressful as actually taking part in the event. So that’s why she has decided to add a weekly intake of salmon to her stamina-building diet.

“My diet expert tells me that recovering nutritionally from a training session is the most important thing you can do to get ready for your next session, and for the race itself,” she says.

“Salmon is packed with protein which, I’m told, helps my muscles recover and gives me the good fats I need. Who knew fats could be good! Best of all, it’s easy to prepare, adds interest to sometimes stodgy carbohydrate-based meals, and I love the taste.”

Kerre’s backer, Regal Marlborough Salmon, is also a major sponsor of the adidas Auckland Marathon.

“We’re delighted Kerre has taken up the challenge and that she is carrying Regal Marlborough Salmon into the event,” says marketing manager Stephen Gibson.

“I’m sure she’ll be a running illustration of the benefits of a sensible diet that includes salmon.”

- In return for Kerre’s support, Regal Marlborough Salmon is making a donation on her behalf to the Cystic Fibrosis Association. Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited disorder that affects about one in 3,000 children born in New Zealand.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news