Training for and racing an Ultra is a significant commitment in terms of time and energy, so you must be at the top of your game. Â We are delighted to be partnering with two amazing experts who will be working with us on the lead up to this year’s Round the Rock to impart their wisdom and advice to you intrepid Rockers. Â Lucy and Lisa have years of experience across a wide range of subjects to help you prepare, train and compete in Jersey’s original and best Ultra Marathon.
Lucy and Lisa will be posting on our Facebook page and will be able to answer questions and provide personal professional support for you if you require, just get in touch with them directly if Â you are interested in finding out more.
Getting your nutrition right is vital during your training and on the day of Round the Rock, to support you every step of the way we have joined up with Island Games gold medalist and personal trainer, Lucy OâSullivan.
Lucy has over three years strength and conditioning coach for the Jersey Rugby Club and Jersey Sport Foundation. She won two Gold medals in two consecutive Island Games. She has been ranked 3rd in the world and 2nd in Europe for Compound Archery.
TELEPHONE: 07829 963782
As you get more into your training for the 6th annual Round the Rock ultra marathon challenge, weâve joined up with physiotherapist Lisa Mann to offer you some tips and advice to keep safe during your training.
Throughout her career, Lisa has maintained a keen interest in sports injuries and their rehabilitation.Â Lisa has worked with a number of sporting groups. Her private practice experience is wide-ranging and includes the treatment of professional, and elite Olympic and International sportspersons from the fields of rugby, football and athletics. Lisa was the Head Physiotherapist for Wakefield Rugby Union between 2002 and 2004.Â Her role encompassedÂ total player management including screening prior to being signed by the club, prophylactic rehabilitation programmes, pitch side cover on match days, acute injury management, rehabilitation and fitness testing prior to returning to sport. Lisa was also Head Physiotherapist for Yorkshire Rugbyâs U20 and Senior teams between 1999 and 2004. She was part of the physiotherapy team at the Rugby Union World Cup in 1999.
Lisa left these posts to become the Clinical Lead in a leading private hospital in Leeds. She formed direct links with some of the best consultants, surgeons and professionals throughout the country.Â Lisa completed a Certificate in Spinal and orthopaedic Manual TherapyÂ and is currently studying for a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy, so rest assured your pains are in good hands!
Lisa was appointed Head physiotherapist for Jersey RugbyÂ in 2008. The teamÂ successfully gained promotion four times in five seasons. In 2012 they were promoted to the Championship, the second tier of English Rugby. Due to family and work commitments Lisa then assisted Jenna when she took over theÂ role as Head Physiotherapist for the club in 2012.
TELEPHONE:Â 01534 490312