THE Noosa coach praised his team for holding their nerve in the second half of their clash against University.
HIS overall state league success rate amid long term coaches sits only behind Rick Stone, Kevin Walters, Michael Marum and Neil Wharton.
THOUSANDS of runners will take to the roads of the region on Sunday morning.
BUT the skipper is battling illness this week and will likely miss their clash with CQ Capras at Gladstone.
"BY then, we're going to be needing to show there's good understanding and chemistry between the guys.”
"THERE'S definitely an extra buzz around the club with it being a finals week and we're loving every moment of training."
ASSISTANT coach Kylee Byrne said they're concentrating on the finals campaign.
"WE'D love to win by more, for our hearts more than anything, but we'll take one goal if we have to.”
THE fastest time by an Australian male in Australia is 1:01.11, set in 1994 by Pat Carroll.