Just like any other organisation, JORG has its own vernacular. Here's a few words and explanations you might hear thrown around when you are with JORG. If you have more to add, just email email@example.com
Finish, as in "What a great finish he had!". The double nn is a play on the coaches interest in a Finnish runner (i.e. from Finland). See also Viren, Lasse.
Pronounced flick-er-idge. adjective; To flicker at one another. To describe small sheaths of mud attaching to singlet or skin obtained from fellow peers shoes ricocheting in mid air. Often witnessed in Autumn/Winter
1. Abbreviation. Jim Owens Running Group, named after the coach and leader of the group, Jim Owens.
2. Abbreviation: Jog or Run Group - more commonly used with Junior Jorg.
JORG Washington Drive
1. Originally named Washington Drive after President George Washington, this renamed street in Bonnet Bay has a rather well respected hill, often visited on the return leg of the Sunday long run.
2. A street often used as a benchmark for hill comparisons, as in "I don't think that hill was as steep as JORG Washington Drive!".
A coaching program for 5-12 year olds.
A key interest of one of the members. The term is used in many references to JORG as in JORG Rocks! and You are my rock! See Chadi's Corner for use of the word in context. Joining members were previously inducted by the "Passing of the Rock" ceremony.
Everyone has an idol, and for coach Jim Owens it's Finnish runner Lasse Viren. Hence, certain words take on a Finnish flavour, such as Finnish Line, We Finnish Strong etc.
We Finnish Strong
The groups best known motto. Used literally to encourage a strong finish in races, fun runs etc. See also Finnish.