UltraHumps: Port of Tauranga Enduro

Hi Blog Followers

Welcome to my Blog post regarding my 5th event of 8 as I travel my journey of completing the Cameron Brown Award and IronMaori / Port of Tauranga Legend Series.  The 5th event was the Port of Tauranga Enduro Half Ironman in partnership with IronMaori.  The Enduro makes it more than a Half Ironman, in some ways more than two thirds, but less than three quarters of an Ironman, with the distances of a 3 km swim, 120 km cycle and a 25 km run.  So how did it go?
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Mikes Middle Distance Magic: Race Report!

What a week it’s been!  Sunday was race day and my first stand alone half marathon in over 4 years. I’m pretty pleased with how it went.  It has shown me that the hard work and long runs over the past couple of blocks of training have really given me a good endurance base going into the next block of training as I build into the triathlon season. Continue reading “Mikes Middle Distance Magic: Race Report!”

Ali’s Adventure – Kaiteri to Mapua (K2M) Racing On Gravel


It’s been a wee while since I was given a training programme, being in a ‘racing stable’ under the guidance of a coach was BK (before kids). Having previously been a well oiled training machine, I’m now 40+ and two kids down the line. Here lies the juggle of life, work, kids, partner and a 45 minute commute every day (coffee helps!). Continue reading “Ali’s Adventure – Kaiteri to Mapua (K2M) Racing On Gravel”

Thursday Training Plan: 12 Week Harbour to Hills Training Plan

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.”

When you cross the finish line of Harbour to Hills, you will have accomplished something very special.

Designed for Intermediate triathletes who are looking to complete the Harbour to Hills event, the primary goal of this training plan is to prepare you to COMPLETE YOUR Harbour to Hills as FAST as possible. Continue reading “Thursday Training Plan: 12 Week Harbour to Hills Training Plan”