Tri Training NZ

5 Weeks to the Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I know a number of you are using the Marlborough Women’s Triathlon to help lose weight and about this time last year I filmed this video about the number one reason that people struggle to lose weight.

I’ve prepared a twelve week training programme to prepare you for the Jules Taylor Wines Women’s Marlborough Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you follow along with. This programme started Monday 5th September. The first weeks of the programme can be found:

Key Point for the Week

Marlborough Women's Triathlon

Next weeks training for the Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

Monday –  24th Oct

Run/Walk ( a total of 40min) – 10min Run, 3min Walking, 10min Run, 3min Walking, 10min Run, 4min Walking


Swim – ten lengths, taking as much rest as you need to between lengths


Bike (total of 38min) – 10min Warm Up; 3x 5min Hard, 1min Rest Interval (RI); 10min Cool Down


Run/Walk (40min) – Same as Monday


Stretching Day (30min)


Swim – twelve lengths, taking as much rest as you need to between lengths


Bike (60min) steady

If you would like further advice feel free to contact Coach Ray.

Coach Ray is the Head Coach & Director of Qwik Kiwi – Endurance Sports Consultant and is a prominent triathlon and marathon coach in New Zealand.

Coach Ray specialises in assisting beginner and recreational athletes to achieve their sporting goals. He can be contacted at and 021 348 729. Make sure you sign up to his monthly informative newsletter.

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