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Transforming Tash: The Support Network

I used to see all these memes and inspirational quotes that refer to the best thing about starting to run is the people you meet along the way. In the back of my mind I was hoping I would form…

Krissy Gets Ready for the Spring Challenge with the Help of Coach Ray

My team mate and I attended Ray’s “Spring Challenge Training weekend” on the West Coast. Having read that Ray was an actual “drill sergeant”, we were feeling pretty nervous about what the next few days entailed. What it ended up…

UltraHumps Blog #14 – Helping Another Charitable Organisation “Off Limits”

This week for Blog # 14 is one of mixed emotions. My training is ticking along nicely thanks to Coach Ray Boardman from Qwik Kiwi. During the weekend, whilst in Waiouru, I tried to recall any training sessions I have…

Suzy Monds’ Journey with Team Qwik Kiwi

Suzy Monds is this months ‘Client of the Month’. She has had a massive athletic career since joining Qwik Kiwi many years ago. As the client of the month I arranged for a nice bunch of flowers to be delivered to her….

Transforming Tash – Things Don’t Always Go Well

If the journey to success was in a perfectly straight line it would be boring right? We all need those brick walls to help us realise just how badly we want something. Well after this week, I set out this…

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UltraHump Blog #13 – Unlucky for some

Blog 13 – ‘# 13 unlucky for some’ and I note with Ultraman Australia starting on Saturday 14 May 2016, the relaxing day, the day before is Friday the 13th. I am sure nothing untoward will happen! Further Inspiration  As…

Transforming Tash: A week of Success

Wow, what a week! At the start of the week I was having a pity party about how I felt like my training wasn’t making any progress. It continued to be hard, tiring, draining. Didn’t matter what mood, time of…

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UltraHumps Blog #12: Inspiration from Qwik Kiwi

Qwik Kiwi is the Coaching business owned and operated by Coach Ray Boardman, whom I knew previously in his primary employment in the NZ Army as a Physical Training Instructor (PTI).  I hadn’t really had much to do with Ray…

Transforming Tash: A Roller Coaster of Emotions

Balance. Find the balance. Feel the balance. Be the balance. Don’t let the balance go. Crap, the balance fell like shattered glass all over the staircase. This week has been a roller-coaster of emotions. I’ve been in tears several times,…

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BLOG # 11 – Post-Ironman Recovery and ASA Sponsorship

Hi Team, For this weeks training my Coach, Ray Boardman from Qwik Kiwi, has conducted recovery training post Ironman.  It is similar to the week leading up to an Ironman where you taper off before an event to get you…

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