Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Cross Country

Clatters Chatter: Race Day!

2km to go, my lungs start to burn with lactic acid burning my esophagus, positioned 14th, telling myself “keep going you’ve got this.” As of my last article, I had the NZ Cross Country Championships and I would just like…

Clatters Chatter: Pre Race Preparation

That time is coming again, In about 4 days time my last cross country race before the road season will commence. I’m excited for this one as its the national race held in Wellington, NZ and I’m looking to do…

Clatters Chatter: What I’ve Learnt

Hey guys today I will talk about what I learnt and improvements I can do, from my race at Nationals and what I can apply to my next race to do better and achieve a better result. I will also…

Clatters Chatter: Race Day

“2 minutes to the start, my heart racing as I am getting ready for the starters gun.” Hey guys, today I will be talking about my Race day at the New Zealand Secondary School National Cross Country Race and how…

Clatters Chatter: Pre-Race Update

Now with less than a week to go until my goal a race of Nationals Cross Country, I am now tapering in my training and trying to find all the right gear to pack to go down to snowy, cold…

Clatters Chatter: Race Day

This week I had one of my Races. The Tasman Secondary Schools Cross Country race. The one against all the high schools in the top of the South Island of NZ. Just coming back from a weeks rest due to…

Clatters Chatter: Who Am I?

I’m just a ordinary kid with a dream! Hi my name is Luke Clatworthy. I’m a 16 year old teenager from Nelson, New Zealand. I have an encouraging family and have two younger brothers. I also go to Waimea College…

Ali’s Adventure – The Darkness

I live and work by the ocean.  I’m a beach person.  Summer is my time of year. I’m officially in denial that the warm weather is leaving me and darkness is approaching. I love Autumn days, but dark evenings take…

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