Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Half Ironman

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Olympic Race Report

Where do I start with this. What a race venue and race Epic Events have put on with this race. It was the 8th addition and is a triathlon England National Championship, an ETU standard distance qualifier for the ETU…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Its Race Time, Again!

Well its race time! It feels quite strange saying that this year as last year I only did two races all year and this year im doing two in the first month of the season! And I cant wait.

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: It’s Race Time!

As the title suggests it is my first triathlon of the year this coming weekend. Actually as you read this I would have already (hopefully) smashed it! Well I’m really excited about this race and I have reason for it….

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: Busy But Productive!

Things are getting back on track with training. This week has gone pretty well. The only session I’ve missed is the swim. Looking at the calendar at the start of the week I was thinking how on earth am I…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: It’s Kitchen Sink Time! Arghh

I’ve left writing this blog till lunch time Friday, mainly as this week has been a bit of a washout so far! I missed my long run Monday, did flexibility Tuesday, missed my swim Wednesday. So what to write about!…

Join the Tribe: Ironman Wisconsin & Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin

Ironman Wisconsin is just over 24 weeks away, and the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin is just over 12 weeks away. Join the Qwik Kiwi Tribe as you prepare for the event and get a structured programme and fortnightly coaching calls as you build towards the event.

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Tri Season Is Approaching Fast!

It’s March, which means in the UK we are one month away from the start of the tri season. This winter training block has really gone quick and it’s crazy to think that winter training is coming to an end!

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Green, Green, Green

This week I’ve really been on a high, absolutely smashed this week and am really proud of myself how its gone! My long bike on the Sunday was great, it was the first bike ride I’ve done outside for about 5 months and I did the full 3 hour session. I completed this ride with a friend which always helps. The session was more a social ride for me rather than keeping to strict power/speed etc. To be honest my main goal for this session was to keep my bum on the saddle of a bike for 3 hours!

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