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Thursday Training Plan – 12 week Auckland Marathon & Half Marathon

The Auckland Marathon and Half Marathon are great events and one of the first to confirm their dates in a post-COVID world. When you cross the finish line you will have achieved something special at this great event.

Friday Fartlek Run: 5k Repeat Tempos

A half marathon requires both speed and endurance. Most people will run a half marathon a bit below their lactate threshold. Therefore longer reps at tempo effort will deliver a great training benefit. This is a perfect session for runners and triathletes running half marathon events.

Clatters Chatter: Racing Time

Yes another race! Last Sunday I completed the Nelson Half Marathon, despite being ill and sick for the build up. I never gave up and tried to keep pushing the whole way as hard as I could.

Clatters Chatter: Pre-Race Update

Well time is passing by quickly and were nearly ready to race again. This is last week before the Nelson Half, so today I will just talk about training and the plan for the race.

Clatters Chatter: Just Over 3 Weeks Left

Only three weeks until the Nelson Half begins, training has been going well, in preparation for the event. I am getting ever more excited as the event gets closer. I really want to do well!

Clatters Chatter: School Holidays

School holidays have started, meaning a bit more sleep, more work and more quality training. For these school holidays we only have 6 weeks left until our school exams start in the second week of November. So today I will…

Clatters Chatter: Pre Race Chat

Its that time again, a race is coming up. I have been invited to join a team to do the Queen Charlotte Relay in Picton NZ this Saturday. This will be my first race for a while and I am…

Di’s Expereience at the Great Wall of China Half Marathon

16 May 2018 and Janne posts this on the Qwik Kiwi House FB page “Finally had the go ahead from Ray who said to “Dream big and live the dream”.  Suzy Monds’ inspirational story and my success running the Rotorua…

Join the Tribe: Cape Egmont Half Marathon

The Cape Egmont Half Marathon 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. The 12 week…

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