Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Half Marathon

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…

Thursday Training Plan: 16 Week Hawkes Bay Half Marathon Beginner Training Plan

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.” When you cross the finish line of the Hawkes Bay Half Marathon, you will have accomplished something very special. Designed for Beginner runners who are looking to complete their first half marathon event, the primary goal of this training…

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: Race Report!

What a week it’s been!  Sunday was race day and my first stand alone half marathon in over 4 years. I’m pretty pleased with how it went.  It has shown me that the hard work and long runs over the…

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: Race shoes at the ready!

The first race of 2019 is upon me!  My famous saying on this blog is “time is flying” and it is no exception now! I’m really excited about 2019 and really keen to get the first race under my belt….

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