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Robyn’s Success At Queenstown Marathon

It seems my running destiny was determined the day I won a 3 month online training voucher with a bloke called Coach Ray, who helps train beginning and recreational athletes. I had always run for fun, but a long term iliotibial band problem had stopped me running much distance in the last 25 years. Luckily just before winning my Qwik Kiwi voucher, I had also found a fantastic physio who finally sorted out my knee issue. It seemed my running stars had aligned. When Ray asked me what my goals were, I told him that I would quite like to run the Queenstown marathon, and so the training began.

How to Prepare for the Buller Half, Full Marathon or Relay

n this FREE Webinar, Coach Ray will explain how to best prepare for the Buller Half and Full Marathon’s or the relay event.
Including setting training intensities to get the most out of your training, and how to structure your training to get your best result.

Friday Fartlek Run: Eliud Kipchoge’s Track Session before #INEOS159

Building consistency at race pace is an important skill for all runners regardless of race distance. This is a session Eliud Kipchoge did a couple of weeks ago in the build up to this weekends attempt at running a marathon under 2 hours. This session is great for runners and triathletes running events up to Marathon distance and longer.

Join the Tribe: Auckland Marathon & Half Marathon

The Auckland Marathon & Half Marathon is just over 24 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 24 week…

How Jamie Took Over 2 Minutes Off His 5km Time In Only 4 Weeks

Jamie came to me wanting to improve his running and stay injury free for ultra-running events. he has a few goals lined up in the coming 12 months.

I’ve set up a structured programme for him that is going to progress him towards his goals. Like most busy people holding down a full time job and have a family that they need to spend time with he has struggled in the past with fitting his training in and then has ended up winging it on event day.

Join the Tribe: Gold Coast Marathon & Half Marathon

The Gold Coast Marathon & Half Marathon is just over 16 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 16 week programme for all these events starts on Monday 11-March, with options for beginners and intermediate runners to either complete or to aim for a PB.

Barb’s 2nd Place at the Arrowsmith High Country Marathon

My journey to running Arrowsmith Marathon started around four months ago after running as part of a team in the November 2017 Molesworth Relay.  I started wondering what challenge, if indeed any, I next wanted to set my sights on.  2017…

Getting More Out Of Your Long Run

The majority of my athletes do their long run in the weekend and this is the perfect time to do it as most people have more time available. But are you sick of doing the same long boring steady run?…

Advance Your Progressive Long Run

The majority of my athletes do their long run in the weekend and this is the perfect time to do it as most people have more time available. But are you sick of doing the same long boring steady run?…

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