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Coach Ray’s Suffering: Dilemmas & Wairua Warrior Training

I’ve still got no idea what I’ll do next. I’m keen to get up to Rotorua and offer to pace the marathon as I have done many times. I want to do the Christchurch marathon and/or the Wellington or Nelson…

Coach Ray’s Suffering: All Good Things Must Come To An End

Follow me on my Half Ironman Buller Marathon training and #100DaysOfTri journey’s concurrently. Here is how my week unfolded. This week started off really well, but then things started going downhill.  After some nights of poor sleep and the accumulation of training fatigue,…

Coach Ray’s Suffering: Big Week Prior to Taper

Follow me on my Half Ironman Buller Marathon training and #100DaysOfTri journey’s concurrently. Here is how my week unfolded. This week is my biggest training week before cutting back a bit next week and a full taper the following week. Also with…

Coach Ray’s Suffering: A Week with the Kids

Follow me on my Half Ironman marathon training and #100DaysOfTri journey’s concurrently. Here is how my week unfolded. Now that I’ve committed to running the Buller Marathon, that is where my training is focused. This week my partner and I took a…

Coach Ray’s Sufferings: A Week of Camping

Follow me on my Half Ironman marathon training and #100DaysOfTri journey’s concurrently. Here is how my week unfolded. Now that I’ve committed to running the Buller Marathon, that is where my training is focused. With New Year’s now behind us and I’m…

Coach Ray’s Sufferings: What a Long Week

Follow me on my Half Ironman training and #100DaysOfTri journey’s concurrently. Here is how my week unfolded. Unfortunately with the cancellation of the Wellington Half I’m still trying to decide what I’m going to do with myself event wise.

Coach Ray’s Sufferings: Consistency of Training

Follow me on my Half Ironman training and #100DaysOfTri journey’s concurrently. Here is how my week unfolded. Unfortunately with the cancellation of the Wellington Half I’m still trying to decide what I’m going to do with myself event wise.

Coach Ray’s Sufferings: Earthquake Disruption

Follow me on my Half Ironman training and #100DaysOfTri journey’s concurrently. Here is how my week unfolded. As I touched on last week, BOOM…we got what has now been declared a 7.8 magnitude earthquake!!! That was a jolt of a…

7 Weeks to the Jules Taylor Wines Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I’ve prepared a twelve week training programme to prepare you for the Jules Taylor Wines Women’s Marlborough Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you follow along with. This programme started Monday 5 September 2016. The first weeks of the programme…

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