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Spring Challenge Coaching

Thursday Training Plan: Spring Challenge Training Plans

When you cross the finish line of the Cromwell Spring Challenge, you and your team mates have accomplished something very special. Crafted by myself, Ray Boardman PGDipSportsMed, PGDipRehab, PGCertSc (Exercise Science), BSc (Anatomy), DipSportsStudies this plan encapsulates my passion for…

Spring Challenge Training Camp

Each year I run a training camp for ladies doing the Spring Challenge. Most years I base it in Hanmer Springs and we cover introductory MtBing and Navigation skills.

Join the Tribe: Spring Challenge

Spring Challenge 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 training plans for Spring Challenge start on 15-April-2019. The training plans have options for beginners and intermediate athletes to either complete either the 3hr, 6hr or 9hr event in Cromwell or Whanganui.

Qwik Kiwi’s Annual Spring Challenge Training Camp in Hanmer Springs

Back By Popular Demand Is The Qwik Kiwi – Spring Challenge Training Camp in Hanmer Springs If you and your team managed to get an entry for the Spring Challenge this year I’d like to invite you to join me and…

Ness Tackles Spring Challenge Challenges

Ness Gundry is this months ‘Client of the Month’. In the last weekend of September she completed the 9hr Spring Challenge (a women only adventure race) and on the journey to the finish line she has learnt a whole lot more about…

How to Plan an Adventurous Training Session for Spring Challenge

Earlier this week I wrote an article that has been very well received about my Top 3 Training Locations in Takaka for the Spring Challenge. Now not all of you will have the opportunity to travel to Takaka to train…

Top 3 Spring Challenge Training Activities in Takaka

So, what are the Top 3 Spring Challenge training activities in Takaka and why? Okay, so these things are not purely in Takaka, but they are all based over in Golden Bay and Takaka is where you would base yourself…

Beginner Adventure Racer Enjoys the Spring Challenge with Guidance from Coach Ray

Signing up to Spring Challenge as a first timer was both exciting and terrifying at the same time. Aside from riding my bike around town with my children, I’d not covered much other terrain. Long runs was something I was…

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