Kiwi Running Show – 047 – Keegan Pitcher & Christchurch Marathon

This time last year Keegan Pitcher didn’t even call himself a runner, now he’s about to hop on a plane to the World Para Athletics Champs! We hear his story and his hopes and dreams for the future. We also catch up with participants from a cold and wet Christchurch Marathon, dissect all the international athletics[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 046 – How Much is Too Much?

In a sport that rewards hard work, how much running is too much running? Hamish and Hayden explore different training volumes for different athletes and different life stages. We also catch up on the news that Angie Petty has made the NZ 2017 London World Athletics Championship team. Plus we talk about the Wellington ladies[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 045 – Breaking2, Ultras & Buscomb

Camille Buncombe becomes the third fastest kiwi in history, we rant about Breaking2 and the ladies dominate the NZ 100k champs. Plus, we cover news from Rotorua Marathon, Hawke’s Bay Marathon and the many other races and running news from around New Zealand. Athletics NZ Weekly Update (8 May): http://athletics.org.nz/News/athletics-nz-weekly-roundup-8-may-2017 Athletics NZ Weekly Update (15 May): http://athletics.org.nz/News/athletics-nz-weekly-roundup-15-may-2017[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 044 – World Masters Games

The World Masters Games took over Auckland for 10 days and we caught up with competitors and medalists. Some fantastic and inspiring stories, including an interview with the all-conquering Sally Gibbs. Hamish and Hayden also go through the running news from around New Zealand and from Kiwis around the world including the London Marathon, the[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 043 – Marathon Antarctica

Tracy Hickman has run a marathon on every continent on the planet … including the coldest: Antartica. She shares stories of icebergs, penguins, marathons in Mongolia, and even trekking the highest mountain in Africa less than 48 hours after running a marathon at altitude. We also chat about how to squeeze in your running training[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 041 – Mountain Running

We catch up on results from the NZ Mountain Running Champs, The Dual and other events featuring Kiwis around the running World. Plus we talk about why you should join a running club. Athletics NZ Weekly Update: http://athletics.org.nz/News/athletics-nz-weekly-roundup-27-march-2017 The Dual Results: http://totalsport.racetiming.co.nz/competitions/1510 NZ Mountain Running Champs: http://athletics.org.nz/News/beaumont-and-grogan-crowned-mountain-champs Find a Club: http://www.athletics.org.nz/Clubs/Member-landing-page TempoFit in Auckland: http://www.tempofit.org/auckland/ TempoFit in Hawke’s Bay: http://www.tempofit.org/group-fitness/hawkes-bay/ TempoFit[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 040 – So Much Action!

This show we celebrate one of the most exciting weekends in NZ running history. We’ve had a New Zealand 200m record (thanks to Joseph Millar, pictured below), loads of excitement at the Track and Field Nationals, and a near-record half marathon (thanks to Jake Robertson). We also cover off news from Huntly Half Marathon, Coatesville[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 039 – Pre-Race Butterflies

How do you deal with pre-race anxiety? Hayden and Hamish share their tips for channeling that pre-race stress into positive energy. We also catch up on all the news from around New Zealand including the Old Ghost Ultra and Joseph Millar’s stellar 100m and 200m PBs.   Athletics NZ Weekly Update: http://athletics.org.nz/News/athletics-nz-weekly-roundup-13-march-2017 Old Ghost Ultra[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 038 – Auckland Track Challenge

Coming to you on location at the Auckland Track Challenge. Eliza McCartney drops a new national and Oceania record, Ryan Crouser and Tom Walsh talk pig hunting, Angie and Sam Petty talk about training together as a couple, and Joseph Millar shows us how much a 200m race can hurt.     Athletics NZ Weekly[…]