Workout of the Week: 013 – Peter Snell 800s

Following the sad passing of one the world’s greatest middle distance runners, this week we’re doing the workout that Peter Snell did two weeks out from his double gold (800m & 1500m) at the 1964 Olympics. It’s the mother of all interval workouts. So get ready to get those lungs pumping! WHAT 6x800m* @ VO2max[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 030 – Barry Magee: 2 of 3

The second of our in-depth three-part interviews with New Zealand running legend and Olympic bronze medalist Barry Magee. This second episode covers the golden years of New Zealand running in the early 60s with Arthur Lydiard’s boys dominating the world. Barry Magee’s Coaching: http://www.upandrunning.co.nz TempoFit in Auckland: http://www.tempofit.org/auckland/ TempoFit in Hawke’s Bay: http://www.tempofit.org/group-fitness/hawkes-bay/ TempoFit in Dunedin: http://www.tempofit.org/group-fitness/dunedin/ TempoFit[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 029 – Barry Magee: 1 of 3

The first of our in-depth three-part interviews with New Zealand running legend and Olympic bronze medalist Barry Magee. This first episode covers the early years from birth to becoming part of a team led by Arthur Lydiard who had transformed the New Zealand running scene. No Treats Till Christmas: https://www.tempofit.org/no-treats-till-christmas/ Barry Magee’s Coaching: http://www.upandrunning.co.nz TempoFit in[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 012 – Bring Home the Bling

Wow, what an Olympics! New Zealand finish with four athletics medals with veterans Nick Willis and Val Adams coming through yet again and new kids on the block, Eliza McCartney and Tom Walsh, picking up two fabulous bronze medals. We recap the action breaking down how each of the Kiwi medals unfolded, taking a moment[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 008 – The Olympic Hype Up

It’s all about Rio this week! With microscope on our stellar team of Olympians heading over to do battle with the world’s best. Hamish and Hayden banter about their picks for medals and do their best to avoid dropping the d-word. We also catch up on news from regional cross country events, the London Diamond[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 005 w/ Lucy Oliver + Amie O’Brien

This week we switch our NZ’s Next Top Miler focus over to the ladies with Lucy Oliver (nee Van Dalen) joining us in-studio at Athletics New Zealand’s HQ. We also catch up with Amie O’Brien, Athletics NZ Community Manager, to talk about the state of the sport in New Zealand. Plus, we debate the pros[…]