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 – 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 – 037 – Search for the “Why?” in every run

Asking why you are doing each run is probably the most important question I runner can ask. Hamish and Hayden discuss the importance of getting behind the run and looking for the reason for the workout. We also catch up on news from the Big Shot and Fast K, Wellington Round the Bays, Brad Mathas’[…]

Wellington Free Running Technique Session

Attention Wellington runners! On Saturday 25 February, we’re holding a free taster session (running technique session) at Tawa College, 11am. No need to register and the event is entirely free of charge and no obligation to sign up to future coaching. This is ideal for runner’s of ALL abilities and a great chance to get[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 031 – Barry Magee: 3 of 3

The third and final episode of our in-depth three-part interview with New Zealand running legend and Olympic bronze medalist Barry Magee. This final episode covers Barry’s coaching which started in 1962 and is still going strong today, carrying on the legacy left by Arthur Lydiard. Barry Magee’s Coaching: http://www.upandrunning.co.nz TempoFit in Auckland: http://www.tempofit.org/auckland/ TempoFit in Hawke’s Bay:[…]

Technique: Running When Tired

It’s one thing to have great running technique at the start of a race but what about when you’re 15k into a half marathon or 32k in a marathon? Does your posture collapse or cadence slow? Knowing your tendencies and having a strategy to combat them is a great way to push through those though[…]

Rotorua Marathon Blog: How to Avoid Running Injuries

Running injuries typically don’t involve any broken bones or blood or even bruising; they’re nagging pains or discomfort that can make running torturous and put a major road block on our marathon training journeys. As with most things, preventing running injuries is always better than looking for a cure. So how exactly do you avoid[…]

Technique: Downhill Running

You’ve worked your backside off to get to the top of the hill, what next? How do you make the most of gravity and run efficiently downhill? And what about preventing injuries with all that pounding? Hayden explains in this two-minute video on downhill running technique …   Downhill Running Technique from TempoFit on Vimeo.[…]

Free TempoFit Taster Session – Akld 19 Sep 2016

With just six weeks until Auckland Marathon it’s time to get that running seriously on track! And, to do just that, we’re holding a free running technique and drills session at St Heliers. When? 6:30-7:30pm Monday 19 September Where? Vellenoweth Green, St Heliers Who for? Runners of ALL abilities What do I bring? Your running[…]