Personal Coaching by Jo or Kerry
Just you and one of two experienced coaches. Training specifically designed for you with your targets in mind.
$10/w – Train to TaraweraMarathon&50km
Join the massive SQUADRUN community on the journey to the TM50 with a plan that’s right for you.
$10/w – Train with SQUADRUN
Be fit and race-ready with the “Train with SQUADRUN” programmes that delivers you structured training regardless of your ability or target event.
$10/w Train to Target Marathon
Find out more about the many marathon and half marathon plans SQUADRUN will be helping athletes with in 2016
8 week ‘Run it FASTER!’ plans
Time to kick some tyres and light some fires! This is the highly detailed plan for 8 weeks of exacting training. Currently available beginner and advanced programmes for the Marathon distance
$10/w Train to Kepler
It sells out so fast you’ll wonder if you’ll ever get another opportunity to run it again. If you’re lining up for the 2016 event surely you want to give yourself the best chance of achieving your goals. Get the plan that’ll get you there in the best shape possible.
$10/w – Train to Tarawera Ultra Marathon 2017
Join the massive SQUADRUN community with hundreds of athletes and train to the 2017 Tarawera Ultra Marathon ENLIST TODAY
It's group discounts, it's nutrition, motivation, support and so much more!
Support from a carefully selected team of professionals
Have Kerry and the team of Pro Athletes help you with your training
Be inspired by a community of enthusiastic athletes and coaches encouraging you to 'get there' and enjoy the journey
How to Kepler Each year a dozen or so brave squaddies pull this epic race from the bucket list and head down to the isolated tourist trap that is Te Anau (the tunnel seemed like a good idea to me). Kepler is probably NZs oldest trail ultra and with decades in the making it’s one of the[…]
130 years ago Mt Tarawera erupted killing an estimated 120 people and closing what was one of New Zealands first major tourism journeys from Te Puia Guyser – Rotorua, through the now buried village or Te Wairoa, on to the world famous ‘Pink and White Terraces. It is in memory of this tourist sojurn and[…]
An interesting post recently appeared in the Tarawera Ultramarathon Facebook group by Race Director Tim Day. The Race Directors have asked these questions because they understand just how different and the enormity of what 100 miles is – for both entrants and organisers! Of course this prompted speculation about the potential for an ‘NZ Trail[…]
For years we’ve talked about how good it would be to have a free online database of trails we run across Australasia that we can refer to, update and use as a reference when we’re looking for exciting places to plan our next adventure. NOW IS THAT TIME, BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP! There exists an[…]
Rotorua is an awesome town to spend a few days, and a good base to explore a bit further afield. For anyone visiting here, this would be my plan (in order of priority Squadrun style). Pick and choose the days that appeal to you! Priority 1. Morning at Te Puia (Maori cultural show, geysers, carving/weaving[…]
Taupo Training Camp 8th-10th July Want to have a fun weekend away building trail skills and fitness? Want to know more about fueling, gear and technique? Then come and join us at our Lake Taupo training camp! Designed specifically for the Taupo Ultramarathon but suitable for any trail runner looking to up-skill, learn more or[…]
Tarawera Ultramarathon entries open 11am Wed June 1st and to celebrate SQUADRUN has secured some sweet discounts and deals for our athletes! To be part of these deals all you need to do is get the outrageous “$20 for 4-weeks coaching” offer* from the TaraweraUltra store when you register for the event. Get Healthier 10% discount[…]
Howdy Squaddies, I’m lookin’ for registrations of interest for a fun filled weekend away in a gun slingin’ Old West Town. Who: Squaddies and their families (or you could have a cheeky weekend away). What: The Old West Town is surrounded by one thousand acres of unspoilt native bush. They have tracks throughout them there hills[…]
Rob Hammington, at 70 years young is our oldest Squaddie. He’s living proof that age doesn’t have to hold you back from getting out, keeping active and doing that thing you love. Rob is as keen as mustard and loves getting out to events and having a laugh with like minded runners. We love his[…]
Mark O’Sullivan is a Squaddie who has inspired myself and Kerry and many others during his journey to becoming an ultra-marathoner. He is proof that with sheer dedication to training, and mental fortitude you can get there. I asked him if we could share his journey and he kindly did so. Here’s Mark’s story: So[…]