Massive PB for Kylie Walker at City2Surf!

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FSA-coached athlete Kylie Walker smashed out a massive 4:45 PB at the Sydney City2Surf 14km at the weekend! This was Kylie’s 9th time at the City2Surf and she ticked off the event in an impressive 1:16:41. Kylie has been following an FSA Coaching winter base training plan and had already built up an impressive endurance

NZ National XC Champs – MEDALS!

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FSA Coaching athletes (and coach!) medal at the NZ National Cross Country Champs this weekend! In the mud of Grenada North, FSA Coaching Junior Squad runner Liliani Cuevas-Haxton took out silver in the Under 11 Girls race.  With a super strong finishing kick, Liliani was only metres behind the winner over this tough 2km course.

North Island Cross Country Champs, 7 July 2018

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At the North Island Cross Country Champs at Spa Park, Taupō on Saturday, FSA Junior Squad members Liliani Cuevas-Haxton placed 2nd in the Girls 10 category (hot on the heels of taking out the Year 6 Girls event at the Wellington Primary Schools Regional event) and Finlay Bland ran strongly for a much improved performance

Coach Tom selected for Wellington XC team

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FSA Coach, Tom Bland, has been selected for the Wellington team for the North Island Cross Country Champs in Taupō on 7 July.  Tom will be running in the Masters Men category. This is the first time Tom has been selected for a rep XC team since the U13s Somerset Schools Cross Country, circa 1992,

Lucy Lawlor PBs at Christchurch Marathon

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In typical Christchurch Marathon weather last Sunday, Lucy Lawlor ran a fantastic 7 minute PB to come home in a net time of 3:22:59 (gun time of 3:23:33) to finish 12th woman (79th overall) in this prestigious event.    Full results here. Lucy has been following a tailored FSA Coaching training plan to prepare for her

Kāpiti Inter-Schools Cross Country

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FSA Coaching runs a competitive junior cross-country squad on Tuesday evenings at Waikanae Park.  The squad is for 10-15 year old runners looking to improve their speed, strength and skills for xc running. At the Kāpiti inter-schools cross country this Tuesday, all of the squad runners comfortably made it into the top-10 for their year

Vosseler Shield, Mt Victoria


This past weekend was the 95th (yes 95th!) running of the Vosseler Shield on Mt Victoria.  Wellington Harriers did another fantastic job of organising, running and marshalling the event.  Conditions were pretty good with fine weather and the customary, soft underfoot conditions.  I ran tough for a 7th place finish in the M35 category. It