May 21, 2014 0

Rotorua Marathon & Taranaki Duathlon Champs weekend

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In the two months since the Ironman NZ and Ironmaori weekends back in early March I’ve been busy… taking a planned break from training, training with a World Champion & Olympic Medallist, taking a forced break from training (aka falling off my bike), running the Rotorua Marathon, winning the Taranaki Duathlon Championships, and taking another forced-breakRead more…

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March 10, 2014 0

2014 IronMaori Taranaki

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I was honoured to be invited to compete in the 2014 IronMaori Taranaki on the weekend in Waitara. Of all the triathlons I have done, this was my first ever double-triathlon. IronMaori Taranaki consisted of a 300m pool swim (staggered start with timing starting as soon as you cross the timing-mat), a 10km cycle andRead more…

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March 6, 2014 0

Ironman New Zealand 2014 – 13th Pro Male

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From the outside many people may look at my result as a professional athlete at Ironman New Zealand and say I didn’t do that well. 13th pro, but a long way behind the podium; and beaten by the first age-grouper and the winning pro women. But what they wouldn’t realise is what this result meansRead more…

February 25, 2014 1

UPDATE: Pre-Ironman New Zealand 2014 Thoughts

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It’s Ironman New Zealand 2014 race week – Here are some thoughts and reflections on where I’m at and how I’m approaching the race this coming Saturday. I’m very much going back to basics. No expectations. No pressure. All for the love it of. It’s time to have some fun.   Isn’t time a greatRead more…

February 10, 2014 1

6th at the WELLS New Plymouth Half Ironman

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WARNING: This blog is me telling you straight up how I feel my race went, no bull sh!t, just the raw emotion the day after the race. I’ll get over it. I don’t really know what to say about my race, except that it didn’t really go to plan. It just wasn’t my day. AsRead more…

February 3, 2014 1

UPDATE: WELLS New Plymouth Half this weekend

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I’m pleased to announce that this weekend I will be racing the WELLS New Plymouth Half Ironman. It’s my home town race and a race that I’ve been wanting to do since its inception 3 years ago, but for many reasons I haven’t managed to get myself to the start-line, until now! This Saturday I’llRead more…

February 1, 2014 0

VIDEO: Track Running Session

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Check out my video - Professional Ironman Triathlete SHANON STALLARD completes a track session in the new Under Armour Speedform Apollo and RC running shoes in Taranaki New Zealand in training for the WELLS New Plymouth Half. #ThisIsWhatFastFeelsLike #Taranaki Track set consisting of: 4k warmup, 4 x 1000m, 4 x 200m, 3k warm down.

January 16, 2014 0

7th at the 2014 New Zealand Half Ironman Champs – Port of Tauranga Half

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It’s great to be back on the racing track and claiming 7th place at the New Zealand Half Ironman Championships at the Port of Tauranga Half on the 4 Jan. Thanks to my apparel & footwear sponsor Under Armour and to Mitchell Cycles and Bodylogic Osteopathy for your support; and to all you out thereRead more…

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November 19, 2013 1

Rising from the ashes

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If you read by last blog in June, Overtraining, In need of a break… and What’s winter like?, you would know that I trained myself into a bit of a hole after IMNZ and had decided to take a seasons break; staying home and spending my first winter since 2009 in New Zealand. Well, the winterRead more…

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June 9, 2013 1

Overtraining, In need of a break… and What’s winter like?

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  … So here’s to a winter filled of new opportunities, fun, joy and a life loved. Please pray for me, and know that your words of support and encouragement are an ever burning source of strength and motivation for me…     It’s June and by this time of year, for the last threeRead more…

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