I’m Tom Bland, a triathlete and runner based on the Kapiti Coast in NZ.  squadwhiteI’ve been racing triathlons and running in the hills for more than 20 years.

During 2016/17 I’ve been working with Kerry and Ali at Squadrun to help with some specific run training.

For the rest of 2017, the plan is to focus on  Olympic- and half-distance triathlon.

A few of my recent results:


  • 3rd overall Scorching Sprint Triathlon


  • 2nd (35-39 AG) NZ National Triathlon Championships
  • 3rd Open Male (5th overall) at Taupo Ultra 100km (10:03)
  • 1st overall Paekakariki Road Races
  • 1st overall Foxton Beach 20km


  • 1st overall Scorching Triathlon
  • 1st overall In the Footsteps of the Marines trail race
  • 2nd overall Levin Half Marathon (1:15:20)

My race plans for the coming season are: