(Subject to COVID-19 regulations)

Following the Federal Government´s announcement regarding outdoor training, our website is updated regulary.

Raquel´s outdoor bootcamps:

Raquel´s personal training business has always specialised in outdoor training sessions and is an expert in this field. Her training sessions are some of the most popular outdoor running, swimming and bootcamp training sessions in Sydney. She is highly qualified, experienced, motivating and inspiring.

Due to the Goverment´s COVID-19 restrictions.

Limited spaces available!

Book your spot ASAP!


1. Running Technique Programs in CBD or Coogee or Kensington ES Mark Athletics Field. (AVAILABLE)

2. Bootcamps at Coogee. (new programs coming soon)

3. Swimming Technique Programs at Maroubra, Clovelly or Sydney CBD (new programs coming soon)


4. Saturday Bootcamps at Centennial Park (AVAILABLE)

5. Sunday Runs Short runs & Long runs around Sydney (AVAILABLE)

Raquel is regularly featured in sport and fitness magazines, TV and newspapers from over the world including:

Runners World, Sydney Herald Morning newspaper, SBS, CNN news, Sportlife magazine, ESPN, Antena3 Spanish news, Athletics Australia, etc.

*SUNDAY RUNS during Covid-19:

There are running routes available to join every Sunday however not specific training or preparation for events as they have been temporarily postponed. Every Sunday there are long runs or short runs.

Information at the bottom of the page (5. Sunday Runs)


*SUNDAY RUNNING PROGRAMS with no Covid-19 restrictions:

RUNNING PROGRAM 1 of 3: Feb-Mar-Apr-May:

Sunday Runs. Preparation for Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon (21.1km) or Relay the same day (10.5km) . Some other options to use this training for: Canberra Half Marathon preparation (April), Great Ocean Road Half Marathon (May), Gold Coast Half Marathon (July) or any other 5km or 10km running event.

RUNNING PROGRAM 2 of 3: Jun-Jul-Aug:

8 or 10-week City2Surf Specific Running Program

RUNNING PROGRAM 3 of 3: Sept-Oct-Nov-Dec:

RUN SYDNEY – 10 Sundays = 10 Locations

About Sunday runs:

*Sunday runs are for anyone who would like to run with a group. (to prepare for a running event or just to improve your running skills)

*Every Sunday is designed for shorter or longer runs + different speeds and running levels.

*You can join Sunday runs ANYTIME!!



DETAILS: Raquel organizes several 10-week running technique programs every year.

The current program is on Thursday evenings from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Coogee Beach

Get into running!  Learn to run!  Be a better runner!

The different programs include running, technique correction (from head to feet: head, shoulders, trunk, arms, hips, gluts, knees, legs, feet and cadence), plyometric exercises, hill & step technique, running drills, specific fitness exercises for running, intervals (speed and endurance increase, VO2 max increases, fat mass decreases, flexibility and elasticity of arteries and veins increases, etc.) and cadence/speed (number of times your foot strikes the ground per minute).

All levels

Please check the dates of the current and upcoming programs!


$24 per session – 10-week program ($240) *Payment 1 week in advance

or $260 last minute payments

$26 per session – 5-week program ($130) *Payment 1 week in advance

or $150 last minute payments

$35 per session – 3-session package ($105) *Payment anytime

+ Only when the sessions are at the Athletics track there is an extra cost: $6 entry fee to the track on arrival ($4.50 if purchased online)

Private running sessions also available.

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DETAILS: Raquel organizes several 12-week bootcamp programs every year.

Enjoy a weekly outdoor training session. Join a motivating and fun group of people. No matter what your level of fitness, Raquel customizes the workout to accommodate everyone. Customized circuit training sessions with an excellent variety of exercises.

Please check the dates of the current and upcoming programs!


$20 per session – 12 Tuesdays ($240) *For payments 2 weeks before the start

$21 per session – 12 Tuesdays ($252) *For payments 1 week before the start

$23 per session – 12 Tuesdays ($276) *For payments anytime

Private personal fitness training lessons anytime as well.

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DETAILS: Raquel organizes several 10-week swimming technique programs every year. (for beginners or swimmers). All levels.

Swimming program designed to learn and improve your swimming technique. High demand! LIMITED SPACES!

By Raquel Holgado, experienced long distance swimmer, triathlete, marathon runner, fitness coach and running coach. Highly qualified swimming coach accredited by Australia and Spain + water Lifesaving + endurance Sports qualifications.

Last long swim achievement:
9 km swim in the Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra, Australia

Please check the dates of the current and upcoming programs!


$25 per session – 10-week full program ($250) or $28 per session – 8-week flexible option ($224)  *Payments 2 weeks before the start

$27 per session – 10-week full program ($270) or $30 per session – 8-week flexible option ($240)  *Payments 1 week before the start

$30 per session – 10-week full program ($300) or $33 per session – 8-week flexible option ($264)  *Anytime payments

$45 per session – 3-swim package ($135)

Private swimming lessons anytime as well. Contact us for private lessons. (Different options).

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DETAILS: Raquel organizes several 10-week Saturday Centennial Park bootcamp programs every year. This session is always on Saturday mornings from 9:00am to 10:00am

Motivating and enjoyable start to the weekend. Suitable for all fitness levels.  Every program has a customized training circuit with a large variety of fitness exercises so every program is a new challenge.

Please check the dates of the current and upcoming programs!


$19 per session:

Full program package (Early payment): $19 per session – 10-Saturday package ($190) – SPECIAL FEE for people who are coming to the current program and they make the payment for the following one in advance before the current program ends. // GREAT OPTION FOR PEOPLE WHO COME EVERY SATURDAY.

$21 per session:

Full program package (Anytime payment): $21 per session – 10-Saturday package ($210) – Fee for people who join a program. // GREAT FOR PEOPLE TO JOIN A FULL FITNESS PROGRAM.

$23 per session:

Flexible program package (8 of the 10 Saturdays): $23 per session – 8-Saturday package ($184) – Fee for people joining for most of  a program. // GREAT FOR PEOPLE WHO COME EVERY SATURDAY BUT THEY PREFER MORE FLEXIBILITY.

$25 per session:

$25 per session – 3-package session to spend in a month – 3 sessions ($75). // GREAT FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE IN SYDNEY FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME OR FOR PEOPLE WHO DON´T WANT TO COMMIT A FULL PROGRAM.

*If it rains, this session is at Redfern Park under a big cover (8 minute walk from Central Station). Only 3 km far from the Centennial Park.

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Raquel has completed many running events, triathlons, duathlons,  aquathlons, half marathons, etc. + So far 6 Marathons: Sydney Marathon, New York Marathon, Great Wall Marathon in China, Melbourne Marathon, Tokyo Marathon and Berlin Marathon. Next marathons will be: Chicago Marathon, Boston Marathon, London Marathon + some others.



Join and run 10 scenic and exciting running routes around Sydney

From Sunday 19 July to Sunday 20 September

DETAILS: Joining Raquel´s Sunday runs you will enjoy every single Sunday run + have the guidance, support and coaching of an experienced and highly qualified world marathon runner + will get you ready to complete distances from 5km or 10km to a Half Marathon for 21.1km.

DISTANCES: From 5-7km to 15-20km

TIME / Start 1: 7:30am to approximately 9:30am or 9:45am

(Longer session for experienced runners)

TIME / Start 2: 07:45 or 8:00am or 8:15am to approximately 9:30am or 9:45am

(Shorter session for beginner runners)



Sunday 19 July – Coogee Beach – Bronte – Maroubra


Sunday 26 July- Brighton Le-Sands


Sunday 2 August – Sydney Park – Newtown – Anzac Bridge


Sunday 9 August – Rockdale – Brighton Le-Sands – Cronulla


Sunday 16 August – Centennial Park – Queens Park – Bronte – Bondi Beach


Sunday 23 August – Maroubra Beach – Malabar Headland National Park


Sunday 30 August – Sydney CBD – Crossing the Harbour Bridge


Sunday 6 September – Rose Bay – Bellevue Hill – Bondi Beach


Sunday 13 September – Rose Bay – Dover Heights – Watsons Bay


Sunday 20 September – Maroubra – Little Bay – La Perouse


($13 average per hour) – $26 per session – 10-Sunday package – $260

($14 average per hour) – $28 per session – 8-Sunday package – $224

($15 average per hour) – $30 per session – 3-Sunday package- $90

*$20 off (Expired)

$20 discount for payments made 2 weeks before the program starts (5 July 2020)

*$80 off

Bring a friend and you will both receive a discount (at least one of the 2 people must be a new client coming to the runs for the first time). $80 discount for you and $80 discount for your friend.

For more information about these sessions, contact Raquel.

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To see the regular running programs when there are no Covid-19 restrictions CLICK HERE

*To see other sporadic events and sessions throughout the year visit or follow Raquel´s Facebook Page HERE

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Personal Training

Raquel’s energy, motivation and dedication will inspire you to make and achieve your fitness goals.

  • One to one – Want to improve your fitness and not sure where to start? Raquel can help find what type of exercise works for you, and design a program to suit your personal health and fitness needs.
  • Couples – Are you looking to get fit with your significant other? Whether you are after a bit of friendly competition or want to work in tandem, Raquel will motivate you both to take the next steps in your fitness journey together.
  • Families – Get the whole family involved and get in touch with Raquel today to tackle your goals together. No matter what age, size or fitness level, Raquel offers a no judgement service.
  • Groups (5-Week or 10-Week Program) – Looking for someone to train you and a group of friends or colleagues? Raquel offers a fun, collaborative indoor or outdoor personal training service – where fitness becomes fun!
  • Corporate Fitness Programs – Whether you are looking for a personal trainer to be on call for your business’ needs, or are looking for a few one-off sessions for your employees, Raquel has you covered.
  • Triathlon, Marathon and Running Coaching – Raquel lives what she teaches, and regularly competes in triathlons and marathons. Whether you want to learn how to run healthily or are looking to compete in a huge competition, she can draw on years of experience to create the perfect program for you.
  • Swimming Coach – Need someone to teach you to swim, or help you improve your skills in the water? Raquel is a qualified swimming instructor too! Swimming lessons one to one or group swimming lessons.
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Personal Trainer Fitness

“Our only limit is our mind”

Raquel Holgado, Personal Trainer & Coach