New Zealand’s top trail runner Anna Frost was struck down with a kidney infection in the last month, leaving her hooked up to an IV and expelling any thoughts of doing the TNF EC 50 Mile. We catch up with Anna on her year, running tips and more
Two Auckland men aged between 25 and 33 years were the subject of a search and rescue on the Cape Brett track over Saturday night and early Sunday morning. They were poorly prepared for the trek plus ignored the weather and took no rain gear.
Triathlon New Zealand has released dates and details for the National Talent Squad (NTS) programme in 2015, including the key selection events (including the mandatory Takapuna Youth Festival – except under special pre-communicated circumstances) and subsequent five day camps for those named in the NTS.
The 11th running of the Property Brokers Wanganui 3 Bridges is now over & plans are under way for the 2015 event on 12th December 2015. The event covers various distances full marathon, 3/4 marathon, half marathon, 10km & 5km. There is walk or run event in each distance.
At approximately 3.00pm Police were alerted that a kayaker was in trouble in waters off Pukehina, Western Bay of Plenty. A 46 year old male had fallen from his kayak and was adrift but thankfully wearing a life jacket
The ever popular Goat Adventure Run from Whakapapa to Turoa Ski Fields, traversing the trail around Mt Ruapahu western slopes, has been won by former Coast to Coast champion Elina Ussher and Shay Williamson.
It’s been a busy few weeks for Wanaka based multisporter Jess Simson, with 2 top international podium finishes - first in Australia & then in Brazil. “I don’t like to think about my competitors really, I just like to focus on my own thing & do my best."
Cycling commentator Del Woodford tells us about Avanti Plus teaming up with Gordon McCauley to put together a junior coaching programme. “Its Gordon McCauley coaching…its a pretty exciting opportunity for some young riders.”
Triathlon journalist Liam Scopes talks about kiwi Michelle Bremer opening up her domestic season in “really good form”, with a 2nd at the Challenge Forster behind Aussie Rebecca Hoschke ( who won Ironman Australia earlier this year).