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Risks of running in the bush

Hearing gun shots while out in the bush training puts a chill down my spine. So far mostly hunter’s mistake people for deer, but with the frequency of accidents rising how long will it be before a runner or those on a trek are hit.


NZ Mountain Running titles to Thorburn and Gibbs

Dougal Thorburn and Sally Gibbs won their first NZ national mountain running titles in Nelson on Saturday. Gibbs took out the women’s 9.3km race in the Grampians hills on the outskirts of Nelson in 47:47


Raetihi Gutbuster exploring two NZ National Parks

The 2015 Raetihi Gutbuster challenge riders & runners experienced the scenery and history of the Raetihi - Pipiriki road that lies between the Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks.


Kiwi team for World University Games named

Athletics New Zealand has named a large team for the World University Games in Korea city of Gwangju from 4 - 13 July


NZ Skiiers Victorious at Whistler Cup

New Zealand alpine ski racers were victorious at Whistler Cup in Canada, with Alice Robinson the top performer winning the ladies’ U14 Giant Slalom and Super-G...


Josghua Hawkins rise in the hurdling world

Joshua Hawkins blitzed to a New Zealand 110m hurdles record at last month’s Australian Championships. The Aucklander chats to Steve Landells about how persistence and a genuine passion for the sport


NZ Mountain Running Champs Preview

Wellington Scottish pair of Dougal Thorburn and Stephen Day are expected to battle out for the NZ title Saturday over The Grampians in Nelson.


Youth Team announced for Worlds

Athletics NZ has announced a team of six athletes for the IAAF World Youth (Under 18) Championships in Colombia


Athletics Round Up

Athletics Round Up - Southern Lakes Half Marathon won by Caden Shields & Mel Aitken, An outstanding three days of athletics from the cream of South Island’s secondary schools athletes


Michal runs for a good cause in Ōhope - Bay of Plenty

Whakatane woman Michal Akurangi took little convincing to sign up for the Ōhope Express 10 kilometre run & walk to be held this Easter after being told she is pre-disposed to Diabetes