Athletics Round Up - Alana Barber broke the New Zealand national 20km road walking record, Adelaide Track Classic Michael Cochrane won the 400m hurdles, Jacko Gill secured his second best ever shot put of 20.58m.. more
Zane Robertson recently produced arguably one of the finest New Zealand distance running performance for several generations in Japan. Steve Landells chats to the ambitious East African-based Kiwi about his rich vein of form
In 2014, Cyclone Lusi blew the mighty Tarawera Ultramarathon onto a plan-B course. This year, billed as ‘the return to Kawerau,’ the conditions were perfect — and winners Dylan Bowman (US) and Ruby Muir (NZ) blew the race records away.
China’s Yun Yanqiao represented the Tarawera Ultramarathon ‘tribe’ at today’s official race welcome at Rotorua’s Te Puia Marae. There couldn’t have been a better representative. On last year’s cyclone-impacted Tarawera Ultra, Yanqiao finished
It’s official … the new-look Christchurch Airport Marathon is under starter’s orders for Sunday 31st May, back within Christchurch’s four avenues on a new course that promises to re-invigorate both the event and the central city.
The outstanding success of New Zealand athletes and teams on the world stage in 2014 has resulted in 27 finalists being named for six categories at the Halberg Awards - the country’s pre-eminent event to honour and celebrate sporting excellence.