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Bahamas 2017 set for a big one

With the deadline for preliminary entries now closed, the IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2017 is set to be the biggest edition of the event so far.


Entries open for incredible Surf Coast Century ultra marathon

Rapid Ascent is excited to announce that entries are open to the 2017 Surf Coast Century, an incredible ultra marathon that takes competitors on a journey along remote beaches, below towering sea cliffs and through the captivating wildflower


Bumper crowd expected for Chilltech Beach 2 Basin

Bumper entries are expected once again for the annual Chilltech Beach 2 Basin Run/Walk to be held on Sunday 12 March. Over 2,000 runners,


Video interview - 100m hurdles record-holder Kendra Harrison

Last year the US sprint hurdler broke the long-standing world record in the 100m hurdles with 12.20 on her way to winning the Diamond Race in her event.


Shattered bodies and records in Old Ghost Ultra

Perfect running conditions greeted competitors from seven countries as they pushed their limits over the 85 km Old Ghost Road, climbing more than 2,600 metres in the process as part of the gruelling 2017 Old Ghost Ultra.


Gold Medalist forced to 'slow down' for ultra run challenge

Hamish Carter is a busy man, the former Olympic Games gold medalist juggles roles with High Performance Sport New Zealand, an interim role as High Performance Director for Triathlon New Zealand, and being a family man.


Athletics NZ Round Up

Eliza McCartney soared to new heights in front of an enthusiastic crowd pole vaulting over the bar at 4.82m, two centimetres above her historic bronze medal achievement at the Rio Olympic Games and the national title


IAAF World Cross Country Championships

There is just over one month to go until the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 when the athletics world will focus its attention on the Ugandan capital as it hosts t


Track Challenge set to fire

Olympic medallists Eliza McCartney and Tom Walsh will hold most of the interest for Kiwi athletics fans at the Auckland Track Challenge at the AUT Millennium Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore on Sundayafternoon but there are plenty of other quality e


IAAF OK 3 Russian Athletes to compete

The IAAF Doping Review Board has today agreed that the applications of 3 Russians have met the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in International Competition as Neutral Athletes under Competition Rule 22.1A(b) while the Russian national fed