In 2019 the ASB Christchurch Marathon will step back in order to move forward. For the first time since the Christchurch earthquakes, participants in the annual Queens Birthday Weekend event will line up back outside the Christchurch Town Hall.
IRONMAN star Laura Siddall took to trail running like a duck to water today, winning the Macpac Motatapu Off-Road Marathon from Ultra-Running superstar Lucy Bartholomew, doing so just a week after finishing 4th at Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand ..
The Ultra-Run is the longest of events on offer at Macpac Motatapu with Andrius Ramonas (Lithuania) and Nancy Jiang (Queenstown) both pushed hard all the way in two of the more competitive races seen in recent years.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee is continuing to strengthen its focus on athlete experience at Olympic and Commonwealth Games with the appointment of four experienced Chefs de Mission to lead the New Zealand Team at upcoming Games.