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World Masters Games 2017 Celebrates Two Years To Go

The World Masters Games 2017 will be held in New Zealand and will be much bigger than the 1990 Commonwealth Games


Lap The Lake - Lake Mavora NZ

After a chilly start the sun came out as runners started a great day lapping the South Mavora Lake Southland NZ.


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


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