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50 off road Runs 50 days - Mal Law completed 18

Charity ultra runner Mal Law is cutting through his challenge of 50 off-road marathons in 50 days which he kicked off at the Tarawera Ultra in Rotorua early February with his body holding up, just, with 18 runs completed.


Mal Law off on 50 off-road marathons in 50 days

Mal Law who ran seven major walks in 7 days back in 2009 (7in7) all for charity raising over $300k is back, this time hitting the trails with a much bigger challenge, all for Mental Health Foundation of NZ.


NZ Athletics Round Up

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


Robertson moves up with hot half marathon debut

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


Olympic Games 1500m silver medallist Nick Willis has knocked off another of Sir John Walker’s New Zealand records, this time over the mile indoors.


Records smashed in Tarawera Ultra Rotorua

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.


Yanqiao leads welcome to Tarawera Ultra

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


Marathon returning to Central City Christchurch after quake

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.


Zane Robertson breaks NZ Half record

African-based Kiwi Zane Robertson has run a sensationally quick half marathon (59:47) breaking the NZ Record in finishing second at the Marugame Half Marathon in Kagawa, Japan.


NZ 3000m titles decide and national records set at Capital Classic

Hamish Carson and Rosa Flanagan prevailed over good fields including Commonwealth Games reps to take out the New Zealand 3000m titles at the Capital Classic meeting in Wellington on Friday evening.