Recently crowned New Zealand Marathon champion Blair McWhirter was a comparatively late-starter to running. However, as Steve Landells discovered, the Sumner Running Club athlete is more than making up for lost time.
Shot putter Maddi Wesche could be one of New Zealand’s stand out performers at the World Under 20 Championships in July. Steve Landells chats to the modest Aucklander about her development and future ambitions.
With three weeks until race day, the ASB Christchurch Marathon is again shaping up as New Zealand’s premier road race, and amongst the 4000-plus starters are two top women – one the defending champion while the other has finished on every step of the