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Anyone Can Win At Wellington’s Marathon

The Gazley Volkswagen Wellington Marathon has been an annual highlight on the Capital calendar for more than three decades. The race attracts some of the country’s best runners, but this year one lucky finisher among more than 4000 will drive away in


Young refugees learn new skills alongside Olympians

300 young refugees and students from a refugee background today learned new skills and sports alongside New Zealand Olympians.


Michael Poole turns to running

So what’s the 2010 Port of Tauranga Half champion Michael Poole been up too in the USA? In 2014 he placed second in the US Collegiate Champs at


Athletics NZ Round UP

Tom Walsh won the shot at the IAAF World Challenge with a record throw of 22.16m.


Repeat titles for O’Connor & Tanner at Schools Cross Country Champs

Favourites Sam Tanner and Hannah O’Connor retained their senior titles at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in Taupo on Saturday in grand style.


Olympians to help young refugees get involved in sport

Olympians will be helping around 300 young refugees and students from a refugee background to try new sports at the Olympic Refugee Sport Day event next week.


Julian Oakley’s gradual improvement shows dividends

Kiwi Julian Oakley has been gradually making his presence felt on both the US collegiate circuit and more latterly the international scene with a series of impressive performances. Steve Landells spoke with the 24-year-old middle-distance talent to f


Tanner and O’Connor seeking repeat victories at Schools Cross Country

Samuel Tanner in the senior boys and Hannah O’Connor in the senior girls will be aiming to successfully defend their New Zealand Secondary Schools cross country titles at the Spa Thermal Park in Taupo on Saturday.


Trail Running Series - Melbourne’s Westerfolds Park

Australia’s most popular series of off-road runs – The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face is set to begin on Sunday 17th June with Race 1 at Westerfolds Park by the Yarra River in Melbourne.


Athletics NZ News

Tom Walsh vindicated himself after a fourth placing at the Prefontaine Diamond League meeting two weeks earlier with a dramatic come-back shot put performance