Thursday, 30 July 2015
Coast to Coast early bird incentives about to close; Planning is well advanced
With early bird entry incentives about to close for the iconic multi-sport race the Coast to Coast, organisers say planning is well advanced compared to the same time last year.
Monday, 13 July 2015
Coast to Coast keen on school entries
Organisers of the Coast to Coast are keen to grow participation from schools and younger aged competitors.
Friday, 3 July 2015
Early entries in Coast to Coast go into prize pool worth thousands
Competitors entering the 2016 Coast to Coast before 31 July go into a prize draw worth thousands of dollars, including a Giant bikes sponsorship package worth $5000.
Friday, 29 May 2015
New era beckons for Coast to Coast
The 2016 Coast to Coast will be supported by a new naming rights sponsor as Speight’s passes the baton along after a 32 year union.
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Coast to Coast coverage wins major radio award
Coverage of last year’s Coast to Coast won NZME the best sports story/event award at the recent New Zealand Radio Awards, beating coverage of the All Blacks end of year tour.
Saturday, 14 February 2015
Currie and Simson defend Coast to Coast titles
Wanaka athletes Braden Currie and Jess Simson defended their Speight’s Coast to Coast titles, both winning in different but equally impressive ways.
Friday, 13 February 2015
Norton and Jones take lead on day one of Coast to Coast
Hannah Norton and Nathan Jones know they have to pull out their best kayaking efforts to retain their leads built after day one of the Speights Coast to Coast two day event.
Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Happy early Coast to Coast winner
Winning the Giant Road bike as a spot prize leading up to the Coast to Coast was great surprise for Ian Fraser from Christchurch, and it has him even more excited about the event this weekend.
Monday, 9 February 2015
Coast to Coast poised to be fierce battle
This year's Speight's Coast to Coast is poised to be a fierce battle with Wanaka's One Day defending champions Braden Currie and Jess Simson set to fend off a number of multi sports established and rising stars.
Monday, 2 February 2015
World Champ enters Coast to Coast for first time in 14 years
World Champion Adventure Racer Nathan Fa'avae has entered the Speight's Coast to Coast Longest Day event for the first time in 14 years.
Friday, 30 January 2015
Coast to Coast has largest field in five years
Organisers are extremely happy that next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast has its largest field in five years, a clear indication that changes to this year’s event have reignited interest in the iconic multi-sport race
New Event Director Richard Ussher says the increased numbers confirms the changes that have been made have been the right ones.
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Coast to Coast competitor 30 kilos lighter and rearing to go
Steve Garrett is 30 kilograms lighter and rearing to take on next month's Speight's Coast to Coast after crashing out of last year's event.
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Coast to Coast competitor lucky to be alive
Wellington man Menno van der Laan knows he lucky to be here, let alone be on the start line of next month's Speight's Coast to Coast one day event.
In recent years the 51 year old from Petone near Wellington has suffered seven heart attacks, 'a million angiograms,' has had a number of stents placed in his arteries to help with blood flow and has had heart bypass surgery.
Friday, 16 January 2015
Coast to Coast more accessible than ever before
Next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast will be more accessible than ever before, thanks to technology.
Tuesday, 13 January 2015
Coast to Coast to provide massive boost for Christchurch eastern suburb
Next month's Speight's Coast to Coast will provide a massive boast for the Christchurch quake damaged eastern suburb of New Brighton, with a festival being planned to welcome home competitors.
Monday, 8 December 2014
Wellington man tackles his own Everest in the Coast to Coast
Wellington man Richard Warwick faces his own personal ‘Everest’ 34 years after suffering a brain bleed that paralysed the left side of his body, the Speight’s Coast to Coast mountain run.
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Corporate challenge issued by Coast to Coast owners
Convinced a team that sweats together, also works best together, new owners of the Speight’s Coast to Coast, Trojan Holdings, are challenging other businesses to enter the event’s new Corporate Team Challenge.
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Re-energised Coast to Coast on track
Changes to re-energise the Speight’s Coast to Coast multi-sport event are on track highlighted with current entries tracking 60 percent ahead of last year.
Monday, 10 February 2014
Juddy's Top 10 Predictions
Robin Judkins has spent more than three decades organising New Zealand's favourite race. The Speight's Coast to Coast created adventure sports and most of the world's best have cut their teeth in the 243k world multisport championship race across New Zealand's South Island.
By Speight's Coast to Coast
Tuesday, 4 February 2014
Making NZ's Toughest Race More Accessible
New Zealand’s icon endurance event is becoming more accessible to more people than ever before as new categories attract a wider range of experience and ability to the race that has always been New Zealand’s challenge of choice.
By MDJ Media & Events Ltd
Thursday, 30 January 2014
Stroke & Stride Series Race Report #5
The fifth event in the Stroke & Stride Series turned on arguably the best weather conditions of the season to date.
By Stroke & Stride Series
Internationals Attack Speight's Coast to Coast
Thirty two years ago the inaugural Speight’s Coast to Coast had just three participants from outside of New Zealand.
By MDJ Media & Events Ltd