Sunday, 7 February 2016
Christchurch City Councillor lines up with oldest competitor in this year's Coast to Coast
Christchurch City Councillor Glenn Livingstone is lining up with the oldest competitor in this year’s Coast to Coast, his 77 year old father John.
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Coast to Coast Australian New Zealand showdown looms
Australian multi-sport star Jared Kohlar is posed to set up an intriguing trans-Tasman battle with Kiwi Coast to Coast One day world championship men’s favourites Sam Clark and Sam Manson.
Thursday, 31 December 2015
CHIA backing Coast to Coast schools category
Competitors in the School’s category of iconic multi-sport race the Coast to Coast received a further boost with New Zealand nutritional drink CHIA named as the official beverage sponsor of the School’s competition.
Sunday, 27 December 2015
Drinking in Coast to Coast with Moa Brewing Co
The country’s most iconic multi-sport race, Coast to Coast, has welcomed a new direction for 2016 through its partnership with Moa Brewing Co.
Monday, 9 November 2015
Coast to Coast Corporate Challenge offers unique team building experience
Organisers of the iconic Coast to Coast multi-sport event are convinced a team that sweats together also works best together, saying the event’s Corporate Team Challenge provides a unique team building experience for businesses.
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Coast to Coast officially sanctioned by the NZ Secondary School Sports Council
The growth of multisport at secondary school level has seen the Coast to Coast officially sanctioned by the NZ Secondary School Sports Council.
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Paddling kayak in town fountain wins Coast to Coast Giant bikes sponsorship package worth $5000
For paddling his kayak in central Greymouth’s town fountain Lachlan Brownlie was named the winner of a Coast to Coast Giant bikes sponsorship package worth $5000.
Thursday, 20 August 2015
Aranui High school students to compete in Coast to Coast alongside legends of New Zealand multi-sport
Students from Aranui High School will have the opportunity to compete in the Coast to Coast next year alongside some legends of New Zealand multi-sport.
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.