Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Surprised leader can't wait to test herself again in Alps 2 Ocean Ultra
Queenstown runner Kerryn Bell was surprised to be leading her first ultra-running event last year, the Alps 2 Ocean Ultra, and looked set to win the week long stage race until injury saw her mental strength put to the test just to ensure she finished.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
On mission to be youngest person in history to run an ultra-marathon on every continent in the world
After knocking off four of the world’s most treacherous deserts, 24-year-old ultramarathon runner Jacqui Bell from Brisbane Australia is in New Zealand with her sights set on being the youngest person in history to run an ultra-marathon on every continent in the world.
Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Alps 2 Ocean Ultra attracts competitors from 14 overseas countries
Overseas competitors make up the majority of athletes for the second running of New Zealand's first ultra-staged race that has attracted competitors from 15 countries.
Sunday, 10 February 2019
Allan and Maier win closest fought Kathmandu Coast to Coast in history
Dougal Allan and Simone Maier won the closest fought men's and women's Kathmandu Coast to Coast World Championship one day race in the events 37 year history.
Friday, 8 February 2019
Father not surprised by daughter's effort at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Although she was surprised to be leading the women’s individual two day Kathmandu Coast to Coast Selena Metherell’s father had no doubt she would do well.
Tuesday, 5 February 2019
Exciting battle in women's race and new men's winner guaranteed in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
The women’s race is poised for an exciting battle while a new winner is guaranteed in the men’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast longest day world Championship this Saturday.
Tuesday, 29 January 2019
Kathmandu Coast to Coast 20 years in the making for blind Wellington man
Competing in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast has been over 20 years in the making for blind Wellington athlete Dave Piper.
Friday, 25 January 2019
Three generations set to create history at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
History will be made at next month’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast.
Thursday, 24 January 2019
Hits host Brodie Kane can't wait to be part of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
The Hits breakfast presenter Brodie Kane can’t wait to be part of next month’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast.
Monday, 21 January 2019
Australians in the hunt at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Australians Alex Hunt and James Pretto are leading the charge to be the first foreign multi-sport athletes to win the Kathmandu Coast to Coast longest day world Championship men’s event in 26 years.
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Four time winner Ussher still motivated for fourteenth Kathmandu Coast to Coast in a row
Four time winner of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast Longest Day World Championship women’s race Elina Ussher is lining up for her fourteenth race in a row, just as motivated and excited as she was in 2006.
Friday, 14 December 2018
New dad McCaw set to go Coast to Coast
New dad Richie McCaw has signed up for Februarys Kathmandu Coast to Coast where he and long term friend and Adventure Racing team mate Rob Nicholl will take on the Tandem Team Event.
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Vibrant new inner city hospitality and event space Lichfield Courtyard officially opens tomorrow
A vibrant new inner city hospitality and event space Lichfield Courtyard officially opens tomorrow afternoon.
Monday, 3 December 2018
Music and legs pumping for Movember fundraiser
The music and legs were pumping as cyclists raced head-to-head up eight floors of a central Christchurch car building on Saturday to a party on the roof in an effort to raise awareness and funds for men’s health and Movember.
Friday, 30 November 2018
Movember bike race hits Christchurch again
MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR MEN’S HEALTH
A central Christchurch car park building is set to come alive again with cyclists racing each other up its eights floor to a party on the roof in an effort to raise awareness and funds for men’s health and Movember.
Friday, 16 November 2018
Former world champ takes on massive double header challenge
Former World Champion swimmer and Olympian Moss Burmester is taking on the massive physical challenge of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast followed by Challenge Wanaka a week later.
Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Former world champ joins forces with Moa to take on Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Former World Champion swimmer and Olympian Moss Burmester is teaming up with Moa to take on the biggest physical challenge of his life February’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast Longest Day.
Friday, 26 October 2018
LIVE+ new energy behind Kathmandu Coast to Coast
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is joining forces with New Zealand’s energy drink LIVE+
LIVE+ is the recently rebranded and relaunched energy drink that continues to provide maximum energy for New Zealanders.
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
District Judge supports schools dream of competing in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
PM shows support
Even the Prime Minister got behind a group of Porirua students bid for support to compete in February’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast.
Sunday, 21 October 2018
Green flies in and upstages favourites in Hell of the South
Vink and McCallum win Calder Stewart Cycling Series – Karton does double header – Lucas wins solo
The decision to fly in from Australia to watch his partner Kirsty McCallum try to win her first Calder Stewart women's series title and to have a hit out before the SBS Tour of Southland proved a winning one as William Green upstaged all the pre-race favourites and predictions to win the series finale today the Cycle Surgery Hell of the South.
Thursday, 18 October 2018
Cycling showdown for double header Calder Stewart weekend
Features first elite cycle race round the Banks Peninsula Bays since the regions earthquakes.
The elite men's race is shaping up as a showdown between New Zealand's best domestic based riders and a number of professionals returning from long overseas seasons as the Calder Stewart Cycling series hits Canterbury for its final double header weekend of racing.
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Regional sporting trust rivalry lighting up Kathmandu Coast to Coast corporate challenge
The challenge of “walking the talk” by competing as a team in February’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast issued over a month ago by Sport Canterbury has been taken on by the country’s southernmost regional sports trust.
Monday, 8 October 2018
Movember Car Park Cannon Ball event of the year on again bigger and better
MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR MEN'S HEALTH
The Nexia New Zealand Canterbury Sports Event of the Year the Urology Associates Movember Car Park Cannonball is on again on Saturday the 1st of December with organisers saying it's going to be bigger and even better.
Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Kathmandu Coast to Coast full with record numbers
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is full at its earliest point in fourteen years, with record breaking numbers.
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Favourites step up in fifth round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
The favourites all stepped up with Sharlotte Lucas, Paul Odlin and David Rowlands all winning in the fifth round of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series in Nelson today.
Friday, 21 September 2018
World Champions go head to head with leading professionals in fifth round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
New Zealand's junior track cycling world champions and medallists will go head to head with some of the country’s leading professionals as the Calder Stewart Cycling Series swings back into action with the fifth round in Nelson on Saturday after a winter break.
Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Sport Canterbury walking their own talk by entering the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Making a commitment to the 2019 Kathmandu Coast to Coast is part of Sport Canterbury’s approach to “walking the talk” and is encouraging local councils and sporting organisations to do the same.
Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Allan back for unfinished business at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Early Bird entries sell out
Wanaka based multisport, triathlete and endurance racer Dougal Allan is the first big name to confirm he will be on the start line of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast in February, hoping he can go better than his three second place efforts.
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Challenge Wanaka to host national champs again
Challenge Wanaka will once again host the New Zealand National AquaBike Championship on Saturday 16th February 2019.
Wednesday, 6 June 2018
No stopping Challenge Wanaka athlete and benefactor Garth Barfoot
There seems to be no stopping Challenge Wanaka athlete and benefactor Garth Barfoot who has his sights set on the full long distance triathlon event in Cairns this Sunday after a less than ideal build up.