Athletics

Athletics: Easterbrook wins Barnes title

Athletics: Easterbrook wins Barnes title

Luke Easterbrook (Caversham) overcame apprehension and inclement weather to win the open men's title at the Barnes Cross-country at Kettle Park yesterday.

Athletics: Sand not a problem for race

Sand sitting at Kettle Park due to remedial work on St Clair beach erosion will not affect the annual Barnes cross-country event tomorrow, the race organiser says.

Te Papa snaps up Snell's singlet

Te Papa snaps up Snell's singlet

Te Papa could soon have two of Sir Peter Snell's gold medals to go alongside his Tokyo Olympic Games singlet, which the national museum bought today at auction for $122,500.

Athletics: SOHS pupils school teacher

Athletics: SOHS pupils school teacher

The 31st Balclutha half-marathon came to a close with a South Otago High School teacher being schooled by his own pupils.

Athletics: Burke after podium

Mount Aspiring College runner Samantha Burke will be looking to improve on last year's top-five placing and claim a podium finish at the national secondary schools cross-country championships in Rotorua tomorrow.

Athletics: Future may lie in clubs running together

Athletics: Future may lie in clubs running together

It is only a matter of time before more Dunedin athletics clubs are forced to merge and some are likely to join forces sooner rather than later, the boss of Athletics Otago says. Athletics writer Damian George reports.

Athletics: Willis finishes fourth in mile

New Zealand runner Nick Willis finished fourth in the one mile at the Oslo Diamond League meet in Oslo today.

Athletics: Chignell exceeds expectations in half-marathon debut

Athletics: Chignell exceeds expectations in half-marathon debut

Promising middle-distance runner Oli Chignell had to overcome a slight mishap but still managed to exceed his own expectations in completing an impressive debut half-marathon over the weekend.

Athletics: Farah breaks British 3000m record

Athletics: Farah breaks British 3000m record

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah continued his build-up to the Rio Games by breaking David Moorcroft's 34-year-old British record in the 3000m at a Diamond League meeting in Birmingham.

Out in front

Out in front

John McGlashan College pupil Oliver Walker leads the under-14 boys race at the Otago secondary schools cross-country at Kaikorai Valley College yesterday.

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