Athletics

University Games: Four from Otago representing NZ

University Games: Four from Otago representing NZ

Four Otago athletes set to compete at the World University Games in South Korea are among 66 New Zealanders hoping to do better than two years ago.

Athletics: Chignell adds chapter to record book

Athletics: Chignell adds chapter to record book

Oli Chignell became the youngest runner in almost 100 years to win the Edmond Cup on Saturday.

Athletics: Chignell top chance in Edmond Cup

Athletics: Chignell top chance in Edmond Cup

Oli Chignell will go into today's Edmond Cup steeplechase at Wingatui Racecourse as one of the favourites to win the individual open men's title.

Athletics: Fifth place a surprise

Athletics: Fifth place a surprise

She is only 15, but Samantha Burke belied her age to finish fifth in the senior girls race at the national secondary schools cross country championships on Saturday.

Athletics: Chignell exceeds expectations with close fourth

Athletics: Chignell exceeds expectations with close fourth

Oli Chignell exceeded even his own expectations to finish fourth in the senior boys race at the national secondary schools cross country championships on Saturday.

Athletics: Rackham turns on the heat in half marathon

Athletics: Rackham turns on the heat in half marathon

Invercargill runner Jordan Rackham overcame icy conditions to win the annual Balclutha Half Marathon, in a personal best time yesterday.

Athletics: Pair wanting chilly day

Athletics: Pair wanting chilly day

It might sound strange, but Oli Chignell and Jessie Murphy hope the weather is as cold as possible for the national secondary schools cross-country championships today.

Athletics: Peeters aiming for podium

Athletics: Peeters aiming for podium

Otago javelin thrower Tori Peeters has proven she is the best in the business at home - now she is set to test herself on the international stage.

Athletics: Fore! Cross-country runners on course

Athletics: Fore! Cross-country runners on course

The Gladfield Golf Club will be a hive of activity on Saturday, and just not with golfers.

Athletics: Quarter-distance race for marathon

Keen runners and walkers have been given another option at this year's Dunedin marathon.

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