Kirk Madgwick (Hill City-University) ran to plan and recorded
an impressive victory in the 3000m at a quick-fire twilight
track and field meeting at the Caledonian Ground last night.
Otago's Peter Meffan and Joshua Baan will be up against a
string of former Otago runners in the national 3000m title
race in Wellington tonight.
Otago's Joshua Baan had to settle for third in the men's mile
at the Cooks Classic in Wanganui on Tuesday night.
Athletics Taieri competitor Sam Gouverneur was ''chuffed'' to
be one of only four junior athletes to win the coveted Nick
Willis scholarship at the weekend's South Island Colgate
Taieri's Sam Gouverneur was the sole Otago athlete to be
awarded the Nick Willis scholarship at the Colgate Games at
Andrew Whyte became just the fourth person in 24 years to
beat the clock in the annual Time Buster on Saturday.
About 1000 South Island children aged from 7 to 14 are
competing in the Colgate Games at the Caledonian Ground in
The Caledonian Ground will be buzzing with activity when the
''biggest ever'' Colgate Games in Dunedin starts this
Andrew Whyte will lead the charge to become just the fourth
person to beat the clock in the 24th Time Buster tomorrow.
A record number of entries have been received for the South
Island Colgate Games in Dunedin next weekend.
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