A strong Hill City-University team will line up in a new-look
Lovelock Relays event in Dunedin today.
Athletics Otago remains in good shape but needs to work
harder to maintain volunteer and membership numbers in the
future, a departing administrator says.
Dunedin runner Mel Aitken was "a little bit disappointed''
but had no regrets after finishing fourth in the Rotorua
Marathon at the weekend.
No records will be broken at the Athletics Otago Lovelock
Relays next weekend.
Dunedin runner Mel Aitken hopes to continue her rapid rise in
marathon running when she lines up in the New Zealand
Marathon Championships in Rotorua tomorrow.
Ten New Zealand athletes have been named in the initial
selection for the Athletics team for the Rio Olympic Games,
announced today at the AUT Millennium track by the New
Zealand Olympic Committee.
Sprint king Usain Bolt aims to crown his legacy with an
unprecedented Olympic threepeat at the Rio Games, and to top
that off by running the first ever sub-19 seconds 200m.
Kenya's parliament has passed an anti-doping bill, required
to avoid a possible ban from the Rio Olympics, and President
Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to sign it into law this week,
Ethiopian runners vying for a place in the summer Olympics
have dominated the Boston Marathon, taking the top three
spots in the men's division and the top two among the women.
There seems to be almost no limit to how far Dunedin
endurance runner Glenn Sutton is willing to push himself.
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