Todd Bates (Taieri) started the interclub athletics season in
record-breaking style at the Caledonian Ground on Saturday.
A smiling Eliud Kipchoge broke away from a pack of three in
the closing three kilometres to lead a Kenyan clean sweep in
the Chicago Marathon.
Stewart Milne (Wellington Harriers) overcame fluctuating
weather conditions and a nagging head wind over the final
10km to win the Hill Free Half Marathon at Outram yesterday.
It was a day of mixed fortunes for Otago teams competing in
the national road relay championships near Christchurch on
Otago ultra-distance runner Val Muskett is ''keeping the
wheels going'' in record-breaking fashion before April's 24hr
world championships in Italy.
Dunedin runner Anna Frost broke new ground with a
record-breaking performance in an endurance event in the
United States at the weekend.
Don't expect Valerie Adams to return to the throwing circle
any time soon.
Valerie Adams has begun the long road to recovery after
undergoing surgery on her left shoulder and right elbow in
Auckland this morning.
The young guns of the Civil Service club set their team up
for victory in the 65th edition of the Peninsula Relay on
For the first time in half a decade, teams entered in the
65th annual Peninsula Relay will not finish at Macandrew Bay.
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