Athletics

Athletics: Pair in it for a long run

Athletics: Pair in it for a long run

Imagine setting off on a run at 10am today and not finishing until 10am tomorrow.

Athletics: Otago athletes win 202 medals

Athletics: Otago athletes win 202 medals

Otago athletes won a stack of medals at the annual Otago-Southland secondary schools championships in Invercargill at the weekend.

Athletics: Record still stands 44 years later

Athletics: Record still stands 44 years later

It is 44 years to the day since Stuart Melville handed the baton to Bruce Hunter for the final leg of a 4x800m relay at the old Caledonian Ground in Dunedin.

Athletics: Otago hurdlers chase Australian titles

Otago hurdlers Christina Ashton and Felix McDonald will both race for medals at the Australian junior championships in Sydney today.

Athletics: Peeters claims Otago's only senior gold medal

Athletics: Peeters claims Otago's only senior gold medal

Tori Peeters lived up to her pre-competition favourite tag to win Otago's only senior gold medal at the national track and field championships in Wellington at the weekend.

Athletics: Gill heading overseas for training camp

Athletics: Gill heading overseas for training camp

Jacko Gill will trade in his parent's basement for southern Sweden later this year as he builds towards August's athletics world championships in Beijing.

Athletics: Big contingent seeking NZ titles

Athletics: Big contingent seeking NZ titles

Forty-three of Otago's most talented athletes will be gunning for medals when the national athletics championships start in Wellington this morning.

Athletics: Powell still after world records

Athletics: Powell still after world records

Mike Powell is a ''crazy'' man on a mission.

Athletics: Taranaki athlete shines at Cale

Jonathan Brownjohn (Taranaki) broke two New Zealand records at a quick fire meeting at the Caledonian Ground yesterday.

Athletics: Ashton sprints to three records

Athletics: Ashton sprints to three records

Christina Ashton's smile said it all as she left the Caledonian Ground with three Otago secondary school records on Saturday.

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