Booth's journey to Uni Games podium
Aaron Booth was New Zealand’s star performer at the recent World University Games in Taipei city winning an unexpected bronze medal. Steve Landells chats to the promising decathlete about his career development and future aspirations. Read more
Five minutes with Emerson Deverell
National U20 Road Race champion and NZL mountain running representative Emerson Deverell has an exciting future ahead of her. Here the teenager from Hamilton City Hawks Athletics offers a glimpse into her world by answering our Five Minutes With questions..
2017 NZ Road Champs
Tactical racing and close finishes were the order of the day last weekend in Christchurch at the NZ Road Championships. Daniel Balchin retained his senior men’s title while Olivia Burne won her first women’s Road Champs title. There were some great contests in the Junior and masters events as well
Full and Teams results
NZ Road Champs report
Detailed NZ Road Champs story
Summer 2018 programme
It won’t be long until the summer season is upon us so it’s a good chance to have a look at what the summer has in store. Summer 2018 will be an exciting season with the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on our doorstep. With a few events still to be confirmed, check out the major events on the New Zealand calendar.
World University Games
A team of 11 athletes competed at the World University Games in Taipei recently. Aaron Booth was the only Kiwi medallist at the Games (read about Aaron in this issue). For a full run-down on how the Kiwis went head to our World Uni Games dedicated page.
Next Athletics NZ Championship events
Entries are open for the next New Zealand championship event - the NZ Road Relay Championships in Rotorua on 30 September. Entries are also open for the Athletics NZ 24 hour Championships in Auckland on 7 October, the NZ Long Distance Walks Championships in Timaru on 22 October and the NZ 24 hour Championships in Kerikeri on 18 November.
There are lots of coaching events coming up for the various event groups all around New Zealand over coming months.
- Regional Relay Clinics continuing at various venues through September
- HPAD Camp (invited PPS athletes and their coaches) Auckland 29 Sept-1 October 2017
- National Sprints & Relays Camp Papakura 13-15 October 2017
- Hurdles Invited Coaches Forum, Auckland 6-8 October 2017
- Hanmer Springs Emerging Talent Camp 21-23 October 2017
- Race Walking Coaches Forum, in conjunction with the Long Distance Walks Championships in Timaru 21-23 October 2017
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High Performance Topics
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