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Wellington man tackles his own Everest in the Coast to Coast

Monday, 8 December 2014, 4:32 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Wellington man Richard Warwick faces his own personal ‘Everest’ 34 years after suffering a brain bleed that paralysed the left side of his body, the Speight’s Coast to Coast mountain run. More >>

A New Era for Iconic Speight’s Coast to Coast Event

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 12:01 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

As entries open for the 33rd Speight’s Coast to Coast, new race director and former five-time event winner Richard Ussher is promising a revitalized event in 2015. More >>

Wanaka Winners Usher In A New Era

Sunday, 16 February 2014, 2:30 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

A year ago New Zealand’s famous Speight’s Coast to Coast multisport race was turned upside down when Wanaka’s Braden Currie upset five time winner Richard Ussher with a brash catch-me-if-you-can strategy that robbed Ussher of a sixth title. A ... More >>

Irish Eyes Light Up Day 1 at Speight’s Coast to Coast

Saturday, 15 February 2014, 9:06 am | Speight's Coast to Coast

Athletes from Ireland shone brightest on day one of the 32nd Speight’s Coast to Coast multisport race today. More >>

Juddy’s Top 10 Predictions

Monday, 10 February 2014, 3:39 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Robin Judkins has spent more than three decades organising New Zealand’s favourite race. The Speight’s Coast to Coast created adventure sports and most of the world’s best have cut their teeth in the 243k world multisport championship race across New ... More >>

Making NZ’s Toughest Race More Accessible

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 12:10 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

New Zealand’s icon endurance event is becoming more accessible to more people than ever before as new categories attract a wider range of experience and ability to the race that has always been New Zealand’s challenge of choice. More >>

Internationals Attack Speight’s Coast to Coast

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 1:22 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Thirty two years ago the inaugural Speight’s Coast to Coast had just three participants from outside of New Zealand. This year the 32nd edition of the world’s longest running multisport event features almost 100 internationals from 15 countries. More >>

Brothers in Arms

Friday, 17 January 2014, 12:44 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Brothers in Arms The race for line honours in 2014’s Speight’s Coast to Coast just got more interesting, with Methven’s Glen Currie lining up beside his brother and defending champion, Braden Currie. Ussher may be re-examining his tactical options ... More >>

Mrs Ussher More Motivated Than Ever

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 11:20 am | Speight's Coast to Coast

In 2011 and 2013 Elina Ussher was odds-on favourite to dominate the Speight’s Coast to Coast. But fellow Nelsonian Sophie Hart upset the seedings. Ussher, however, is a competitor and she returns in 2014 more motivated than ever for the 243k race across ... More >>

The Peoples’ Race

Thursday, 26 December 2013, 9:32 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

The Peoples’ Race Since 1983 the Speight’s Coast to Coast has led the way in adventure sports. But more than anything it is a people’s race bringing together all kinds of people of all age and ability from all ends of New Zealand. When Robin ... More >>

Five-Time Champion Returns

Friday, 20 December 2013, 8:28 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Five-Time Champion Returns When the 32nd Speight’s Coast to Coast lines up on the South Island’s West Coast in February, Nelson’s Richard Ussher will be lining up for his 12th time looking for his sixth win. Since his debut in 2000, Ussher has ... More >>

Speight’s Coast to Coast: 14 - 15 February 2014

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 3:14 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

This Valentine’s Day, almost 800 endurance junkies from around the world will confirm their love for adventure at the 32nd Speight’s Coast to Coast. This epic 243km running, cycling and kayaking race across New Zealand’s ruggedly beautiful South ... More >>

Defending Champion Among First To Enter

Friday, 1 November 2013, 3:04 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Queenstown’s Braden Currie was a surprise winner of this year’s Speight’s Coast to Coast. Now the defending champion has surprised again by being among the first to enter for the 2014 race. More >>

2013 Speight's Coast to Coast Movie Tour

Friday, 26 July 2013, 3:15 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Established in 1983, the Speight’s Coast to Coast is the world’s longest running multisport event and doubles very year as the world title race. The Speight’s Coast to Coast movie tour will visit 11 venues nationally, five in the North Island and ... More >>

New Era for NZ’s Great Race – Speight’s Coast to Coast Sold

Friday, 10 May 2013, 4:24 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

The original, longest running multisport event in the world, the Speight’s Coast to Coast, has been sold, signaling a new era for the ultimate challenge. More >>

Coast to Coast Attracting Cantabs and Internationals Alike

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 11:47 am | Speight's Coast to Coast

The 2014 Speight’s Coast to Coast is still 11 months away, but entries for the 32nd edition of the 243k race across the South Island are almost 25 percent ahead of this time last year. More >>

Impressive Winners Light Up Day 1 at Coast to Coast

Saturday, 9 February 2013, 11:49 am | Speight's Coast to Coast

Wanaka’s Jessica Simpson announced her arrival on the multisport scene with a record-breaking opening day in the Speight’s Coast to Coast. More >>

Defending Champions Lead Stellar Start List

Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 12:58 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Defending Champions Lead Stellar Start List The 2013 Speight’s Coast to Coast is shaping up as one of the toughest fought ever as winners and runners up from the last three years take to the start line again. Centre stage on the Kumara Beach start ... More >>

Canterbury Bouncing Back! Speight's Coast to Coast 2013

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 3:51 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

The Speight’s Coast to Coast has been the world’s premier multisport event for 30 years. But like the rest of Christchurch, the 243k race across the South Island has been seriously affected by the earthquake woes of the last 18 months. But race ... More >>

Double Ussher Win for 30th Speight’s Coast to Coast

Sunday, 12 February 2012, 10:33 am | Speight's Coast to Coast

Double Ussher Win for 30th Speight’s Coast to Coast Richard Ussher has taken out the top spot for the fifth time in the 30th Speight’s Coast to Coast ‘Longest Day’ one-day individual competition, with a time of 11hr: 33min: 24sec. More >>

 

 

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