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Godzone Team Mates Compete in Speight’s Coast to Coast

Monday, 16 February 2015, 3:10 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

As New Zealand’s premier adventure race GODZone prepares to get underway late next week in Wanaka, several high profile adventure racers were seen out and about competing at the Speight’s Coast to Coast over the weekend. Nathan Fa'avae, captain ... More >>

Currie and Simson defend Coast to Coast titles

Sunday, 15 February 2015, 10:43 am | Speight's Coast to Coast

Wanaka athletes Braden Currie and Jess Simson defended their Speight’s Coast to Coast titles, both winning in different but equally impressive ways. More >>

Happy early Coast to Coast winner

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 5:27 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Winning the Giant Road bike as a spot prize leading up to the Coast to Coast was great surprise for Ian Fraser from Christchurch, and it has him even more excited about the event this weekend. More >>

Coast to Coast poised to be fierce battle

Monday, 9 February 2015, 10:59 am | Speight's Coast to Coast

This year’s Speight’s Coast to Coast is poised to be a fierce battle with Wanaka’s One Day defending champions Braden Currie and Jess Simson set to fend off a number of multi sports established and rising stars. More >>

World Champ enters Coast to Coast for first time in 14 years

Monday, 2 February 2015, 1:51 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

World Champion Adventure Racer Nathan Fa’avae has entered the Speight’s Coast to Coast Longest Day event for the first time in 14 years. More >>

Coast to Coast has largest field in five years

Friday, 30 January 2015, 4:07 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

30 January 2015 Organisers are extremely happy that next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast has its largest field in five years, a clear indication that changes to this year’s event have reignited interest in the iconic multi-sport race More >>

Coast to Coast competitor 30 kilos lighter and rearing to go

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 2:35 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Steve Garrett is 30 kilograms lighter and rearing to take on next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast after crashing out of last year’s event. More >>

Coast to Coast competitor lucky to be alive

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 12:32 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Wellington man Menno van der Laan knows he lucky to be here, let alone be on the start line of next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast one day event. More >>

Coast to Coast more accessible than ever before

Friday, 16 January 2015, 11:31 am | Speight's Coast to Coast

Next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast will be more accessible than ever before, thanks to technology. More >>

Coast to Coast festival for Christchurch eastern suburb

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 2:49 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast will provide a massive boast for the Christchurch quake damaged eastern suburb of New Brighton, with a festival being planned to welcome home competitors. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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