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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 >>

Impressive Winners & Surprise Finishers

Friday, 10 February 2012, 9:20 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Impressive Winners & Surprise Finishers Light Up Day 1 at Speight’s Coast to Coast Nelson’s Trevor Joyce was a surprise starter when the Speight’s Coast to Coast Two Day race got underway today on the West Coast beach of Kumara. But there ... More >>

Internationals Attack Speight’s Coast to Coast

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 10:50 am | Speight's Coast to Coast

Thirty years ago the inaugural Speight’s Coast to Coast had just three participants from outside of New Zealand. This year the 30th anniversary of the world’s longest running multisport event features almost 100 internationals from 16 countries. More >>

Richard Ussher to Defend Title

Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 6:20 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Speight’s Coast to Coast champion Richard Ussher is returning in search of a fifth win in the 243k world multisport championship across New Zealand’s South Island. More >>

Former Champion Determined to Retake Title

Wednesday, 28 December 2011, 8:32 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

In 2011 Elina Ussher was odds-on favourite to dominate the Speight’s Coast to Coast. After a resounding victory in 2010, there didn’t appear to be anyone capable of challenging the Finnish-born Nelsonian. So it was something of a surprise when fellow ... More >>

New Innovation for World’s Best-Known Adventure Event

Saturday, 12 November 2011, 3:51 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Since 1983 the Speight’s Coast to Coast has led the way in adventure sports. This year, the world’s longest-running multisport event launches its 30th anniversary celebrations with another first – a series of webinars designed to inspire and ... More >>

Champions Return for 30th Anniversary

Monday, 31 October 2011, 2:20 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Multiple winners of the Speight's Coast to Coast are among the champions being invited back for the 30th anniversary event next February. Nine times winner Steve Gurney from Christchurch and five times winner Kathy Lynch from Hokitika head up a list ... More >>

Champions Return for 30th Anniversary

Monday, 31 October 2011, 1:18 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Multiple winners of the Speight’s Coast to are among the champions being invited back for the 30th anniversary event next February. Nine times winner Steve Gurney from Christchurch and five times winner Kathy Lynch from Hokitika head up a list ... More >>

Speight’s Coast to Coast Awarded OutdoorsMark

Friday, 9 September 2011, 2:48 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Since 1983 the Speight’s Coast to Coast has led the way in adventure sports. The world’s longest running multisport event continued leading the way recently when awarded the Outdoor New Zealand “OutdoorsMark”. The Speight’s Coast to Coast ... More >>

Ussher Takes 2011 Speight’s Coast To Coast Title

Sunday, 13 February 2011, 12:21 pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Ussher has taken out the top spot for a fourth time in the Speight’s Coast to Coast ‘Longest Day’ one-day competition with a time of 10hr: 41min: 12sec. More >>

   

 

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