Interview with 17-year-old Marathoner Haoting Ma

Haoting Ma is a familiar face at Auckland running races. His youthful smile and ever-present determination have seen him cross the finish line in countless half marathons and 10k events, but at the recent Christchurch Marathon, and at only 17 years old, he stepped up to the big 42 kilometre challenge … and dominated, running a[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 048 – Oceania Marathon Champion Dave Ridley

Dave Ridley is one of our NZ’s consistent top performing marathoners and at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon was crowned the Oceania Men’s Marathon Champion. We also catch up on the news from NZ Secondary School Cross Country Champs, Wellington Marathon, Western States Endurance Race, and the North Island and South Island Cross Country Champs.[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 047 – Keegan Pitcher & Christchurch Marathon

This time last year Keegan Pitcher didn’t even call himself a runner, now he’s about to hop on a plane to the World Para Athletics Champs! We hear his story and his hopes and dreams for the future. We also catch up with participants from a cold and wet Christchurch Marathon, dissect all the international athletics[…]

Strong – 026 – Plank Like You’ve Never Planked Before

It’s to plank like it’s 1999! The ability to hold yourself in strong, postural correct position when parallel to the ground is a great way of making you strong when running upright. A little bit of core work and targeted strength training can get the areas that running on its own typically doesn’t reach. And this[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 046 – How Much is Too Much?

In a sport that rewards hard work, how much running is too much running? Hamish and Hayden explore different training volumes for different athletes and different life stages. We also catch up on the news that Angie Petty has made the NZ 2017 London World Athletics Championship team. Plus we talk about the Wellington ladies[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 045 – Breaking2, Ultras & Buscomb

Camille Buncombe becomes the third fastest kiwi in history, we rant about Breaking2 and the ladies dominate the NZ 100k champs. Plus, we cover news from Rotorua Marathon, Hawke’s Bay Marathon and the many other races and running news from around New Zealand. Athletics NZ Weekly Update (8 May): http://athletics.org.nz/News/athletics-nz-weekly-roundup-8-may-2017 Athletics NZ Weekly Update (15 May): http://athletics.org.nz/News/athletics-nz-weekly-roundup-15-may-2017[…]

Interview with 4x World Masters Gold Medalist: Christine Adamson

Last weekend Christine Adamson not only won her age group in the Waiheke Island 10k, but also was the first female overall and broke the course record. Pretty impressive for a 60-year-old!  She’s also just finished a campaign at the World Masters Games where she claimed four gold medals from four events. She holds Auckland[…]