Athletics Team Leader for Rio Olympics announced

We are pleased to announce the Team Leader for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is Scott Goodman. Goodman is the current High Performance Director at Athletics New Zealand and has previously been appointed as the Team Leader for the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in China in August 2015. The Athletics NZ High Performance Team […]

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NZRun Results/News Archive – 22nd-28th June 2015

This is an archive of the results/news/links for New Zealand Events and athletes during the week. If you have more results or information for this archived page please let us know. 22nd June – Daniel Wallis runs 1:06:45 at the Garry Bjorklund 1/2 Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota Message Board Thread 26th June – Lavaredo Ultra […]

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Athletics NZ amends Olympic Games Policy

This article is a follow-up to THIS ONE posted on NZRun on the 23rd of June which highlighted a significant issue in the Athlete Long List Application process which was released by Athletics NZ as part of their larger Olympic Games Nomination Policy. For reference you can find the original document HERE and the amended […]

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Eight to run for NZ at 2015 World Mountain Champs

Athletics New Zealand announced the 2015 World Mountain Running Championship team today. The team of eight athletes includes a Senior Women’s team of four as well as three individuals to contest the Men’s race and one in the Junior Men’s grade. Sally Gibbs, Paula Canning and Stephen Day all return from the 2014 team. The […]

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NZRun Results/News Archive – 8th -14th June 2015

This is an archive of the results/news/links for New Zealand Events and athletes during the week. If you have more results or information for this archived page please let us know. 14th June – Nicki McFadzien led the Kiwi contingent with a fourth place finish at the Oceania 10km Road Championships in Tasmania. Oska Inkster-Baynes […]

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Success for Kiwis at New York Diamond League

Nick Willis’ first Diamond League race of the year resulted in a second placing over 5000m this morning in 13min 29.78sec at the Icahn Stadium in New York. Willis, who confesses to still being a novice over the 12.5 lap distance, finished just 0.3s behind winner Ben True (USA) but ahead of many well-performed African […]

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