Articles Categorized: Athletics

Boost for Eastern Bay athletes

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FOUR athletes have been named as BayTrust Athlete and Coach Scholarship recipients this week. Triathlete Hayden Wilde, motorcycle racer Damon Rees, hockey player Paraone Muru…

Race two in the books

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THE Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club held the second race of its cross-country series on Saturday. The recent wet weather meant the surrounds of the…

Running series takes off

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THE first race of the Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club cross-country series took place on Saturday. The race was held at Coastlands and included a…

Race takes final steps

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LOW entries have meant the end of one of the Eastern Bay’s newest races. The Podium Ohope Express, originally scheduled for April 22, has been…

Athletes bag big haul

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TWO Whakatane athletes showed good form at the New Zealand Masters Track and Field Championships in Nelson recently. Brenda Davis and Dave Rondon, pictured, returned…

Runners ready to lace and race

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THE Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club moves into the next phase of its operations on Saturday. The first event of the harrier season will be…

Athletes start year in form

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EDGECUMBE College Athletics Academy athletes competed in the Tauranga Twilight athletics meet on New Year’s Day. Athletes were just hours removed from a Guiness World…

Hammer throwers await ruling

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THE Edgecumbe College Athletics Academy has lodged its claim to have held the world’s first hammer throw competition for 2017 and now awaits a ruling…