Articles Categorized: Athletics

Runners team up for relay

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  THE Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club held its Stop Bank River Relay on Saturday. There was a two-kilometre run for the under-10 runners who…

Runners tackle Pomona slopes

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TWO Eastern Bay runners earned top places in the Pomona King of the Mountain race on Sunday. The event is held annually near Australia’s Sunshine…

Thrower hammers new milestone

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THE Edgecumbe College Athletics Academy has its first Oceania champion. Caleb Moore won the under-18 hammer throw title at the Oceania Athletic Area Championships in…

Runners battle for titles

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EASTERN Bay runners were among the top competitors at the Bay of Plenty Cross-Country Championships in Rotorua on Tuesday. More than 500 children from 79…

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…