Articles Categorized: Multisport

Jones wins Motu second-year in a row

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DANIEL Jones is not one to shy away from a challenge. The former Whakatane athlete, and now Wellington financial analyst was the first man home…

Race lays down multisport challenge

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NOW in its 27th year, the Motu Challenge remains a standout in Eastern Bay sporting events. The annual 172-kilometre multisport race returns tomorrow and it…

Top swimmer up for challenge

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CHAMPION swimmer Moss Burmester hopes he will not have to do any swimming during Saturday’s Motu Challenge. The 36-year-old will compete in the individual race…

Wilde on form in Asia

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WHAKATANE triathlete Hayden Wilde earned two top 10 placings in the Asia Cup Series triathlon in Japan. Wilde placed seventh in race one last week…

Xterra success for young stars

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EASTERN Bay athletes were in good form across a range of off-road events at the Xterra Rotorua Festival on Saturday. Since its inception 13 years…

Clark conquers coast again

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SAM Clark’s exuberant finish-line celebration was the only thing that matched his ferocity in claiming a second consecutive Coast to Coast title on Saturday. Ohope’s…

Runners tested on long course

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MORE than 1400 people took on the Tarawera Ultramarathon on Saturday. The event offered three distances which all finished at Kawerau’s Firmin Field and American…

Clark comeback claims second title

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Whakatane’s Sam Clark has defended his Coast to Coast title after staging a remarkable comeback today. After starting the 243-kilometre race across the South Island…