PBs for Leith Athletes went tumbling today at the inaugural new Port Road Race held along the new Te Aka Ōtākou Tānga: The Winding Vine Shared cycleway over a shorter distance of 10km. Being a handicap race, the emphasis was on who crossed the line first. The first athlete to cross the line in Dunedin was Caversham’s Neville Scott. The first Leith athlete to cross the finish line was Simon Leaning. For more on this race >> Port Road Race 2023
Community time trial. Course 1. Start/Finish Corner Neptune and Magnet Streets, Dunedin. Run the 10km or run/walk the 5km along Te Aka Ōtākou shared path on an out and back course. All welcome and it is free. Wheelchair and pram friendly >> Visit Website – Leith Harbour Free
Organised by Caversham Harrier & Athletic Club
The Full Marathon also doubles as the Otago Marathon Championship. To be eligible, marathoners must be members of an Athletics Otago Club. Leith Athletes and the Leith Training Group Athletes took part in the various events. Check out the results and the personal bests achieved on the day >> For full details and Results
Brodie Kane tells us how it is.
An over-arching theme from our Women’s Running Evening fell in the arena of body-image and self confidence within the training and competition of our sport.
Winter running in Pictures, Self-confidence: Forgetting the background noise, Points competition update, Training to your cycle, PB & Jelly Muesli it is all there and more >> Read more
Venue: Logan Park, Caledonian Track. Start warmups 5.00pm for start at 5.30pm. Check out the training section for updates on the session details for the next Sole Tuesday. Rhythm and Drills >> Training
Popular meeting place is the Tomahawk Football Fields adjacent to the Beach car park at 5.20-5.30. We tackle the beach and the sand dunes. Venue and nature of run can vary depending on conditions. Sometimes we run over the golf course. To find out more about these exciting and varied sessions >> Training
Chris Bisley – Leith’s Trail & Ultra Captain on his way to winning the 3 Peaks + 1 Ultra 55km in 2021
Leith welcomes to the team the accomplished trail and ultra runner Chris Bisley as it’s trail and ultra captain >> Read more about Chris’s goals
Phil Petersen ran a excellent time in coldy windy conditions over the Course 2, Te Aka Ōtākou shared path, in a time of 37 minutes 15 minutes to lead home the other hardy 35 runners/walkers over the longer 10km loop. Corey Lewis, coming back to form, led the other 27 runners to the finish line in a time of 18 minutes 22 seconds over the short 5km loop. Results and reports >> Leith Harbour Free