Athlete Profiles

Carolyn Vasta

What event are your training for and what is your goal?  Hanmer Holiday Homes half marathon. Goal to Finish strong! What it is your motivation for wanting to achieve this?  To keep up the training for Buller marathon Team Relay What is your background and how did you get into your sport?  Always been involved […]

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Helen Johnston

What event are your training for and what is your goal? Just completed the Mind Over Mountain Adventure (MOMAR) in Cumberland British Columbia in Canada. And getting through moving back to New Zealand before deciding on the next challenge. What it is your motivation for wanting to achieve this? Stay fit and Active after having […]

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Robyn Dewson

What event are your training for and what is your goal? Coast to Coast 2017 What it is your motivation for wanting to achieve this? My motivation is surviving a cancer diagnosis two years ago (May 2014).  I have had chemoradiation, major surgery, more chemo and then another surgery (3 September 2015).  At one point […]

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Isobel Stout

What event are your training for and what is your goal? Lots of events! Mt Cook, South Island Masters, Boulder Bay Classic, QT Half Marathon, Le Race and Graperide. What it is your motivation for wanting to achieve this? These are all just fun days out for me and give structure to my routine adventures […]

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Emma Gribben

What event are your training for and what is your goal? Training for the 2016 Queenstown Marathon – my first full marathon. I just want to complete it but under 4hours if the body allows me to and see if I can finish in the top 100 of my gender and age category of 20-29 […]

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Kevin Holland

What event are your training for and what is your goal? To run the Kepler Challenge this year, uninjured, with a smile. What it is your motivation for wanting to achieve this? I hate to use the cliche but, because it’s there. And why run an international event we have have such marvelous trail runs […]

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Catherine Watson

What event are your training for and what is your goal? Huka Challenge MTB in Nov and C2C Longest Day in Feb are the main aims this year What it is your motivation for wanting to achieve this? Attempted the Huka Challenge a couple of years ago but event got shortened due to string winds […]

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Kate Spurling

What event are your training for and what is your goal? Tarawera – 50km trail run on the North Island in November and Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon in Queenstown in February 2017. My goal first and foremost to have FUN and secondly to finish both races comfortably while giving it my all! What it is […]

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Hamish Horn

What event are your training for and what is your goal? Abel Tasman Cycle Challenge (yet to decide), Ride the Rakaia, Le Race. What it is your motivation for wanting to achieve this? Personal Goals.  It’s there to be done and improved upon What is your background and how did you get into your sport? […]

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Keith Wright

What event are your training for and what is your goal? Christchurch half marathon. Goal is a sub 1:30 in 2017 What it is your motivation for wanting to achieve this? I’m competing with myself, I reckon that I’ve got some room to improve – it’s a stretch goal for me but worth giving it […]

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