We had a bit of fun over the weekend. Melanie set off on foot from Stirling point, heading up Bluff hill to the Glory Track, then back along the coast path. mark headed up over Bluff hill from Gun Pit Road right over the top and down the other side to the coast path. Who got to the Glory track / coast path junction first? Continue reading “Race over Bluff hill: who won?”
I started my pipe band career in Wellington when I was about 16, under the tuition of my father. I played my first nationals in 2010 – about a year after starting (which is a bit of an accomplishment!) I have also played for the New Zealand Foundation Youth Pipe Band, representing New Zealand in both Australia and Canada between 2011 and 2014. Continue reading “Megan and her Band stuff”
Want a 26% improvement in stress levels, or a 25% improvement in physical health? Then you should try a group exercise class. Continue reading “The power of the GROUP!!”
When I decided to put it out there a few months ago about entering a team Ryding2Health into this years Relay for life, I had no idea what to expect, and I certainly didn’t expect the outcome that we got.
Here is an account of our weekend, including a recording of the most poignant ceremony of the night and a video of our fun filled fund raising activities! Continue reading “Relay for Life – Southland 2016”
So here it is, my first ever swimming race, a swimming race that didn’t have a bike or run after it! How strange!
I had no idea what to expect in this race. Continue reading “Southland Open Water swimming champs: not as I expected!”
Southland race walker Lesley Cantwell collapsed on her way to the medal ceremony where she was to collect gold for winning the Oceania 5000m race walking championships which took place in Tahiti on Tuesday. Continue reading “International race walker dies suddenly”