Ulmer joins pack
Olympic cycling gold medallist Sarah Ulmer will join the Motatapu Icebreaker Off-Road Marathon on March 8. It is the 10th anniversary of the event on private farmland between Glendhu Bay and Arrowtown and the first year under its new ownership of the Queenstown Trails Trust. Entries close for the marathon, 15km Miners Trail and triathlon events on February 12. The mountain bike ride booked out in record time last year.
Air New Zealand has signed a three-year deal to be the naming rights sponsor for the new Queenstown International Marathon. The inaugural marathon takes place on November 22. The event includes 21km, 10km and 3km options. More information: queenstownmarathon.co.nz.