14 Feb 2009

Coast to coast event underway

9:02 am on 14 February 2009

The 26th annual Coast to Coast race across the South Island is underway from Kumara beach to Sumner.

The event began at 6am on Saturday. Competitors will cover 243km of terrain on foot, by cycle and by kayak as they traverse the South Island.

The first arrivals are expected at Sumner beach shortly before 5pm on Saturday.