Coast contenders

Thirteen South Canterbury athletes will compete in the 2013 Coast to Coast multisport event next month.

They are James Faulkner, Stu Paterson, Giles Fairbrother, Gary Lister, Adam Goddard, John Sweney, Reuben Allan, Sarah Bryce, Gary Stevenson, Jock Barr, Emily Gilbert, Stuart Grace and Kate Ecroyd.

The day race starts on February 8 with the cycle and mountain run, then ends on February 9 with the cycle, kayak and cycle sections.

The feature Multisport World Championship will be contested on February 9, with almost 150 entrants taking on the 3km run, 55km road cycle, 34km mountain run, 15km cycle, 67km white water kayak and 70km cycle in one day.

The Timaru Herald