Latest news
  1. Oceania’s first World Athletics Gold Level Meet
  2. Oceania Athletics Championships 2022 – Mackay, Australia
  3. Continental Tour 2022: Oceania
  4. World Athletics Veteran Pin
  5. Brian Roe – World Athletics Plaque of Merit
  6. Once-in-a-Lifetime Games; Privileged to be a Technical Official 
  7. Flack, Snell, Doubell … Peter Bol?
  8. Oceania Identified Athlete from Tuvalu makes Olympic Debut
  9. Oceania Athletics Tokyo2020 Event Previews
  10. Jonah Harris on Track to Create Nauru History
  11. Global Conversation
  12. 2020 MERIT AWARD RECIPIENTS
  13. Oceania One Day Meetings 2020-21
  14. Cook Islands Games
  15. World Athletics – Wrap Up
  16. Lauren Bruce Claims Area Hammer Throw Record
  17. McSweyn Area Record
  18. Project W.I.N: HPTC Athletes take on Nutrition
  19. Area Record Holder Announces Retirement
  20. OAA COMPETITION COMMISSION: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
  21. Alex Beddoes: Sportsmen of the Year
  22. AREA NEWS: FEBRUARY
  23. Ratcliffe Sets New Area Record at Porritt Classic
  24. Oceania 20km Race Walk Championships
  25. Fiji’s Sprinter, Heleina Young, Awarded Inaugural Scholarship
  26. Tokyo Qualifiers, Records, and GIO OzDay10k
  27. Hull and Baxter Set New Area Records
  28. Palau: 4th Annual Koror Kolor Run
  29. Maurie Plant: Tributes and Memories
  30. 2020 Melanesian Championships: New Location
  31. NMA 38th Annual Christmas Island Relay
  32. Congratulations to newly elected OAA President Robin Sapong Eugenio of the Northen Mariana Islands
  33. McSweyn claims Zatopek 10,000m Victory in Record Time
  34. Sir Peter Snell, a New Zealand Athletic Legend who Always be Remembered
  35. Day 9 & 10: Doha Report
  36. Doha Report: Day 8
  37. Doha Day 7: Report
  38. Doha Report: Day 6
  39. Doha Report: Day 3
  40. Doha – Day Two
  41. Day 1: Competition Begins
  42. Press Release: 2021 OCEANIA AREA CHAMPIONSHIPS
  43. Sally Pearson, one of Australia’s greatest Olympians, has announced her retirement. 
  44. Oceania Athletics Council 2019-2023
  45. PNG Team – Training on the Gold Coast
  46. Supernova 1 – World Athletics Racewalking Tour Silver Meet
  47. 2023 Oceania Competitions
  48. Oceania Masters Championships Entries Open

NMA 38th Annual Christmas Island Relay

NMA 38th Annual Christmas Island Relay

The Northern Marianas Athletics (NMA) hosted their 38th Annual Christmas Island Relay, on Saturday, December 28, 2019.

The annual Island Relay has always attracted hundreds of running enthusiasts willing to cruise the 13.7 mile-long race across the western coast of Saipan starting from Pacific Islands Club (PIC) – San Antonio to the Last Command Post in Marpi.

The much-loved race rewards teams, individuals and youth who finish top 3. Along with these, the “Best Christmas group Spirit attire” and “Best support Vehicle” are awarded.

Results

Agape Team A was the overall No.1 finisher in the 13.7-mile race from Pacific Islands Club in San Antonio to the Last Command Post in Marpi after timing in at 1:25:27.

Agape also prevailed in the youth division with Agape Team C reaching the finish line in 1:34:39, nearly 13 minutes ahead of TanHoldings Football Club (1:47:16).

In the solo division,

  • R.J. Aquino was first at 1:57:03 in the Open Mens
  • Pipit Ball topped the women’s division.

The 39th annual Christmas Island Relay is just one of the many activities and events that NMA hosts in its continued efforts to promote national physical fitness, health and wellness, the fight against obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many other medical conditions that plague the people of the CNMI. 

As the last event of every busy year, NMA hosts this event in the spirit of good tidings and goodwill with a hearty little breakfast as a way to reach out and thank the many people who have participated in so many NMA events.

 

RECENT NEWS