Round the Bays

Limitations only exist if you let them

Read how Achilles has helped 12 year old Jaden Movold achieve his goals and become a role model to encourage kids whatever their ability or disability to get out in the community and be active.

MEDIA RELEASE: Cigna signs on with Wellington Round the Bays till 2018

Sport Wellington has announced that it has renewed its major partnership with the principal sponsor of award-winning event, Wellington Round the Bays.  Leading insurance provider, Cigna has signed on as principal sponsor and naming rights holder for upcoming Wellington Round the Bays events for another two years.

Guiding an Achilles athlete in Cigna Wellington Round the Bays

Keep a look out for “the yellow shirts” at Wellington’s Cigna Round the Bays on February 21.They’re Achilles athletes - an inspirational bunch of Kiwis. Achilles is a charity that helps Kiwis with any kind of disability to participate in mainstream running events nationally (and internationally).

Achilles athletes take on the New York Marathon

Petone man Richard Warwick and Kaiwharawhara woman Kelly Smith are part of the Achilles International New Zealand team of eight disabled athletes taking on the New York Marathon in November this year.

BE IN TO WIN A HEALTH & FITNESS PACK

Summer is coming and we are giving away a health and fitness pack worth over $1,000!

CIGNA & ACHILLES PREPARE FOR THE NY MARATHON

We caught up with two of our employees, who are currently guiding two Achilles athletes toward the New York Marathon in November. Hear what they have to say!

MEDIA RELEASE: CIGNA ROUND THE BAYS DATE ANNOUNCED FOR 2016

Cigna and Sport Wellington are excited to announce the date for the 2016 Cigna Round the Bays. On Sunday 21st February 2016, over 14,500 people are expected to take part in running, walking, or wheel chairing around Wellington’s iconic bays.

My experience as an Achilles guide

Ever wondered what it was like to be an Achilles guide? Cigna employee Naomie Lye shares her experience as she helps Vinnie train towards the Rotorua Half-Marathon.

GET MOVING BLOG: CRISTIE'S FINAL PRE-RACE THOUGHTS

For the last month, I have managed to up my training runs to several 5km runs a week (non-stop – yay!), and my trainer reckons (I really do hope she is right…!) that the 6.5km on Sunday will be a breeze…. Not sure if ‘breeze’ is the right word to describe how it will feel, but I am forever hopeful.

MEDIA RELEASE: LINDA FINDS FREEDOM IN RUNNING

Auckland woman, Linda Fraser is one of 20 Achilles International athletes from around the country travelling to Wellington to run in the Cigna Round the Bays event, thanks to a grant from the Cigna Foundation.

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