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Events and races from the club syllabus, the Wellington region, and further afield.

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North Island Cross Country Championships (interclub event), Spa Park, Taupo Saturday, 1 Jul 2017, 10:30 to 15:00

Annual club mid-winter trip.

Saturday races, Saturday night club dinner, Sunday morning group runs. Not to be missed!

Registered & non Registered runners and walkers all welcome. A great family weekend event.

2016 Race Details (2017 details tba)

9:45am: Girls 10 and under (1km)
9:52am: Boys 10 and under (1km)
10:00am: Girls 12 and under (2km)
10:15am: Boys 12 and under (2km)
10:20am: Masters Men 35-49 (6km - 2*3km laps)
10:40am: Masters Women 35+ (5km - 3km lap+2km lap)
11:05am: Masters Men 50+ (6km - 2*3km laps)
11:35am: Girls 14 and under (3km)
11:50am: Boys 14 and under (3km)
12:05pm: Women under 20, women under 18 (4km - 2*2km laps)
12:15pm: Men under 20, men under 18 (5km 0 3km lap+2km lap)
12:25pm: Senior Women (5km - 3km lap+2km lap)
1:00pm: Senior Men (9km - 3*3km laps)

Trip details 2016

ACCOMMODATION:

Olympic has booked some accommodation at the Camellia Court Motel, 50 Tonga St which is not far from Spa Park.  There is a range of units from couples to families and groups of singles.  If you have any queries regarding the accommodation at the Camellia Court please email Brian Rusbridge at brusbrid@xtra.co.nz.

TRANSPORT:

In terms of transport, there is a option of going up in vans organised by the club.

CLUB DINNER:

The club dinner is on Saturday night at Wairakei Resort on State Highway 1, just North of Taupo.  The club pays for this dinner and all family and supporters are welcome to attend.  

To go to the NIXC, please register your interest.

On this registration form as well as collecting information for your entry we also need to know if you wish to take up the following:

  • Team accommodation 
  • Team Travel by van 
  • The Club Dinner
  • If you are wanting to include your supporters in these, we need to know that too

Please note also that if you wish to be considered for selection in the Wellington team you must also complete the EOI form by the 11th June.



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Club day, Olympic Clubrooms Saturday, 8 Jul 2017, 13:45 to 16:00

Pack runs and walks from the clubrooms. Meet at 1:45 for notices; packs leave around 2pm.

Children's Cross Country Series, event 4, Grenada North Park Sunday, 9 Jul 2017, 09:30 to 12:30

Approximate Timings and Distances

9:30am - On the day registrations and race bibs available to collect
Enter at least 7 days prior for a personalised race bib 

9:45am - Course open for walk around
10:00am - Guided walk around course (if you want to)
10.20am - Year 0 Boys and Girls Race (approx 500m)
10:30am - Year 1 Boys and Girls Race (approx 800m)
10:45am - Year 2 Boys and Girls Race (approx 800m)
11:00am - Year 3 Boys and Girls Race (approx 1km to 1.5km)
11:15am - Year 4 Boys and Girls Race (approx 1km to 1.5km)
11:30am - Year 5 Boys and Girls Race (approx 2km to 2.5km)
11:45am - Year 6 Boys and Girls Race (approx 2km to 2.5km)
12:00pm - Year 7 - 8 Boys and Girls Race (approx 2.5km)

Please note: times can change on the day with races able to run up to 30 minutes earlier than advertised (only in adverse weather conditions if we need to rush it through and only affecting races from year 3 upwards).

Another note:  Year 0 is for those aged 4 & under as at 1 April 2017 (it is your choice if you want them to run up a grade in year 1, i.e. if you'd prefer to run with your friends who might be year 1)



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Wellington Cross Country Champs (interclub event), Grenada North Park Sunday, 9 Jul 2017, 13:00 to 16:00
Updated 21 Apr 2017.

Athletics Wellington Cross Country Championships plus road walk.

Incorporating the Club Cross Country Champs.

2016 details below. 2017 details tba.

Note changes for 2016: new course, now on Sunday, and new times, distances and grades..

2016 details: maps, times, entry details etc

Club day, Olympic Clubrooms Saturday, 15 Jul 2017, 13:45 to 16:00

Pack runs and walks from the clubrooms. Meet at 1:45 for notices; packs leave around 2pm.

Masters 8km Road Race, Olympic Harriers clubrooms Sunday, 16 Jul 2017

2016 details below. 2017 details tba.

Road race and walk for registered masters athletes

  • Road Race: 5 laps = 8 km – Start 11.00 am 
  • Race Walk: 4 laps = 6.4 km – Start 10.45 am

Start and finish: Is in Kipling Street.  The roads are NOT closed to traffic.

Prizes:  

  • Prizes will be awarded to the first place runner in each age group plus additional prizes where warranted. 
  • Prizes for first two men and women in race walk plus additional prizes where warranted. 
  • Prizes for the first 3 Club teams  (2 running teams and 1 walking team.)  

Teams:

  • Running – Four to a team with at least one woman. 
  • Walking – Three to a team (mixed team). 
  • A number of Spot Prizes will be drawn on the day.

Entries:

  • Entry Fee: $15.00 Non-members:  $20.00 
  • No late entry fee payable.
  • Pre-Masters are welcome.
  • Make cheque payable to Wellington Masters Athletics Inc. or Direct Credit to: Wellington Masters Athletics Inc., ANZ Bank, The Terrace: 06 0565 0064415 00
  • Postal entries to: Brian Watson, 14 Hewson Crescent, Otaki Beach, Otaki 5512 - Telephone 06 364 7758 or Graham Gould, PO Box 5887, Lambton Quay, Wellington 6145 or email to gvgould@xtra.co.nz
  • Entry form also available on the Masters website at www.wellingtonmastersathletics.org.nz


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Club cross country champs, Bryant's Farm, Boom Rock Road, Ohariu Valley Saturday, 22 Jul 2017, 13:45 to 16:00
Updated 22 Jun 2017 at 4:57 pm.

Club cross country champs are back as a standalone event; same venue as the Grand Memorial. Details to come.

Club day, Olympic Clubrooms Saturday, 29 Jul 2017, 13:45 to 16:00

Pack runs and walks from the clubrooms. Meet at 1:45 for notices; packs leave around 2pm.

New Zealand Cross Country Champs, Auckland Sunday, 30 Jul 2017
New Zealand Cross Country Champs

::[Further details]::
Club day, Olympic Clubrooms Saturday, 5 Aug 2017, 13:45 to 16:00

Pack runs and walks from the clubrooms. Meet at 1:45 for notices; packs leave around 2pm.

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