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July 2022

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Saturday, 2 Jul 2022, 09:45 to 15:00: North Island Cross Country Championships (interclub event), Spa Park, Taupo ×
Updated 24 Jun 2022 at 10:18 am.

2022 details:

Annual club mid-winter trip.

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

Registered & non Registered runners and walkers all welcome. A great family weekend event. The club has applied for grants to keep the costs down.

2022 race info

  1. 10:00am: Girls under 10 (1km)
  2. 10:05am: Boys under 10 (1km)
  3. 10:10am: Girls under 12 (2km)
  4. 10:15am: Boys under 12 (2km)
  5. 10:20am: Girls under 14  (3km)
  6. 10:25am: Boys under 14 (3km)
  7. 10:35am: Girls under 16 and 10:45am: boys under 16 (3km)
  8. 12:00am: Masters Men 35-49 (6km - 2 x 3km laps)
  9. 12:20am: Masters Women 35+ (5km - 3km lap + 2km lap)
  10. 12:40am: Masters Men 50+ (6km - 2 x 3km laps)
  11. 1:00pm: Women under 20, women under 18 (4km - 2 x 2km laps)
  12. 1:15pm: Men under 20, men under 18 (5km - 3km lap + 2km lap)
  13. 1:30pm: Senior Women (5km - 3km lap + 2km lap)
  14. 1:50pm: Senior Men (9km - 3 x 3km laps)

 

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Saturday, 9 Jul 2022, 13:45 to 17:00: Club Run & Walk, Clubrooms, Waiora Hub ×

Meet at 1:45pm for a 2pm start.

Thinking of joining? Come along!

All ages, all abilities, all motivations. Join us!

 
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Saturday, 16 Jul 2022: WUU2K, Wellington ×

Wellington Urban Ultra Marathon with 21km, 43km and 62km options. 

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Sunday, 17 Jul 2022, 11:00 to 14:30: Wellington Cross Country Champs (interclub event) incorp. Olympic Cross Country Champs, Harcourt Park, Upper Hutt ×
Updated 9 Jun 2022.

These are the details for 2022.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

The course will be based on a 2km lap, which will be the same as used last year. The laps has a mixture of flat and undulating cross country running, and is suitable for spikes. It is likely that the course will be firm underfoot, unless there is heavy rain in the hours prior to the event in which case parts will get muddy and slippery. Each lap crosses a tarsealed road twice.

Beware: the Park is open to the public, so beware of the potential for spectators, members of the public and dogs to venture onto the course while you are competing.

The course will be marked with tape, cones and flags. Competitors are to run between flags / cones, and around the outside of the tape – no cutting corners! 

AGE GRADES

  • Wellington championship grades are: U10, U12, U14, U16, U18, U20, Senior, Masters 35, 50, 60, 65 and 70.
  • Championship distance for SW, SM, MW35, MM35 and MM50 is 10km.
  • Championship distance for MW50, MW60, MM60, MW65, MM65, MW70 and MM70 is 5km.
  • For all grades except Masters, ages are at 31st December 2022. For Masters’ grades, ages are age on the day.

ENTRY AND ELIGIBILITY

The event is open to any athlete registered in the Athletes NZ ClubNet database as “Competitive” and “Active and Financial” as at 11.59pm on Friday 15 July 2022.

Competitive athletes from other centres are welcome. They are to email their entry to Daryl Bloomfield (daryl@fedude.co.nz) by 15 July and pay their $12 entry fee direct to Athletics Wellington (deposit into 031-540- 0009238-00).

Only “Competitive” members of an Athletics Wellington club will eligible for championship medals and to count in teams’ races.

ENTRY FEES

Athletics Wellington clubs will be invoiced after the event for the competitors who finish:

  • $12.00 for all competitors aged 20+
  • $7.50 for all competitors under 20.

RUNNERS COMPETING OUT OF GRADE

Any competitor who want to compete out of grade must notify Daryl Bloomfield (daryl@fedude.co.nz) by Friday 15 July.

RACE UNIFORM AND NUMBERS

All competitors must wear their official club uniform and their Athletics Wellington race bib (as issued for the Dorne Cup and Vosseler Shield) on the front of their uniform.

If you have misplaced / lost your race bib, please see Daryl Bloomfield on race day for a temporary bib (which must be returned after your race).

TEAM RACES

There are team races for each championship grade, except Seniors where the team race will be Open (first 6 from each club in the 10km race to count for the Men, who will compete for the White & Mackay Shield, and first 4 from each club in the 10km race to count for the Women).

Counting Individuals for teams:

First six from each club to count for Open Men and four for all other grades.

MEDALS

Athletics Wellington championship medals are awarded for the first three registered Wellington athletes in each grade. These medals will be presented at the Soundshell as soon as possible after each race.  

RACE START TIMES AND DISTANCES

11.00am

  • 5km (1km loop then 2 x 2km): WU18, MW50, MW60, MW70, MM60, MM65, MM70, all other adult grades non-championship

11:45am

  • 4km (2 x 2km) Boys U16, Girls U16

12:10pm

  • 6km (3 x 2km) MU18, WU20
  • 8km (4 x 2km) MU20

12.50pm

  • 1km (1 x 1km loop) Boys U10, Girls U10

1:00pm

  • 2km (1 x 2km) Boys U12, Girls U12, Boys U14, Girls U14

1:20pm

  • 10km (5 x 2km) SW, SM, MW35, MM35, MM50, all other grades non-championship

Note: the 1km loop is the first half of the 2km loop. 

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Saturday, 23 Jul 2022, 13:45 to 17:00: Club Run & Walk, Clubrooms, Waiora Hub ×

Meet at 1:45pm for a 2pm start.

Thinking of joining? Come along!

All ages, all abilities, all motivations. Join us!

 
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Saturday, 30 Jul 2022, 08:00 to 17:00: New Zealand Cross Country Championships, Spa Park, Taupo ×
Updated 30 Jun 2022 at 11:04 am.

Other details (incl. course map) to come.

 
Saturday, 30 Jul 2022, 13:45 to 17:00: Club Run & Walk, Clubrooms, Waiora Hub ×

Meet at 1:45pm for a 2pm start.

Thinking of joining? Come along!

All ages, all abilities, all motivations. Join us!

 
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