What’s on

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

See also: ::[PDF2018 harriers syllabus]::[PDF2018/19 children’s athletics syllabus Updated 30 Oct]::[PDF2018/19 Wellington athletics programme new]::

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Summer pack run / walk, Clubrooms Saturday, 17 Nov 2018, 13:45 to 15:00
Updated 14 Nov 2018 at 8:54 am.

Our weekly pack run is from the clubrooms this week. Meet at 1:45 for a 2pm start.


Regional League 3, Newtown Park Saturday, 17 Nov 2018
Regional League 3
Summer pack run / walk - Pencarrow Lighthouse, Meet at Burdan's Gate Saturday, 10 Nov 2018, 13:45 to 15:00
Updated 28 Oct 2018.

Pencarrow Lighthouse

Meet at Burdan’s Gate on Pencarrow Coast Road.

Afterwards, join us at The Still Room Bar + Kitchen, 5 Oroua St, Eastbourne for refreshments. Outdoor seating.

Route to the lighthouses.

Check our club Facebook page for any updates.


The Agency Group 10k Invitational, Newtown Park Athletics Track Saturday, 10 Nov 2018, 16:45 to 19:30
Updated 7 Nov 2018 at 7:11 pm.

We are very excited to announce a new event on the Wellington Athletics Calendar

 The Agency Group 10k Invitational

Online Entries Now Open

Event Regulations

Date : November 10th

4.45 pm – 10000 metres B race
6.00 pm – 10000 metres A race
7.00 pm – 10000 metres – The Agency Group race

Venue : Newtown

 This will be a select field of 30 runners from all over NZ with pacemakers including Hamish Carson and the aim ( weather depending!) of running some very extremely fast times. There is even talk of some athletes looking to run under 30 mins that has not been seen in Wellington for over 25 years!

Along with this there will be the cream of NZ Junior runners looking to run a qualifying times for World XC Champs. 

 After the main race we will look to run 2 more 10k races where runners can look to run fast times.

 As well as this there will be a BBQ and the bar will be open.

 The Facebook event that has been set up has got 160 people confirmed or interested in it! https://www.facebook.com/events/277564186405626/ 

 Online entry information for all 3 races will be posted next week on the AW web page.

 Once again thanks to Stephen Day  and Nick Hospool for driving this event  and Carl Hasting form The Agency Group  for kindly offering to sponsor the event that we hope will become a regular fixture on our calendar

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Masters 10km road race, Lower Hutt Sunday, 4 Nov 2018
Updated 27 Oct 2018.
Masters 10km road race

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Club run / walk - West Wind Farm Makara, Opau Rd Saturday, 3 Nov 2018, 13:45 to 15:00

Come along for a run or walk at the scenic West Wind Recreation Area by Makara this Saturday. Meet at 1:45 for a 2pm start at the car park at the end of Opau Rd.

There are plenty of loops to run with great views across Cook Strait, old gun emplacements to explore, and there's even mobs of goats to run through. Based on last year's trip you can even rest up on the beach while Michelle tries to take a short cut by climbing straight up a cliff!

We will have running and walking groups for all ages and abilities. This is a great place to take the kids exploring.

Head to the café at Makara Beach afterwards for refreshments.

Google maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/ffgrjJXBArJ2

Club run / walk - Korokoro Stream, Cornish St entrance Saturday, 27 Oct 2018, 13:45 to 17:00
Updated 26 Oct 2018.

oin us for a run up the Korokoro Stream track this Saturday. Meet at the Cornish St entrance near Petone at 1:45 for a 2pm start.

Take in the Korokoro Dam or Belmont Trig (or both if you're feeling energetic!).

Running and walking packs for all abilities.


Bernie Portenski Memorial open handicap race, St Timothy's Presbyterian Church, 16 Te Pene Ave, Titahi Bay Saturday, 20 Oct 2018, 13:30 to 15:00
Updated 9 Oct 2018.

Join us in Titahi Bay for a free handicapped race to celebrate the end of the harrier season and to commemorate Bernie Portenski. While Bernie was a staunch Scottish member, she trained with and supported many members from other clubs. The overall winner on handicap will hold the Bernie Portenski Memorial Trophy for a year.

Lifestyle Sports was a long-time supporter of Bernie and her running exploits. It is donating two pairs of shoes and ten $20 vouchers as prizes towards the event.

We assemble at St Timothy's Presbyterian Church, 16 Te Pene Ave, Titahi Bay from about 1:30pm.
Post-race we return to the church hall for an afternoon tea and prize-giving.
The race starts at 2:05pm on the beach in front of the surf club at Titahi Bay.

The race distance is 9.1km with the mixed terrain (road, beach, grass) and the hill in the second half.

Also, please bring a plate to contribute to the afternoon tea.

We hope to see you there so we can celebrate Wellington’s Road and Cross Country Season and the friendly rivalries we all enjoy.

Walkers are going to have a group walk around the course at starting at 1pm

The J team and other kids will have a beach race of about 1.5-2k.

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Club Prize Giving, Olympic Harriers Clubrooms, Alex Moore Park Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018, 19:00 to 21:00
Club Prize Giving
Wairarapa Country Marathon (Wellington Marathon Champs), Makoura College, Masterton Sunday, 14 Oct 2018, 07:00 to 13:00

Marathon, half marathon, 10km, 5km run and walk.

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