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Expressions of interest for Wellington teams 14 May 2021 at 9:03 pm.

To be considered (or to indicate you are not available) for selection in the Athletics Wellington Teams for the following events you need to complete the expression of interest form.

  • Event date: Sunday 20th June NZSS XC Relays in Hawera. Complete form by 5th June (Teams selected by College Sport Wellington)
  • Event date: Saturday 3rd July North Island Cross Country Champs in Taupo. Complete form by 11th June.
  • Event date: Saturday 7th August NZ Cross Country Champs in Dunedin. Complete form by 17th July.
  • Event date: Sunday 5th September NZ Road Champs in Hamilton. Complete form by 20th August.
 
 

Welcome to our new clubrooms 11 Apr 2021.

Come to our new clubrooms!  Olympic Opening Event – Saturday 17th April – 3.30pm

You may be aware that Waiora, our new sports and community hub facility on Alex Moore Park, has officially opened.

We are delighted to invite all Olympic members and supporters to get together at Waiora Hub on Saturday 17th April to check out our new clubrooms. The hub will be open to everyone from 3.30pm, after the Maiden Perston Memorial Races at Grenada North Park.

A good opportunity to support the first winter races of the season, followed up by a visit to our great new facilities.  Please bring a plate and BYO drinks.

We hope to see you all there!

 
 

Olympic Juniors shine as records tumble 2 Apr 2021.

Olympic Harriers athletes Will Anthony and Poppy-Rae McGregor were two highlights at the 2021 Wellington Regional Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships at Newtown Park on Tuesday.

Will, fresh off the National Track & Field Championships in Hastings over the weekend, broke the championship record held by his coach, Alistair Leslie, over the 1500m distance. Representing Scots College, Will clocked a tidy 3.53.90, breaking the old Senior Boys record of 3.58.30 which has stood since 1977.

Poppy-Rae (Paraparaumu College), backed up her second place at the National Schools Triathlon Champs, with a pb of 10.17.54 in the Junior Girls 3000m champs - blitzing her previous best by almost 10 seconds and the old record by more than three seconds.

Other club members taking out their respective grades:

  • Lucy Jurke, Wellington Girls IG 3000m
  • Liam Wright, Tawa College SB 3000m
  • Becs Jenkin, Tawa College SG 400m
  • Holly Robins, Newlands College JG 70m hurdles

Read the full article at College Sport Wellington.

 
 

Arch Jelley, Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit 31 Dec 2020.

Renown athletics coach and admininstrator Arch Jelley has been made Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in today's New Year's Queen's Honours list.

While he has spent most of his life in Auckland, Arch lived in Wellington for a number of years in the 1950s. While here he ran for Olympic Harriers and was our club captain in 1956.

His older brother Charlie also ran for Olympic, and was club captain for six years in the 1950s/60s, and was made a life member in 1966.

 
 

Club AGM on Wednesday 25 November 18 Nov 2020; updated 18 Nov 2020.

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE OLYMPIC HARRIER & ATHLETIC CLUB INC FOR 2019/2020 WILL BE HELD AT THE JOHNSONVILLE BOWLING CLUB, FRANKMOORE AVENUE, JOHNSONVILLE

Wednesday 25 November 2020 at 7.00pm

A G E N D A

  1. Apologies

  2. Confirmation of the record of the Annual General Meeting held on 26 November 2019

  3. Matters arising from the Minutes

  4. Presentation and adoption of the Annual Report 

  5. Presentation and adoption of the Financial Statement for the year ended 30 September 2020

  6. Adoption of the Budget 

  7. Election of Office Bearers 

  8. Nomination of life members

  9. Remits and notices of motion:

    • The constitution be amended to allow the Committee to set subs, instead of doing so at an AGM.
  10. General business

Nominations are called for positions on the club committee, please send any nominations to the secretary. All notices of motion and items for general business should be also forwarded to the secretary by Wednesday 18 November 2020.

 
 

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