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Agency 10000 metres Festival Day

November 18, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Saturday 18 November – 2.00 pm      



·  2.30pm, 10,000 metres Track Walk (mixed)

·  6:15 pm, 10,000 metres ‘B’ race (mixed)

·  7:30 pm, Elite Womens NZ 10,000m Championships AND ‘A’ race (mixed).
                   Note these are a combined race this year due to a small number of Elite Women entrants.
                       This has been approved by Athletics NZ. 

·  8:15 pm, Junior Womens (U20) 5,00

·  8:45 pm, Elite Men’s 10,000 metres NZ Championship Race

Athletics Wellington 10,000m Track Walk – Newtown Park – 2.30pm 

  • Entries will be required via the Entry Link on the Calendar Event page
  • Grades will be Masters, Seniors, Men 20 and Women 20

The Agency Group 10,000 metres Festival – Newtown Park – 5.30pm 

  • This event Includes the 2023 Athletics New Zealand 10000 metres Championships for Men, Women

NZ’s biggest 10,000m event – The Wellington 10,000m Festival is the most popular set of 10,000m races in New Zealand. For the last five years, this has been a night of PBs for athletes of all speeds — 40 percent of athletes finished with a best new time.

As always, we will host a number of 10,000m races, and all will have packs of many different speeds to drag you to your new PB. Races are open to men and women of all age grades.


2.30pm** AW 10,000m Track Walk see below
5:30pm Mixed Community 10000m B Race
6:45pm Mixed Community 10000m A Race
7:30pm Women’s U20 5000m (new race for this year)
8:00pm Elite Men’s 10000m (NZ Championship Including Men Under 20 Championship). proudly sponsored by Te Ahumairangi Investment Management
8:45pm Elite Women’s 10000m (NZ Championship)
proudly sponsored by Wellington Scottish

NB: Athletics Wellington 10000 metres Championships will be conducted in conjunction with this event

  • The Event will have pacers for all World Cross Country qualifying times,
    • Senior Men and Senior Women, Junior Men and Junior Women (5000m)
    • In addition, there will be pacers for all common target times. 

Seeding for the respective races will occur when entries close (6pm Wednesday, 15 November)

Entry Link is Here

Prize money

This will be on offer for the Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s Championship races.
Enquiries to: agency10000m@gmail.com  






November 18, 2023
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Newtown Park
323 Mansfield Street
Wellington, Wellington 6021 New Zealand
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