Harriers [Cross Country & Road Running]

Athletics Wellington Cross Country & Road Racing [Out of Stadia]

Athletics Wellington 2022 Teams – Latest Update  1 September


Athletics Wellington Team for New Zealand Road Championships 2022 – Sunday 4 September
A  final road race team of 35 men and 23 women have been named to represent Athletics Wellington on Sunday 4 September in Trentham at the new NZCIS course. Four walkers have also been named to represent Wellington, all  in the Masters Walks divisions. 

Athletics Wellington Representative Team Selection Policy for NZ Road Championships is available
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Athletics Wellington Team for NZ Cross Country HERE Announced 18 July 
 Through competing in Interclub events on the winter calendar youth, senior and masters athletes can earn selection to represent Athletics Wellington at a series of national level Championships Teams are selected for the following Championships are;

  • NZ Secondary School Cross Country Relay 
  • North Island Cross Country Championships
  • New Zealand Cross Country Championships
  • New Zealand Road Championships

Team Selection Expression of Interest [EOI]
Athletes wishing to to be considered for selection must notify Selectors by making  an Expression of Interest for the desired event by completing the EOI Here

Athletics Wellington Winter Series Championship
The Athletics Wellington Winter Series Championship is competed for over 4 races

  1. Vosseler Shield
  2. Dorne Cup
  3. Wellington Cross Country Championships
  4. Wellington Road Championships.

Championship medals are awarded to the top 3 overall in each grade, in each of the 4 races. Points are awarded to 1st place in a grade receives 100 points, 2nd 99 points, 3rd in each 98 points, 4th 97 points  until all athletes awarded points up to a maximum of 100th place. Championship places are determined by an athlete’s accumulated points. Therefore, to place in the medals, an athlete would likely need to compete in all 4 races in order to accumulate enough points. 

Current Standings are availableClick Here 

Athletics Wellington Out of Stadia  EVENTS CALENDAR
A number of our clubs are involved with hosting local running events that are open to the public as well. There are interclub cross country and road running races held throughout the season for club members of all ages.  These are held at a variety of venues around Wellington usually on Saturday afternoons.  There are races for primary, intermediate and college ages such as under 9, under 11, under 13, under 15, under 18, under 20 plus adults grades too from seniors through to masters.

 Athletics Wellington Clubs
Cross Country and Road clubs are for all ages.  If you’re primary, intermediate or college age it’s not too early or late to start.  We have members still running into their 80s so come along and see what it’s all about.

With our harrier clubs catering for all ages and abilities, cross country is a fantastic family friendly sport.  You may want to improve your fitness for specific events, such as 5km, 10km, half marathons or marathons, or just keep fit for other sports.  Our clubs are there for everyone, young and old, fit or not so fit, super fast or super slow.  It doesn’t matter what level you are – everyone is welcome.

Training nights, club days and interclub competitions are available throughout the winter months.  Come along and give cross country and road running a go.

To find a club near you CLICK HERE.