CLUB AWAY TRIP New Zealand Road Relay Champs


Event date: 1/10/2016 Export event

Athletics NZ Road Relay Championships, Rotorua Government Gardens – 1 October 2016
The national men’s senior title went to Wellington Scottish. Scottish repeated their win in Christchurch last year, beating New Brighton Olympic, winners in 2013 and Auckland City, the 2014 champions. 


North Harbour Bays won the senior women’s title from Hamilton City Hawks. Wellington Harrier Athletic finished third almost 13 minutes back. It was the Bays club's eighth win in the women's championship. 


The junior men's title went to Papanui Toc H from Christchurch ahead of fellow Canterbury club Christchurch Avon, the defending champions, with Auckland City in third.


Wellington Scottish demonstrated their dominance in the masters women grade, taking their sixth consecutive title from Hamilton City Hawks and the host Lake City Club.


Wellington Harrier Athletic Club made it a triple of masters men's titles, winning the all three masters men's titles (40+, 50+ and 60+), the first time this has been achieved.


The Best Overall Club award saw a three-way tie between Auckland City Athletics, Hamilton City Hawks and Wellington Harrier Athletic Club, all on 50 points, the first time there has been a tie at the event. Wellington Scottish also finished on 50 points, but placed fourth on a countback.


Podium Results:
Senior Men.- 62.5km: Wellington Scottish 3:23:24 1, New Brighton Olympic 3:24:29 2, Auckland City Athletics 3:25:24 3.

B Grade: Wellington Scottish  3:38:58 1, Pakuranga 3:43:48 2, Hamilton City Hawks 3:46:32 3.

C Grade: Hutt Valley Harriers 4:10:42 1, Victoria University 4:15:44 2, Olympic 4:16:52 3.
Masters Men 40+: Wellington Harrier Athletic 3:46:03 1, Auckland City Athletics 3:47:10 2, Hamilton City Hawks 3:50:50 3.

Masters Men 50+: Wellington Harrier Athletic 3:56:28 1, Papanui Toc H 4:05:18 2, Wellington Scottish 4:08:54 3.
Masters 60+: Wellington Harrier Athletic 3:09:19 1, Lake City 3:20:05 2, Auckland University 3:22:31 3.
Junior Boys: -45,2km: Papanui Toc H 2:31:18 1, Christchurch Avon 2:31:55 2, Auckland City Athletics 2:32:33 3.
Walkers: Trentham 4:52:11 1, Wellington Scottish 5:00:55 2, Pakuranga 5:38:32 3.
Senior Women.-62.5km: North Harbour Bays 4:00:00 1, Hamilton City Hawks 4:01:02 2, Wellington Harrier Athletic 4:13:59 3.
Masters Women: Wellington Scottish 4:26:28 1, Hamilton City Hawks 4:35:19 2, Lake City 4:37:07 3.
Junior Girls 45.2km: Auckland City Athletics 3:01:22 1, Hamilton City Hawks 3:02:05 2, Athletics Nelson 3:04:29 3.
Top Overall Club: Auckland City Athletic, Hamilton City Hawks, Wellington Harrier Athletic 1 equal.

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