Wellington Scottish Athletics Club

Running and Walking in Wellington, New Zealand

Shaw Baton Relays

Shaw Baton 2019 Isabel Ross and Michelle Van Looy

THE OLYMPIC HARRIER & ATHLETIC CLUB (INC)

PROUDLY PRESENTS THE

2021 SHAW BATON RELAYS

SATURDAY 1 MAY 2021

VENUE: Battle Hill Farm Park – Pauatahanui, Paekakariki Hill Rd, Porirua, Wellington. (6km north of Pauatahanui General Store). 

DISTANCE: 2km laps – cross-country 

COURSE: Grass, gravel tracks, mostly flat to undulating with one sharp uphill & downhill. Log jumps and a water jump. Course marked with Red & White flags. Go through ‘gate’ when two flags are set together or up to 5 metres either side if flags set alone. Failing to follow the correct course may result in disqualification. 

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RACE TIMES:1:00PM(4 runners per team)
Youth GirlsGU16
Junior WomenWU20
Senior WomenW20-34
Masters WomenW35+
Masters WomenW50+
Masters WomenW60+
Masters MenM60+
1:50PM
1k Fun RunBU10, GU10 – mass start

2:00PM(4 runners per team)
Boys, Girls & MixedBU14, GU14, BU12, GU12, mixed

2:50PM(4 Runners per Team)
Youth BoysBU16
Junior MenMU20
Senior MenM20-34
Masters MenM35+
Masters MenM50+



PLEASE NOTE: Age is your age as at 31 December 2021, OR in the case of Masters, age on the day of the event. 

COME AND TRY CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING

The Relays are open to teams from Schools, Colleges and Recreation Runners who are welcome to enter in age/gender grades as above

ENTRY FEES:

Senior Women, Masters Women (35+ & 50+ & 60+), Jnr Women Club $50.00 per team 

Non-club $53.00 per team 

Boys/Girls/Mixed/Youth Club $20.00 per team

Non-club $25.00 per team 

Senior Men, Masters Men (35+ & 50+ & 60+), Jnr Men Club $50.00 per team

Non-club $53.00 per team 

ENTRY PROTOCOLS – RACE RULES: 

  1. This year we will be using electronic timing.
  1. Team relay entries must be submitted online by club officials via the online link (this link will be provided in the week before the event). Entries will close 11.59 pm Thursday 29 April.
  1. Please use timing batons provided by the race host
  1. Club teams to wear race letter/numbers as allocated by your club on the front of singlet. Visiting teams please show race number to be used on the entry form. 
  1. Non-club teams will need to supply letters &/or numbers for respective teams. 
  2. No runner may run more than one lap for any A &/or B team across all grades and races. 
  1. Next lap runners must enter the start line from the side access, NOT VIA FINISH CHUTE where runners are finishing. 
  1. First Aid available.
  2. Toilets available, no changing facilities so come prepared. 
  3. ABSOLUTELY NO DOGS ARE PERMITTED AT BATTLE HILL FARM PARK 
  4. Results will be posted on the Olympic Harrier Club website.
  5. Winning team members – please remain for prize giving which will be immediately after each relay race. 
  6. Trophies: Shaw Baton Trophies for: 
Senior Men
Senior Women
Masters Men 35+
Masters Women 35+
Masters Men 50+
Masters Women 50+
Masters Men 60+
Junior Men U20
Junior Women U20
Masters Women 60+
Miniature batons for winning team athletes of above races
Medals for U10 boys and girls scratch race
Medals for winning teams in Boys U16/U14 & Girls U16/U14 – Boys U12 & Girls U12