Wellington Scottish Athletics Club

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On The Run

On The Run

Wellington Scottish publishes an online magazine called On The Run. You can read the latest article here. If you would like to contribute to the magazine or find out more about it, contact the editors Simon Keller and Stephen Day.

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Weekly News 28 September 2020

If you are going to NZ Road Relays in Feilding you have 2 simple tasks this week – don’t get injured and keep an eye on the ‘all you need to know’ document. The details in it are changing regularly. Options this week Tuesday 6.15pm, Speed session. Starts outside Freyberg Pool. This week is 2km […]

Christine Jones: Marathon Queen

Our tribute to the Scottish M50 women continues. In this instalment, Christine Jones tells us how her marathon journey has taken her from Wellington to Boston. And also London. And Shenshu, New York, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Copenhagen, and Rotorua. I have always loved to run. When I started college, I started running with a group […]

Weekly News 21 September 2020

Options this week Tuesday 6.15pm, Speed session. Starts outside Freyberg Pool. This week is 500s at 5km pace. Contact Andy or Rowan for details. Thursday 5.30pm. Thursday night run from the Kupe Statue – check Facebook for details. Saturday, 8.00am, Karori Park speed workout – contact our club captains Danielle and Ben for info, or check Facebook for details. 8.00am warm-up for an […]

Weekly News 14 September 2020

Wellington Road Running and Road Walking Championships will go ahead this weekend under Alert Level 2 rules. See below for details. Options this week Tuesday 6.15pm, Speed session. Starts outside Freyberg Pool. This week is 2km at half marathon pace, 2 x 1km at 10km pace, 2 x 500m at 5km pace. Contact Andy or Rowan for details. Thursday […]

The Hare and the Moon

Our series on the Scottish WM50s continues, as Tricia Sloan catches up with two of the most decorated athletes in club history: Anne Hare and Melissa Moon. How did you both get into the running business? Anne: My primary school in Tokoroa did running every day for about 10–15 minutes before morning tea.  I loved […]

Weekly News 7 September 2020

It is less than 4 weeks to the NZ Road Relays. Over 100 club members have confirmed they are going. We hope to have at least 15 teams taking part. See below for details if you want to get involved. Options this week Tuesday 6.15pm, Speed session. Starts outside Freyberg Pool. This week is 500m […]

Wellington Road Running Championships

19 September 2020 Reservoir Road, Wainuiomata 2020 results and photos Offical results Wellington Road Champs 2020 Rowan Greig’s photos and race write-up Sharon Wray’s photos: Wgtn Road Champs 2020 – 10km 40min+ Wgtn Road Champs 2020 – 5km Wgtn Road Champs 2020- Kids 2.5km Wgtn Road Champs 2020 – 10km <40min Before the race The […]

Weekly News 31 August 2020

Options this week Tuesday 6.15pm, Speed session. Starts outside Freyberg Pool. This week is 1 km reps at 5 km pace. Contact Andy or Rowan for details. Thursday 5.30pm. Thursday night run from the Kupe Statue – check Facebook for details. Saturday, 8.00am, Karori Park speed workout – contact our club captains Danielle and Ben for info, or check Facebook for details. 8.00am […]

Meet the MW50s: Claire Jennings edition

Tricia Sloan Our series on the Scottish MW50s continues, as Tricia Sloan interviews Claire Jennings. If I had a “Super Woman cape” I’d give it to this woman. Claire Jennings quietly fulfils a leadership role in Scottish by turning up to events, leading the purple pack – which I know has helped many women get […]

Weekly news 24 August 2020

Options this week Tuesday 6.15pm, Speed session. Starts outside Freyberg Pool. This week is 500m reps at 10km pace, 1.5/2km reps at 10km pace, 500m reps at 5km pace. Contact Andy or Rowan for details. Thursday 5.30pm. Thursday night run from the Kupe Statue – check Facebook for details. Saturday 7:45am, Team NZ runs IAU 6H Virtual Global Solidarity […]