Wellington Scottish Athletics Club

Running and Walking in Wellington, New Zealand

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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 7 July 2020

Apologies that for the delay with this week’s newsletter – I was away on holiday. Options this week Tuesday 6.15pm, Speed session. Starts outside Freyberg Pool. This week is a pyramid session. 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 – […]

University Relays, 8 August 2020

The University Relays are organised by Victoria University Athletic Club and take place at Queen Elizabeth Park at Mackay’s Crossing in Paekakariki. The course covers undulating, sandy farmland and bush. For adults each lap is roughly 3.7km. The afternoon includes the following events: 12.00 pm – The Whittakers Chocolate Walk – open to walkers of […]

Weekly news 29 June 2020

Options this week Monday and Tuesday, Athletics NZ Virtual 1km and 10km. See below for details. 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 […]

Needle Relay, 25 July 2020

The Wellington Harrier Athletic Club invites us to take part in the first interclub event of the season, the new Needle Relay. If you want to be in a team please let your team captain know. The Needle Relay takes place around a central hub: the Wind Needle, situated on the corner of Cobham Drive […]

Centennial Cup and Tearle Trophy results 2020

A large crowd of 92 runners took part in the Centennial Cup and 19 walkers took part in the Tearle Trophy – our first races back after the COVID-19 lockdown. Jasmine Smith won the Centennial Cup, impressively beating her handicap by 1:20. She was closely followed by Don Stevens, 1:15 ahead of handicap, and James […]

Weekly news 22 June 2020

Ngā mihi o Matariki. From this week, the days get longer again. And our season restarts with an actual race! Options this week Tuesday 6.15pm, Speed session. Starts outside Freyberg Pool. This week is 1km reps at half marathon pace and 500m reps at 5km pace. Contact Andy or Rowan for details. Saturday 2.00pm, Centennial Cup Running Race and […]

Weekly news 15 June 2020

Options this week Tuesday 6.15pm Speed session. Starts outside Freyberg Pool. Our popular Tuesday night speed sessions are back. Everyone is welcome. This week is 1km reps with 2 to 3 min jog recovery. Contact Andy or Rowan for details. Saturday, 8.00am, Karori Park speed workout – contact our club captains Danielle and Ben for info, or check Facebook […]

Who wants to go to Road Relays 2020?

Road Relays are on Saturday 3 October this year. And they are back at Feilding. The club normally organises accomodation for 2 and 3 October, transport to and from Feilding, a van for each team, team entries and a dinner in the evening to come together and celebrate a great weekend. To help John Gardiner […]

Weekly News 8 June 2020

Options this week 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 8.30am start. All speeds and interests welcome. Saturday 2.00pm Club Pack runs. From our clubhouse at Prince of Wales Park off Salisbury Avenue, Mt Cook. Friendly training packs of different […]

Reduced membership price for 2020-2021

Our new season memberships are now available! Wellington Scottish has reduced our subscription levels for the 2020-2021 season. This is because of the shortened season, because Athletics Wellington has reduced the levies it charges us, and because some of our members may be in challenging circumstances as a result of COVID-19. Our new membership price […]