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Weekly News 12 April 2021

Remember to join us! Renew your membership or join online for the 2021-2022 year. Options this week Tuesday 5.45 pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan, Outside Freyberg Pool. This week’s session is 6 by 1km, 2 min JR, starting half marathon pace, last one at 5km pace. See below for details. Saturday, 8.00am, Karori Park speed […]

Tuesday evening sessions 2021

Andy and Rowan’s Tuesday evening sessions are back. The plan for the winter April Getting used to doing faster work, focus on speed-endurance and some speed for the relay races at Shaw Baton and QE2 May to Aug Sessions predominantly aimed for the 10k distance, but will work well from 5km out to the marathon. […]

An On the Run Podcast: Sierra Ryland

In this podcast, On the Run chats with runner and triathlete Sierra Ryland. Sierra discusses her relationship with running and her new career as a personal trainer; she tells us what makes for a good personal trainer, what her clients are looking for, and what she has learned about all-round fitness and motivation. SK · Sierra […]

Weekly News 6 April 2021

Remember to join us! Renew your membership or join online for the 2021-2022 year. Options this week Saturday 5.45am, The Coastal Ultra, The Catlins Saturday, 8.00am, Lower Hutt 5km Parkrun, Porirua 5km Parkrun, Trentham 5km Parkrun, Kapiti Coast 5km Parkrun. Saturday 8am, The Dual, Motutapu Island, Auckland Saturday 1pm, Wellington Mountain Running Championships, Wainuiomata High School Sunday, 7.30am, Christchurch Marathon (NZ […]

Postcards Post-Quarantine – Melissa Moon

In the first of a new series of podcasts, On the Run talks to Melissa Moon, the club’s female athlete of the century. Melissa discusses her world mountain running victories, the training principles she followed throughout her career, her approach to coaching, and the psychology of good racing. SK · Melissa Moon

Weekly News 29 March 2021

Remember to join us! Renew your membership or join online for the 2021-2022 year. Options this week Tuesday 5.45pm, The last Waterfront 5km for the season, Outside Mac’s Brewery on the Waterfront. It’s free if you have already run this summer or $2 for first time this summer. Friday, Nga mihi o te Aranga! Train or eat hot […]

2021 Wellington Mountain Run – Wainuiomata Harriers

The 2021 Wellington Mountain Running Champs are now open for entries, Race day is Saturday 10 April. Entrants are encouraged to pre-enter on-line by Thursday 8 April, 8pm.  On the day entries will be accepted between 11:30 am and 12:15pm.   Manual timing will be used for this race, timing chips are not required. Visit the […]

Weekly News 22 March 2021

Remember to join us! Renew your membership or join online for the 2021-2022 year. Options this week Tuesday 5.45pm, Waterfront 5km, Outside Mac’s Brewery on the Waterfront Friday to Sunday, Athletics NZ Track and Field Championships, Hastings Saturday 2.30pm, informal pack runs from Newtown Park. If you are not running the 5000m Champs later in the […]

Centennial Cup 2021 results

The winner of the Centennial Cup for 2021 is Sierra Ryland – one of only 2 people to dip under the handicapper’s prediction on a blustery South Coast day. Not far behind Sierra was Brett Hawthorne, also under his predicted time. Harry McLean, James Coventry, Anthea Oliver and Karen McLean all battled it out for […]

Weekly News 15 March 2021

Options this week Tuesday 5.45pm, Waterfront 5km, Outside Mac’s Brewery on the Waterfront Saturday 6.30am, IAU 6 Hour Virtual Global Solidarity Run, Newtown Park, See below for details. Saturday, 8.00am, Lower Hutt 5km Parkrun, Porirua 5km Parkrun, Trentham 5km Parkrun, Kapiti Coast 5km Parkrun. Saturday 8.00am, Round the Vines Half Marathon and 10km, Martinborough Saturday 1.30pm, Centennial Cup, St Hilda’s Church, […]