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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 14 June 2021

Options this week Tuesday 6.00pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan, outside Freyberg Pool. This week’s session is 1km at half marathon pace, 500m at 5km pace. See website 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 8.30am start. All speeds […]

Conversations at Dorne

Stephen Day “Is Dan Jones running?” asks one bloke. “Is he running with the rest of us?” Well, he usually doesn’t… I’m at the Dorne Cup. Not running, just listening to conversations around the course – especially by the famous stream crossings. The women’s and M60s race is underway. Everyone is waiting for the runners […]

Weekly News 7 June 2021

*Photo is Diane Morgan at Dorne Cup 2017 Options this week Tuesday 6.00pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan, outside Freyberg Pool. This week’s session is 1km reps at 10km pace. See website for details. Saturday, 8.00am, Lower Hutt 5km Parkrun, Porirua 5km Parkrun, Trentham 5km Parkrun, Kapiti Coast 5km Parkrun. Saturday 1pm, Dorne Cup, Trentham Memorial Park, details below. […]

The Mindful Marathon

Simon Keller By the 28km mark of this year’s Christchurch Marathon, I could barely jog. My race was shot. The goals I had been working towards for months would not be achieved.  Others might have fallen into despair, but not me. As I completed the race, I was able to apply techniques in mindfulness and […]

Dorne Cup 2021

The Dorne Cup is a flat cross country at Trentham Memorial Park that usually takes place on the second Saturday of June. It one of the biggest and most prestigious cross country races in New Zealand. Hutt Valley Harriers organises the race. Course description A flat cross-country event around Trentham Memorial Park and the Hutt […]

Weekly News 31 May 2021

Options this week Tuesday 6.00pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan, outside Freyberg Pool. This week’s session is 2km and 1km reps at 10km pace. See website 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 8.30am start. All speeds and interests […]

Weekly News 24 May 2021

Options this week Tuesday 6.00pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan, outside Freyberg Pool. This week’s session is 2km and 1km reps at 10km pace. See website 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 8.30am start. All speeds and interests […]

Peter Tearle — Vale

Wellington Scottish life member, Athletics Wellington life member Peter passed away in Masterton on 20 May, aged 95 — our oldest competitive member. Peter and his wife Sheila, after migrating from the UK, resided in Masterton where they joined the Masterton Harrier Club. Moving to Wellington in the 1960s where they became resident Custodians/Manager of […]

Weekly News 17 May 2021

Options this week Tuesday 6.00pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan, outside Freyberg Pool. This week’s session is 1kms starting at 10km pace. See website for details. Thursday, last day to join Scottish in order to be eligible to run in the Vosseler Shield. Saturday, 8.00am, Lower Hutt 5km Parkrun, Porirua 5km Parkrun, Trentham 5km Parkrun, Kapiti Coast 5km Parkrun. […]

10 reasons why you should run the Vosseler Shield

The Vosseler Shield is one of NZ’s most historic and toughest cross-country races. It is a brutal and unforgiving start to the trifecta of cross-country races that make up Wellington’s interclub cross country season (along with the Dorne Cup and the Wellington Cross Country Champs). You can expect to encounter hills, mud, hills, tree roots, […]