Wellington Scottish Athletics Club

Running and Walking in Wellington, New Zealand

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Each week Wellington Scottish compiles all the news, results and upcoming events in a Scottish News Bulletin. If you want to know what is going on the weekly email is the first port of call. Send us your email to subscribe

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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Charlie O’Donnell – Obituary

Older members will be saddened to learn that Charlie passed away on 22 December 2021, aged 87. At the end of WW2, our stalwart Fred Silver collected some of the local Northland boys for a Saturday morning run, this included Charlie, his older brother Les and Barry Ward, his lifelong friend and Scottish member. This […]

2022

After two disrupted years, 2022 suddenly seems like the chance to welcome back some old-favourite races. Among the races that make up our normal winter season, the Needle Relay and the Wellington Road Champs were the only two races that went ahead in each of the last two years. And even they have bumped around […]

Weekly News 10 January 2022

Happy New Year! This isn’t a real Weekly News, because we’re still on summer break. But here are a few notices nonetheless. This week Tuesday 6.00pm, speed session with Alice and Dani – 200m reps at 3km pace, Newtown Park. Sunday 8.30am, Honest Ten, outside Freyberg Pool Sunday 2.00pm, Summer Series Track and Field Meet […]

Weekly News 20 December 2021

Happy holiday season everybody. I’m taking some time off, away from my computer, so these weekly newsletters are also taking a break. The two of us will be back in February. In the meantime, to find out what is happening, keep an eye on the club’s calendar and the Facebook group. This week Tuesday 5.45pm, […]

Weekly News 14 December 2021

This week Tuesday 6.00pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan. This week’s session is a Waterfront 5km time trial (a pseudo W5K!). Meet outside Freyberg Pool. Saturday, 3.00pm Night of Miles, Newtown Park – details below. Sunday long pack runs — usually, these leave 8.30am from outside Freyberg Pool and some alternative locations around Wellington. […]

Weekly News 6 December 2021

Imagine what it is like at Grenada North today! This week Tuesday 6.20pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan. This week’s session is 200m repetitions at Newtown Park. Wednesday 6.00pm, Midweek Twilight Track, Newtown Park. See below for details. Saturday 6.00am, WAI2K, Tauherenikau Racecourse Saturday 8.00am, Karori Park speed workout — contact our club captains for info, […]

Weekly News 29 November 2021

It’s nearly time for this year’s Lifestyle Sports Night of Miles — 18 December. Information is here and entries are here. This week Tuesday 6.15pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan, Outside Freyberg Pool. Wednesday 6.00pm, Splash and Dash, Freyberg Beach Saturday, 8.00am, Karori Park speed workout — contact our club captains for info, or check Facebook […]

Weekly News 22 November 2021

This week Tuesday 6.20pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan, Newtown Park. This week’s session is 400m reps at 3km pace. Wednesday 6.00pm, Splash and Dash, Freyberg Beach Saturday, 8.00am, Karori Park speed workout — contact our club captains for info, or check Facebook for details. 8.00am warm-up for an 8.30am start. All speeds and interests […]

Scottish Prizegiving results 2021

Saturday 20 November 2021, Newtown Park Scottish Handicap Results Trophy Location Group Winner J Team Reeve Cup Eastbourne B14 Spike Hayvice Ladies Sealed Handicap Cup Eastbourne G14 Juliet Street Seniors Centennial Cup Island Bay Open Sierra Ryland Peter Tearle Walking Trophy Island Bay Walk Terri Grimmett Galashiels Trophy Eastbourne Open Loretta Desoudy Novice Cup Eastbourne […]

Weekly News 15 November 2021

This week Tuesday 6.00pm, Speed Session with Andy and Rowan, Outside Freyberg Pool. This week’s session is a pyramid of 500m, 1km and 1.5km. Wednesday 6.00pm, Twilight Track Meet #1, Newtown Park. Register online by Tuesday. Saturday, 8.00am, Karori Park speed workout — contact our club captains for info, or check Facebook for details. 8.00am warm-up […]