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 3rd of October 2022

This week Results Last Week – Wellington Road Walking Championships, 25th of September Some excellent results were had by Scottish, including a NZ Record! 10km A Grade: W80  1st  Daphne Jones  1:22:47 (NZ And Wellington Masters Record), W60 1st Terri Grimmett  1:12:05, 2nd Helen Willis 1:16:42, M65 1st Bob Gardner 1:21:45 10km B Grade: 1st Ian Morton 1:09:10 5km B […]

Weekly News 26 September 2022

This week Results Some promising sharpener sessions at Freyburg on Tuesday, and K Park on Saturday, the lions look set to be rampant once more on Saturday. Eliud Kipchoge set a new world record in the Berlin Marathon, finishing in an astounding 2:01:09, reaching the first half marathon split in 59:50. Coming Up NZ Road […]

Weekly News 19 September 2022

This week Results Rotorua Marathon Mel Brandon was the outright winner and NZ Masters Marathon Champion in a time of 3:00:08. Karl Jackson was 3rd M35 in a big new PB of 3:07:09. New member, Darshna Govind was 3rd in the half marathon in 1:39:05. Ian Morton won the 10km walk in 1:10:31. From Athletics […]

Weekly News 12 September 2022

This week Results Dunedin Marathon Good representation for the club down south. Alastair Richardson was 4th in 02:53:41, and Geoff Ferry ran 03:16:23. Results Sunshine Coast Ironman 70.3 Some very impressive results from Mooloolaba, Queensland: Tanya Lavington 5:12:22 (3rd W55), Dean Galt 4:17:08 and Janine Sharma 5:14:52. Results Shirley Barton Trophy and Ballantyne Cup Danielle […]

Shirley Barton Trophy and Ballantyne Cup results 2022

Race report from our club handicapper, James Turner: “Great turnout and excellent racing yesterday, especially from the women! Winner on handicap (it was to be fair, a bit of a soft handicap, but she won by so much it would have made no difference to the result) was Dani Stevens, well over 2 mins inside […]

Wainuiomata 10km handicap results

The Wellington Road Champs also serve as a club handicap run. Because it is nice to spread the fun out, we hold the results back a few weeks to allow you to enjoy the thrill of Wainuiomata a second time. If you want to know who swung for the boundary rope and connected, their names […]

Weekly News 5 September 2022

Ngā mihi to our new member Amy Frankland, who was a very impressive 11th at the NZ champs in her first race wearing the lion. This week Results NZ Road Running Championships Upper Hutt turned on a howling northerly for its national championship opportunity, proving a good hometown advantage to the many Wellington athletes who […]

Weekly News 29 August 2022

Remember to get your registration in for NZ Road Relays by Wednesday. This week Tuesday 6.00 pm, speed session with Alice and Rowan, outside Freyberg Pool — more details on Facebook. Friday 12.27 pm, Kupe Run, a chatty pre-weekend run from the Kupe statue on the waterfront. Saturday 10:00 am, 2022 Athletics NZ Connections Conference, New Zealand Campus of Innovation […]

Shirley Barton Trophy and Ballantyne Cup race

All you need to know about this year’s race This year marks the centenary of the Ballantyne Cup — one of the club’s oldest trophies. We would have held the centenary last year but, well, COVID. So here we are celebrating 100 (and 1) years instead. The Shirley Barton Trophy (for women) and the Ballantyne […]

Weekly News 22 August 2022

Remember to get your entry in NZ Road Champs and your registration in for NZ Road Relays This week Tuesday 6.00 pm, speed session with Alice and Rowan, outside Freyberg Pool. This week’s session prepares you for to a relays and is a mix of 500m and 1500m reps — more details on Facebook. Friday 12.27 pm, Kupe […]