Winter Programme

Events organised by Athletics Nelson and Waimea Harriers. These events are also open to Waimea Harriers members.

Times for events may change but Saturday events for Athletics Nelson seniors start at 2.30pm all runners and walkers welcome

A Juniors Cross Country programme will be run this year on all cross country events all juniors welcome

NOTE: These are race start times so it is strongly recommended you arrive 30 minutes before to check out causes, race briefing and warm up.

Race Timing by Webscorer,  new members it is important that you register here (Webscorer) before arriving for an event, it will give you a permanent race number for every event run by Athletics Nelson & Waimea Harriers. Note you only do this once

(Club fee and ANZ affiliation)
NOTE: Athletics Nelson is the only Senior Harrier club fully registered with Athletics Nelson, thus giving you many opportunities to run in New Zealand Championships around the country and the world.

Senior Men, Veteran Men $126
Women, Veteran Women $126
Recreational/Social Membership (adult only) $66
Under 20 $101
Under 18 $101

Under 15 (winter only) $45
Under 11 to 14 (winter only) $45
Under 7 $20

Family discounts available – please email

As a paid-up member of a local athletics club you are also a member of Athletics New Zealand. This means from time to time we will email you to let you know the latest news in our sport and keep you up to speed with new benefits to your membership through our Member Benefits Programme.

We have several partners in our Member Benefits Programme that offer great discounts and benefits to members (like yourself) of Athletics New Zealand:


Athletics New Zealand Benefits well worth the look.

Nelson Athletics On Line Registration

Webscorer you need a number to compete

Ages for the above grades are calculated as at
31st December, 2022
Subscriptions due on 30 May, 2022

APRIL 2022
13 Turf Hotel Autumn 5km Series 6.00pm
15 Easter Friday 5 & 10km ($10 entry fee) W2.30pm/R3.00pm
20 Turf Hotel Autumn 5km Series 6.00pm
25 Tunnel Run, Belgrove (check website)
27 Turf Hotel Autumn 5km Series 6.00pm
30 Opening Day – Centre Of NZ, Botanics Field 2.30pm

MAY 2022
07 Saxton X-Country, Saxton Field
07 School League race one 3.15pm
08 Sunday The Harris Hill Top Challenge (Trail Run)
14 Wallace Shield 1 X-Country, Rabbit Island
21 Wallace Shield 2 X-Country, Rabbit Island
21 School League race two 3.15pm
28 Wallace Shield 3 X-Country, Rabbit Island

JUNE 2022
04 Beach Run Beach Café, Tahunanui
11 The Scarecrow Scamper X-Country, Tapawera
18-19 NZ Secondary Schools X-Country Champs, Saxton Field
18 Rabbit Island Trails – various distances, Rabbit Island
26 Sunday – Monaco Mid Winter Marathon & Relays, Monaco

JULY 2022
02 Parkers Shield Cable Bay, Adventure Park
06 Ocean Lodge Winter 5km 6.00pm
09 Wakefield Trail Pack Run, Wakefield
13 Ocean Lodge Winter 5km 6.00pm
16 Club X-Country, Rabbit Island
20 Ocean Lodge Winter 5km 6.00pm
23 Sprig & Fern 10k Richmond ($10 for non members)
27 Ocean Lodge Winter 5km 6.00pm
30 President’s Handicap, Branford Park
30 School League race three 3.15pm

06 Dovedale Hill Race, Wakefield ($10 for non members)
13 Club Road Champs Founders Course
20 Sprig & Fern 10k Brightwater ($10 for non members)
27 Swan Trophy Maitai Valley

03 Motueka – Mapua Relay – $10 per team
10 2 Person Relay Parkers Cove Parkers Cove
17 Queen Charlotte Relay, Picton
24 Washbourn Gardens 2 person Relay, Richmond

01 Sprig & Fern 10k Motueka ($10 for non members)
05 Smugglers Tahuna 5km Series 6.00pm
08 OK Corral Brook St
12 Smugglers Tahuna 5km Series 6.00pm
15 Sprig & Fern 10k Mapua ($10 for non members)
19 Smugglers Tahuna 5km Series 6.00pm
22 Berryfields S&F Pack Run, Richmond
26 Smugglers Tahuna 5km Series 6.00pm
29 AN Dam Run Maitai Dam

06 Nelson Half Marathon – entry fee Saxton Field