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,  you will get 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

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 check website

Ages for the above grades are calculated as at
31st December, 2023
Subscriptions due on 30 May, 2023

APRIL 2023
05 Turf Hotel Autumn 5km Series – Athletics Nelson
07 Easter 10k & 5k – Athletics Nelson
12 Turf Hotel Autumn 5km Series – Athletics Nelson
15 Family Fun Relay – Moturoa/Rabbit Island – Waimea Harriers
19 Turf Hotel Autumn 5km Series – Athletics Nelson
22 Wallace Shield X-Country Race 1 – Moturoa/Rabbit Island – Waimea Harriers
25 CANCELLED The Tunnel Run (ANZAC Day) – Athletics Nelson
26 Turf Hotel Autumn 5km Series – Athletics Nelson
29 Wallace Shield X-Country Race 2 – Moturoa/Rabbit Island – Waimea Harriers

MAY 2023
06 Wallace Shield X-Country Race – Moturoa/Rabbit Island – Waimea Harriers
13 X-Country (Schools League 1) Saxton Lower Field – Athletics Nelson
20 X-Country (Schools League 2) Branford Park – Athletics Nelson
27 X-Country (Schools League 3) Saxton Upper Field – Athletics Nelson

JUNE 2023
03 Rescheduled – Wallace Shield X-Country Three – Rabbit Island – Waimea Harriers
04 Habit Health Kaiteriteri Gold Trail Event
10 The Scarecrow Scamper X-Country – Tapawera – Waimea Harriers
17 Monaco Mid Winter Marathon & Relays
24 Beach Run Beach Café – Athletics Nelson

JULY 2023
01 Rabbit Island Trails – Moturoa/Rabbit Island – Waimea Harriers
05 Ocean Lodge Winter 5km 6.00pm – Athletics Nelson
08 Clubs X-Country Championships – Saxton Field
12 Ocean Lodge Winter 5km 6.00pm – Athletics Nelson
15 S&F 10km Richmond ($10 for non members) – Sprig&Fern Upper Queen – Waimea Harriers
19 Ocean Lodge Winter 5km 6.00pm – Athletics Nelson
22 Parker Shield Cable Bay Adventure Park. – Athletics Nelson
26 Ocean Lodge Winter 5km 6.00pm – Athletics Nelson
29 Presidents Handicap –  Branford Park – Athletics Nelson

05 Dovedale Hill Race ($10 for non members) – Wakefield – Waimea Harriers
12 Centre of NZ Trail Run – Botanics – Athletics Nelson
19 S&F 10km Brightwater ($10 for non members) – Sprig&Fern Brightwater – Waimea Harriers
26 Clubs Road Championships
27 Abel Tasman Trip T.B.C.

02 Motueka – Mapua Relay – entry fee Motueka – Waimea Harriers
09 Parkers Cove 2 Person Relay – Tahunanui – Athletics Nelson
16 Queen Charlotte Relay – entry fee T.B.C
23 Washbourn Gardens 2 Person Relay – Richmond – Waimea Harriers
30 S&F 10km Motueka ($10 for non members) – Sprig&Fern Motueka – Waimea Harriers

04 Smugglers Tahuna 5km Series 6.00pm – Athletics Nelson
07 Swan Trophy 10km (Age Graded) – TBC  – Athletics Nelson
11 Smugglers Tahuna 5km Series 6.00pm – Athletics Nelson
14 S&F 10km Mapua ($10 for non members) – Sprig&Fern Mapua – Waimea Harriers
18 Smugglers Tahuna 5km Series 6.00pm – Athletics Nelson
21 OK Corral Brook Street – Athletics Nelson
25 Smugglers Tahuna 5km Series 6.00pm – Athletics Nelson
28 The Meadows S&F Pack Run – Sprig&Fern The Meadows – Waimea Harriers

06 The Nelson Half – entry fee Saxton Field