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Welcome to Wesley Harrier & Athletic Club - Auckland’s friendliest running club
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Wesley Harrier & Athletic Club
www.sportsground.co.nz/wesleyathletics
Epsom Methodist Church Hall
P O Box 29085
Greenwoods Corner
Auckland
Ian Sussex, Club Contact
09 418 1226

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Wesley Harrier & Athletic Club
has a proud tradition going back to 1933.
We have current New Zealand representatives in athletics, cross country, triathlon and duathlon.

Whilst our 'home base' is Greenwood's Corner in Epsom our runners reside all over Auckland (including the North Shore).

The majority of the season's events are held Saturday afternoons at different places around Greater Auckland so those involved in other morning winter sports can compete.
(To see the event locations Click Here)

Some benefits of being a Wesley Club Member:
Keep fit for other winter and summer sports
Auckland and New Zealand wide events for juniors & seniors
Quality coaching available
Centrally located
Group runs for all ages
Track, cross country and road running


TO REGISTER
Click Here to download the 2016/17 Registration Form. Please complete and return. If you are confused email us

For great Sports Nutritional Advice Click Here to download an advice sheet specific to athletics written by NZ sports nutrition experts and supported by the Millennium Institute and Nestle.

AUT Clinic for Running Mechanics
If you are looking to sort out injuries or improve your running ability contact Kelly Sheerin for a full biomechanical assessment and advice.  Kelly and the team are based at the Millennium Institute in Mairangi Bay.  These guys know what they are talking about!  Contact Kelly direct on 921 9999 x7354 or Email

Thinking of going to the US on a scholarship?
Check out this great information from High Performance NZ - Click Here

Want to join up for the season then just print the registration form and email it into wesley@wesley.org.nz Registration form for 2016/17 season This covers your registration through until March 2017 (inc. summer athletics)

Click here for the 2016 Winter Season Calendar

Junior Runners info page - if you are a first time runner and want to know what it is all about click here for more info
Upcoming
Sat 23 July Akl XC Champs Grand Prix 5
Venue: (TBC)
PHOTOS from Scott


NZ Cross Country Championships - August 7th - Auckland Domain
Please note any registered athletes from any grade can enter this event but you need to make your own entry on-line, the Auckland Centre cannot enter on your behalf.  Selection of Auckland Teams, competing against teams from other centres, will be made from those who have already entered in the NZ Cross Country Championships and who compete in the Auckland Cross Country Championships on Saturday 23rd July.  All other athletes not selected for the centre team can compete for their club.

Entries for the NZ Cross Country Champs close midnight Sunday 24th July but we want to sort out the teams as much as possible on the Saturday of the Auckland Championships. Link to Online Entry Site

Auckland Teams are selected for the U18 grades and older.  We will enter maximum numbers in each team - 8 for all grades except Senior Men 10.  Team results are based on the top four finishers in each team (SM top 6).  Athletes from grades 13 and 15 will compete individually and grades U11 are open and non-championship events.

Saturday 13 August 2016 ACA Pairs Race
Venue: Cornwall Park Cricket Club, Cornwall Park

Race Grades:
  • Junior Events – Grades U9, U11, U13 and U15.
  • Each team will comprise two (2) pairs.
    A valid team cannot have more than two (2) x Grade U15 runners.
  • Senior Event – Grade U18/U20, Masters and Senior.
  • Each team will comprise one (1) pair only.

Event Fees: $5 per athlete - all grades the same price.

Timetable:
Event 1:    2.00 pm, ALL SENIOR GRADES FOR WOMEN & MENCombined U18/U20, Masters & Seniors
Event 2:  2.40 pm, JUNIOR GIRLS (Grades U9, U11, U13 and U15)
Event 3:    3.10 pm, JUNIOR BOYS (Grades U9, U11, U13 and U15)

If you are keen to run then Click Here and add your details. We will put teams together and advise prior to race day.

Sunday 21 Aug ATHLETICS AUCKLAND ROAD CHAMPIONHIPS GP6
Venue: Bruce Pulman Park (TBC)

Saturday 17 Sept AAI ROAD RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS Mt Smart Stadium

Tuesday 20 Sept Auckland Secondary Schools Road Championships Bruce Pulman Park

Saturday 24 Sept Honeypot Mile Epsom Methodist Hall 1:30pm


1 October 2016 NZ Road Relay Champs
Venue: Rotorua
Course Information Link
We are  looking to take teams away to the NZ Road Relay champs being held in Rotorua for the first time. The senior course is 7 laps and the junior (short course) is 6 laps. We are planning to be take 4 teams away - Senior A, Masters (40+), Junior Women and Junior Men - age restriction for junior teams is 14-19 years of age on 31/12/2016.

This is always a fun weekend and supporters are welcome - we do need drivers for the teams and team organisers so if you are keen to come we will probably give you a job with the team you are supporting.

We will drive down on the Friday and come back on Sunday. There will be some cost but we will approach one of the Trusts for financial support. This support is only available to those running in the teams and possibly the team drivers.

If you are keen to come as a supporter or runner then please register your interest by clicking here. This is not a 100% commitment but we do want to gauge interest asap.

Training
For training runs information check out our Training Runs page.

SENIOR RUNNERS/SECONDARY SCHOOL RUNNERS: Contact our coach Bruce Jones on coach@wesley.org.nz should you need any assistance with your training.

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