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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 2015/16 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 Ian for more info or contact Kelly direct on 921 9999 x7354 or Email

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

NEW CENTRAL REGISTRATION SYSTEM
Athletics NZ have introduced a new registration system which all clubs are being forced to use. You will be able to manage your details personally, at some point, but there is a confidentiality aspect that you should be made aware of.

The new system allows any club registra to look up any athlete in the system. The information they can see is your registration number, full name and birth date. The reason this facility exists is to allow registras to request Athletics NZ to move athletes who are transferring clubs. We have identified this issue to ANZ but despite ongoing flagging of this issue they have ignored our request for this to be addressed.

If you are concerned about this then please
email Brett Addison at Athletics NZ.
Still to join up then just print the registration form and bring along to the next event or email it in Registration form for 2015/16 season

Calendar for the Winter 2015 Season

Results
Saturday 20 June NZ Secondary Schools XC Championships, Dunedin
Stand out performance by Conal reversing the tables on Dan Hoy (pre race favourite) to make it a family 3peat.  Declan winning in 2010 & 2011, Finn is 2013 and now Conal in 2015. Also a fine first up performance by Zaria in making the top ten in the girls year 13.

Congratulations to everyone who ran - its a tough old event and extremely competitive.

Check out the artical in the Herald on Conal

Senior Boys
1 Conal Wilson  20:10
70 Guy Kilmister 23:00
127 George Knowles 24:17
130 Andrew Moorman 24:21

9 Year Girls (3000m)
8 Zaria Ireland  12:24

Sunday 21 June Glen Eden 10 Miler
Venue: Glen Eden
No results to hand as yet

Upcoming
Saturday 27th June Grand Prix 4
Venue: Long Bay Regional Park

Race 1 Masters Men 1.30pm 4km
Race 2 Junior Women, Senior Women & Masters Women 1.50pm 4km
Race 3 Youth Men, Junior Men & Senior Men 2.10pm 4km
Race 4 BU9 & GU9 2.40pm 1km
Race 5 BU11 2.50pm 2km Race 5a GU11 2.51pm 2km
Race 6 BU13 3.00pm 2km
Race 6a GU13 3.01pm 2km Race 7a BU15 3.10pm 2km
Race 7b GU15 & Youth Women 3.11pm 2km

Online entries are closed but you can still enter on the day. There is a late fee that will be applied.

3-5 July North Island XC Champs
Possible Club Trip if sufficient interest
Spa Park, Taupo

8 August Wesley Three Peaks Run/Walk & Breakfast
Open to all clubs members - great chance to enjoy the sights of Auckland and a splash up breakfast at the Robertson's home on the side of Mt Hobson. Details to follow.

23 August Auckland Road Champs
Venue: Bruce Pulman Park, Takanini
New date and Venue
Training
For training runs information check out our Training Runs page.

Junior Runners (U13) - Training is Monday night during school terms. Meet at Melville Park pavillion at 4:15pm. We are very fortunate that Conal Wilson, one of the top NZ junior runners, has made himself available to look after the juniors this year.
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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