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Mad Dash Relay

This is a fun event at the start of the season for members to get to know each other. Teams are randomly picked on the day with a spread of ages. The course is 1km around the field by the club rooms in Trentham Memorial Park.

The aim is to introduce new runners to cross country:

Held around Trentham Memorial Park. The course generally consists of grass, bush track, stopbanks and creek crossings.
All races are mass start, the winners of each race is the first to cross the line.
PLEASE NOTE: Age is your age as at 31 December, OR in the case of Masters, age on the day of the event.

Race distances are approximately:




Novice & Presidents and Steve Plowman Trophy for U12

Held around Trentham Memorial Park. The course generally consists of grass, bush track, stop-banks and creek crossings. These are handicap races, everyone has their time predicted prior to the race by the handicapper and participants start at different times (slowest start first, fastest person starts last) with the goal being that everyone should finish at the same time. First person across the line wins!
PLEASE NOTE: Age is your age as at 31 December, OR in the case of Masters, age on the day of the event.

Race distances are approximately:

A road relay with each team consisting of runners and walkers of different ages. Entrants must pre-register so that teams of 5 or 6 are put together with the aim that they all finish at the same time.

The following age groups distances and courses are used:

This is a Race Walk event, starting from the clubrooms to the top of Grace Nicholls Grove in Riverstone Terraces, mostly sealed road/footpath.
Each walker estimates their own time for the course (Turkey Trot) and the one finishing closest to their estimated time is the winner.



Rhys Mair Memorial Trail Champs

The Trail Champs course starts and finishes on the Hutt river trail at the end of County Lane. Competitors cross the bridge over the Hutt River then proceed north along the river trail for 200m before entering a culvert which passes under SH2. The course continues along well marked bush trails in a loop before returning through the culvert and back to the finish line.

It is a mass-start event.

After the race the times are adjusted for age and gender using recognised factors. The winner of the trophy is the person with the quickest adjusted time.

Minimum age is 14 years (ie. College School age).

Distance is approximately 6.4km.

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Club Road Championships

Starts and finishes at the club room in Trentham Memorial Park. It is an out-and-back over the stop bank into Moonshine Park and towards Monnshine Road.
PLEASE NOTE: Age is your age as at 31 December, OR in the case of Masters, age on the day of the event.

Race distances are approximately:

Starts and finishes in Lane Street, near the bottom of Wallaceville Hill.
Everyone has their time predicted prior to the race by the handicapper and participants start at different times (slowest start first, fastest person starts last) with the goal being that everyone should finish at the same time.

Winners of the Men’s & Women’s races is the first across the line.

Distance is 13.9km.

Minimum age is 16 years.

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Tropies and Awards

For each of the club races, trophies are awarded to the winners of each age category. To find out more click here.


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