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Inter-Club Relays

Shaw Baton Cross Country Relay

This is traditionally the first inter-club cross-country race of the season. It is organised by Olympic Harriers.

Competitive and Recreational runners can enter, it is a great way for runners to decide whether to join as a competitive runner for the upcoming year. Online registration will be available a few weeks before the event to sign-up to be allocated to a team.
All entry fees will be covered by the club.

VENUE: Battle Hill Farm Park – Pauatahanui, Paekakariki Hill Rd, Porirua, Wellington. (6km north of Pauatahanui General Store).

DISTANCE: 1km for the U10's mass-start race; 2km lap for the relay - cross-country.

COURSE: Grass, gravel tracks, mostly flat to undulating with one sharp uphill & downhill. Log jumps and a water jump. Course marked with Red & White flags. Go through ‘gate’ when two flags are set together or up to 5 metres either side if flags set alone. Failing to follow the correct course may result in disqualification.

Teams of 4 can enter in the following age groups.
PLEASE NOTE: Age is your age as at 31 December, OR in the case of Masters, age on the day of the event:

This is an inter-club cross-country race organised by Victoria University.

Competitive and Recreational runners can enter. Online registration will be available a few weeks before the event to sign-up to be allocated to a team.

All entry fees will be covered by the club.

VENUE: Queen Elizabeth Park, near Paraparaumu.

DISTANCES: 1.2km for U10's mass-start race; 2km for U12’s, U14’s and U16’s mass-start race; 3.5km for the relay.

COURSE: Grass, gravel tracks, undulating with several short uphill & downhill sections. Course marked with flags. Go through ‘gate’ when two flags are set together or up to 5 metres either side if flags set alone. Failing to follow the correct course may result in disqualification.

Many of our juniors choose to join a relay team to compete in the Junior U20 age group in addition to running in their own mass-start race.

Teams of 4 can enter in the following age groups.
PLEASE NOTE: Age is your age as at 31 December, OR in the case of Masters, age on the day of the event:

Wellington Needle Road Relay

This is an inter-club road relay race organised by Wellington Harriers.

Competitive and Recreational runners can enter, Online registration will be available a few weeks before the event to sign-up to be allocated to a team.

All entry fees will be covered by the club.

VENUE: The Wind Needle (Zephyrometer), Corner Cobham Drive and Evans Bay Parade, Wellington.

Children’s Needle Relay: 10-13 years of age


Teams can enter in the following age groups.
PLEASE NOTE: Age is your age as at 31 December, OR in the case of Masters, age on the day of the event: