Newsletter: 16 May


This week (Sat 18 May) we meet at the clubrooms at 1:30pm. Run and walking groups will depart the clubrooms at 2:00pm.

There was a good turnout for University Relays last weekend.

There were no relays for the youngsters, instead they ran a short course and they all did well. In particular Eva Green was first in U12 Girls, Jessica McKenzie second in U14 Girls, Anna green third in U10 Girls and Alex Lister third in U10 Boys. We had two boys teams in the relays running as Young Men (under 20). They acquitted themselves well even though most of them were under 16. We also had a number of Open and Masters Men and Women teams running.


The North Island Cross Country Champs will take place in Taupo on 6 July this year.

These outside trips have been very successful in terms of team bonding,so we encourage members to consider taking part in such events this year. We have fielded teams in Taupo before and generally members have travelled with their families. We hope to receive a grant from the Pelorus Trust to cover accommodation costs in Taupo. We have reserved a number of Family Units in a local motel for Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July and need the numbers to confirm this booking. Single Men and single women travelling on their own may need to share their accommodation with families (separate bedrooms!)

We need to have a firm commitment for those who wish to take part by 1 June.
Please reply to Dave Moore ( with the following details:
Family Name:
Numbers in Group:
Names and age grades of runners:
How travelling:
(e.g. require a lift)
Spare spaces in their car?:


Registration is still open for the Harrier Season. This year (again) Registration is to be done On-line at
   Member (if existing member from last year):
   Login, Renew and follow prompts.
   New member: Registration and follow prompts.

Subscription fees are: Under 16 – $70. Under 20 (16 – 19) $95. Seniors – $140. Social – $50
Please note that only registered runners are eligible to run in interclub races. To run in the Vosseler you need to be registered.


On Club Run days, please be at the club rooms at 1:30pm.  Announcements will be at 1:45pm and packs will head out at 2 p.m.

18  May    Club Run
25  May    Vosseler Shield – at Mt Victoria (I)
26  May    (SUNDAY) Masters Classic Relay – at Trentham Memorial Park
01  June    Club Run – combined with Olympic Harriers
02  June     (Sunday) Aurora Handicap Marathon (Upper Hutt, Aurora Harrier Club)
08  June     Dorne Cup – Trentham Memorial Park (clubrooms closed) (I)
15  June     Club Run
22  June    Club Run / Event – Craig Rosebowl29                   
29  June     Club Run
30  June   Wellington Marathon, Half, 10k, Kids Mile, Wellington


Hutt Valley Harriers Speedwork sessions are back for 2019.  This is run on a Tuesday from 6pm in the Riverbank Carpark opposite countdown, wet or fine!

They are run by experienced speedster, Bill Trompetter with sessions designed to benefit members of all speeds and ability, and are tailored to match the demands of the events over the season.

So don’t be shy and come along to improve your running – and feel free to bring along non club members to experience what Hutt Valley Harriers can offer!