2023 Winter Programme

Draft Winter Calendar of Events 2023
DateEvent nameLocationTime/Club
1 AprilOpen Day, Bring a mate day, Easter Egg hunt for kidsCroque-o-dile café, Botanical Gardens1:45 pm
08 April (Easter) Unofficial Club Run from clubrooms HCU Club Rooms1:45 pm
15 AprilClub Run Lovelock Relay TrialsHCU Club Rooms1:45 pm
22 AprilShunters and Grunters Hyde to Waipiata Relay11:15 am
29 AprilLovelock Relays University Oval1:00 pm 
06 MayClub Run 
Southern Lakes Half Marathon
HCU clubrooms 
1:45 pm
From 8:00 am
12 MayAthletics Otago Annual Awards EveningSargood Centre- 40 Logan Park Drive6:30 pm
13 MayLeith Cross Country Relays ‘Ponydales’Dunedin Pony Club 8:30am
16 MayOSSSA XC #1: Logan Park Rd RaceOtago Secondary School Sports Association 
20 MayTK Cowan 8km/5km/ 3kmTomahawk Hall1:45 pm 
25 MayOSSSA XC #2: Caversham RelaysOtago Secondary School Sports Association 
27 MayBayfield Park 5km Handicap/ Joe Cowie MemorialBayfield Park and Ariki Club Rooms1:45 pm
28 MayAthletics Otago AGM

Southern Schools Cross Country
Level 2 Function Room, Caledonian Ground

2:00 pm

31 MayOSSSA XC #3: Milton RelaysOtago Secondary School Sports Association 
03 June (King’s Birthday) Club Run HCU Club Rooms1:45 pm
8 JuneOSSSA XC #4 Otago ChampsOtago Secondary School Sports Association 
10 JuneMorning Club Run HCU Club Rooms8:30 am
11 JuneBarnes Cross CountryKettle Park1:00 pm
17 June Club Run
NZ Secondary Schools Cross Country
HCU Club Rooms Palmerston North1:45 
18 JuneNZ Secondary Schools Cross Country RelaysPalmerston North 
24 JuneEdmond CupTBA 
1 JulyRotary Park Cross Country with Ariki/others Ariki – tbc 8:30 am
8 July Club Run – Football themed Come in your favourite football shirt Aftermatch at Emersons 1:45 pm
14 July Matariki Family Run – Evening HCU Club Rooms TBC 
15 July Kennett Cup / South Island Cross Country ChampsChristchurch 
16 July Otago Cross Country (incl kids) Chisholm golf course. Leith and Ariki 
22 JulyClub Run – Destination Combined Run with Caversham
Coffee after at Nicholls garden centre 
8:00 am
29 JulyClub Run – Destination NZ Cross Country ChampionshipsEmerson’s Brewery – Harbour Track  Taupo1:45 pm  TBC
30 JulyNZ Cross Country Relay ChampionshipsTaupo 
5 August Mid Winter Xmas Run 
(Pot luck dinner and quiz night) 
HCU Clubrooms 4:00 pm 
12 August Peninsula Relay  Portobello/ Port Chalmers.TBC 
19 August Otago Road ChampionshipsShared Pathway Harbour Track 1:45 (TBC) 
23-26 August The Great Naseby Water Race EventNaseby, Central OtagoFrom 8:00 am
26 August Club Run 

HCU clubrooms

1:45 pm 
27 August Kids XC Rotary Park  8:30 am 
2 September Club Run HCU clubrooms 1:45 pm 
10 September NZ Road Championships

Emerson’s Dunedin Marathon (Otago Marathon Champs) 
Palmerston Nth 


16 SeptemberPort Road Race Port Chalmers 
23 September Colin Holmes/Alice Baker 5k/3k Followed by AGM HCU Clubrooms 
24 SeptemberKids Cross CountryChingford Park 
30 September NZ Road Relay Champs Christchurch (TBC) 
7 October Clyde – Alexandra Road Race (Cancelled)

Aoraki Mt Cook Marathon / Half / 10 km 

14 October Prize giving and Potluck dinner/ BBQ HCU clubrooms 
14 October Otago Half Marathon ChampsCross Recreation Centre, Balclutha 
15 OctoberNZ Trail Championships (Long)Crater Rim, Christchurch


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