2022 NZ Cross Country Championships

Reminder, the NZ Cross Country Championships are on the weekend of 30-31 July 2022 at Spa Thermal Park in Taupo. This event will also include the inaugural New Zealand Cross Country Relays.

Thanks, University of Otago students who have already passed on their details to Tim Dawbin to help apply for grants to subsidise this trip.

Event website: https://athletics.org.nz/events/2022-new-zealand-cross-country-championships/

To enter, go to https://2022-nzxc.eventdesq.com/

Please also let us know by emailing hcyharriers@gmail.com or filling out the following form so we can plan relay teams etc: https://forms.gle/KHfwH4R7M6pT7Kwg7

Athletics Otago has a group booking (which includes Airfares to/from Rotorua, vehicle hire, and accommodation in Taupo). Anyone interested in attending and being part of this booking is asked to contact the Athletics Otago Administrator Josh, (athleticsotago@xtra.co.nz , 0276495657) ASAP. Those intending and/or who have already made their own arrangements are still asked to make contact to advise their intentions/plans.


Attention University of Otago Students registered with Hill City-University Athletic Club.

Several opportunities are coming up that we want to make you aware of and to help support you with:

1) 2022 New Zealand Cross Country Championships and Relay (30/07/2022, Taupo).
Event website: https://athletics.org.nz/events/2022-new-zealand-cross-country-championships/
Entries close: Sunday 24 July at 11:59 pm
Please complete the following expression of interest form ASAP so we can begin planning (including applying for grants to assist you): https://forms.gle/8zbA7rqSumUDsrew7

2) 2022 New Zealand Road Relay Championships (1/10/2022, Takahe to Akaroa).
Event website: https://athletics.org.nz/events/2022-new-zealand-road-relay-championships/
Entries close: Monday 19 September at 5:00 pm
However, we will need to have entries confirmed well before this date to arrange teams, travel, accommodation, grants etc. More details to follow.
Please complete the following expression of interest form ASAP so we can begin planning (including applying for grants to assist you): https://forms.gle/B8krnUJvhAnmj3mGA

3) The 2022 OUSA Blues and Golds award nominations are now open.
Event website: https://www.ousa.org.nz/clubsandsocs/blues-and-golds
Nominations close: Friday 5 August
However, we will need to have nominations submitted to us well before this date to complete the relevant administration. More details to follow.
Please complete the following Hill City-University Club Blues/ Golds nomination form ASAP so we can begin putting together these nominations: https://forms.gle/obKwWrUD96z7tZX86

If you have any questions about any of these events, please contact us at hcyharriers@gmail.com or email Tim Dawbin directly at tdawbin@gmail.com.

Dick Tayler Run (Waikouaiti)

This Saturday 18/06/2022 we have an exciting inter-club run and walk planned! We’re meeting at the HCU clubrooms at 12:45 pm, to leave by 1:00 pm.

We will drive out to Dick Tayler’s place in Waikouaiti for a run at 1:50 pm.

Please complete the entry form below to help us plan for this event: https://forms.gle/eifwbHyVyUfR4zPp8

Also, please bring a plate to share!

For more info, please see: https://ariki-athletics.org.nz/events/sat-18th-june-joining-dick-tayler-for-an-event-at-waikouaiti

We look forward to seeing you then!