Children’s Winter Harriers

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Welcome

Welcome to the Children’s harrier page. Winter Harriers provides a number of supervised pack runs and activities throughout the season. This is the perfect way to keep your child fit and motivated for the Athletics season. This is a supportive and inclusive environment. We offer 20 minute pack runs, followed by a weekly alternating fun athletics activity. These will be varying activities that will help develop relationships and wider exercise skills.

Contact

Oliver O’Sullivan: 0277518895 hcyharriers@gmail.com

Simon Rhodes: 021 271 5000 hillcitychildrens@gmail.com

2022 Children’s Winter Programme

02 April Pre-Season Open Day, 1:45pm Hill City-University Club Rooms

09 April Official Opening Run, 1:45pm Hill City-University Club Rooms

23 April Lovelock Trials 400m fun race, Hill City-University Club Rooms. Pack Warmup together.

30 April Shunters and Grunters, 11.15am, Hyde-Waipiata* only the 4.2km option available. Certain level of fitness required for this event. Please see Hill City website for event details.

07 May Lovelock Relays, 12pm, University Oval

4 person relay. Each individual running 375meters. Can enter your own team or we can make teams up. Please see Hill City website for event details.

14 May Morning Club Run, 8.15am Hill City-University Club Rooms. Children’s pack run, followed by breakfast at the clubrooms.

21 May Leith Cross Country Relays. Otago Pony Club. 1 small lap cross country for the children.

28 May 2km Inlet, TBC, 1.45pm Ariki Club Rooms. Yet to be confirmed, but will have a children’s event of some variety.

04 June TK Cowan 3km TBC, 1.45pm Tomohawk Hall. Handicap Race – start at different times with the aim that all children have a chance to win.

11 June Morning Club Run, 8.15am, Hill City-University Club Rooms. Children’s pack run, followed by breakfast.

12 June Barnes Cross Country, Kettle Park. 1.25km lap cross country.

23 June Matariki Mid-Winter Night Run, 5.30pm Caledonian Ground. Torch/headlight/Hi-Vis required. 20min night time guided run.

25 June Edmond Cup Cross Country TBC, Wingatui: HCU/Taieri. Obstacle course cross country.

02 July Afternoon Club Run, 1:45pm, Hill City-University Club Rooms. Children’s pack run followed by afternoon tea.

09 July Rotary Park Cross Country, Ariki Club Rooms.

16 July Afternoon Club Run, 1:45pm, Hill City-University Club Rooms. Children’s pack run followed by afternoon tea.

17 July Otago Cross Country Champs, Chisholm Links. Children’s race will be catered for.

23 July Morning Club Run, 8:30am (group attending park run).

06 August Otago Road Champs, TBC.

13 August Morning Club Run, 8.15am, Hill City-University Club Rooms. Children’s pack run, followed by breakfast at the clubrooms.

14 August Port Road Race TBC.

20 August Afternoon Club Run, 1:45pm, Hill City-University Club Rooms. Children’s pack run followed by afternoon tea.

21 August Surf To Stadium.

27 August Club Run Hill City-University Club Rooms 1:45pm.

07 September Kids & Family Run with Ariki TBC.

17 September Afternoon Club Run with Caversham 1:45pm, Caversham Club Rooms.

24 September Colin Holmes Alice Baker 3km-1 lap of Logan Park (Handicap Race), 1.45pm, Hill City-University Club Rooms followed by AGM at 3.00pm.

01 October Afternoon Club Run, 1:45pm, Hill City-University Club Rooms. Children’s pack run followed by afternoon tea.

08 October Closing Day Club Run, 1:45pm Hill City-University Club Rooms, followed by a BBQ.

Weekend Club Run/Walk

Afternoon Club Runs meet at 1.45pm for 2pm run.

Morning Club Runs meet at 8.15am for 8.30am run. Breakfast options will be provided.

Club runs are non-competitive and social. Children will have 1-2 pack leaders and all ability levels will be catered for. Club runs will be followed by varying fun events/games.

2022 Winter Registration Costs

Subscriptions can be paid via the Hill City-University website : http://www.hillcity.org.nz

Years Total
0-6Club only$50
7-14Harriers only$62
7-14Competitive Harriers only$82
7-14Competitive Harriers & Track & Field$94

ANZ=Athletics New Zealand

AO= Athletics Otago

HUC= Hill City-University

2022 Convenors

President Oliver O’Sullivan  

027 751 8895   oliver.osullivan@gmail.com

Immediate Past President Richard Fogarty  

027 432 4234   richard65fogarty@gmail.com

Treasurer Simon Rhodes  

021 271 5000   hcyharriers@gmail.com

Sectary Tim Dawbin

027 315 9642     tdawbin@gmail.com

Track and Field Marion Harris  

03 453 1980   harrismk22@gmail.com

Children’s Athletics Simon Rhodes  

021 271 5000 hillcitychildrens@gmail.com

Harrier Manager hcyharriers@gmail.com

Student Representatives

Sophie Hicks & Alyx Day

hcystudents@gmail.com

Committee Members

Leia Silby, Sophie Hicks, Alyx Day, Mark Geddes & Oli Chignell

Handicapping Phil Morris

Club Patrons

Dave Richmond & Lindsay Dey

Middle/Long Distance Coach

Oliver O’Sullivan  

027 751 8895   oliver.osullivan@gmail.com