2020 Winter Programme

06 JuneOfficial opening club run, 1:30pmHill City-University Club rooms
13 JuneAfternoon club run, 1:30pmHill City-University club rooms
20 JuneMorning Club run, 8:30am coffee and breakfast, 9am Club Run Hill City-University club rooms
27 JuneCombined Rotary race 5km X-Country, 1:30pmAriki Club rooms/rotary park
04 JulyLovelock trials 1:30pmHill City-University club rooms, Caledonian Grounds
11 JulyLovelock Relays, 1:30pmUniversity Oval
18 JulyTK Cowan 8km, 1:30pmTomohawk
18 JulyKennet Cup / Si Cross Country ChampsChristchurch QE11 Park
25 JulyAfternoon club run, 1:30pmHill City-University club rooms
26 July Barnes Cross CountryKettle Park
01 AugustAfternoon Club run, 1:30pmHill City-University club rooms
9 AugOtago Cross Country ChampionshipsChisholm Park 
15 AugustAfternoon club run, 1:30pmHill City-University club rooms
22 AugustMorning club run,
Club room open from 8am.
leave 8:30am. 9am Park run start.
Breakfast included before/after run.
Hill City-University club rooms
29 AugustNZ Cross Country ChampionshipsDunedin
29/30 AugustNaseby Water Race 100kmNaseby
05 SeptemberClyde to Alex 10km road raceAlexandra
05 SeptemberAfternoon club run, 1:30pmHill City-University club rooms
12 SeptemberColin Holmes/Alice Baker Memorial Race, 1.30pm followed by AGMHill City-University club rooms
19 SeptemberMorning club run, 9amHill City-University club rooms
20 SeptemberNZ Secondary School ChampionshipsHawera
26 SeptemberPeninsula RelayPortobello
26 SeptemberNZ Marathon ChampionshipsGovernment Gardens Rotorua
3 OctoberNZ Road Relay ChampionshipsFielding
03 OctoberAfternoon club run, 1:30pmHill City-University club rooms
10 OctoberMorning club run,
Club room open from 8am.
leave 8:30am. 9am Park run start.
Breakfast included before/after run.
Hill City-University club rooms
11 OctoberThree PeaksDunedin
18 OctoberNZ Trail Running ChampionshipsCrater Rim Trail Run   ChCh
18 OctoberOtago 10km Road Championships Dunedin Harbour
24 OctoberAfternoon Club run, 1:30pmHill City
31 OctoberClosing day club run/BBQ, 1:30pmHill City-University club rooms
7 Nov ANZ Road ChampionshipsAuckland
14 NovemberNZ 24 Hour ChampionshipsAuckland
21 NovemberOtago Marathon ChampionshipsQueenstown
21 NovemberOtago Half Marathon ChampionshipsQueenstown

Interclub events with entry fees: enter at athleticsotago.co.nz

Convenors 2020

Pack co-ordinator: 

Oliver O’Sullivan 0277518895

Athletics Otago

Howden Finnie (T&F)
479 2656

Richard Fogarty (XC)
476 7555

Sam Bremer (Finance)

Clubroom Bookings

Howden Finnie


Richard Barker
467 9390

Brent Ward
455 0039

Howden Finnie
479 2656


Shireen Crumpton, Sam Bremer

Hill Free 1/2 Marathon

Merrilee Williams
488 4587

Intermediate Cross Country

Morris Hall
454 4877


Dave Richmond
455 3077


Richard Fogarty/Howden Finnie


The official uniform of Hill City-University black/yellow/blue top and black shorts is to be worn when representing the club at inter club events.

Members are encouraged to wear the uniform at club runs to help raise the clubs profile.

Regular weekday runs

Monday Girls night out- for all abilities

Shoe Clinic George street

Monday nights 5.45pm (Social run)

Winter- Henry’s liquor – Hanover Street

Summer-Cannington Road/John McGlashan

Tuesday nights  5.00pm (Social run)

Cannington Rd/John McGlashan Contact: David Mackle (0272614414)

Wednesday nights 5.45pm (Social run)

Summer- Cannington Road/JohnMcglashan

Winter- Henry’s Liquor, Hanover Street

Student run: Saturday 9am Union Lawn

Student run- Union lawn please contact Jared Monk 0277715951, jazza.majior@gmail.com, or join us on Facebook

Thursday: 6.30pm CORE strength session

HCU clubrooms, $2 for club members, $5 for non members


Subscriptions can be paid via the online.

ANZ = Athletics NZ, AO = Althetics Otago, HCU = Hill City-University

Race fees

All race entries and fees are to be paid online by the athlete via the Athletics Otago website.

Race fees for the Relay events – Lovelocks, Ponydales and Peninsulas will be collected on the day of the race by the team captains.

Age groups

Ages are taken at 31 st December 2018 except Masters Men 35+ and Women 35+ on the day of the race.

Club runs/walks

Meet at 1:30 rain, hail or snow, with 1:45 start. Club runs are non-competitive and social. Choose a pack to suit your pace so that the pack can stay together. Check our Facebook page, Thursdays ODT or the Star for additional information or venue changes.

Please bring a plate for afternoon tea.

Life members

Dr M C Cameron, B H Cowan, H G Finnie, M E Harris, N J Matthews, K C Murphy, S A O’Sullivan, D M Richmond, I M Scarf, B Ward, D I Williams.


Dave Richmond 455 3077
Lindsey Day 4667185

Convenors 2020


Richard Fogarty

476 7555


Merrilee Williams


Simon Rhodes

021 271 5000

Children’s Athletics

Simon Rhodes


021 271 5000

Harrier manager

Oiver O’Sullivan



Track and field

Marion Harris
453 1980

Jane Miller

Committee members

Jared Monk, Timothy Dawbin