For more than 50 years Waimea Harriers has been encouraging running and walking for people of all ages. We believe running is wonderful for people's fitness and general health! Our motto is 'Run for your life!'

Waimea Harrier events cater for people of all abilities, including competitive runners and walkers, families looking for an outdoor activity they can enjoy together, and social runners and walkers of all ages.

We pride ourselves on the warm welcome we give to everyone.

The Singlets have arrived!

Waimea Harriers Singlets $35

Manufactured by Thermatech out of lightweight 140gsm polyester.

In stock now. Get your order in before this first batch is sold out.

Uniform page HERE

From the President

2022 President's Report here

Latest newsletter here

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Upcoming Events

Sharland Cycles 5k Fun Run & Walk Series

Sharland Cycles 5k Fun Run & Walk Series

Next event Wednesday 29 November 2023

A series of 5k events for runners and walkers on Wednesday evenings, starts 1 November thru 20 December, then restarts 7 February thru 27 March.

Based at Club Waimea on Lower Queen St, Richmond. Google maps HERE

Event registration from 5:30pm to 6pm in the car park at the side of Club Waimea, look out for the Waimea Harriers flag.

Safety briefing at 6:00pm at Club Waimea, followed immediately by the Walkers start and then all Runners 10 minutes later.

A different course each week, on pavements and trails.

$3 entry (free for school kids and youth students).

Spot prizes every week after the event in Club Waimea and a series major prize of a pair of running shoes drawn on the last night 27 March.

We're using Webscorer for timing so you need a number

Check if you already have a number from previous WaimeaHarrier/AthleticsNelson events HERE.

If you need to get a number, go HERE.

On the 29th, the course is the "Estuary Course", the start/finish is about a 5 minute walk from registration. Course map HERE

Waimea Harriers AGM

Wednesday 29 November 2023

Club Waimea after the 5k prizegiving approx 7:30pm

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 29 November 2023 at Club Waimea (after the Sharland Cycles 5k and spot prize draw). Please consider joining our team of volunteers on the committee.

We'll also be announcing the winners of this year’s President’s and Sportsmanship trophies and presenting other trophies earned by members during the winter season.

So come along, have your say, help celebrate our winners and enjoy some free nibbles.

At Club Waimea on Lower Queen St, Richmond. Google maps HERE

Summer Pub Runs

Organised by Athletics Nelson

Most Saturdays throughout Summer

Next event - The Gut Buster - 2 December

More info to come from - Athletics Nelson:

"Summer is here and so are the Pub Runs

meet at the Cathedral Steps

very popular undulating Course

are YOU up for the challenge?

approximately 7.5km

everyone is very welcome

these runs have no marshals, no cones,

no entry fee, (a few exceptions) you just turn up and enjoy.

Times are taken and published for all events.

All competitors enter at their own risk with safety being

the priority for all competitors, observing all traffic and

safety rules is a must eg. run on footpaths,

give way to all cars etc.

Failure to do so may result in a ban from future events.

Race start at 3.45pm for walkers and early runners

Runners start 4.00pm unless otherwise advised

walkers and early runners are very welcome"

Honest Lawyer 5k Fun Run/Walk Series

Monday evenings 6pm

6 November - 18 December 2023

This popular family-friendly series starts up for 7 events on Monday 6 November.

Everyone, runners/jogger/walkers welcome.

More info at - Active4Good

Link to Summer 2023/24 Programme HERE

Duty Roster for Helpers

Duty Roster for the Summer season – can you be an event helper?

With a number of events coming up in the next few weeks, we will need helpers please.

Here is the link to the Duty Roster for helpers. We are always keen to welcome new helpers and there are roles available at upcoming events. Have a look at what's available and email Alan on if you can help fill a spot. Or talk to Alan at the next event if you want to know more.

Recent Results

Sharland Cycles 5k Fun Run & Walk Results HERE

Winter Season & 2023 Results HERE

Dovedale Hill Results HERE

Monaco Mid Winter Marathon & Relays HERE

Waimea Harriers Webscorer Results Page HERE