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.

2024 Waimea Harriers Membership is now OPEN.

It's time to re-new your membership or join afresh!

The new membership year runs from 1/12/2023 to 30/11/2024 irrespective of joining date.

Individual adult membership is $40.

Joint/Couple/Family membership is $60.

Schoolchildren and youth students are Free.

There is a small surcharge if you pay by credit card.

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

2023 President's Report here

Latest newsletter here

Archived newsletters here

Subscribe to our emailed newsletter and bulletins here

Keep in touch with us on Facebook here

Keep in touch on Strava here

Upcoming Events

Sharland Cycles 5k Fun Run & Walk Series

Wednesdays in February & March


A series of 5k events for runners and walkers on Wednesday evenings, re-starts 07 February through to 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 28th, the course is the "Berryfields Course", the start/finish is about a 2 minute walk from registration. Course map HERE

Honest Lawyer 5k Fun Run/Walk Series

Monday evenings 6pm

05 February - 25 March 2024

This popular family-friendly series starts up for 8 events on Monday 05 February.

Everyone, runners/joggers/walkers welcome.

More info at - Active4Good

Summer Pub Runs

Organised by Athletics Nelson

Most Saturdays throughout Summer

Next event - Post Boy Hotel - 24 February

More info to come from - Athletics Nelson:

"meet at the Post Boy Gloucester Street Nelson

an undulating over Piper’s Reserve

7.00km approximately

a favourite of many

please arrive a little early so we can make sure everyone

has a Webscorer number and correct start (walkers, early runner),

walkers and early runners starting at 3.45pm

and runners 4.00pm.

everyone is very welcome to join us,

these runs have no marshals, no cones,

no entry fee, (a few exceptions)

you just turn up and enjoy.

All competitors enter at their own risk

with safety being the priority for all competitors.

Come along and give it a go, many local runners

started their running career at a pub run."

Next Committee Meeting

06 March 2024 at Club Waimea

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 roster@waimeaharriers.nz if you can help fill a spot. Or talk to Alan at the next event if you want to know more.

Recent Results

2024 Results HERE

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