Winter Calendar 2022

Winter Season Calendar

Over the Winter there are organised events on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and occasional Wednesdays:

Winter Programme

Downloadable/printable pdf HERE

Events in this programme are organised by Waimea Harriers(WH), Athletics Nelson(AN) or Marlborough Harriers(MH)

and other independent organisers. Links to websites when available. Some events are on Sundays.

Non-Club members are very welcome but may have a fee for some events as noted in the Event column.

Free entry at WH events for school age children and youth students.

There is a 2-30pm start for most Waimea Harriers & Athletics Nelson events. It is suggested you arrive up to 30mins before the start time to register/warm up etc. depending on the event. Walkers usually start 15-20mins earlier.

# These events may not have the usual start times - check the Waimea Harriers website for updates.

Please check our website and/or Facebook group in the week before the event in case any details have changed.

Website: Facebook Group:

APRIL 2022

02 WH Opening Day - Family Fun Relay, Rabbit Island 2.30pm

May 2022

07 AN Saxton X-Country, Saxton Field

#07 Saint Clair Half, Blenheim

#08 Sunday The Harris Hill Top Challenge, Nelson Trail Runs

14 WH Wallace Shield 1 X-Country, Rabbit Island

#14 South Island Ultra, Hokitika

21 WH Wallace Shield 2 X-Country, Rabbit Island

28 WH Wallace Shield 3 X-Country, Rabbit Island

June 2022

04 AN Beach Run Beach Café, Tahunanui

11 WH The Scarecrow Scamper X-Country, Tapawera

#12 MH Mt Vernon Grand Traverse, Blenheim

18 WH Rabbit Island Trails - various distances, Rabbit Island

#19 Wellington Marathon

#18-19 NZ Secondary Schools X-Country Champs, Saxton Field

#25 Oparara Wilderness Trail Run, Karamea

#26 Sunday - Monaco Mid Winter Marathon & Relays, Monaco

July 2022

02 AN Parkers Shield Cable Bay, Adventure Park

09 WH Wakefield Trail Pack Run, Wakefield

#09 Captain Cook's Landing, Nelson Events

16 AN AN Club X-Country, Rabbit Island

23 WH Sprig & Fern 10k Richmond ($10 for non members)

30 AN President's Handicap, Branford Park

August 2022

#06 WH Dovedale Hill Race, Wakefield ($10 for non members)

13 AN AN Club Road Champs Venue tbc

20 WH Sprig & Fern 10k Brightwater ($10 for non members)

27 AN Swan Trophy Maitai Valley

#27 The Dun Run, Nelson Events

September 2022

#03 WH "Motueka - Mapua" Relay - $10 per team

10 AN 2 Person Relay Parkers Cove Parkers Cove

17 # MH Queen Charlotte Relay, Picton - entry fee tbc

24 WH Washbourn Gardens 2 person Relay, Richmond

October 2022

01 WH Sprig & Fern 10k Motueka ($10 for non members)

08 AN OK Corral Brook St

#08 The Abel Tasman Coastal Classic, Nelson Events

15 WH Sprig & Fern 10k Mapua ($10 for non members)

22 WH Berryfields S&F Pack Run, Richmond

29 AN Dam Run Maitai Dam

November 2022

#06 Sunday AN Nelson Half Marathon, Saxton Field - entry fee

#26 Kaiteriteri Gold Half Marathon & 14k Trail Run, Nelson Events

There are Wednesday evening 5k events at 6pm held in:

April, July & October - Organised by AN

November & December, Club Waimea 5k series - Organised by WH

Tuesdays during Winter it's the Nelson Striders pack/training run & walk.

5.45pm from the Suter Art Gallery, Nelson. Free entry.

A different 1 hour pack run/walk each week.

Optional social afterwards.

Facebook page HERE

Thursday during Winter it's the Ruby Coast Running Club 5k Series.

5.30pm, free entry, from Mapua Hall.

Optional social afterwards.

Facebook group HERE

For more local and national events, visit

Updated 11/04/2022