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.

Club Uniforms

Waimea Harriers T-shirts

It's not too late to place an order for club jackets.

Get yours now ready for the Summer Season!

In Men's, Women's and Kid's Sizes.

Lightweight wicking polyester material - same as our club singlets. 

$40 each - this is a subsidised price for current members of Waimea Harriers.

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, Instagram & Strava


Upcoming Events

Brightwater Sprig + Fern 10k

Saturday 27 July

The Waimea Harriers Sprig + Fern 10km fun run and walk at Brightwater and through the surrounding countryside on Saturday 27 July 2024 is the second of four 10k events from local Sprig + Fern Taverns. Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities welcome!

Meet on the Village Green at the corner of Starveall St & Ellis St in Brightwater. Google Maps HERE

Registration opens at 1.20pm and closes at 2pm promptly.

Briefing 2pm.

Walkers start 2.15pm.

Main running group starts 2.30pm.

$10 entry fee per event. Free for school kids & youth students.

Free for Waimea Harriers and Athletics Nelson members why not join Waimea Harriers now? $40 individual or $60 couple/family. Join HERE

Enjoy a drink, spot prizes and time together at the Sprig + Fern Brightwater afterwards!

Map of the course HERE.

You will need a Webscorer number for this event. Check your number HERE or get one HERE.


Events in the Sprig + Fern Series:

13th July: Motueka

27th July: Brightwater

24th August: Upper Queen, Richmond

19th October: Māpua

Sprig & Fern Tāhunanui Winter 5km Series

Wednesdays in July

Organised by Athletics Nelson

Info from Athletics Nelson

"Meet at The Sprig & Fern Tahuna, 13 Beach Road Tahuna

Different course each week

open to everyone from beginners to the serious athlete

$5 entry fee, (14 & under free)

enter on the night – heaps of spot prizes

NOTE: everyone start together at 6.10pm

arrive early to register, bit of a walk to start line.

It is dark so it is compulsory to wear bright clothing

no black or dark blue tops and also wear reflectors and a light

Bring a friend along and enjoy the run/walk together

great training for The Nelson Half.

Everyone is welcome and a great way to get out and

compete with other walkers and runners."

Presidents Handicap

Saturday 03 August

Organised by Athletics Nelson

Info from Athletics Nelson

"more info to come"

Link to Winter 2024 Programme HERE

Duty Roster for Helpers

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

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

Click HERE for 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

2024 Results HERE

Monaco Mid Winter Marathon & Relays HERE

Sharland Cycles 5k Fun Run & Walk Results HERE

Waimea Harriers Webscorer Results Page HERE