THE OLYMPIC HARRIER AND ATHLETIC CLUB offers athletics in the summer and cross country and road running in the winter. We're a year round club with coaching, club days and club trips on offer throughout the year - no matter how young or old you are.
Over the summer we hold junior athletics club nights on Mondays at Grenada North Park in Tawa. We run the Athletics NZ Get Set Go programme for Under 7s (3 to 6 year olds) at the same time as our club nights for those aged 7 to 14 year olds. We are one of the biggest junior athletics clubs in the Wellington region and have won the overall junior interclub and 7 to 9 year old interclub trophies many times.
Registration for the 2019/20 summer season is now open. The registration link is here. Our season started on 21 October 2019 and ends on 9 March 2020.
Register now for the Wellington Junior Champs here. Entries close 28 February 2020. No late entries possible.
Club Prizegiving will be April 6th, 6-7.30pm, as long as Wellington Champs are not postponed, if it is then prizegiving will be 28th April, venue Johnsonville Rugby Clubrooms, Helston Road, Johnsonville. Bring a plate for a shared supper after prizegiving.
For info on the Get Set Go programme go to this link
For info on our club nights go to this link
Athletics Wellington has a Sports App you can download free to your phone or Ipad. Go to your app store and search for 'Athletics Wellington'
For interclub programmes please refer to our regular newsletters.
In the winter we're a cross country club with our harrier clubrooms based in Johnsonville. There are lots of training options in the winter for all our members including juniors, college age, seniors and masters. These are held at a range of venues. We also have pre season athletics training over the winter months. See the tab COACHING for more info.
For more information about our winter membership please go to our main website here
SHOE CLINIC PORIRUA
Our Olympic Club is supported by the SHOE CLINIC IN PORIRUA: If you're looking for running or walking shoes, spikes or running gear go and see Jeremy and his team at Shoe Clinic in the North City Shopping Centre in Porirua. They can order in shoes especially for you if they're not on the shop floor. They're very helpful and give 10% of your sale back to the club - you just need to say yu're an Olympic member. Sign up with them and they'll keep track of your purchases. Once you reach $500 they give you a $50 gift voucher: https://www.shoeclinic.co.nz/porirua-running-shoe.html