On Saturday the first harrier race of the season was held by Te Awamutu at the TA golf course. Over 80 runners and walkers took part. A little less than the organisers would have liked but still a solid turnout for so early in the season.Overnight rain left the course a bit softer than last […]
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The first Club Race of the season saw a modest field of 27 compete over the traditional riverbank 5km course on Saturday. This was a self-handicapped event, with runners entering their own estimated times. The club clocks were all out on loan, but a bit of improvisation with a few iPhones managed to get everyone […]
There was a great turn out of both existing, returning and new members on the 2014 Open Day on what was a beautiful and hot autumn’s day. It was great to see so many people sign up for the new season and complete their membership forms. Glenn (Club President) shared some opening words and then […]
What a fantastic weekend for the Hamilton City Hawks at the 2014 Tarawera Ultra Marathon held in Rotorua on the 15th of March. The numbers speak volumes for our club’s participation level, with forty-two (minimum) club runners entered in the various events. This number equates to 5% of the total field and made up 18% […]
Last Saturday night the annual Hawks Prizegiving dinner was held at the club rooms. There was a great turnout with a good mix of juniors, oldies and everyone in between. Congratulations to all those members who took home trophies for their achievements this year. A special mention for Mike Harris who was awarded the Harrier […]
What a great weekend away – great racing, loads of laughs, and simply the highlight of the harrier season. This event keeps people like me in the sport! Of course many thanks to everyone for attending, the club committee for putting this together for us, and to John Crane for leading the organisation and taking […]
“Twas a BLUSTERY DAY in the woods” of the beautiful Taitua Arboretum. 12 people turned up and 8 ran in 3 teams. Still enjoyed a great little race, although I would love to see a bigger field next year. The wind blew hard as we picked the 3 evenly matched teams, with one strong gust […]
Road Champs at Ruakura 2km loop course and what a day of racing! In the 5km masters women race a tight group had a good battle, with Vicki Rees-Jones putting on a strong last lap surge for a good win. A welcome return to form for Vicki. The 10k race saw a very tight pack stick […]
Start at the Corner Tainui St and Seddon Roads Run Up Mararama Street and round the corner to the top of the hill on Lake Road. Jog back down Tainui St to the Start and repeat. 800 M with a Hill x 6 loops
Around the lights 6x 800m on the grass.
On the grass by Lake Domain Drive North end of the lake. Bring your spikes if you want. We practice our downhill skills as well in this session.
Red Stag relays is an event that is looked forward to by all and well represented by running clubs coming from as far as Hawera and Auckland. Once again Hawks had a strong representation with 8 teams and the weather held off for the race however heavy rain over night made the course a little […]
Sweeney Cup was held at Horsham Downs on Saturday and a huge thank you to Graham Dudfield who was day organizer. As the club has no handicapper I like his idea of self handicapping which seemed to work well. A strong walking group turned up including three octogenarians. There was an impressive walk from Barb […]
There were challenging weather conditions for this 2nd event which attracted 496 finishers. The heavy clouds and cold showers kept post entries down to 86. It was not a fast course on Sunday due to the surface water, muddy grass finish and the first 9kms into an easterly wind however there were a remarkable number […]
There were some excellent Hawks performances in many races so well done to those who traveled to the Waikato Road Champs in Whakatane. Some comment on the results. Camille’s 34 minutes for her 10km does seem to be by far the fastest win in a provincial champs eg in Auckland Georgie Grgic did 36.47. Kyle […]
Popular long standing event. Attracted around 30 teams from around the Waikato Bay of Plenty. There was strong support from walkers. It is a great little event run well by a small club. Despite forecast for rain it remained fine and was cloudy. Course was on footpaths and was a fast flat 3.3 km circuit. […]
Certificate template downloadable here: Smiths Lab XC Fun Run Certificate Race # First Name Last Name M-F Grade KM OA Place Time 2k m Overall Results 1376 Abdullahi Ahmed m -12 2k m 1 7 m 42 sec 1397 Sam Olsen m -12 2k m 2 8 m 18 sec 1393 Ethan Murdock m 13+ […]
What an outstanding national cross country for the club. Four golds, two silvers and three bronzes. The Hawks trifecta in the B14 grade was a brilliant effort and gave me great pleasure with Isaiah Priddey leading all the way but having to race hard to hold off Hamilton Boys High clubmates Sam Montgomery and Connor […]