Cougar Trail Run

Tokoroa Memorial Sports Ground Mossop Road, Tokoroa

Arguably Tokoroa’s best kept secret, Cougar Mountain Bike Park will wow even the most seasoned trail runners & walkers out there.

King & Queen of the Mountain

Te Miro School 443 Te Miro Road, RD4, Cambridge, Waikato

Sanitorum Hill, just outside of Cambridge is a great challenge for those that love racing hills. Distances: 4.8km for full race and 2km for 12 and under. Typically both races are handicapped starts.

Sweeney Cup

Horsham Downs 4 Martin Lane, Hamilton

This is a very popular event on the Hawks calendar and brings in many who haven’t attended the earlier cross country races.

Trophy Day

Hawks Road and XC Clubrooms Hamilton City Hawks Grantham Street, Hamilton

Trophy Day based at club rooms. Handicap starts in our traditional season opener. Plenty of trophies up for grabs, be certain to compete on the day. This event is open to everyone.

ANZ Mountain Running Champs

Deer Park Heights 432 Peninsula Road, Kelvin Heights, Queenstown

Deer Park Heights, venue for the 2022 New Zealand Mountain Running Championships.

Craters Trail Run

Wairakei Resort 40 Wairakei Drive, Taupo

Join other Hawks runners at this awesome trail run event.

Waikato Bay of Plenty Road Champs

To be confirmed

Location, venue, and date confirmation will be available soon on the WaiBOP Athletics website.

Sing Relay

Parana Park Parana Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, Hamilton

The Sing Relay is a unique two-person fun relay on a 5km course and run in the “Helen Hall-King’s race format” from the Memorial Park.

Club Road Champs

Roger Kaui Place Roger Kaui Place, Burbush, Hamilton, Waikato

Come along to our annual club road champs. Location to be confirmed

National Road Champs

New Zealand Campus of Innovation & Sport 48 Somme Road, Trentham, Upper Hutt 5018

This event will be both the National & Waikato Bay of Plenty Road Champs held at Mystery Creek, Hamilton.

Kinloch Offroad Challenge

Kinloch Community Hall Mata Place, Acacia Bay, Kinloch, Taupo

Enjoy stunning views as you run or walk over some spectacular trails in and around Kinloch, Taupo.

Red Stag Redwoods Relay

The Redwoods Visitor Centre Long Mile Road, Rotorua

This relay is a great annual event for running and walking teams with a course that winds its way through the iconic Redwood Forest. It is an event that is looked forward to by all and well represented by running clubs coming from as far as Hawera and Auckland.

Rotorua Marathon

Energy Events Centre, Rotorua Queens Drive, Rotorua

Known affectionately as the "People's Marathon" the Rotorua Marathon is Australasia's oldest major marathon event.

National Road Relays

Port Hills, Christchurch Port Hills, Christchurch

The Athletics New Zealand Road Relays is to be held in Christchurch this year.

Huntly Half Marathon

Huntly Rugby Park Huntly Rugby Park, Huntly, Waikato

The event involves the traditional Half Marathon distance of 21.1km which is officially measured and certified under ANZ standards. There is also a 10km, 5km and RUN kids 2km for Under 16 year olds. All events have the option of either a Run or Walk.

The Taniwha

Whatever event you choose to do, you will be exposed to some absolutely brilliant single track, massive swing bridges, flowing gravel paths, boardwalks, wide open reserves, and even crossing a number of dams along the way! 

Round the Bridges

Garden Place Victoria Street, Hamilton

Taking in some of Hamilton’s best known landmarks, the 12km and 6km courses include the scenic Waikato River paths and the iconic Hamilton bridges. Kids event 2km.

For confirmation of the event times and location please refer to the event website link for full details (particularly for non-club and out of town events) and the Hawks newsletter before the event for the latest details. Cost is only a guide and typically the standard price for the main race distance. Go to the event website for postal and late entry details. Events that are listed as free are for club members and guests only.