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.

National Cross Country Champs

Harcourt Park, Upper Hutt, Wellington

The NZ Cross Country champs are being held at Upper Hutt, Wellington this year.

The Dudfield Duathlon and 2.5k Time Trial

87-109 Peacockes Rd 87-109 Peacockes Road Fitzroy, Hamilton

3k - 16K -3K. Bike to end of Peacockes Road and back, 16km. Repeat first run after the bike.

Waikato Bay of Plenty Road Champs

St Peters School, Cambridge 1716 Cambridge Rd, Cambridge

The 2019 Waikato-Bay of Plenty Road Championships will be held again at St Peters School in Cambridge.

Hamilton Parkrun

Hamilton Lake Innes Common, Lake Cres, Hamilton Lake, Hamilton

There's no official Hawks event on this weekend, so lets all get along to our local Park Run at Hamilton lake.

NZ Half Marathon Champs

Forsyth Barr Stadium 130 Anzac Ave, Dunedin

The Dunedin Marathon will again host the New Zealand Half Marathon Champs.

Kinloch Offroad Challenge

Great Lake Convention Centre 5 Story Place, Taupo

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

NZ Road Champs

Bruce Pulman Park, Auckland

Represent our region Waikato BOP in the National Road Championships

Cambridge Half Marathon

Cambridge High School Swayne Road, Cambridge

The Cambridge Half Marathon, 10km and 5km is an annual running and walking event at Cambridge High School.

Club Road Champs

Raynes Road 400 Raynes Road, Tamahere, Hamilton

Our club champs this year is tentatively to be held on the Raynes Road course.

NZ 24 Hour Champs

AUT Millennium Stadium AUT Millennium Stadium, Mairangi Bay, Auckland

Athletics New Zealand 24-Hour Championship, IAU Bronze Label Event

National Road Relays

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

Ekiden Relay

Village Green, Rotorua Village Green, Rotorua

Join a Hawks relay team along with almost 2,000 other runners and walkers for a fun event. 

NZ Trail Champs

Port Hills, Christchurch Port Hills, Christchurch

NZ Trail Running Championships to be held on the Port Hills in Christchurch.

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! 

Xterra Waihi

The XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi is a trail running/walking event in the historic Karangahake Gorge which has a myriad of old tramping, rail and tramway tracks completely surrounded in native bush.

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.

Toi’s Challange

Rex Morpeth Park, Whakatane

The Julians Berry Farm and Cafe Toi's Challenge in Whakatane is an annual 18km trail run and walk event.

The Goat

Mt Ruapehu Mount Ruapehu, Manawatu-Wanganui

An exhilarating adventure run from Whakapapa to Turoa Ski Fields on the Round the Mountain track.

King and Queen of the Mount

Mount Maunganui Mount Maunganui Main Beach, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga

The Mount Maunganui King and Queen of the Mount on Thursday, 26 December 2019 is an approximately 4.5km run along the beach and up Mount Maunganui.

Waiwhakareke Random Relay

Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park Baverstock, Hamilton

Finally the first event of the season! We will select evenly matched teams of runners, from the people that Attend. Each runner will run a 3km leg.

Gilchrist Rose Bowl

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

The race is going to be run over 4 kms  2 by 2 km laps very doable for all. You gain a participation point for your house for coming along and running.

Reduction Relay – Bannister Plaque

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

A 2km loop where runners are divided into mixed teams of 3 and all run together.

Cambridge Club Cross Country

Keeley’s Farm 333 Tirau Rd, Cambridge, Karapiro

Hawks have been invited to attend Cambridge Harriers Club Cross Country event.

Te Awamutu Golf Course Run

Te Awamutu Golf Club Kihikihi Rd, Te Awamutu

There is a 3km event for school-aged children, a 6km walk/run (2 laps) open to everyone, and a 12km run (3 laps). Golf course with undulating, short grass, also suitable for spikes.

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.

Sanitorium Hill King & Queen of the Mountain

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.

Club Cross Country Champs – Open Event

Minogue Park Minogue Park, Forest Lake, Hamilton

This is a major event on the club calendar each year. Held at Minogue Park, meeting next to the miniature railway, at the end of Tui Avenue.

Lake D Relay

Lake D, Horsham Downs 3281 Lake D, Horsham Downs 3281, Hamilton

This is a fun 3 person mixed relay event - 3 x 3k laps around the picturesque Lake Kainui (Lake D) at Horsham Downs. It is a touch over 3ks per lap of packed gravel path with a bit of grass thrown in... Meet at Lake Kainui at 1pm to register and pick teams, with […]

Free

WAIBOP Cross Country Champs

Waipuna Park Kaitemako Road, Welcome Bay, Tauranga

It's on an excellent running surface and clubs gather from the Waikato Bay of Plenty to compete.

The Dudfield Duathlon and 2.5k Time Trial

87-109 Peacockes Rd 87-109 Peacockes Road Fitzroy, Hamilton

3k - 16K -3K. Bike to end of Peacockes Road and back, 16km. Repeat first run after the bike.

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.

Waikato Bay of Plenty Road Champs

St Peters School, Cambridge 1716 Cambridge Rd, Cambridge

The 2020 Waikato-Bay of Plenty Road Championships will be held again at St Peters School in Cambridge.

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.

Whakatane Trail Run

Whakatāne Harriers are inviting the Athletics Waikato Bay of Plenty clubs to their Figure of Eight Race on Saturday 5 September 2020.

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.

Sing Relay

This year's Hawks Road & Cross Country Club Open Day will be held on Saturday 6th April - doors open at 12.30pm.

Club Road Champs

Raynes Road 400 Raynes Road, Tamahere, Hamilton

Our club champs this year is to be held again on the Raynes Road course.

Rotorua Marathon

Energy Events Centre, Rotorua Queens Drive, Rotorua

The 56th Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon is set for Saturday 2 May 2020 along with the Half & Quarter Marathons and 5.5km Fun Run

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.