Xterra Waihi

Dickey Flat Adventure Camp, Waihi Dickey Flat Road, Waikino

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.

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.

Craters Trail Run

Wairakei Resort 40 Wairakei Drive, Taupo

Join other Hawks runners at this awesome trail run event.

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.

Hawks Open Day 2021

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

This year's Hawks Road & Cross Country Club Open Day will be held on Saturday 10 April - doors open at 12.30pm.

ANZ Mountain Running Champs

Coronet Peak Ski Resort Coronet Peak Ski Area, Queenstown 9371 Coronet Peak Ski Resort Coronet Peak Ski Area, Queenstown

The second edition of the Queenstown Mountain Run incorporating the New Zealand Mountain Running Championships takes place once again on Ben Lomond in the heart of Queenstown. Three course options offer challenges for ages and abilities.

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.

T42

Owhango Domain Owhango

Run or mountain bike in the Central Plateau along the 42 Traverse, a historic logging road.

Cambridge Cross Country

Charlton's Farm 113 Discombe Rd, Tamahere, Hamilton

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

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

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.

The Nugget

Waihi and Waihi Beach in the southern Coromandel are the impressive setting for the spectacular Nugget Multisport Festival.

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.

Reduction Relay

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.

NZ 100km Champs

Hagley Park, Christchurch 14 Riccarton Ave, Christchurch

There are 100km and 50km races, which follow a 2.5km loop course. The 100km can be run solo, or as part of a 4 person relay team, with each team member completing 25km.

Tauranga Open Cross Country

Waipuna Park Kaitemako Road, Welcome Bay, Tauranga

Tauranga Ramblers club puts on this very well-organised event annually.  It's on an excellent running surface and clubs gather from the Waikato Bay of Plenty to compete.

Gilchrist Rose Bowl

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

The race is going to be run over 3.8 k over 2 laps and is very doable for all. You gain a participation point for your house for coming along and running.

Club Cross Country Champs

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.

North Island Cross Country Champs

Spa Thermal Park Spa Road, Taupo

This is a great annual event, even for those who are not that comfortable running cross country, as it covers rolling park-like grounds and is well drained underfoot.

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.

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.

WAIBOP Cross Country Champs

Ray Board Park, Devon Street West, Rotorua, Ray Board Park, Devon Street West, Rotorua, Waikato

Clubs gather from the Waikato Bay of Plenty to compete.

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 […]

National Cross Country Champs

Chisholm Links 16 Tahuna Road, Tainui Chisholm Links 16 Tahuna Road, Tainui, Dunedin, Otago

This year the National Cross Country Champs will be held in Dunedin.

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.

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 [cancelled]

Mystery Creek 125 Mystery Creek Road, Hamilton, Hamilton

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

Club Road Champs [Cancelled]

Ngaruawahia Squash Racquet Club Lower Waikato Esplanade, Ngāruawāhia, 3720

Our club champs this year is to be held at a Ngaruawahia course.

Sing Relay [cancelled]

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.

Trophy Day [Cancelled]

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.

National Road Relays [cancelled]

Port Hills, Christchurch Port Hills, Christchurch

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

Red Stag Redwoods Relay [revised date]

The Redwoods Visitor Centre Long Mile Road, Rotorua

The rumours are true, it’s back!  Much loved and eagerly anticipated in 2021.

Kinloch Offroad Challenge [revised date]

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.

National Road Champs [revised date]

Mystery Creek 125 Mystery Creek Road, Hamilton, Hamilton

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

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.

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.

Cambridge Half Marathon [revised date]

Cambridge High School Swayne Road, Cambridge

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

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.