Club Road Champs

Raynes Road 400 Raynes Road, TamahereHamilton,

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

Rotorua Marathon

Energy Events Centre, Rotorua Queens DriveRotorua,

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

Random Ngaroto Relay

Lake Ngaroto Bank RoadTe Awamutu,

RNR (NgarotoNowhere...) As we are not attending NRR this year, the club is instead arranging this fun relay style event as an alternative. The format will be 3 people relay teams completing a lap of the lake each (5.9km). The 3 people kids race will be one lap completed collectively. We will meet at the second carpark […]

NZ Trail Running Championships

Athletics New Zealand Trail Running Championships will be held at The Crater Rim Ultra 53KM event in Christchurch.

NZ Road Champs

Bruce Pulman Park, Auckland

Represent Waikato BOP in the National Road Championships.

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 StreetHamilton,

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.

Xterra Waihi

Dickey Flat Adventure Camp, Waihi Dickey Flat RoadWaikino,

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 DriveTaupo,

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 StreetHamilton,

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 AreaQueenstown,

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 RdTe 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, TamahereHamilton,

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

Rotorua Marathon

Energy Events Centre, Rotorua Queens DriveRotorua,

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 LakeHamilton,

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 StreetHamilton,

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

NZ 100km Champs

Hagley Park, Christchurch 14 Riccarton AveChristchurch,

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 BayTauranga,

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 StreetHamilton,

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 LakeHamilton,

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 RoadTaupo,

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 RoadTokoroa,

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 BaverstockHamilton,

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 3281Hamilton,

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 LaneHamilton,

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 DriveTaupo,

Join other Hawks runners at this awesome trail run event.

Waikato Bay of Plenty Road Champs [cancelled]

Mystery Creek 125 Mystery Creek Road, HamiltonHamilton,

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 EastHamilton,

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 StreetHamilton,

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.

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.