Race Call! Rawhiti XC

Saturday 27 May @ Rawhiti Domain

The Rawhiti Races is the first of the fast- paced individual runs of the season. It is a challenging event over the ups & downs of Rawhiti domain. This event is run over a mix of grass and trail. It can be a challenge especially for the later laps.

There is a “short-course option” for all runners 20 years and older. People wishing to run in these grades must enter this grade, 

Junior races start at 1.15pm with the adults starting at 1.55pm for the Women and 2.35pm for the Men. For more information please head to the race website here

Entries close at 6.00pm on Monday, 22 May 2023. On the day entries are available for $20 per adult cash or $10 per junior

McLeans Muster Fundraiser – Support Jess and Kate representing NZ at the World Trail and Mountain Running Champs!

After impressive performances and the qualifying events, both Jess and Kate have been select to represent NZ at the World Trail and Mountain running champs to Austria in August. To help get them there they are holding a fund raising event at McLeans Island

21 May @ 9am


10km – run/walk

Koha entry

$5 raffle with some fantastic prizes

It would be great to see our club members out in support

For all you young guns on the socials, check out this Metabook event page

RACE CALL – Lionel Fox Relays

SRC Teams

Next up on the XC Race Calendar, the Lionel Fox Relays.

This event is in Rangiora, offers a wide variety of terrain and is considered a true XC trail run.

The Senior and Masters women’s and men’s event is a 4 x 5k circuit starting at 12.35pm.

Our under 18’s event is a 4 x 2.5km circuit starting at 2.35pm.


MW – Karren Muller / Robyn Perkins / Fiona Gilroy / Jessica Campbell

SM – Jarrod Cook / Martin Durney / Sam Toira / Marty Lukes

MM (Mixed) – Mark Ophuis / Helen Bealey / Louise Martin / Nathan Wooding

U16 Girls – – Jade / Emily / Millie / Abi S-D

U18 Boys (mixed) Abigail J / Emme W / Neve / Mac

U18 Boys – Alex / Monty / Charlie / Harri

Have fun and go well out there! Any questions can be sent to sumnerrunningclub@gmail.com in the first instance

Hagley Memorial Relays – Saturday, 29 April 2023

SRC Teams

It’s time to kick-off with the first XC Relay race of the season!

The Hagley Memorial Relay is a 4 person team relay with each runner completing a 4km lap on mainly flat grassy parkland at North Hagley Park. Event information can be found here. Juniors start at 1pm, Senior Grades start at 2pm. Look out for the Sumner Flag where we will all be milling. Any questions can be sent to summnerrunningclub@gmail.com

Master Men 1: David F / Paul T /v Nathan J / Simon W

Master Men 2: Sam T / Martin / Nathan W / Mark O

Senior Men: Scott S / Nathan P / Dallas W / Marty L

Masters Women 1: Louise / Katherine F / Robyn / Fiona G

Master Women 2: Poppie / Lisa / Fiona S / Jen

Master Women 3: Helen / Kerry / Katherine N / Bee

Under 16 Girls: Emily / Millie / Abi S-D / Jade (Neve)

Under 14 Boys: Alex / Emmie W / Harri / Lachlan

Under 14 Girls: Bridie / Emme J / Abigail J / Florence

SRC AGM 2023

Wednesday, 05 April 2023


We will be holding our 2023 AGM on Wednesday, 05 April at the Port Hills Club Rooms at Hansen Park.

  • 5.45pm – Interval training or a run up the hills
  • 7pm – Pizza, Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks courtesy of the club
  • 7.45pm AGM start

We would love to see you there. Its a great way to connect before the XC season starts in earnest

It would be great if you could register via this link, just so we have an idea of numbers and dietary requirements for catering

We looking forward to seeing you there!

Junior Training – XC season is about to Kick-off

Tuesday – 04 April

The Junior XC season is about to get underway. Please see below for key information

Tues April 4th 4.45pm to 5.30pm – pre season “get together/ run around” @ the Ferrymead football playing fields. All abilities welcome.

Main training school terms 2 & 3: Tues and Thurs 4.45 to 5.30pm. Come to one or both.

Racing available approx every two weeks.

For more details contact Ann on 0223766180 or chris.annwells@xtra.co.nz

XC Season Starts Sunday 02 April

Lakes Reserve Run – Lake Roto Kohatu – Entries available on the day

The Cross Country season is starting

The Cross Country season kicks off on Sunday the 2nd of April with the Lakes Reserve Run.  This event, at Lake Roto Kohatu, is designed to be a low key welcome-back for existing  members and / or an opportunity to test out cross country running for new people.

You can enter on the day by paying cash on the day at $10 per adult; $5 per Under 18 and $20 maximum for families.

Further information on this event can be found here