Lionel Fox Relay – race day 07 May 2022

Proposed Teams

Our XC season continues with a second relay race

The Lionel Fox Relay is a 4 person team relay on a 2km course that offers a wide variety of terrain that is sheltered from strong winds starting from flat grass to sandy dunes to winding woodland paths, and some beach. Seniors will complete 2 laps each (4km) and it will be a single lap for our under 18 runners. Event information can be found here

Proposed Teams

Senior Men: Mark Adams, George Hedley, Paul Timothy, Jake Robertson

Masters Women: Jessica Campbell, Louise Martin, Iona Powell, Robyn Perkins

Mixed Masters: Mark Johnston; Bruce Steven; Jan Harrison; Annette Campbell

Under 18 Team 1: Abigail Scott-Douglas, Lucy Wheeler, Jade Majendie, Emily Watt

Under 18 Team 2: Florence McCormack, Abigail Junge, Bridie McCormack, Neve Majendie

Seniors start at 12.35pm; Under 18’s start at 2.35pm.

Please note that no dogs are not allowed at this event.

Good luck and go well!

Hagley Memorial Relay – 30 April 2022

Please enter by Friday 22 April

It is 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.

Proposed Teams

Masters Women 1: Robyn Perkins, Louise Martin, Lisa Smailes, Jessica Campbell

Master Women 2: Annette Campbell, Jan Harrison, Iona Powell, Mary-Clare Delahunty

Masters Men: David Fitch; Tom Sharpe; Bruce Stevens, Marty Lukes

Girls Under 16: Jade Majendie; Emily Watt; Millie Junge; Abi Scott-Douglas

Mixed under 14 (boys race): Angus Sharp; Neve Majendie; Abigail Junge, TBC

UPDATE: REBOOT – Canterbury Marathon Champs are on and a half-marathon option is now available

Sunday 15 May, 7.30am – Entries are open on the Athletics Canterbury Website here

The 2022 New Zealand Senior Marathon Championships combined with the Athletics Canterbury Marathon Championships will take place on a fast, flat course in rural Canterbury.

A half-marathon option is now available for those keen to run a shorter race over this fast course.

Numbers in the event are still limited with priority given to marathon contenders. Half marathon entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis until our race limit is reached. Entry criteria still apply to the marathon event.

Race information can be found here

Entries close at 8pm on Tuesday 19 April

All successful entrants will be confirmed by Tuesday 19 April at the latest to enable runners from other parts of New Zealand to make travel and accommodation arrangements. A waitlist in the event of potential withdrawals will also be operated

Junior XC

2022 xc season is nearly here so dust off your shoes & get ready juniors.

Term 1 Training: Thurs 7th April & Tues 12th April

Term 2 & 3 Training: every Tuesday & Thursday

Time:  4.45pm – 5.30pm

Where: Ferrymead Football Fields, Ferrymead Park Drive (meet in the carpark)

Registrations open early April (TBC)

Everyone welcome!

Lakes Reserve Cross Country Races – updated

Sunday 10 April 2022
Two distances – 2k or 4k
Mass start @ 10am


Athletics Canterbury are opening the winter season with a tasty little cross country event at Lake Roto Kōhatu. Everyone aged 7 years and older can take part. You choose your distance of either 2K or 4K. Please note there is a small yet positive change now Covid restrictions have been relaxed and the organisers will now do a mass start at 10am.

It’s a great opportunity to blow off cobwebs and shake the dust off those XC shoes. Will it be the 1 lap or the double?

Event details can be found here

Registrations are now closed. The following people have been registered. Good luck and go well!

Finlay Sharpe

Kate Sharpe

Angus Sharpe

Danny Carmine

Florence McCormick

Bridie McCormick

Sam Toira

Emily Watt

Abi Scott-Douglas

Jarrod Cook

Jackson Lamb

Macrae Smith

Hannah Grimwood

Kevin Grimwood

Jin Flanagan