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    • Running the finances
      • Simon Keller Marshall Clark is the long-time Wellington Scottish treasurer. Marshall will step down as treasurer when his term finishes in April, and we are looking for a replacement. I chatted with Marshall about the role and what it takes to be a good club treasurer. How long have you been Scottish treasurer, and how […]

    • Weekly News 30 January 2023
      • Changes to the weekly newsletter. Oliver McLean has kindly offered to help write and distribute our weekly newsletter. So, once every fortnight you will be hearing from him, and on the alternating weeks you will read the news from me, Stephen. You can contact us both at the shared email address scottishathleticsnews@gmail.com. Make sure you […]

    • Weekly News 16 January 2023
      • The Waterfront 5k is back! the first race of the season starts at 5:45pm near Mac’s Brewery. Registration is now online only. We will be looking for volunteers throughout the season, so if you are keen to help out and are not a regular user of the club’s Facebook page, please email Hayden and he […]

    • Prizegiving results for 2022
      • Club Championship Trophies   First Second Third B10 Inverness Trophy Rowan Richardson Emerson Cunningham Arlo Cunningham G10 Helen Brierley Trophy Juliet Street Luca Cunningham Abby Cleland B12 Ward Trophy Ben Cleland Miller Buck – B12 Old Timers Trophy (XC) Miller Buck     G12 Aberdeen Cup Naomi Richardson – – B14 Alf Stevens Cup Nathaniel […]

    • The marshmallow test
      • Stephen Day When my children were young, the panicked parental worry of our time was the Stanford marshmallow test. The experiment’s premise is that you leave your young child alone in a room with a marshmallow to look at. Beforehand you tell them they can eat the marshmallow, but if they don’t eat it, they […]

    • Weekly News 10 January 2023
      • This week Notices Scottish prizegiving and get together 10am, Sunday 15 January, Wellington Collegians Cricket Club at Anderson Park Join us for a pleasant summer prize-giving and catch-up. We have Panman making paella for lunch. There will be gluten-free and vegetarian options. BYO drinks. We start at 10am for a few games and chill. We […]

    • Farewell Murray Gowans, the quiet man
      • Murray Gowans was a man that not too many of the current membership of Scottish knew very well. He was the typical quiet member, and until recent years doing so much for the club and his sport of harriers and athletics and asking nothing in return. In recent years he has battled Cancer long and […]

    • Weekly News 19 December 2022
      • Happy Holiday season everyone. I’m taking a break over January, and the newsletter will be back in February. This week Results Two important results that I missed last week Ben Brunner qualified for the final of the NZ Secondary Schools 1500m Championships and ran a PB of 3:59.07 for 10th place. Results Janine Sharma completed […]

    • Weekly News 12 December 2022
      • This week Results Taupo 70.3 Ironman Sierra Ryland (5:08:55) was first in her age group and 19th overall. Former members Lucas Duross and Danielle Trewoon (4:57:09) were 10th and 11th overall, respectively. Results Whanganui 3 Bridges Marathon Alastair Richardson was 5th in 3:06:44. Results WAI running festival Result to come NZ Masters Track and Field […]

    • Weekly News 5 December 2022
      • This week Results Kepler Challenge Daniel Jones (04:43:14) won the Kepler Challenge, and Sam McCutcheon (05:10:48) was 2nd in Scottish quinella. Gordon Pal also ran a barnstormer, finishing in 07:31:54. That is Dan’s fifth consecutive win at the Kepler Challenge, and the person to win before him was Sam. Results Stuff news article NZ Masters […]

    • Weekly News 28 November 2022
      • This week Results Twilight Track Meet No results available yet. Central League Meet, Masterton  Results Coming Up Twilight Track Meets Scottish is again organising 5 twilight track meetings over the course of the summer. The next meeting is on Wednesday 14 December. These are really fun, low-key events, open to anyone who wants to try […]

    • Weekly News 21 November 2022
      • Welcome to new club member Jonas Lehmann. This week Results Queenstown Marathon Dan Jones (2:26:30) and Hiro Tanimoto (2:32:05) finished 1st and 2nd, respectively. Connor Gavin (3:41:54) and Alice Sowry (3:45:58) completed their marathon debuts. Hannah Stephen ran 04:05:04, and Brett Hawthorne finished in 04:18:01. Alex Woods ran 45:31 for the 10km. Results Agency Group 10000m […]

    • Agency Group Festival Results
      • Event 500W Women 10000 Metres Race Walk Open — Wilson, Jacqueline 76 Trentham Untd DNF — Langley, Laura 25 Napier Harriier DNF Event 500W Men 10000 Metres Race Walk Open 1 Graesli, Magnus 17 Norway 50:28.66 Event 500B Women 10000 Metres Run ‘B’ Race Open 1 Solsberg, Emily 42 Wgtn Scottish 44:31.90 2 Bassett, Emma […]

    • The Agency Group 10000m Festival start lists
      • Elite Mens Race 7pm (19 athletes) 1 Chignell, Oli M24 Hill City University Athl 27:52.20 __________ 2 Oakley, Julian M29 Athletics Tauranga Inc 29:39.00 __________ 3 Lee, Ronan M21 Pakuranga Athletic Club I 29:45.00 __________ 4 Dixon, Harry M32 Feilding Moa Harriers 29:45.00 __________ 5 Dryden, Christopher M23 University of Canterbury 29:47.00 __________ 6 Tse, […]

    • Weekly News 14 November 2022
      • Welcome to new club member Tamara Novak. It’s the Agency Group 10000m festival this week. If you’re running, don’t forget to bring a friend to be a lap counter for you, and if you’re spectating, bring some money to enjoy the food and refreshments. This week Results Twilight track meet Michele Allison set a new Wellington […]

    • Weekly News 7 November 2022
      • This week Results Kiwi Throwers Meet Shot Put: Ian Morton 6.18m 5kg Discus: Ian Morton 13.65m 1kg Hammer Throw: Ian Morton 10.64m 5kg 1500m: Guy Lees 4:23.99, James Ellwood 4:47.98 Results Photos Coming Up Twilight Track Meets, starting 9 November Scottish is again organising 5 twilight track meetings over the course of the summer. The […]

    • Weekly News 31 October 2022 🎃
      • Welcome to new member Lachlan Maclean. It’s a quiet week on the calendar this week but we look forward to the Scottish Twilight Track series starting next week. This week Results Auckland Marathon Despite soggy conditions, there were some great runs from a large Scottish contingent up in Auckland, including Genevieve and Mel finishing 5th […]

    • Weekly News 24 October 2022
      • This week Results Spring Track and Field Open Meeting Results Backyard Ultra World Team Championships Fiona Hayvice was part of 15 strong NZ team. She was the only female on the team. Fiona ran 37 laps or 248km (a PB beating her previous record of 31 laps). NZ ended 11th out of 37 countries.  Results […]

    • Weekly News 17 October 2022
      • This week Results NZ Half Marathon Champs, Cambridge Hannah Miller was first and won the NZ Championship in 1:20:31. Mel Aitken won W45 in1:27:00. Paul Barwick second was M45 in 1:18:54, Andrew Kerr 3rd M50 in 1:22:52, Todd Stevens, backing up from Saturday with a 4th M50 place in 1:26:40. It sounded like it was […]

    • The path to the Top Club award
      • Stephen Day When Athletics NZ announced the award for Top Club this year, I was nestled among the Owairaka club members. I assured them beforehand that we would not win — and even suggested that they had miscounted when Scottish was named the winner. As often, I was wrong. It was interesting to be, for […]

    • Weekly News 10 October 2022
      • This week Results Chicago Marathon Darshna Govind ran 3:17:57. Sun to Surf Half Marathon, Ohope Daniel Jones won in 1:09:33. Kona Ironman World Championships Michele Alison, 12:46:14 was 3rd F65! Former club members Anna Guy 12:58:08 and Michael Tong 9:48:22 also competed. Coming Up Bernie Portenski Memorial Cup, 14 October The Bernie Portenski Memorial Cup […]

    • Weekly News 3rd of October 2022
      • This week Results Last Week – Wellington Road Walking Championships, 25th of September Some excellent results were had by Scottish, including a NZ Record! 10km A Grade: W80  1st  Daphne Jones  1:22:47 (NZ And Wellington Masters Record), W60 1st Terri Grimmett  1:12:05, 2nd Helen Willis 1:16:42, M65 1st Bob Gardner 1:21:45 10km B Grade: 1st Ian Morton 1:09:10 5km B […]

    • Weekly News 26 September 2022
      • This week Results Some promising sharpener sessions at Freyburg on Tuesday, and K Park on Saturday, the lions look set to be rampant once more on Saturday. Eliud Kipchoge set a new world record in the Berlin Marathon, finishing in an astounding 2:01:09, reaching the first half marathon split in 59:50. Coming Up NZ Road […]

    • Weekly News 19 September 2022
      • This week Results Rotorua Marathon Mel Brandon was the outright winner and NZ Masters Marathon Champion in a time of 3:00:08. Karl Jackson was 3rd M35 in a big new PB of 3:07:09. New member, Darshna Govind was 3rd in the half marathon in 1:39:05. Ian Morton won the 10km walk in 1:10:31. From Athletics […]

    • Weekly News 12 September 2022
      • This week Results Dunedin Marathon Good representation for the club down south. Alastair Richardson was 4th in 02:53:41, and Geoff Ferry ran 03:16:23. Results Sunshine Coast Ironman 70.3 Some very impressive results from Mooloolaba, Queensland: Tanya Lavington 5:12:22 (3rd W55), Dean Galt 4:17:08 and Janine Sharma 5:14:52. Results Shirley Barton Trophy and Ballantyne Cup Danielle […]

    • Wainuiomata 10km handicap results
      • The Wellington Road Champs also serve as a club handicap run. Because it is nice to spread the fun out, we hold the results back a few weeks to allow you to enjoy the thrill of Wainuiomata a second time. If you want to know who swung for the boundary rope and connected, their names […]

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