Our mission

Southland Harriers organises family-friendly runs and competitions in Southland.  For enquiries, please get in touch!

July 2024 Events

(For the latest updates on all events, go to the
Southland Harriers Facebook Page)

Tuesday Track Session

6pm, Surrey Park Track. Warm up and stretch together. Runners to complete 400M at their own pace and recover in whatever time it takes to recover. This session is run by our club chair, and is about participation and improvement, in other words not a race.

Thursday Pub Run

6pm sharp, from the Waikiwi Pub. 5, 7.5, and 10km course (majority of us are running 5kms). Road in the winter and Trail in the summer. Social run. Stay and have a drink and a chat afterwards. Pub Run has been heading out from the Waikiwi Pub for 8 years now. All Welcome.

July 6th-Fun Run

FUN RUN- Traditionally Southland Harriers organise a fun trail run around Southland, but this year we have been asked by Liz Henry the amazing organiser of the Invercargill Park Run to support her 250th volunteer event. We would love to see everyone there, 9am, Queens Park. Liz has promised treats post park run.

July 13th-Cross-Country Champs 

The pinnacle event of our winter cross-country season. Open to all all runners and walkers, this event is challenging and family friend, we cater for all ages and abilities. This event encompasses the Southland Club Champs, to be eligible to win club medals and trophies you must belong to a Southland Club. Registration: Please register early, as this is a championship event we need time to ensure club registrations, and birthdates. 

July 20th- Race 3 Shoe Clinic Series-No Watch Run

Course location will be released on the Friday before the event. The idea is that runners and walkers guess their time over a secret course and complete the race without a watch. Closest to their time wins!  Spot Prizes will be given out at the Shoe Clinic Race Series Events. Races 1-8 on the calendar. This event will also include a prize giving for the person(s) closest to their time.

July 27th- Race 4 Shoe Clinic Series- Riverton 

This event will be held at Taramea Bay in Riverton. A mix of single-track, off-road, grass and sandy track running will require you to bring your A-game if you want the win! Seniors will run approximately 5.8kmJuniors will run approximately 1.8km.


Invercargill 3 day weather forecast

(Seven-day extended forecast here)