22nd Wainuiomata Classic Mountain Run

Athletics Wellington 

Mountain Running Championships

Saturday April 21, 2018

New Course for 2018
New Grades for 2018

New Event Location

The event is being hosted by the Wainuiomata Harrier Club in conjunction with Athletics Wellington. The Championships will take place on the hills between Wainuiomata and Lower Hutt City up above the Wainuiomata Hill Road. This year the race is on a new course and starts from a different location. This years course is wide open and a true mountain run challenge, the site of a previous New Zealand Mountain Run Champs. See the Course Map for details. Race headquarters will still be at the Wainuiomata High School Gymnasium. There are races for junior girls and boys this year.

Grades and Medals

Medals will be awarded in the following grades: Open Women and Men 20-34, Masters Women and Men 35-49, Masters Women and Men 50-59, Masters Women and Men 60+, Junior Women and Men 15-19, Junior Girls and Boys 11-14, and Girls and Boys Under 11. Medals are awarded to the first 3 Wellington Club members in each grade. Guest medals will also be awarded for placing in the top 3 in any grade. When determining age grade, your age shall be how old you are on the day of the race for all age grades. Note that this is different to other interclub events.

Queen and King Club of the Mountain Competition

Queen Club of the mountain and King Club of the mountain shall be determined as follows:

Points will be awarded to finishes in each grade excluding the girls and boys grades under 15. 10 for first, 9 for 2nd, 8 for 3rd, down to 1 for 10th and all other places. The top 6 female finishes from each club (but no more than 3 from any 1 grade) shall be determined and have their points added to get the clubs score. The same will be done for male finishes. The clubs with the highest scores shall be crowned Queen Club of the Mountain and King Club of the Mountain. If two clubs end with the same score, the top 5 will be used, then 4 etc to determine the winning club.

Prize Giving and Spot Prizes

Prize giving will take place at the conclusion of all events at approximately 2:30pm
Pizza and Tea/Coffee will be available
Medals will be awarded
Spot Prizes will be given out

Entry Information

Entrants are encouraged to pre-enter on-line by Thursday April 19, 8pm. On the day entries will be accepted between 11:30am and 12:00pm. Individuals are responsible for entering and paying, clubs will not be invoiced for this event. Manual timing will be used for this race, timing chips are not required.

Payment Information

Entered on-line and payment
received before
Thursday 19 April 8pm
Enter and pay
​​​​​​​on the day
All Children and Juniors19 years old  and younger
as at 31 Dec 2018

Registered financial Athletics or
Harrier Club entrants





All other entrants

Non-club entrants
over 20 years of age

Payments can be made preferably by internet banking, by cheque or by cash on the day.

Pay by Direct Credit – by
Thursday 19 April, 8pm
Pay by Cheque – send by
Tuesday 17 April
Pay by cash on the day
Costs $5 more for this option
The National Bank
Account No:  06 0569 0145810 00
Wainuiomata Athletic and Harrier Club
PO Box 43-056
Wainuiomata 5048

Cash or cheque

Eftpos is not available