The event is being hosted by the Wainuiomata Harrier Club in conjunction with Athletics Wellington. This event is a combined New Zealand Mountain Running Championships and Wellington Mountain Running Championships. The events take place at the same time. Each race is a combined New Zealand and Wellington event for each age grade. NZ Champ entrants, Wellington Champ entrants and non-champ entrants all run together in their age group race.
The New Zealand Championship event is open to registered NZ athletes for the season ending 31 March 2019 or athletes who will be registering this April for the 2019/2020 season. Unregistered athletes may enter as a nonchamp competitor. Competitors must be 16 years or older as at 31 December 2019 to enter the NZ Mountain running Championships.
The Wellington Championship event is open to registered Wellington athletes for the season ending 31 March 2019 or athletes who will be registering this April for the 2019/2020 season. If a Wellington Centre athlete enters the NZ Championships, they will also automatically be entered for the Wellington Championships. Wellington centre athletes who do not want to enter the NZ Championships event, may enter just for the Wellington Championships event. There are races for children under 16. Children under 16 visiting from clubs out of Wellington are eligible to enter the Wellington Champs races as a visitor.
New Zealand Champs (Registered NZ athletes, Includes entry to Wellington Champs for Wellington athletes)
Race 1 – 11.5K SW, SM, MM35-49 $45.00
Race 2 – 8.5K MW35+, MM & MW50+, JM U20 & U18 $35.00
Race 3 – 4.5k JW U20 & U18 $25.00
Wellington Champs only (Registered Wellington athletes and visitors U16 for race 3 and 4)
Race 1 – 11.5K SW, SM, MM35-49 $20.00
Race 2 – 8.5K MW35+, MM & MW50+, JM U20 & U18 $15.00
Race 3 – 4.5K
JW U20 & U18 $15.00
Girls & Boys U16 $10.00
Race 4 – 1.5K Girls and Boys U14, U12, U10 $10.00
NonChamps (Unregistered athletes)
Race 1 – 11.5K SW, SM, MM35-49 $60.00
Race 2 – 8.5K MW35+, MM & MW50+, JM U20 & U18 $50.00
Ages are your age as at 31 December 2019, how old you will be at the end of this year, except for Masters grades which is age on race day.