Taranaki Race Walking Club
Taranaki, New Zealand
2009 Events Programme
All events to start promptly at 9.30 a.m. unless stated otherwise.
Seniors include M19 and W19. Veterans are aged 60+.
All competitors to register 15 minutes before event with Race Officials.
Every course will be accurately measured.
Events in Italics are for information only and are not part of our programme.
Club Captain will check with and remind all members prior to each event.
Club fees must be paid prior to the Ekiden Relay.
Club uniform must be worn by all members at Club events and the Centre Championships.
Distances for juniors will be altered on the day to suit ages of juniors attending.
2009 Events Programme

5 April The Choca Walk
9.00am Start Meet at East End Reserve Buller St
Estimated time – 5K, Juniors 1K & 2.5K

18 April Norm Read Jubilee Walk
1:00pm Meet at Kaimata St
Seniors 10km, Vets 5km juniors 2 & 3 K Estimated time.
Dinner Saturday Evening, Plymouth Hotel
Resuts   Photos  Social Walk  Dinner  Sunday Pack Walk

19 April Pack walk and Morning tea
9:30am Pukekura Park Gates

26 April Oakura
9.30am Start Meet at Messenger Terrace
Seniors 10km, Vets 5km juniors 1 & 2.5km

2 May Rotorua Marathon

10 May Sandra’s Saunter
9:30 Start 815 Lincoln Rd, Inglewood
Seniors 10km, Vets 5km, Junior 1 & 3km

16 May Brenda Ballinger Memorial
4K  Walk, Calvert Rd NP

17 May Coaching day
Inglewood track?

24 May Ekiden Relay
Upper Hutt
Results Photos

30 May Hughes Memorial

31 May Helen’s Special
10:00am Meet at Carr’s Road
Seniors 10km, Vets 5km Juniors 1 & 3km

13 June Taranaki Open Walks
1:00pm Kaimata Street, New Plymouth
Hawera Cup – 15km Handicap
Men and Women also incorporates 15K RWNZ Champs.
Campbell Cup – 10km Handicap, open to Vet men, Senior and Vet Women
Juniors 2, 3 or 5km
Evening function, Prize giving and meal

14 June Coaching Day
Inglewood Track

20 June Tom Verney Memorial Cross Country
Stratford Racecourse

21 June De Havilland Drive – Odd Ball
Come early to help clean the course. Meet De Havilland Drive
Estimated time Event, no watches
Vets 4 laps (6.4K), Seniors 7 laps (11.2K)
Juniors 1.6 or 3.2K

5 July Gibbons Time Trial
9.30am Meet outside TET Track Inglewood
Seniors and Vets 5km.
Juniors 1 or 3K
Followed by coaching session

12 July The Harry Kerr Relay
Sovereign Stadium North Shore
5 * 10,000 metres.

19 July First Day Club Champs
9:30am Meet at Cowling Rd NP City Boundary
Seniors, Vets, M19, W19 5km.
M16, W16 – 3km, all other Juniors 1.5km
Mass start – Championship plus closed
Handicap for points trophy.

2 August Ridgewood Drive Walk
9.30am Meet Corner of Veale Rd and Ridgewood Dr
Seniors 10km, Vets 5km Juniors 2.5km

16 August 2 Person Novelty Relay
9:15 am De Havilland Drive Come early to clean course
Teams to choose start time to complete
6 or 8 laps (Vets/Seniors) in order to finish as close as possible to 11:00 am

22 August Taranaki Road Champs
Egmont – venue?

29 August Stratford Relays
Stratford Clubrooms

30 August Hawera Walk
Juniors visiting from Wellington

5 September NZ Road Champs

6 September Swans Road
Seniors 10km, Vets 5km, Juniors 1 & 3km

12 September Marton to Whanganui Relay
Michelle's Commentary

20 September The Onaero Trot
10.00am Start Meet Corner Inland North and Ohanga, Onaero
2nd Day Club Champs
Seniors, M19, W19 10km, Vets 5km
M16, W16 – 5km, Juniors 2 & 3k
Mass start – for Championship, plus closed handicap for points trophy.

27 September Pukekura Wind Down
9.30am Meet at Rogan street car park
All walkers 5km

4 October New Plymouth Half Marathon
Norm Morriss Memorial Cup

22 October Break up and Prize Giving
Lone Star Restuarant

25 October Long Distance Walks Champs

6 December Olex event

Calculating the Points Trophy
Points Trophy