Taranaki Race Walking Club
Taranaki, New Zealand

2011 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.
Roads are open at all times & traffic has Right of Way.
Club Captain will check with and remind all members of this prior to each event.
Club fees must be paid prior to the Norm Read Memorial Race.
Club uniform must be worn by all members at Club events, the Centre Champs and outside events where club trophies are awarded
Distances for juniors will be altered on the day to suit ages of juniors attending.
If you have any problems with regards any member’s walking, please express your concerns to Brian O’Shea.

3 April
The Windwand Walk – 9:00am Start
Meet at East End Reserve Buller St
6km - Seniors & Vets
1 & 3km - Juniors
Estimated Time Event, no watches

10 April
Ivor’s Gut Buster – 9:30am Start
Meet along Messenger Terrace
10km – Seniors
5km – Vets
1 & 2.5km - Juniors

24 April - CANCELLED
Sandra’s Saunter – 9:30am Start
Meet outside farm gate, at far end of Barry Rd, Inglewood
10km – Seniors
5km - Vets
1 & 3km – Juniors

1 May
Odd Ball Event – 9:30am Start
Meet De Havilland Dr Come early to clean courseDe Havilland drive (Taranaki Saw Mills)
Seniors 7 laps (10.85km)
Vets 60+ 4 laps (6.2km)
Vets 85+ 3 laps (4.65km)
Juniors 1 or 2 laps (1.55 or 3.1km).
Estimated time event, no watches

8 May
Norm Read Memorial – 9:30am Start
Meet at Kaimata St, New Plymouth
Norm Read Memorial Trophy
10km – Seniors
5km – Vets
2 & 3km - Juniors
Estimated Time Event, no watches

15 May
Coaching Day TET track Inglewood

22 May
Ekiden Relay
Upper Hutt
1 x 10km, 2 x 7.2km, 1 x 7km, 2 x 5km

29 May
Helen’s Special – 10:00am Start
Meet at Carr’s Road, Urenui
10km – Seniors
5km – Vets
1 & 3km - Juniors

5 June
Harry Kerr Relay, Auckland
5 x 10,000m

12 June
The Links – 9:30am Start
Meet at Links Subdivision
10km - Seniors
5km – Vets, 1 & 3km – Juniors
Open handicap

25 June
Meet in Kaimata St, New Plymouth
Hawera Cup – 15km 1st Man or Woman on handicap
Doubles as RWNZ champs
Campbell Cup – 10km 1st Woman on handicap
TRWC Cup – 10km 1st Man Over 60 on handicap
2, 3 or 5km Juniors
Handicapped times
Evening function, Prize-giving and meal

3 July
Gibbons Time Trial – 9:30am Start
Meet on corner of Towai & Rewa Streets, Inglewood
10km - Seniors
Vets – 5km
1 or 3km - Juniors

17 July
First Day Club Champs – 9.30am Start
Meet at Cowling Road, New Plymouth
Hughes Challenge Cup
5km - Seniors, Vets
3km – Over 80s
1.5km or 3km - Juniors
Mass start – Championship, plus Closed Handicap for points trophy

24 July
Coaching Day, TET track Inglewood

31 July
Normanby Foxtrot – 10.00am Start
Meet at Katane Rd Normanby
10km – Seniors
5km - Vets
1 & 3km – Juniors

6 August
Taranaki 10km Road Champs
Meet at TET Track Inglewood
R.W.L.Cargill Challenge Cup
10km – ‘A’ Grade
10km – ‘B’ Grade under 60
5km - ‘B’ Grade over 60
Closed Handicap

14 August
Bell Block Burn-up - 9:30am Start
Meet at Swans Road (Abraham’s Crematorium)
10km – Seniors
5km - Vets
1 & 3km - Juniors

20 August
ANZ 10km Road Champs Wellington

3 September
ANZ Road Relay Champs Auckland

4 September
Serena’s Sprint- 9:30am Start
Meet outside farm gate Lower Lepper Road Inglewood
10km – Seniors
5km – Vets
1 & 3km - Juniors

10 September
Marton to Wanganui Relay, Marton

18 September
2nd Day Club Champs – 9.30am Start
Onaero. Meet on Corner Inland North & Ohanga
F. Elliot Memorial Cup
10km - Seniors, Vets
5km - Over 80s
2 & 3k - Juniors
Mass start – Championship, plus
Closed handicap for points trophy

25 September
Pukekura Wind Down – 10.00am Start
Meet at Rogan Street car park
Richard Park Memorial Cup
5km – All walkers

2 October
New Plymouth Half Marathon
Start at Racecourse, New Plymouth
Norm Morriss Memorial Cup

Break up and Prize Giving
To be arranged closer to time

30 (??) October
Long Distance Walks Champs

?? Nov
Round the Mountain Relay
Start at Racecourse

4 December
Olex event

Subject to members confirmation: After race nibbles at the following members’ houses, please bring a plate
Windwand Walk - Walkway picnic
Ivor’s Gut Buster - Ivor Ellis
Sandra’s Saunter - Pearse Farm
Norm Read – Alan Clarke
Coaching Day - TET Track
Helen's Special - Helen Walsh
Stratford Stroll - Stratford Picnic
Coaching Day - TET Track
Gibbons Time Trial - Theresa Gibbon
1st Day Club Champs - Sue Park
Coaching Day - TET Track
Normanby Foxtrot - Tura Tura School
Swan Rd Burn Up - Marlene White
Serena’s Sprint - Serena Coombes
2nd Day Club Champs - Tony Burrell
Pukekura Wind Down - Dave Wackrow

Other events that some members attend are:
15 April TET Athletics Taranaki Awards Dinner – 7.00pm TET stadium Inglewood
16 April Dr Davie 4km Cross Country New Plymouth
14 May Brenda Ballinger Memorial 4K Walk Calvert Rd
4 June Hughes Memorial Hawera
27 August Stratford Relays Stfd Clubrooms
NI & NZ Masters’ Games (November & March - see Lynn MacKay (Egmont Athletics for membership for Masters)
Hastings, Wellington, & Napier half marathons  (17 April, June & November - very walker friendly)
Olex series (Start 16 Oct – March)
ANZ Championships (March – nominated by Centre)

Any Enquires contact Brian O’Shea Ph 06 758 7545

Points Trophy

Current Standings

How the Points Trophy is calculated

Previous Years