Athletics and Cross-Country

Athletics and Cross-Country school competitions take place throughout the year and further competitive opportunities are also available through the local athletics club – Cambridge Athletic and Harrier Club.  We welcome anyone who has an interest in athletics or cross country to get in touch. 

Contact: Mr Steve Rees-Jones - 

Practice Times: Distance running training is available on Tuesday’s at 6pm all year around at Cambridge Athletic Grounds with Steve Rees-Jones. For other athletics events please enquire.  

Fees:  There is no cost for training however there will be a fee if students choose to compete at any of the inter-school championships. Competition entry fees are low – generally $10-$20. If competing at the NZ Secondary School Champs, then there will be accommodation and transport costs. 

Uniform: Competition Singlet supplied for events. 

Gear Required: Running clothing and shoes. 

Important Dates: 

  • 5th March 2024- Central Zones School Athletics (Hamilton) 

  • 26th March 2024 - Waikato-BOP Schools Athletics (Tauranga) 

  • 6th-7th April 2024- North Island Schools Athletics (Palmerston North) 

  • 21st May 2024 - Central Zones Cross Country (Hamilton) 

  • 5th June 2024 - Waikato-BOP Schools Cross Country (Kihikihi) 

  • 15th -16th June 2024 - NZ Schools Cross Country (Christchurch) 

  • 6th – 8th December 2024 - NZ Schools Athletics (Timaru)