Athletics

Athletics and Cross Country are well provided for by qualified coaches who provide year-round training sessions. There are school competitions throughout the year and further competitive opportunities are available through the local athletics club – Cambridge Athletic and Harrier Club.  

We welcome anyone who has an interest in athletics or cross country to make contact with us for more details. Contact is Steve Rees-Jones (srs@camhigh.school.nz).

Practice Times: Distance running training is available on Tuesday’s at 6pm all year around at Cambridge Athletic Grounds with Steve Rees-Jones. Throws training can be arranged through the Cambridge Athletic Club on request. Summer training for Sprints and Hurdles is taken by Robin Knowles.

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

Uniform: Competition Singlet supplied for events.

Gear Required: Running clothing and shoes.

Important Dates:

7th March - Central Zones School Athletics (Hamilton)

21st March - Waikato-BOP Schools Athletics (Hamilton)

1st-2nd April - North Island Schools Athletics (Palmerston North)

23rd May - Central Zones Cross Country (Tauranga)

8th June - Waikato-BOP Schools Cross Country (Tauranga)

17th -18th - June NZ Schools Cross Country (Palmerston North)

8th – 10th December - NZ Schools Athletics (Christchurch)

Athletics Co-captains

Our 2022 Athletics Co-captains are:
Heather-Ann Knowles and Mikyla Knowles