Karori Athletics run a summer athletics programme on Wednesday nights (6.00pm-7.30pm) at Ben Burn Park. The summer 18/19 season starts on 24 October 2018 and runs through to late March 2019. Membership is open to children from ages 4 -15.
New members always welcome.
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The first club night for the year is Wednesday, 24 October. We look forward to seeing you there for the start of a new season!
Get Set Go for 5 and 6 year olds: An introductory fun athletics programme (Wed 6 - 7pm).
Club Night Programme for 7-15 year olds: Based on the Athletics NZ Run Jump Throw programme & Athletics NZ 5-Star Award Scheme to develop all round athletics skills (Wed 6 - 7:30pm). Results are recorded for long jump, high jump, discus, shotput, sprints and middle distance.
Competitions: There are six Inter-Club meets, the Colgate Games, Lower Hutt Medal Day, Paraparaumu Ribbon Day and the AWJC Wellington Junior Championships held during the athletics season which all registered athletes can compete in.
Coaching Sessions - for all athletes age 10 and over: We focus on technique and a bit of fitness. These are held at Ben Burn Park on Monday afternoons - details TBC
Coaching courses: For parents and teenagers who are interested in getting involved.
Interested in being more involved in the Club? Join the committee or maybe become a coach? Get involved for the 2018/19 season, we are always looking for parent help. Please contact the club if interested. email@example.com
The grade an athlete will compete in for the season is based on the age of the athlete as at 31 December of the respective season. For example for the 2018/19 season, athletes who turn 7 during the year up to and including 31 Dec 2018 will compete in Grade 7 for the duration of the season.
Another way to understand the grade an athlete will compete in is based on the year they were born. For the 2018/19 season the following birth years correspond to the grade they will compete in for the season:
Birth Year Grade