Colgate Games



The Colgate Games are held over three days in the North Island and the South Island in January each year.  Each event attracts anywhere from 1,000 to 1,500 young athletes aged from 7 to 14 years of age. Check out the events.


In 2022 they are being held....


Important documents for 2022


Registration are now closed for 2022. 

Register here



  • Each athlete must have a completed online form
  • If you have any issues with the form you can email
  • Once you have completed the form please make the payment online - see info below.
  • All entries need to be in by 2 December 2021.


Note: The Colgate Games can only be held if New Zealand is at an orange or green light in the pending traffic light system within the Covid-19 Protection Framework.

It would be a vaccination certificate event with all attendees aged 12 and over needing to hold a current vaccination certificate to attend the event. This includes athletes, officials, volunteers, vendors, team managers, parents, and spectators.

More info about Covid restrictions will be coming out after the Government announcement on 28 November.


Payment info

Could all payments for entry into the Colgate Games please be paid directly into the following bank account:


Olympic Harriers (Westpac)

Please clearly mark the payment as for the COLGATES NI OR COLGATES SI depending on which Games are attending.  In addition: Athletes Name - Surname and Initial/Name

eg;   Jack    Smith    Colgates NI



All athletes must wear the Olympic Singlet or tshirt and black shorts. Any visible garment worn under the uniform must be black, white or the dominant colour of the uniform. The only visible writing allowable is the manufacturer’s branding. Franchise shorts are not permissible