Winter Harriers 2019 Season information and reports

We have an exciting line up of training and social runs and race events lined up for the season.  These runs and events cater for runners of all ages and abilities and are a great way to get to know your fellow club members while enjoying a run together.  Check Leith Facebook for latest news on harrier events.  Leith Harriers winter season extends from April to October and then the track and field season starts.

 See our calendar for latest updates and our join page for more information about our club.  All are welcome and we would love to see new members at our regular club runs, training runs, social runs and Athletics Otago events. See the Leith Archives for previous years' reports.

Next Events:

Check the calendar for full list of events

ANZAC DAY RUN, Guthrie Pavilion, Bayfield Park, Dunedin 25 April 2019

Bayfield Park to Soldiers Monument and back Guthrie Pavilion, Bayfield Park, Dunedin for details visit Ariki Harriers

Athletics Otago AGM followed by Clubs Forum, Sun 26 May 2019

Venue: Athletics Otago rooms, Level 1,  50 Logan Park Drive, Dunedin.  

Completed Events:

The 36th Three Peaks Mountain Race, Dunedin, Sunday 7 April 2019

This exciting mainly off-road event organised by our Leith Harrier club and which traverses the three peaks on Dunedin's skyline, Flagstaff, Swampy Summit, and Mount Cargill, an approximate distance of 26 kilometres, took place on Sunday 7 April this year. For results and a full report on the race please visit Three Peaks Mountain Race

Leith Harriers report for Three Peaks Mountain Race - Sun 7 April 2019
The Three Peaks Mountain Race which took place on Sunday was a tremendous success with 180 keen runners tackling Dunedin's three peaks, Flagstaff, Swampy Summit and Mt Cargill. The weather was ideal for running, cool and sunny with light winds. Hamish Elliott won the race in 2hrs 6mins 21.9secs and Leith's Sharon Lequeux won the women's title in 2hrs 44mins 10secs as well as Queen of the Mountain title. Caversham's Jonah Smith won the King of the Mountain title. Other Leith members to feature were Andrew Lonie 14th in 2hrs 33mins 54.1secs, John Bayne 23rd in 2hrs 41min 6.9secs, Andrew Wilson 60th in 3hrs 1mins 39.8secs, Dave McLean 4hrs 10mins 59.1secs. Thanks to our sponsors and all those who assisted in the running and organization of this event.

Southern Lakes Marathon - Sat 6 April 2019

On Saturday, Susan Craig ran the Southern Lakes Half Marathon finishing in the MW 50-59 grade in 2hr 2min.  Results are still provisional.