Athletics Clubs for kids in Auckland

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Looking for a running or athletics club near you? Whether you want to run sprints, marathons or track and field, find below your nearest club in Auckland.

The athletic season in New Zealand runs from 1st October to 31 March each year.

Auckland City Athletics Club



Telephone: 021 411 290

Auckland City Athletics Club mission is to promote athletics in Auckland City by encouraging participation, enjoyment and excellence.

Their aim is to provide the best available year-round coaching, training and events to athletes in almost every age-group; and to inspire enthusiastic interaction and support among all athletes, parents, supporters and sponsors.

Calliope Athletic and Harrier Club

Location: Osborne Memorial Park, Mahara Avenue, Birkenhead, North Shore, Auckland



Telephone: 0211642561

Calliope Athletic and Harrier Club is one of the oldest athletics clubs in Aotearoa, New Zealand. They are a family friendly club that offers running, walking and athletics for people of all ages and abilities. 

Eastern Athletic & Harrier Club

Location: Glover Park, Glendowie, Auckland



Eastern Athletics & Harrier Club is one of the largest athletics clubs in New Zealand. They keep kids active at this fun and friendly club.

Ellerslie Amateur Athletic & Harrier Club

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland


Season dates: 

  • Monday 15th February – Monday 29rd March 2021
  • Junior Club Nights 5:50pm – 7:00pm
  • Senior Club Nights 5:50pm – 7:30pm


  • Juniors: 3-6 years old
  • Seniors: 7-14 years old

Ellerslie Amateur Athletic & Harrier Club caters for Junior grades from 3 years to 6 years old, Seniors from 7 to 14 years old during the summer season.

Glen Eden Athletics & Harriers Club

Location: Ceramco Park, 120 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, West Auckland



Glen Eden Athletics and Harriers is a friendly running club in West Auckland who cater for juniors aged 7 to 16 and seniors. 

There are three training groups to cover the wide range of running abilities we have in our junior section that meet up to 3 times a week in various locations for training. 

Senior Runners and Walkers of different ages and abilities meet during the winter season on Wednesday’s for Pack Run/Walk. Packs leave at 6:30pm from the clubroom – bottom level of the Ceramco park Function centre.

Hillsborough Junior Athletics Club

Location: Hillsborough Park, Carlton Street, Hillsborough, Auckland



When & Where: every Wednesday from 5:55pm (7pm finish for Juniors 2-6, about 7.30pm finish for Seniors 7-14).

Hillsborough Junior Athletics Club pride themselves on promoting a range of athletics activities in a fun, safe and inclusive environment. 

Lynndale Amateur Athletic & Harrier Club

Location: Olympic Park, Portage Road, New Lynn, Auckland



Telephone: 021 189 6942

Lynndale Amateur Athletic and Harrier Club provides Athletic training, competition and fitness. They also have a community Hall for hire.

Massey Athletic Club

Location: Moire Park, 53 Granville Drive, Massey, Auckland



Massey Athletics Club in Moire Park Fun, family-friendly athletics club. They offer different types of programs such as; summer athletics, cross country, joggers & walkers and trail relays. 

Manurewa Athletics Club

Location: Jellicoe Park, 67 Browns Road, Manurewa, Auckland


Telephone: 027-2780089

Manurewa Amateur Athletics & Harriers Club was established in 1935.  Thousands of local children have participated in athletics over the years.

Owairaka Athletics

Location: Lovelock Track, 744 Sandringham Road Extension, Mount Roskill, Auckland



When & Where: Wednesdays at 6:00pm at the Lovelock Track in Mt Roskill.

Owairaka is one of New Zealand’s friendliest athletics clubs. They have a proud history in athletics dating back more than 75 years. 

Owairaka Athletics run a junior athletics programme October-March, and have a road and cross country squad over the winter months. Our senior athletes train throughout the year, competing in track, cross country, road and trail events. See what they’re up to on Strava or come along on a night when we’re training.

They are a family friendly club that reflects the diversity of the Owairaka community. Their athletes enjoy a supportive environment, connected to Athletics NZ best practice. They champion both competitive excellence and the enjoyment of participation.

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