2022 Greater Wellington Primary and Intermediate Schools Cross Country Championships

Date:  Tues 5 July, ppmt Thurs 7 July

Venue:  Harcourt Park, Upper Hutt

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Primary Sport Wellington is pleased to advise that should New Zealand remain in orange traffic light settings with the current guidelines of NO restrictions with public gathering numbers for outdoor setttings that the Regional Cross Country Championships will be able to proceed for a full quota of athletes (Years 4 - 8) from the 9 Associations within the Greater Wellington Region.  Spectators and supporters will also be able to attend.

Please NB athletes, officials and spectators are encouraged to wear a facemask and maintain social distancing when not racing.

The 2022 Regional Cross Country Championships is being organised by the Wellington Regional Intermediate Schools Sports Association (WRISSA) and supported by Activation Upper Hutt and the volunteer members of the Greater Wellington Primary and Intermediate Schools Association.  

ALL information for this event will come directly from your respective Assocaition Lead.  Important to NB Primary Sport Wellington is responsible for communicating to its member schools which fall within the Wellington City Council boundaries only.


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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:  Due to the Greater Wellington region going to COVID 19, Level 2 restrictions the 2021 Regional Cross Country Championships has been CANCELLED by the Regional Committee. 

Important to NB The decision to cancel the Regional Cross Country event  is NOT a Primary Sport Wellington decision.

Please address any concerns directly with your Association Lead in the first instance for how the decision was reached.  Any concerns from parents or athletes from a PSW membership school needs to come through the school that your child attends.

PSW will await the govenrment announcement on Monday 28 June and advise the respective associations whether it will be offering the PSW Invitational Cross Country event in it's place  of the Regional Cross Country event and under which level restrictions.

Information will be posted AFTER Monday 28 June on the PSW events page.


2021 Greater Wellington Primary and Intermediate Schools Cross Country Championships

Date:  Tues 6 July, ppmt Thurs 8 July

Venue:  Grenada North Park  


Primary Sport Wellington is very pleased to be organising the Regional Cross Country Championships at Grenada North Park on behalf of the Regional Committee.

Please NB this event will be offered as a Regional Cross Country Champiosnhips if this region is under COVID 19,  Level 1 restrictions, at the time of the race.

If this region is under COVID 19,  Level 2 restrictions, at the time of the race then this race opportunity will be offered and promoted as the PSW Invitational Race and ALL athletes wishing to race will need to register with PSW directly. as your respective association may not promote this race opportiunity.  A Separate race fee will apply. 


Level 1 Regional Race Programme:


Click here for Level 1 Race programme 


Click here for Year 4 and AWS course 


Click here for Year 5 & 6 course


Click here for Years 7 & 8 course 


​​​​​​​Click here for PSW Invitational Race programme  PLEASE NB this will only be offered if the region is under Level 2 COVID 19 restrictions 




2020 Greater Wellington Primary and Intermediate Schools Cross Country Championships

Date:  Tues 8 Sept, ppmt Thurs 10 Sept 

Venue:  Harcourt Park  


A majority decision has been reached by the Regional Committee to CANCEL the 2020 Greater Wellington Primary and Intermediate Schools Cross Country Championships in 2020 due to current COVID-19 and difficulty to adhere to level 2 restrictions at Harcourt Park.

Unfortunately with the uncertainty of which level NZ will be in and timing of the next government announcement scheduled 6 September a decision has been made.​​​​​​​

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2020 Greater Wellington Primary and Intermediate Schools Cross Country Championships

Date:  Tues 8 Sept, ppmt Thurs 10 Sept 

Venue:  Harcourt Park  


​​​​​​​Planning and organisation for the 2020 Greater Wellington Primary and Intermediate Schools Cross Country Championships has been underway since term 1, but will only be able to be offered if public gathering numbers rise to 500 or greater.  A final decision will be made on 18 August as to whether this event will proceed.  Each member school from the 9 associations will then be advised of the decision.

Dependent upon where you sit fortunately or unfortunatley the lines and conditions are changing on us on a weekly, fortnightly, monthly basis and therefore people are asked to be patient and comply with final event planning.  


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