There's a place for you at Calliope
Young and old are welcome
Whether you are a serious runner or race walker or just compete for fun, there's a place for you!
Calliope is one of the oldest athletics clubs in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
We are a family friendly club which offers, running, walking and athletics for people of all ages and abilities. Check out our pages for Athletics, Junior Athletics and Run Walk for more information.
The Club Rooms are found at the Osborne Memorial Park (also known as "Birkenhead War Memorial Park") at the bottom of Mahara Ave across from the Birkenhead Leisure Centre. See the map below.
We meet every Wednesday night at 6:15, with the run or walk beginning at 6:30.
Calliope is also involved with a community 5 km run and walk based at the Northcote tavern in Queen St, Northcote. This takes place on Monday nights during daylight saving, with the walkers starting at 6.15pm and the runners 15 minutes later. Spot prizes are awarded and entry is by way of a gold coin donation, the monies donated to a group for graffiti removal.
CALLIOPE ATHLETIC & HARRIER CLUB Inc. PO Box 40 053, Glenfield, Auckland 0626
STIRLING SPORTS CALLIOPE DISCOUNT
Craig Stevens from Stirling Sports Takapuna and Albany would like to remind all Calliope members of a 15% “Calliope” discount on all purchases from these stores. The discount applies to all purchases for Stirling Sports Takapuna and Albany including shoes, clothing, fishing equipment, everything. It does not apply to sale or discounted prices.
2014 National Road Relays: Takahe to Akaora
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the National Road Relays. Although there were a few hiccups with the teams placement in an inappropriate grade and Bev's injury, all in all it was a very successful event. We look forward to the Nationals next year which will be held in Christchurch again.
RESULTS – KING and QUEEN of the Mountain, Wednesday 23 October 2014
This race up the road from Chelsea Sugar on a time trial basis (random starting order, five second intervals) has a good history, the first event being held in 1994. This year the King is Greg, the Queen Camille, the Prince Isaac, Princess Natasha and the fastest walkers Murray (m) and Daniella (w). Our King, Greg, has been remarkably consistent over this period. The best time over the distance is 4:26 by Paul Gallop but we are not certain that the start and finish points used are identical to today.