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Reasons for Joining the WMCMembers,We are trying to attract more club membership. So we’re doing some research about the main reasons people join our club, and why they keep coming.  We’d like you to think about the following questions. 1. What made you join the WMC? 2. What … Continue reading
Founder Member’s DelightHi WMC! This is just a wee note to say how delighted I am to see that the Wellington Marathon Clinic is still running marathons. I haven’t kept in touch for many years for one reason or another. I’m one … Continue reading
Bus Trip: Tunnel Gully, Upper Hutt; 26 Sept 2021Itinerary Pickup from: 8am: ASB Centre, 72 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington8:10: Wellington Railway Station8:20: Ngauranga Gorge, Hutt Road Heading to: Maymorn Rail Station – Parkes Line Road Upper HuttDestination: Tunnel Gully Recreation Area on Plateau Road Upper Hutt Return 11:30 Stopping … Continue reading
WMC Movie Night, 28 Aug 2021News Update – Mon 23 Aug 2021 Obviously this event cannot go ahead until we reach level 2 and Time Cinema has confirmed it can go ahead.Apologies everyone.We will postpone the event date until things have settled down.And will advise … Continue reading
Bill Frecklington’s Pack; 02 Aug 2020On Sunday 2 August, the pack that normally runs with Bill Frecklington [6:15 to 6:30 mins per km] will be running on the Makara Peak mountain bike tracks in South Karori.  This will be a two hour run and will involve one big … Continue reading
Bus Trip : Skyline 17 Nov 2019We need a minimum of 15 people in order to book the bus.  Note: we start our walk/run from the Karori end and the final destination is the Khandallah park. Pick Up ASB Sports Centre (8am) or Wellington Railway station … Continue reading
Bill BuxtonHi everyone, I’m sorry to have to let you know that Bill Buxton died on 10 January. There has been a private cremation but a memorial service is planned – see today’s DomPost. Some of you might not have known … Continue reading
Movie Night Saturday 16 June 2018Movie Night Registration is now Closed. Seats Reserved
2017 Clarrie GibbonsThe 37th Clarrie Gibbons was run on Wednesday 15th March, 2017, in fabulous running/walking weather – the best in several years! We had very low numbers this year – probably due to Tony only giving about 10days notice, we’ll try … Continue reading
2016 Clarrie Gibbons ResultsThe 36th Clarrie Gibbons was run on Wednesday 16th March, 2016, in drizzly and cold conditions – how disappointing after the fabulous weather we’d been having! Participants had a tail wind from Post Office Square, a cold cross wind along … Continue reading
2015 Clarrie Gibbons ResultsThe 35th Clarrie Gibbons was run on Wednesday 18th March in windy and cold conditions, but, hey, at least it wasn’t raining! Participants had a tail wind from Post Office Square, a bl…y cold cross wind along Petone esplanade (I … Continue reading
2016 Clarrie Gibbons Race36th Clarrie Gibbons on Wed 16 March 2016 2016 Results are available here. This event is an institution in the Wellington region. It celebrates Clarrie Gibbons’ success in winning the inaugural New Zealand marathon championship. It is organised by runners … Continue reading
Andrew McNeillIt is with much sadness that we report the passing of WMC member Andrew McNeill. Andrew lost his battle with cancer on Thursday evening.  Andrew was a prominent member of our Club, always willing to help out. He regularly assisted with the … Continue reading
Turkey Trot 2013For the 2013 Turkey Trot: Ellie has the closest time with a difference of 6 seconds (thanks to Stefan) and gets some doggie treats. Rachelle Manning wins the turkey with a difference of 7 seconds. Name Est Time Act Time … Continue reading
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Time Trial Results 26 May 2013Conditions: Windy but otherwise fine. Many thanks to all the participants, and organisers on and off the course. Please Contact WMC if any details are wrong in the tables. Pace Calculator 10k Name Time Pace Ayesha Shafi 0:43:31 4:21 Kim Payton 1:02:16 … Continue reading
33rd Clarrie Gibbons Results16th February 2013 Nice cool overcast conditions with a southerly that cooled runners over the homeward leg Thank you to Mo Bhikha, Jas Dullabh and Tony Coard who managed the event. Also thank you to the support team of Richard … Continue reading
Time Trial Results 27 May 2012Conditions: Blustery winds with late rain on the course. Many thanks to all the participants, and organisers on and off the course. Please Contact WMC if any details are wrong in the tables. Pace Calculator 10k No Name Time 1 … Continue reading

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  1. For those of us on the other side of 50, there’s movie called Age of Champions in the Documentary Film Festival (on at 1.15 on Sunday and 12 pm on Wednesday 30th, about athletes competing in the National senior Games in the US. 100 yr old tennis player, 85-89 yr old pole vaulter (and not the only competitor). The mind boggles, you mean I might get faster when I’m 90?