2022 New Zealand Cross Country Championships and NZ Cross Country Relay
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Welcome to the online entry site for the 2022 New Zealand Cross Country Championships and the inaugural NZ Cross Country Relay

The event provides a fantastic opportunity to come to Taupō and race on one of New Zealand’s iconic cross-country courses. Step out on Saturday for your centre or club in the individual title races and then team with your club mates on Sunday morning for the relay. The weekend will also feature other new initiatives including an under 12 children’s cross country challenge with fun obstacles as a unique cross country running experience for tamariki.

Entry Deadline

Entries for both individual and club relay teams will close Sunday July 24 at 11:59pm. No late entries will be accepted.

Note on Centre Selection Confirmation (Saturday)

Following the close of entries Centres will be sent a list of entrants and asked to promptly confirm who has been selected to compete in Centre uniform vs Club uniform

Individual Entry Pricing 

Age Grades Pricing
Under 14 $35.00
Under 16 $35.00
Under 18 $35.00
Under 20 $35.00
Under 23 (races in seniors) $39.00
Seniors $49.00
Masters 35-64 $49.00
Masters 65+ $35.00

NZ Cross Country Relay Info

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Team composition must be two male and two female (including the composite grade). Composite teams can comprise athletes from any grade.

Entry Fee is $60.00 per team

Only one person from the team needs to go through the entry process. They will be required to submit the details of all four runners when doing so and make the payment

The hills of Spa Park, Taupo will echo with the sound of music, foot fall and breathing when the inaugural NZ Cross Country Relay takes place on the Sunday morning 31 July. The event is being staged with a club based, mixed gender format providing a captive opportunity for cross country runners from clubs around the country to field teams of four runners (two male and two female) over the four by 2km distance. The relay will be staged around an undulating 1km lap with great spectating opportunities. Grades will be provided for Under 16, (need to be 14 years on 31 December 2022), Under 18, Under 20, Senior and Masters (35-49, 50-64 and 65+).

Event Details


Spa Thermal Park, Taupo

Event Date:

Saturday 30 July 2022 to Sunday 31 July 2022
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