Children’s Track & Field

Athletics Auckland Children’s Track & Field

Children’s Track & Field is for anyone aged  7 – 14 years (as at 31st December 2022). The Athletics Auckland Children’s Committee is made up of representatives from Athletics Auckland affiliated clubs. The season runs from 1st October to 31 March each year with a calendar of events posted to the website. These events include Club Ribbon Days and Athletics Auckland organised events at Mt Smart Stadium (and other venues in Auckland).Being involved in athletics will not only make you a better athlete but will assist your ability in other sports by helping you run faster, jump higher and throw further.

If you are aged 14 or under and wish to become involved in athletics your first step is to find an athletics club near you.

Athletics Auckland Children’s Track & Field Events

Events Link


Athletics Auckland Children’s Track & Field Championships

Friday Evening 24 February/ Saturday 25th and Sunday 26 February/ Friday Evening 10 March

Check Events Calendar for Information.

Athletics Auckland Children’s Representative Teams

Team Challenge 10/11 Years

Date: Tuesday 6th February 2024 (Waitangi Day)

10-11 athletes Challenge newsletter

Auckland Central.West Team Contact – Rachel at email

Auckland North Team Contact – Sara at email

Counties Manukau Team Contact – Terry at email

Team Challenge 12/13 Years

Date: 22nd/23rd/24th March 2024

More Details to follow:

Auckland Team Manager: TBC

Counties Manukau (takes in East and South clubs)

Counties Manukau Team Manager Terry Jensen

North & South Island Colgate Games

The Colgate Games are held once a season in the North and South Island in the January School Holidays. This is one of the biggest Athletics meets held in New Zealand. The Colgate Games are open to all registered athletes aged 7- 14 years.

They are held at different venues each year and any registered athlete can enter.

Please be aware that entries do close in November and no late entries are accepted.

Venues for 2023

North Island Colgate Games – 6-8 January 2023 – Cooks Garden, Wanganui

South Island Colgate Games – 13-15 January 2023 – Trust Aoraki, Timaru

For more information please go to the Athletics New Zealand website