Central Hub Coaching Squad starts up again this weekend - 6 September.


Contact Phil for more info - 0274487009.

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What We Do

Junior Training

ACA provides junior cross country training for aspiring runners (age 8 - 14). Pack runs are on Tuesday and Thursday nights throughout the winter season, leaving at 5pm from the Cornwall Park Cricket Ground. All are welcome. Click here for more info.

Senior Training

Join us for athletics and cross country training for athletes above the age of 14. We have several coaches offering training programmes and schedules as well as regular trainings. See Coaching for more info.

Club Runs &


Join us for the famous King of the Mountain race up One Tree Hill. Or perhaps the Cream Bun Fun Run if that's more you!

Interclub and

National Events

Run for ACA in the Auckland Athletics and Cross Country series. ACA is affiliated with Athletics Auckland and will provide discounted entry into Auckland events. We also send teams to compete in National Competitions. Our Club Championships are the Athletics Auckland Champs.

About ACA

Auckland City Athletic Club’s Mission Statement is:

“To promote athletics in Auckland City by encouraging participation, enjoyment and excellence”.

We aim to provide the best available year-round coaching, training and competition to athletes in almost every age-group; and to inspire enthusiastic interaction and support among all members, parents, supporters and sponsors.  

We encourage all members, including those who don't consider themselves competitive athletes, to participate in events and races. This provides the necessary incentive for consistent training and the achievement of goals, from an increase in fitness & improved health, to personal best, championship & Gold Medal performances. 

The Club’s well-established structure and procedures ensures the smooth running of the organisation and our activities, and the best possible support for our coaches and athletes.


Contact Us

For any general enquiries, please fill in the following contact form:

For more information about Auckland City Athletics Club, how to join and what training, coaching & competition we offer, please call any of our key contacts below.  Alternatively, please send us an email by completing the form below and submitting it to us.

General Enquiries: Paul Craddock (09) 523 1763

Club President: Simon Yarrow

Email: simonyarrow@yahoo.com. Mobile: 021 411 290.

We recommend the following useful links for athletes, parents & supporters:
Athletics Auckland - www.athleticsauckland.co.nz
Stroke & Stride Auckland Series - www.swimrun.org
Athletics New Zealand - www.athletics.org.nz  (excellent free Newsletter)
Athletics NZ High Performance - http://performance.athletics.org.nz
ASB College Sport - www.collegesport.co.nz
Cool Running - www.coolrunning.co.nz
NZ Secondary Schools' Athletics Association - http://nzssaa.org.nz/

Athletics Australia - http://athletics.com.au/
Athletics Oceania - www.athletics-oceania.com
Athletics International Association of Athletics Federations - http://iaaf.org
Olympic Games – www.olympic.org



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