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Junior Development Programme

Junior Runners

  • Junior cross country training. ACA provides junior cross country training for aspiring runners under 14, focused on setting them up to love the sport for life. David Horner and Kerry Rodgers take pack runs on Tuesday and Thursday nights throughout the winter season, leaving at 5pm from the Cornwall Park Cricket Ground. All are welcome to join.

  • Compete at Club & Inter-Club races. Junior athletes also have the option of representing ACA at Auckland Inter-club Cross Country events, such as the Grand Prix series. The Club also puts on several fun runs throughout the season. 

  • Affiliation with Junior Athletics Clubs. For the athletics season, ACA partners with several junior athletics clubs that make up the Athletics Auckland Central Hub. These include Pt Chevalier, Roskill South, Eastern, Hillsborough and Ellerslie Junior Athletic Clubs. 

What We Offer




  • Cross Country Coaching. We have several options for aspiring runners as they reach high school age (14+). Runners at this age have access to training programmes from Barry Magee (Olympic medallist). Training groups are overseen by our club coaches. Barry runs time trials on a Wednesday night, Cornwall Park Cricket Club at 5pm. 

  • Athletics Coaching. We have several track and field coaches available. 

  • Competitions at a Regional and National Level. Athletes can represent ACA at Auckland events for Athletics and Cross Country as well as Nationals. We also take teams to Road Relays.

What We Offer

What We Offer

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