The simplicity of a pair of legs and a pair of shoes means that the sport of running is easily accessible to anyone. So it proves in the Hamilton City Hawks with an active membership aged from six to over seventy.
Within the wide range of ages falls every type of runner – from the most competitive to those for whom running is an easy, natural way of staying fit and healthy.
Club activities are centred at its headquarters at Roose Commerce Park (beside the boat ramp in Grantham St), Hamilton.
Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons find the clubrooms a hive of activity as members gather to enjoy training runs or competition. After the exertions, they are able to enjoy the comfortable facilities that their well-appointed clubrooms offer.
At the club rooms Roose Commerce Park, Grantham Street, Hamilton.
Tuesday night speedwork 5.20 pm sharp
April – September.
Thursday evening runs 5.30 pm sharp
Throughout the year.
Types of Runs
These are group training runs under the control of the pack leader.
All runners start together at the same time.
Runners race on handicap time, with the slower runners starting before the faster runners.
Operated on scratch runs. Results are announced after the handicapper has analysed times run by each runner.
Team events that are sometimes run around a set circuit sometimes from point to point in stages.