Welcome to Leith Harrier & Athletic Club

Join Leith

If you love road running, track athletics, cross country running, mountain running and trail running, then Leith is the club for you. Since 1925 Leith has welcomed people from Otago and further afield to share their passion. The benefits of joining our club are many. You can take advantage of excellent coaching, at no extra charge, and a variety of training sessions to meet your needs. Once again Leith is offering an active Children’s Athletics section too >> Leith Children’s Athletics. Leith prides itself on being extremely supportive to all its athletes and enjoys a great social aspect too

Download our Leith Welcome Pack 2024  for a more detailed description of our club 

Competitive Membership must be via a club. Subscription fees shown in the table below are for a full year’s membership.
Competitive Members can compete in all Athletics Otago, Athletics New Zealand events and
are exempt from levies for Athletics New Zealand sanctioned events.
Please email The Treasurer Gregg Johnston at jillgreg@xtra.co.nz  for more information on registration concerns and payment options

Click here for a “Walk Through Guide” to using the Membership Portal Below

Please Note: that one only needs to re-register on one’s personal year expiry date (personal expiry dates will be emailed to members when their re-registrations are due)

Membership Portal: Click here to become a member

Registration Fees for the year 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025
Most of the registration fee goes to Athletics Otago and Athletics NZ levies as shown on the table below
The club keeps the balance

Registration TypeAthletics Otago Levy
(Portion of total fee)
Athletics NZ Levy
(Portion of total fee)
Total Registration Fee
(Due by member)
Active (Competitive) Member 23+ years$40$69$125
Active (Competitive) Member 20 to 23 years$40$60$116
Active (Competitive) Member 15 to 19 years$40$53$99
Social Member 15 Years and Over $13$38$63
Active (competitive) Member 7 to 14 years $32$37$74
Social Member 7 to 14 Years$11$37$53
Active (competitive) Member Aged 6 Years
born in 2018
Social Member 6 Years and Under$6$11$22

Active Member 6 Years & Under born in 2018
Active Member 7-14 Years born between 2010-2017
Competitive Members 15-19 Years born between 2005-2009
Competitive Members 20 Years & Over born in 2004 or earlier
Social Member Born in or before 2009

Competitive Members 23+ Years have a rolling Membership
Competitive Members 20 to 23 Years have a rolling Membership
Social Members 15 Years & Over have a rolling Membership

Competitive: Member who is participating in competitive activities including Athletics Otago winter races, Inter-Club Events, Centre Championships, or Saturday morning children’s athletics competitions.

Club Only: Member who is only participating in club nights and/or club runs and other Leith only activities.

PLEASE NOTE: If for any reason you find your subscription fee difficult to pay, please email the treasurer Greg Johnston

Club uniforms & merchandise

Leith singlet (for competition to be worn with black running shorts, to be sourced yourself) – $40 or free with new membership
T shirts – $60
Hoodies – $65
Micro fleeces- $75
Full range of sizes available

All available from Siobhan McKinlay, our Uniform Steward. – Email: Uniform Steward

See Gallery Below