Training

Chris Sole
Coaching & Social Runs
5 Monro Street
Maori Hill, Dunedin 9010
Tel: 03 467 6527
Cell: 021 118 8693
Email: Coaching

Club coach and President Chris Sole organises training and social runs on a weekly basis.  If you are interested in taking part in these runs please email Chris.  Runners of all abilities are welcome. 

We will be delighted to see you out there with us on these training and social runs, so if you are interested please visit the Leith Harriers join and contact page for more information about the club.  Check Club Runs for information on our Sunday Long Run (normally led by Christine Montgomery, Marc Boullé or Danny Baillie) which starts at 8am from corner of George St/Willowbank St opposite the entrance to Woodhaugh Gardens.

Day of WeekTime/VenueDescription
MondayMeet from 5pm at 5 Monro St, Maori Hill, DunedinWalk down the driveway and enter at the rear of the house. Run leaves about 5.15/5.20ish. Mixed group but can be a brisk run around 20 min to 60min into Ross Creek and bike tracks with options for shortcuts, longer and shorter routes. Generally wait for people at a number of spots during the run. A good headlight is necessary.
TuesdayCaledonian Ground, Logan Park, 5pmMeet at the Logan Park Field behind the track from 5pm, warm-up laps till most people arrive about 5.20 to 5.30ish. Headlights may be necessary. Fartlek around the grass lighted fields, faster people, please run wide, slower, cut corners: 6,5,4,3,2,1min2x30s (=22min) + (1,2,3,4,5,6min (=43min) or part thereof.


WednesdayMeet at 1pm, Monro St, Maori Hill, DunedinUsually a 60min but could be up to 90min lunchtime run leaving sharp at 1pm into Ross Creek and McGouns. Note: may be different every week, determined by weather and tides: So it could be Ross Creek/MTB tracks or St Clair to Tomahawk beach+ Chisholm Golf course or Flagstaff Forest MTB tracks or Silverstream. Start Time may also vary.
ThursdayMeet from 5pm at 5 Monro St, Maori Hill, Dunedin The focus is Hills done on the Balmac Golf Course, Sandunes at Tomahawk-Smailles-Sandfly Bay, hilly runs in Ross Creek-Nicolls-Flagstaff-other tracks. Decisions are made on the day based on weather, tides, time available. Headlights are necessary.
FridayMeet at 1pm, Monro St, Maori Hill, Dunedin Usually a 60min but could be up to 90min lunchtime run leaving sharp at 1pm into Ross Creek and bike tracks. Note: may be different every week, determined by weather and tides: So it could be Ross Creek/MTB tracks or St Clair to Tomahawk beach+ Chisholm Golf course or Flagstaff Forest MTB tracks or Silverstream. Start Time may also vary.
Saturday9am Dunedin Botanical Gardens Leith Harriers members take part in the weekly Dunedin Park Run 5km. We meet there for the run, social gathering and some have refreshments at the Dunedin Botanical Gardens Cafe.
Sunday Long RunRun starts at 8am. Corner of George St and Willowbank St - entrance to Woodhaugh GardensOn Sundays some of our runners meet with other club members and non-affiliated club members. This is about a 2 hour run social in nature. From about 10am onwards we then gather at the Croque-O-Dile In The Garden for a coffee and muffins and a chat which lasts until about 11.30am. All are welcome on these runs. Regular runners from our club are Christine Montgomery, Danny Baillie and Marc Boullé
SundayVariousOther than races/Dunedin Parkruns: should you wish to be informed of other runs, please provide email or cell phone contact information. These runs frequently are based on weather, tides, Chris Sole's availablity, and decisions are made rapidly. You may have 30 to 60min notice whether you wish to join the run or not. Transport may be available. These tend to be longer challenging exciting varied places to run.