ATHLETICS

(PHOTO: Athletics Team 2018)

Athletics 2018

  • Structure - As well as our annual athletics sports, Whanganui High School students compete and train through the school. We have a year-round programme with emphasis on athletics in summer and cross country and conditioning during winter. 
  • Competitions - Club nights are every Tuesday evening Terms 1 & 4, 6.30pm at Cooks Gardens. Club nights will start for the school team Tuesday 30 January. 
  • School athletics this year (whole school, year 9-13) will be held at Cooks Gardens on Thursday 22 February. 
  • Whanganui Secondary Schools competition is on Wednesday 14 March. 
    North Island championships are in Whanganui on 8-9 April and the N.Z.S.S champs are in Dunedin on 30 November – 2 December 2018. 
  • Training Days: for the season starts first week of school and will be held every Monday and Thursday from 3.15pm at school and Saturday mornings 9.30am at Cooks Gardens or other venues.  There is an entry level and performance group to suit age and experience. 
  • Cost: $20 per student, plus membership to Athletics Wanganui if needed. 
  • Contact: Mrs L Murphy for details or behind the gym on training days @ 3.15. 
  • Teacher-in-charge: Mrs L Murphy (murphy.l@whs.ac.nz)
    Coach: Greg Fromont 
REBECCA BAKER WON the NISSs 1500m in an outstanding personal best of 4:33.73! Rebecca also took out the 3000m!! Wanganui Chronicle 10/4/18.

REBECCA BAKER WON the NISSs 1500m in an outstanding personal best of 4:33.73! Rebecca also took out the 3000m!! Wanganui Chronicle 10/4/18.

Charlotte Baker (left) competes at the NISS Track & Field Champs on Saturday 7 April, Wanganui Chronicle 10/4/18.

Charlotte Baker (left) competes at the NISS Track & Field Champs on Saturday 7 April, Wanganui Chronicle 10/4/18.

Travis Bayler will attempt the 400 metre/800 metre double at the NISSs Track & Field Champs at Cooks Gardens this weekend, Wanganui Chronicle 5/4/18.

Travis Bayler will attempt the 400 metre/800 metre double at the NISSs Track & Field Champs at Cooks Gardens this weekend, Wanganui Chronicle 5/4/18.

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18 - WHENUA House

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18 - WHENUA House

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18 - MOANA House

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18 - MOANA House

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18 - MAUNGA House

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18 - MAUNGA House

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18 - AWA House

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18 - AWA House

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

WHS Athletics Day 22/2/18

REBECCA BAKER running in the Jnr Girls 1500 mtr, NZSS Athletic Champs in Hastings WINNING GOLD.. #1 IN NZ, 1 & 2 Dec 2017.

REBECCA BAKER running in the Jnr Girls 1500 mtr, NZSS Athletic Champs in Hastings WINNING GOLD.. #1 IN NZ, 1 & 2 Dec 2017.

REBECCA BAKER: GOLD MEDAL 1500mtr run at NZSS Athletic Champs in Hastings, 1 & 2 Dec 2017.

REBECCA BAKER: GOLD MEDAL 1500mtr run at NZSS Athletic Champs in Hastings, 1 & 2 Dec 2017.

REBECCA BAKER with GOLD MEDAL.

REBECCA BAKER with GOLD MEDAL.

In the women's division Rebecca Baker ran a p.b. of 4:45.37 to finish 2nd at the Regional League final meeting in Masterton, Chron 23/11/17.

In the women's division Rebecca Baker ran a p.b. of 4:45.37 to finish 2nd at the Regional League final meeting in Masterton, Chron 23/11/17.

WHS Team at NISS Athletics Champs in Inglewood, 17-19 April 2017.  The High school group smashed five school records!

WHS Team at NISS Athletics Champs in Inglewood, 17-19 April 2017. The High school group smashed five school records!

Rebecca Baker standout performances at the NISS Athletics; 4th & 5th placings in the 800m (2.18) & 1500m (4.45) Intermediate girl’s finals, breaking both school records, 17-19 April 2017.

Rebecca Baker standout performances at the NISS Athletics; 4th & 5th placings in the 800m (2.18) & 1500m (4.45) Intermediate girl’s finals, breaking both school records, 17-19 April 2017.

Sophie Andrews threw a school record (40.67) in the Intermediate Girls Hammer for a great 5th placing, NISS Athletics 17-19 April 2017.

Sophie Andrews threw a school record (40.67) in the Intermediate Girls Hammer for a great 5th placing, NISS Athletics 17-19 April 2017.

Travis Bayler took 6th placing in the Intermediate boys 400mtrs in a school record 52.55sec, NISS Athletics 17-19 April 2017.

Travis Bayler took 6th placing in the Intermediate boys 400mtrs in a school record 52.55sec, NISS Athletics 17-19 April 2017.

Awesome night at the WSS athletics at Cooks Gardens... SCHOOL RECORD BROKEN Sophie Andrews Shot Putt Intermediate Girls 10.66m, 15/3/17.

Awesome night at the WSS athletics at Cooks Gardens... SCHOOL RECORD BROKEN Sophie Andrews Shot Putt Intermediate Girls 10.66m, 15/3/17.

Awesome night at the WSS athletics at Cooks Gardens.. SCHOOL RECORD BROKEN!   Rebecca Baker 800m Intermediate Girls - 2.18.10, 15/3/17.

Awesome night at the WSS athletics at Cooks Gardens.. SCHOOL RECORD BROKEN! Rebecca Baker 800m Intermediate Girls - 2.18.10, 15/3/17.

Internationally ranked speed skater Renee Teers (2nd left) reveals her running form in the WHS Intermediate girls 100m heat at Cooks Gardens, Chron 9/3/17.

Internationally ranked speed skater Renee Teers (2nd left) reveals her running form in the WHS Intermediate girls 100m heat at Cooks Gardens, Chron 9/3/17.

Promising track runner Paris Munro proved she was also a dab hand at high jumping during the WHS Jnr Track & Field Champs at Cooks Gardens, Chron 2/3/17

Promising track runner Paris Munro proved she was also a dab hand at high jumping during the WHS Jnr Track & Field Champs at Cooks Gardens, Chron 2/3/17

Rebecca Baker ran a p.b. to make the 800m final & ran another best next day to finish a highly creditable 5th in the Jnr 1500m with a massive p.b. & sub 5 min. performance at the NISS Ath Champs in AK, April 2016.

Rebecca Baker ran a p.b. to make the 800m final & ran another best next day to finish a highly creditable 5th in the Jnr 1500m with a massive p.b. & sub 5 min. performance at the NISS Ath Champs in AK, April 2016.

Sophie Andrews took 3rd with a p.b. in the Jnr Hammer & made the final in Shot Put coming 8th overall at the NISS Ath Champs in AK, April 2016.

Sophie Andrews took 3rd with a p.b. in the Jnr Hammer & made the final in Shot Put coming 8th overall at the NISS Ath Champs in AK, April 2016.

Maria Williams jumped a huge p.b. in the Long Jump at the NISS Ath Champs in AK, April 2016.

Maria Williams jumped a huge p.b. in the Long Jump at the NISS Ath Champs in AK, April 2016.

Katelyn Satherley winner of the 100m at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Katelyn Satherley winner of the 100m at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Connor Munro wins the 200m sprint at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Connor Munro wins the 200m sprint at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Kyle Thomas at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Kyle Thomas at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Rose Tanner at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Rose Tanner at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Madeline Solitt at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Madeline Solitt at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Lee Dobbie at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Lee Dobbie at Jnr Athletics Day Cooks Gardens, March 2016.

Sam Luff, Travis Bayler, Rebecca Baker & Emma Rainey off to National SS Cross Country in Dunedin.

Sam Luff, Travis Bayler, Rebecca Baker & Emma Rainey off to National SS Cross Country in Dunedin.

Rebecca Baker (left) winner of Y9 girls Wanganui Regional SS Cross Country held in Waiouru 2015.

Rebecca Baker (left) winner of Y9 girls Wanganui Regional SS Cross Country held in Waiouru 2015.

Rebecca Baker winner of the annual Wanganui Round the Bridges 5km fun run.

Rebecca Baker winner of the annual Wanganui Round the Bridges 5km fun run.