2024 Colgate Games

A new website for the Colgate Games is currently under construction. In the meantime, information about the 2024 Colgate Games will be regularly shared with Club and Centre contacts to forward on to members. If you are a Club or Centre contact and not receiving these newsletters please contact the events team at: [email protected].


All event information and the regular newsletters will be loaded to the North Island and South Island Colgate Games event pages on Facebook. Click on the links below to visit and follow the event page/s.


North Island Colgate Games Event Page

South Island Colgate Games Event Page

About the Colgate Games

For those new to athletics here is a quick summary of how the Colgate Games work:

  • There are two Colgate Games events every January – one in the North Island and one in the South Island
  • Athletes aged 7-14 years registered with any Athletics club are able to attend either event


Event Format: 

  • The games run from Friday morning through to Sunday afternoon – with relays being the last events of each day
  • On the Friday morning there is an Opening Ceremony and Marchpast
  • You compete and enter through your Athletics Club and must pre- enter in November
  • Children wear their club uniforms and age flashes
  • Athletes can enter up to five events plus relays


Full Meeting Rules and Conditions of Entry will follow later in the year.


  7-9 years

  10-14 years


  Long Jump

  100m                     Long Jump
  200m                     High Jump
  400m                     Discus
  800m                     Shotput
  1500m                   Hurdles (12-14 only)



  Heats, Semis (for some events), Finals


  Not posted

  Posted online and at the stadium


  Pennants for 1st 2nd and 3rd
  in each division

  Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
  Finalist ribbons for all finalists



  4x100m, Mixed Medley


2024 Colgate T-Shirts On Sale

2024 North Island and South Island Colgate Games T-shirts are available to purchase at the merchandise store onsite.

Pre-purchased T-shirts will be available to collect onsite at your event. 

2024 Colgate Games Newsletters

2024 Colgate Games Newsletter 1: Includes information about the Colgate Games (entries, events etc.) and our North and South Island locations for 2024

2024 Colgate Games Newsletter 2: Your destination guide for Christchurch and Taranaki, our 2024 Colgate Games hosts

2024 Colgate Games Newsletter 3: Find info about official and runner registration, tent site bookings + meet rules/conditions of entry

2024 Colgate Games Newsletter 4: Essential information prior to entries opening

2024 Colgate Games Newsletter 5: How to enter your club's athletes online