Some great running from Hawks had us dominating the field both in numbers and placings.
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As we all know though, XC is brutal…
Results from this weeks club event.
The club cross country champs was an open event this year.
This was a standard format relay of one 3km lap of the Arboretum for each runner.
In atrocious conditions running was tough, and stories of hypothermia and the inability of fingers and hands to function were the rule, not the exception.
The wind was absolutely blowing and made it even harder no matter where you were on the course…
The numbers were up to over 1000, the temperatures were down to below 10.
There were many similarities to the annual Hawkettes weekend away – beach, shops, wine and laughter – but first you had to race.
There was lots of sunshine, no wind and the track was firm underfoot.
This is the current points standing after the first 2 club based races it looks pretty tight at this stage.
Fast forward… on the start line and what a buzz, the UTA is a monster of an event and the atmosphere was pumping.
With the weather playing it’s part this year and shining down on us we had a great showing of runners turn up…
While everybody has their own goals and aspirations, our run of the day went to Cecilia Flori…
Reduction Relay results held on the 2km loop course located between the clubrooms and Cobham Drive.
As a first action, the Committee decided to create a new unofficial role for a Junior Club Captain who would be the first point of contact for all new, existing and prospective junior / youth members who will provide information about the club, club events, inter-club events, social activities, coaching and whatever else might come up.
We have a new NZ Champion in Kent. He totally controlled the race from the start and put in a huge performance on a brutal course.
Start at the Corner Tainui St and Seddon Roads Run Up Mararama Street and round the corner to the top of the hill on Lake Road. Jog back down Tainui […]