There was a pleasing turn out of thirty Hawks at the North Island Cross Country Champs on the fast pumice surface of Spa Park Taupo Saturday.
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A good day of running was had by all at the club champs at Minogue park.
A beautiful winter’s day brought a good turnout to this year’s Taitua Arboretum Relay.
Many Hawks members took part in the 44th NZSSCC held on the old Ascott Green golf course near QE2 Christchurch.
I don’t like hills, they are my kryptonite. I lose all hope, momentum and generally the will to live when attempting to scale them.
Report by Andrew Wark The School of Origin was well attended by 26 Hawks on a windy day which was chilly pre-race with the winds coming across the lake and everyone trying to keep warm. The race was based on an age adjusted format where the age of the runner is used to calculated times […]
Many schools from through out the region took part on a very spectator friendly course. Racing among the large fields were many Hawks members.
Mud Mud Glorious Mud and torrential rain was the scene that greeted athletes running In the Tauranga Open Cross country.
Report by Dave Southwick An august bunch of Hawks fanatics found themselves at Lake Waiwhakarehe, Rotokauri on Saturday to run the Kevin Knowles inspired course. Arriving in heavy rain and a cold southerly, they were not wimps, sitting by the warm fire, complaining about the weather. Those were with an eye on history would have […]
Six teams of three competed in this event, and everyone turned up ready to go.
The large high over the stunning Coromandel Peninsula meant those entered in these trail runs had sunshine as they ran the scenic courses.
On Saturday morning 10ish of the Hawks lined up at the start of the Rotorua Marathon on a chilly morning.
Trophy day is a handicap start, and is our traditional season opener.
Tuesday nights – Speed work with coach Graham Dudfield. There is always a great turn out each week for Graham’s speed work sessions – come along and join in.
Report By Lance Brew Sunday morning and the radio clicks on to wake me up but it’s 4.00am. I leap outta bed as fast as I could so not to wake anyone else up in the house. Yep it’s race day – time to have a feed and start switching my mind on to what I’m about to […]
Report by Glenn A modest but keen bunch of 18 turned up to the Sing Relay on Saturday. With the recent river floods there was doubt to which course we would use, but the levels dropped remarkably in the 24 hours leading up so we could use the usual out-and-back with a modified start. 17 runners listened […]
Report by John Merring It started with a siren, not a bang. We got off the line, and I immediately went to the front. I hesitated at first. Being the tactical type, I have mild phobia when it comes to leading early. Armed with Tim Stewart’s Garmin watch, I was able to check my pace. […]
Cecilia Flori surprised some (but not most Hawks) by having an absolute blinder and coming a narrow third in a top field, just behind a world champion and an Olympian – congratulations! Here’s how her race unfolded in this report.