Senior Cross Country and Road Newsletter  30th March 2017  Thursday


Hi Everyone


Last Saturday at the club was the first event on the Cross Country courses

with a good turnout, although times were taken no official times will be published.


This Saturday at the club there will be a Cross Country Pack Run


Also on Saturday the club has 12 teams competing in the Senior and Masters

Grades at the ACA Relays ( Southland Centennial Relays )

being held at Barry Curtis Park

The Womens race is at 1 pm and the Mens at 3 pm

If not participating – come and give your support

All runners do 2 laps of the 1,500 metre course



Last Monday was  the final 5 K in the current series of

The Pakuranga Monday Night 5 k Fun Run and Walk

1st male was Simon Riley in 19:19

1st female was Jade Faulkner in 23:03

1st walker Stephen Brown in 38:42

Thanks to all the volunteer helpers and sponsors who have helped

Over this series

The next series will start at summer daylight saving change



The Barry Curtis Parkrun

Held its 200th event on Saturday with 153 participants ( record number )

Richard Wagenar won in a PB time of 17:23

Others you may know

Neil Cheyne    22:35

Richard Thomson    26:28

Fred Burke    27:02


O’Hagans 5 k  21st March    1st  Claran Faherty  16:15



Death Notice

Past club member of many years Peter Doig passed away this afternoon in Middlemore

Hospital. Peter was cycling with friends and several members of our club a few days ago,

when he suffered his second heart attack in less than a year.
Life support was discontinued earlier today.

Our thoughts are with his wife Sue.



Here is what is coming up on the Sections Calendar


The 2017 Club Marathon Championships

will be held in conjunction with

the Rotorua Marathon – on Sunday 6th May

Standard entry close 31st March at a cost of $129

Website :





Saturday April 8th      Cross Country Handicap

                                  Timekeepers   Geoff Rickerby & Adam Berry


Saturday April 15th    Easter Weekend 5 K Challenge


Saturday April 22nd   World Masters Games 10 k Road Race and Half Marathon

                                  At the Club   Sandras Relays  -  this event returns



20017 – 2018 Fees

Club Management has agreed that the fees will be the same as 2016-17

Please note these are not Due until the 1st April

And it is preferable that you register online

Online registrations will be available from Saturday 1st April. 

The online registration link on the club website has been updated,

and Athletics NZ will make it live on Saturday.



2016  Auckland Centre Transponders

If you have a one of these PLEASE return it to the club

So we can get a refund and you won’t have to pay for 2017 one



If you have any results from recent times please let me know

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