Handicap Race 2015

Club members contested the Handicap Race on a new course down Sutherland Stream on Saturday afternoon. The race was first introduced in 2014 and is held on a 2 km circuit with distances varying depending on grades. The children aged 10 and under compete over 1 km.
Dave Henry took overall line honours in the 6 km run and Helen Walshe won the 6 km walk. Children’s race winners were Neve McKenzie, Andrew Hall, Amber Bendell, Finn McKenzie, Anna Barnes and Sam Hamilton.
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Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon 2015

The Barnes family headed north for the weekend to take part in the Rotorua Marathon and associated events on Saturday. Robbie competed in the marathon run, Anna took part in the quarter marathon run and Leanne contested the 5.5km run.

Robbie Barnes 2hrs 58min 38sec. (26th overall; 1st M50-54) – Marathon Run

Anna Barnes 57min 35sec. (117th overall; 55th F0-99) – Quarter Marathon Run

Leanne Barnes 34min 37sec. (45th overall; 24th F0-99) – 5.5km Run

Full Results

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Nelson Shoe Clinic Half Marathon 2015

Keith Zanders, Bruce Hillis, Margaret Hazelwood and Don Bate lined up on Sunday morning at Saxton Field Athletics Track for the Nelson half marathon and quarter marathon runs. Margaret finished 1st in the F60-69 Age Group over the 21.1km distance.

Contested in sunny conditions overall line honours went the way of Oska Inkster-Baynes in a time of 1hr 09min 29sec. Paula Canning set a new course record of 1hr 23min 22sec. in the process of claiming her 10th successive women’s title.

Club Results:

Half Marathon Run

Keith Zanders 1hr 28min 03sec. (7th M20-39)

Bruce Hillis 1hr 39min 48sec. (4th M50-59)

Margaret Hazelwood 1hr 48min 58sec. (1st F60-69)

Quarter Marathon Run

Don Bate 48min 45sec. (3rd M50-59)

Results and photos

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Burton Cup 2015

The Burton Cup handicapped event was contested at Taylor Dam on Saturday afternoon. The original W.G. Burton Trophy which dates back to 1933 is presented to the Senior Men’s race winner.

Race winners on the day were Andrew Hall, Gemma Bishell, Hunter Bendell, Sam Hamilton, Kiri Johnson, Linda Hall, Sheila Waters, Adam Baker, Tim Hamilton and Hamish Hargest.

The final handicapped cross country event of the season will take place on Saturday 16th May. The Handicap Race which was first introduced in 2014 will be contested on a new course down Sutherland Stream.

Full Results and Photos (courtesy of Michelle Fox)

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Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake 2015

Last weekend marked the 20th Anniversary of this popular run which is contested in an anti-clockwise direction encompassing one loop of Lake Rotoiti.  Robbie Barnes, Bruce Hillis, Simone Moar and Jan Curnow were amongst the 366 competitors who took part in the 25km event which was held fine conditions.

Club Results:

Robbie Barnes 2hrs 00min 20sec. (1st M50-59)
Bruce Hillis 2:14:33 (5th M50-59)                                                                                             Simone Moar 2:14:54 (4th FU40)
Jan Curnow 3:18:21 (11th F50-59)

Provisional Results

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