Hastings Cross Country

Hastings & District Cross Country

28 August 2018

Dear Parents,

Your child has been selected as a member of the school team to compete in the Hastings & District Primary Schools’ Cross Country to be held at the Hawkes Bay Showgrounds Course, Kenilworth Road, Hastings on Wednesday 11th September. Postponement date is Thursday 12th September.

The details for the event are as follows;

PROGRAMME
Times:
First Race: 10.15am. We anticipate all events will be completed by 1pm (approx.).
Events:
10.15 am Event 1 ………………………….. Year 7 Girls & Boys (2500 metres)
10.30 am Event 2 ………………………….. Year 8 Girls & Boys (2500 metres)
10.45 am Event 3 ………………………….. Year 3 Girls (1500 metres)
10.55 am Event 4 ………………………….. Year 3 Boys (1500 metres)
11.05 am Event 4 ………………………….. Year 4 Girls (1500 metres)
11.15 am Event 5 ………………………….. Year 4 Boys (1500 metres)
11.25 am Event 6 ………………………….. Year 5 Girls (2000 metres)
11.35 am Event 7 ………………………….. Year 5 Boys (2000 metres)
11.45 am Event 8 …………………………. Year 6 Girls & Boys (2000 metres)
11.55 am Event 9 …………………………. Year 6 Girls & Boys (2000 metres)
*Please note the distances are approximately not exact.

The first 30 children in each event (15 in year 7 & 8) will be invited to enter the Hawkes Bay Primary School Cross Country Champs, held in the final week of Term 3 at the Hawkes Bay Showgrounds. Further details to come.

There will be a lunch training runs next week on Monday and Wednesdays. All children selected to go to inter-schools are also asked to attend the breakfast training run with Chugs (our school running group) meeting inside the hall at 7.20am ready for a 7.30am start each Friday. We will need parents to come along to the Friday morning runs to help supervise the large numbers. If you can help please indicate this on the form below. All of the above children are expected to attend these training's. It is also advisable for children to undertake their own training during the next week.

Thank you,
Emily Cooper