Cross Country

Open to all home-educators in the Auckland Region

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Cross Country 2016 was held on Tuesday 23rd August, 9.30am at Moire Park, Massey.
The date of the 2017 will be announced in Term 2 2017.

Details: The course is held through the rugged and narrow bush trails of Moire Park. Footwear is highly recommended for all runners as part of the course is on a gravel trail. Athletes run at their own risk, and for their own safety they should follow the marshals’ directions and stay on the course at all times.

Event starts at 9.30am with payment and pickup of name tags.

Cost: AHE members: $2 per child (bring cash on day).
Non-AHE members: $5 per child (bring cash on the day).

Length of course:
Year 1-4 run about 1.5km
Year 5 & 6 run about 2km
Year 7 & 8 run about 3km
Year 9 & 10 run about 3.5km
Year 11+ run about 4km

On the day we have a sausage sizzle – one free sausage to all runners.
Non-runners – sausages are $1.00 each.

Adult or capable teenager volunteers are needed. We need about 12 marshals to give direction to the runners.

Requirements for runners

  • Running shoes
  • Sun Protection (hat, sunscreen lotion)
  • Plastic/tarpaulin to sit on
  • Water bottle

Any queries to: Irene Burden crosscountry@ahe.org.nz