Cross Country

Open to all home-educators in the Auckland Region

This event is held annually in Term 3 in Massey, West Auckland.
Date for 2019: Wednesday 21 August

Details:
The course is held through the rugged and narrow bush trails of Moire Park. Footwear is essential 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.

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

Cost:
AHE members: $3 per child.
Non-AHE members: $7 per child.
Payment and pick up of name tags: 9:30am onwards.

Please note, as with all AHE events, parents are responsible for the care of their children.