RANGI RURU GIRLS’ SCHOOL – CROSS COUNTRY

Wednesday 4th April 1.45pm

 

INFORMATION FOR RACE DAY

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Eat a snack or a portion of your lunch at interval. Keep more food and a drink for after the race.
  • Wear your Sports Uniform. You may like to wear some small clan item that will not interfere with your running.
  • Take extra clothing in case it is cold. Please bring a drink bottle.
  • Go to your tutor rooms at 1.20pm for a roll check. Your teachers will check that you are dressed appropriately
  • Excused Athletes must have a note but will be expected to support their classmates/clan over at Hagley Park.
  • 1.25pm – Walk to the park.
  • Join your clan near the start area. Keep warm by jogging about, stretching and doing exercises. Please stay near the area so you can hear your race being called!
  • It is compulsory for all years 7, 8, 9 &10 to run Championship.
  • Years 11-13 can choose the Championship or the Senior Clan Run
  • Toilets are located near the trees on the map.  

RACE TIMES

  • Years 11, 12 &13 1.45pm Championship
  • Years 9&10 1.55pm Championship (All girls)
  • Years 7/8 2.05pm Championship (All girls)
  • Years 11, 12 and 13 Clan run 2.20pm
  • Top 10 runners in each grade gain 15 points down to 6 for their Clans ie 1st gets 15 points ,2nd 14 pts etc. Next 20 runners get 5points. All other runners 2 points if you better 17 mins. Those between 17 and 20min will get one Clan point. After 20mins 0
  • Top 10 make the School team for Canterbury Champs.
  • Senior Clan Fun Run   2.20pm – will be shorter distance ie just the one outside lap
  • No placing will be recorded for Clan Runners. But you gain 2 clan points if you better 15 mins and 1 for getting in before 17mins.

THE COURSE

  • Please refer to map.
  • Run close to markers (keep the cones on your left) and stay off the public pathways.

THE RACE

  • Check the map to make sure you know where the course goes.
  • Pace yourself! Start out slowly. Walk or slow down if necessary. Keep moving!
  • Clan Run students finish through the chute.
  • To receive 2 Clan points you must complete the course in 15 mins
  • Stay in finishing order –wait to be Bar coded.

AFTER THE RACE

  • Keep warm and have a drink.
  • Stay to cheer others on and collect belongings.
  • When the grounds are tidy you will be dismissed to go home.
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