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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

2012 University Relays, QEII Park Paekakariki Sat 12 May


This relay is run through the sand dunes and bleached grasses of QEII Park. For the main race the 4 members of each team navigate a 3.86km lap with plenty of undulations to make it interesting. There are no obstacles because as I understand it the organisers are worried about OSH issues and the risks of being prosecuted by the Labour Department if somebody should hurt themselves. From what I could see, it looked as if Scottish had mashed up its Senior Men's A and B teams to redistribute their combined strength more evenly.  The result was that the Wellington Harriers A Team spreaheaded by junior running star Julian Oakley came through to grab a rare senior grade win and put some early season points on the board. The 3 kids races were non-relay scratch events of no more than 2km in distance.  2012 Results


1 comment:

  1. Rowang - it's not correct about the reason for lack of obstacles - it is just that some of the gates are a bit loose and wobbly, or the horse jumps are too big, or the ground either side of the more suitable jumps is to uneven. Though if we tried really hard we might find a few suitable ones. Cheers, Dave Kettles. ps great photos as usual

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