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Newsletter - 27th April 2022

Hi Team,

First up an update on last week's results - remember to add Hamilton Road Runners as your club for parkrun and join our strava group so Stu can collate your results.

Weekend April 23-25

parkrun 37 Members attended 9 Events:

  • Hamilton Lake parkrun - 16

  • Highlands parkrun - 1

  • Taupo parkrun - 1

  • Cambridge NZ parkrun - 2

  • Queenstown parkrun - 2

  • East End parkrun - 1

  • Flaxmere parkrun - 2

  • University of Waikato parkrun - 10

  • Otaki parkrun - 2

PB’s Congratulations to the following who got course PBs at parkrun:

  • Corrina PINKERTON - 32:00 @ Highlands parkrun

  • Aaron KEARNEY - 28:01 @ Cambridge NZ parkrun

  • Andy PRYDE - 23:48 @ University of Waikato parkrun

  • Lynda BRAHNE - 25:23 @ University of Waikato parkrun

  • Rebecca YEOMAN - 29:58 @ University of Waikato parkrun

Other Events

Generation Homes Coastal Loop Track - Paihia

  • Clementine Annabell - Long Run 17km - 2:14:56

  • Stephen Harlow - Long Run 17km - 2:14:55

THURSDAY: This week it's a speed session around the lake with 4 minute sprints and 2 minute recovery walk or jog (so those doing Hobbiton can do a lighter session).

There will also be the usual walks and longer runs.

Meet at 5:30 inside the club.

Don't forget your high viz clothing and/or lights.


A bunch of us will be heading to Hobbiton for 11km or 21km around the shire! Vicky will attempt to get a group photo before the off (and maybe in the pub afterwards).

We will also be heading to parkrun - no long weekend and an event may mean the majority of us can be found at Hamilton Lake or the University.


A post Hobbiton recovery run/walk to the Blue Springs - Te Waihou River Walk. Meet at the Leslie Road carpark at 9am. Leslie Road, Putāruru 3483, New Zealand. Bring your camera as it really is stunning! A relatively easy out and back course (4.7km each way) on a mixed trail - bring appropriate footwear. Cafe at Tirau on the way home.


Volunteers are needed for the Chiefs Rugby games on:

  • Saturday 7th May from approximately 5pm until 9pm

  • Saturday 21st May from approximately 2.30pm to 6pm.

Let Sarah Jenkins know if you can assist for either of these two events. These events are busy but fun and a great chance to get to know your club mates, as well as help generate funds for the club!

CLUB WEBSITE We now have a calendar of events so keep an eye out for future activities.

Also if you haven't yet left us a review please do below:

That's it for this week.

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