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What's up this week - 22 May

Vicky's viewpoint (Club Captain's report)

ALOHA!!

First up - is it ever going to stop raining!!!!! The planned roadie to Millwater was put on hold due to the bad weather - fortunately Haydn went and represented!! Not going up north did mean we could be there on Sunday where a small crew went out to tackle the haks and the river trail (some even did both) but the best thing was the chocolate brownie muffin at Breaking Bread! #Recommend


A HUGE well done to Phill on his awesome stair climbing at the weekend and raising lots of money. We enjoyed watching the live feed at the cafe - looked pretty hard work for most but at least Phill had the hakarimatas to train on so I am sure it made the tower seem easy - aye? You can still donate to the cause via Phills fundraiser page https://firefighterschallenge.org.nz/phill-moore


We had a great session with Anna on Thursday - stretching muscles that don't often get much attention. I know my glutes could feel it straight away! We are collating feedback so have your say so we can start making it a regular thing - Link here https://forms.gle/N8dp6gLnzCiGeSwX7


This week it's dinner night - Can you believe it's been a month already!?! Don't forget to bring your Hawaiian shirt and you still have time to have your say on the way we run dinner nights just click on the link: https://forms.gle/4fvThifLG6PwVsh3A


See you on Thursday!

Kāpena Vicky


Dinner night - Thursday 25th May 7pm

After a bit of a jog or stroll it's into the food.

Remember to let us know by Tuesday evening if you're coming to the dinner and what side or dessert you're bringing along. Bring along some $$ for raffles and the $5 per head if you haven't paid online.


Volunteers

Kirikiriroa Marathon is on Saturday June 10, let Vicky know if you can help out. There are opportunities to Parkrun or run a leg of the replay and then still helpout, either at the HRR aid station at Ann street to one of the other 40ish jobs on the list. Any questions about the event, track down Andrew at Dinner night.


Saturday

Parkrun day! Leanne is steering the ship at University this week so head on over if you haven't been for a while.


Sunday

Head to Hamilton Gardens for a run to explore Glenview and find the lake near Shaw's Bird Park. View the course here


Coming up

28th May - Hamilton Gardens and head over to Glenview to find the lake near Shaw's Bird Park. Find it in strava as HRR Tiki Tour

4 June - Kirikiriroa course check (Not the full course unless you really want to) - Location TBC

10 June - Kirikiriroa Marathon and relay

18 June - Club Champs 1km - Korikori park

16 July -Club Champs 5km - Hamilton Lake

13 August - Club Champs 10km - venue TBC

Don't forget to check out our Google calendar for all the latest events:



Running & Walking results - May 21-22

This week 30 members took part in parkrun at 4 events

  • Hamilton Lake - 16

  • Millwater - 1

  • University of Waikato - 12

  • Trentham Memorial - 1

Course PB’s

  • Royce Prisk - 30:49 @ Hamilton Lake

  • Stephen Adams - 24:36 @ University of Waikato

Sky Tower Stair Climb

  • Phill Moore - 51 flights(~870ish steps) - 16:09 (3rd in division)

XTERRA Auckland Trail Run

  • Anthonie Van Bosch - Short Course (5-8k) - 46:18 (1st IAG)

  • Janlou Van Bosch - Mid Course (10-14k) - 1:14:29

  • Sarah-Jane Edgar - Mid Course (10-14k) - 1:51:49

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