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Whats up this week - 14th March 23

Thanks everyone for making the dinner night a success, some super tasty dishes and that pork was super tasty, thanks Annette (and maybe Gary) so you all need to come along on Thursday and burn a few extra calories!

Volunteers required on Saturday, reply to this email or let Sarah or Gary know on Thursday

  1. Rugby - Saturday afternoon Bar staff 3-6:30pm

  2. Balloons over Waikato Nightglow - Saturday afternoon/evening Crowd ambassadors needed from 2.30 to 9.00pm

Thursday night run

Meet up at 5:30 then President Jenkins will fill us in on the plans for the night. Get ready to sweat! Saturday

Parkrun. Lots of HRR volunteers to cheer you on to PB greatness.

Sunday - Te Awamutu Marathon Clinic's Kakapuku event.

Our running friends in TA have invited us all to this free event and post run sausage sizzle. 8am start at the back of the mountain at the carpark. https://goo.gl/maps/BSF9eecR73G2md9s9

Get on the locked-up FB page if you want to organise carpooling.

14km and 6km options available. Looks like an alternative up the hill isn't an option as the path is currently closed (officially) for repair.

Coming up

  • Saturday 25th March - Middle-earth Halfling Marathon, Hobbiton™ Movie Set, Matamata Hopefully your outfits for this year are sorted, last year's butterflies got a lot of attention.

  • Saturday 10th June - 7th Kirikiriroa Marathon Full marathon and relay options available. The new course for 2023 is up on the website. Get your entries or team entered early as numbers are limited. https://www.kirikiriroamarathon.co.nz/ Monday night training sessions have started (https://www.kirikiriroamarathon.co.nz/training) Also we'll have an HRR aid station so will be looking for volunteers closer to the time.

Running & Walking results - Mar 11-12

This week 40 members took part in parkrun at 9 events

  • Lower Hutt - 1

  • Hamilton Lake - 14

  • Tauranga - 2

  • Cambridge - 1

  • Queenstown - 2

  • East End - 2

  • Hobsonville Point - 1

  • University of Waikato - 15

  • Owairaka - 2

Course PB’s

  • Piet VERBURG - 24:32 @ Lower Hutt

  • Royce PRISK - 31:21 @ Hamilton Lake

  • Alison MARSHALL - 38:14 @ Tauranga

  • Gary FIELDES - 31:41 @ East End

  • Julian GOBLE - 28:31 @ University of Waikato

  • Gideon ADAMS - 28:46 @ University of Waikato

  • Jeanne VAN DER MERWE - 28:54 @ University of Waikato

Rotorua Xterra

  • Zilah Hamdan - 21k - 03:08:02

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