North Island Cross Country Championships, Spa Park, Taupo Saturday, 5 July 2008
Updated 26 Mar 2013.
The weather was cold but mostly fine with some hail for the masters women this year and a little drizzle from time to time. this did not stop some excellent racing. The club spirit was high and the All Blacks win rounded out a great day
The club managed 2nd place in the overall club competition the juniors leading the way with some exceptional results: 1st Susannah Lynch 7.20 G12
2nd Jessica Kerr 3.43 G10
2nd Oliver Wood 3.41 B10
4th Mike Waterman 21.14 m35
5th Mark Handley 22.45 m50
9th Butch Borlase 22.00 m35
10th Michelle Van Looy 23.15 w35
10th Kathryn Bunkenburg 16.44 W16
10th Alex Hooft 11.09 B14
11th Sophie Pepperell 12.36 G14
12th Victoria Sugden 16.22 w19
Bearing in mind that anywhere close to a top 10 finish in this event puts these athletes near the top of their grades in NZ.
Congratulations to Susannah Lynch, North Island Champion!!! a commanding performance beautiful to watch
and Congratulations to Jessica Kerr & Oliver Wood silver medalists!!
Very well done all you top ten finishers too!!