Newsletter #4: Sat 28th April – Shaw Baton Relay

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This weekend we have our first inter-club competition, a four person team relay, at Battle Hill Farm Park, Paekakariki Hill Road.

This is a cross country relay with 2km laps – 4 laps for all grades. 1km scratch race for under 10s. The course is a traditional cross country terrain includes grass, gravel tracks, mostly flat to undulating with one sharp uphill and downhill. There are log jumps and a water jump.The course is marked with Red & White flags. Go through the ‘gate’ when two flags are set together or up to 5 metres either side if a flag is set alone. Failing to follow correct course may result in disqualification.

Shaw Baton Relay Race Details

1:00pm 4 runners per team:
Senior Women (20-34)
W35+ (Masters Women 35+)
W50+ (Masters Women 50+)
Junior women/youth girls (W-U15 to W-U20)

1:50pm 1km fun run – scratch race (non relay – mass start)
U10 (Boys and girls under 10)

2:00pm 4 runners per team:
G-U13 (Girls Under 13)
G-U11 (Girls Under 11)
B-U13 (Boys Under 13)
B-U11 (Boys Under 11)
U13 (Mixed Under 13)
U11 (Mixed Under 11)

2:50pm 4 runners per team:
Senior Men (20-34),
M40 (Masters Men 35+)
M50 (Masters Men 50+)
Junior men/youth boys (M-U15 to M-U20).