Sunday, 22 April 2018

Cross Country Thursday 3rd May

On Thursday 3rd May we will be holding the St Francis of Assisi School Cross Country, at 9.35 am. The whole school will participate in this event, and it will be held at Walter Park - Mairehau.

The students will be walking to and from the event. We will be departing school at 9.00 am and returning at 12.30 pm, for lunch. Students will take with them a drink bottle and some snacks. Other optional items to include for the day are a sunhat and extra layers of clothing. Students are expected to come to school in their PE uniform on the day of the event.
Students will race in their year groups and will run the distances shared below. From this event we will select a Year 5- 8 St Francis of Assisi Cross Country Team, to compete at the North Zone Cross Country on Wednesday May 16.

The following is an approximate timetable, however please be aware this can run ahead or behind schedule on the day:
9.00am: Walk to Walter Park
9.30am: Race briefing

9.35am: Year 8 Boys   3km
9.45am: Year 8 Girls   3km
9.55am: Year 7 Boys    3km
10.05am: Year 7 Girls  3km
10.15am: NE - Year 1 Boys 500m
10.25am: NE - Year 1 Girls 500m
10.35am: Year 2 Boys  500m
10.45am: Year 2 Girls  500m
10.55am: Year 4 Boys  1.5km
11.05am: Year 4 Girls  1.5km
11.15am: Year 4 Boys  1.5km
11.25am: Year 3 Boys  1.5km
11.35am: Year 3 Girls  1.5km
11.45am: Year 5 Boys  2km
11.55am: Year 5 Girls  2km
12.00pm:  Year 6 Boys  2km
12.05pm:  Year 6 Girls  2km
12.15pm: Walk back to school

If you have any questions about any of this, please feel free to email 
Feel free to join us to help support and encourage the children at this event!

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