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Community runners are welcome to join us. Simply turn up to the information desk at least 30 minutes before your race. Cost is $20 for those 18 & over and $10 for under 18. Community runners are not eligible for championship medals.
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Daniel Balchin

2022 Male Cross Country Champion


This championship race serves to  identify the local champions, as well as acting as the selection race for the National Champs.
It is the pinnacle race for the Cross Country season.

The race is open to all competitors, but those wishing
to be considered for selection to the Canterbury team to compete at the National Cross Country Championships will need to be an Athletics NZ registered member.

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The Selectors have provided the following for athletes wishing to be considered for Canterbury team selection. Athletes will need to:

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Derislywood Jubilee Challenge Cup - Open Men Individual 

 Interclub Harrier Championship Cup - Open Men's Team (6 to count)
Frank Sharp Trophy - Masters Men Individual
 Ivan Hawkey Trophy - Masters men team ( 4 to count)

F D Kesteven Cup - Men U20 Individual

 Eric L Cordery Cup - Men U20 Team ( 4 to count)

J R Clarke (1960) Trophy - Men U18 Individual

 H L Spark Cup - Boys U16 Individual

 I D Grieg Trophy - Boys U14 Individual

 North Canterbury Cup - Boys U12 Individual​

Rawson Trophy - Open Women Individual

Veteran Women Trophy - Masters Women Individual
 Ivan Hawkey Trophy - Masters Women Team (4 to count)

 Palermo Trophy -  Women U18 Individual

Canterbury Championship Trophy - Girls U16 Individual
R Forscutt Trophy - Girls U14 Individual

Lorna Overend from the  Ladies Pioneer Harrier club played a significant role in promoting running among young women. In her memory $100 is awarded annually to the winners of the Canterbury Cross Country Championships grades for the Senior, U20 and U18 women.

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Race Manager 

John Gamblin

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027 295 8003

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