On Thursday 3 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
Attached is an image of the course that the children will run
Parents are welcome and we would love your support at Walter Park to encourage our runners.
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