Oceania Cross Country Championships


DATE:                                       1 August 2009

VENUE:                                     Halswell Park Quarry, Christchurch

PARTICIPATION:                       All Oceania Area Federations are invited to participate

OFFICIAL AIRPORT:                   Christchurch International Airport

ORGANISING MEMBERS:            Athletics New Zealand and Canterbury Cross Country & Road


CONTACT:                                Leanne Asher

                                                Competition & Event Manager

                                                Athletics New Zealand


                                                Phone +64 4 384 6021

                                                Mobile +275 413 211


(Start times subject to confirmation)

Friday 31 July 2009

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm                    Course open for inspection and                Halswell Park Quarry

race packs available for collection

Saturday 1 August 2009

9:00 am                                    Course open for inspection and                Halswell Park Quarry

race packs available for collection

10:00 am                                  Masters Men 35+ 8km

10:40 am                                  Masters Women 35+ 6km

11:10 am                                  Girls 12 2km

11:15 am                                  Boys 12 2km

11:30 am                                  Women 19 6km**

12:30 pm                                  Men 16 6km

  1:15 pm                                  Girls 14 3km

  1:20 pm                                  Boys 14 3km

  1:40 pm                                  Men 19 8km**

  2:15 pm                                  Senior Women 8km**

  2:55 pm                                  Women 16 4km

  3:05 pm                                  Senior Men 12km**

                                                Prize Giving

** Oceania Area Championship titles to be contested only in these grades. Entries are open for all other grades however entry fees, travel and accommodation expenses with be borne by the athlete.


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