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Wallace Shield 5km Cross-Country Series Race 1

Saturday 6th April 2024

Waimea Harriers WALLACE SHIELD Cross Country Series: 6 April, 20 April and 4 May

Join us on 6 April at Rabbit Island for the first of a fun 3-event, cross-country series with three distances:

Adult & High School Runners: 5k (3 laps)
Walkers: 3.4k (2 laps)
Intermediate/Primary/Kindy Runners: Choice of 1.7k (1 lap) or 2 or 3 laps.

Points are awarded at each event and members of Waimea Harriers compete for the coveted Wallace Shield. These are free events and everyone and all abilities are welcome.

This first event in the series is "Guess your time" - run without watches & phones.

Meet at the “Old Domain” picnic area.

Registration is from 1.45pm. Give your estimated time for running 1.7km, 3.4km or 5km or walking 3.4km at registration. The winner is the person closest to their estimated time.

Race briefing 2.20pm. Race start 2.30pm.

This is also Waimea Harriers Winter Season Opening Day, with a free BBQ to follow the race. Everyone is welcome - you do not need to be a club member. Stay after the race & meet fellow runners and walkers.

Join the club for $40 individual or $60 couple/family at Free for children & youth students.

Family Friendly Free


April 6


Registration is from 1:30pm until 2:15pm / Race briefing 2.20pm / Race start 2.30pm.


Nelson & suburbs, Richmond & surrounds, Mapua / Moutere / Motueka, Tapawera / Wakefield, Richmond


Old Domain area, Rabbit Island
Rabbit Island / Moturoa
Meet at the Beach car park area, Old Domain, Rabbit Island.

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