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Scarecrow Scamper Cross Country 2024

Saturday 8th June 2024

Scarecrow Scamper Cross Country, Saturday 8 June 2024.

Join us for the Scarecrow Scamper Cross Country on Saturday 8 June 2024 at Martin and Jill Bonny’s farm, 297 Tapawera-Baton Road, Tapawera, about 50km/40 minutes drive from Richmond.

Get ready for a traditional rural X-country experience with 3.5km laps that will take you through private farmland, gentle hills and quite possibly some mud!

All ages and abilities of runners and walkers are welcome. We have a shorter 1.7km ‘Rascal Romp’ course for the children and 2 or 3 laps of a longer 3.5km loop course for adults.

Registration is on the farm at the barn from 1pm with the event briefing at 1:45pm. Walkers start at 1:45pm, all Runners start at 2pm.

Bring a plate for the after-party at the farmhouse!

This event is free to everyone, but we encourage participants to join the Waimea Harrier club, as this is a race in their Winter Programme. All ages and abilities of runners and walkers are welcome.

Family Friendly Free


June 8


Register from 1pm, walkers start at 1:45pm, runners at 2pm


Martin and Jill Bonny’s farm
297 Tapawera-Baton Road, Tapawera
Farm is approx 50km / 40mins from Richmond. Follow signage at the farm gate for parking and look out for the Waimea Harrier flag.

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