|THE WINNING SHAW BATON RELAY UNDER 14 BOY TEAM 2013 (SEAN HEWITT, NIKOLAI ALLEN, LOGAN SLEE, THOMAS STRAWBRIDGE)|
Trentham United Harriers Juniors
Trentham United Harriers Club Rooms
Trentham Memorial Park
(Barton Road entrance)
TRENTHAM UNITED HARRIERS JUNIORS
HARRIERS IS A WINTER SPORT, WE RUN RAIN OR SHINE. SO PLEASE DRESS ACCORDINGLY TO THE WEATHER CONDITIONS. POLYPROPLENES ARE A GOOD OPTION. ALSO SOMETHING WARM TO PUT ON AFTER YOUR RUN IS A MUST.
Our first interclub event of the season was… Shaw Baton Relays
Saturday 27 April (1pm – 4pm), Battle Hill Farm Park, Paekakariki Hill Road, Pauatahanui.
Cross country running relay with 2km laps - 6 laps for the mens grades, 4 laps for the womens and kids grades &1km scratch race for 9 year olds and unders.
The course was traditional cross country terrain includes grass, gravel tracks, mostly flat to undulating with one sharp uphill and downhill. Log jumps and a water jump.
WELL DONE TO EVERYONE WHO COMPETED ON AT THE SHAW BATON RELAY.
WHETHER YOU WERE IN A TEAM OR RUNNING IN THE U9 RACE YOU ALL DID YOUR YOURSELVES & YOUR CLUB PROUD.
YOU ALL SHOWED SUCH GREAT SPORTSMANSHIP.
IT WAS GREAT TO SEE SO MANY OF OUR NEW FAMILIES PARTICIPATING
THANK YOU TO THOSE RUNNERS WHO RAN UP A GRADE WITH PRIDE
THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE PARENTS WHO HELPED WITH TIMEKEEPING & MANAGING,ETC. So very much appreciated.
REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN, WE WELCOME NEW MEMBERS & THEIR FAMILIES. COME JOIN US IN SOME FUN.
TU5 TEAM 2ND PLACE IN GIRLS U12 (Charlotte Floodsmith Ryan, Tuuaari Topp, Sam Mackinder, Kate Thompson)
TU8 TEAM 1ST PLACE IN BOYS U14 (Nikolai Allen, Thomas Strawbridge, Logan Slee, Sean Hewitt)
ABOUT OUR JUNIOR DIVISION
Our Junior Division caters for competitive young runners who are willing to improve their fitness and ability. From beginners through to elite competitors we aim to support all members to achieve their individual goals.
We compete at all interclub races and set a high standard in club representation. Our junior members, at all levels, are encouraged to compete at these interclubs events and also the Wellington Cross Country and Road Championship events. This gives them race experience where they are able to practise learned racing strategies.
Our club prides itself in the high level of comradeship our young runners show towards each other, many great friendships have been made.
Our Junior Division is managed and coached by Darryl Robinson with the assistance of David Hood, Kurt Jacques and Maria Allen( Junior website).
Darryl has many years experience and provides advice on levels of fitness, race planning and preparation, nutrition and setting goals. He coaches the primary, intermediate and college runners through their school, inter-school, inter-provincial, through to National and international competitions.
The Trentham United Harrier Club Season for 2013 begins on 6th April through to 21st September 2013 for the Juniors. Finishing with prizegiving
Darryl coaches the majority of the Junior Division all year round and provides an extra Tuesday training to do this. Commitment to the club and to the group is an expectation. Many of this groups runners are also competitive in athletics so rely on Darryl’s expertise and experience on the track to coach them through the summer athletic season for school, regional, national and international competitions. Please talk to Darryl if you are interested in being part of Tuesday’s group as well.
This group is a wonderful, dynamic, fun and competitive bunch of young runners who push their limits above their own expectations, gaining greater fitness, strength, speed and endurance for competition, other sport and personal gain.
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