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Cross County (saver date)

Details

Date:
Thursday May 2
Event Categories:
General, Co-curricular
Class years:
Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

Venue

BDSC Fields
575 Chapel Road, Howick
Auckland, 2016 New Zealand
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Phone:
09-273 2310

A whole school event held on school grounds and nearby streets. Compulsory for Years 9-11.

Cross country counts towards the Whanau Shield and points are gained dependent on your finishing position.


The sequence of events is as follows:

Junior age group is 12-13 years old on 1st Jan 2019

Students in the Junior age group will change into full Health and PE Uniform during Interval in preparation of their event in Period 3; Students must bring their school uniform to school and change into school uniform following the completion of their event; Junior girls run 3 km and boys run 4 km.

Intermediate age group 14-15 years old on 1st Jan 2019

Intermediates will come to school in full Health and PE Uniform in preparation for the event in Period 2; Intermediate boys and girls run 4 km.

Senior age group 16+ years old on 1st Jan 2019

Optional for students, however, we expect our top teams to run. Seniors will change into full Health and PE uniform during Interval in preparation for their event in Period 4. Girls run 4 km and boys run 6 km.

Remember…

  • Correct BDSC PE uniform or Whanau coloured top and PE shorts or sport appropriate shorts if senior students no longer own the PE short.
  • Students should wear trainers or covered shoes! Running in bare feet is not recommended.
  • Students to report promptly to their class first, drop off their bag, check attendance and then report to the start line as soon as possible.
Cross-country lap diagram

Term 3: 22 Jul – 27 Sep
Term 4: 14 Oct – 5 Dec

2020
Term 1: Between 27 Jan (at the earliest); and 7 Feb (at the latest)* – 9 Apr
*Staggered start dates apply for Term 1. Course confirmation for Y12-13 TBC. 
Term 2: 28 Apr – 3 Jul
Term 3: 20 Jul – 25 Sep
Term 4: 12 Oct – No later than 16 Dec

(excludes Netball and Rugby) See below…

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