Cross-country Success at Canterbury Championships

Caption: Nicole at the Cross-country prizegiving. Number 1 in Yr 7 Girls.Nicole at the Cross-country prizegiving. Number 1 in Yr 7 Girls.

In perfect running conditions, the Grammar team, who were part of the Independent Zone, took on the rest of the Canterbury Primary School Zones in cross-country at Halswell Quarry. In a number of unprecedented results, it was an auspicious day.

Nicole and Lucy Vance winning their respective year group race Nicole and Lucy Vance crosscountry and duathlon champions in their respective year groups Nicole following on from Vivien winning the year 7 race Ella Matthews making it into the top ten Finella Guttmann finishing fourth James finishing just outside the top ten The team contributing to the Independent Zone top dominant results.


The results of those finishing in the top ten of their year group is listed below.

Year 5

Jasmine Hooker                      8                      Independent Zone                  5

Year 6

Lucy Vance                              1                      Finella Guttmann                    4

Year 7

Nicole Vance                          1                      Ella Matthews             6

James Lange                           12                    Molly Moffatt             67

Una Kinajil-Reding     AWD   1

Year 8

Isabella Bullen                         26                    Vivien Guttmann        14

Jasper Moss    AWD               1                                 

In the teams event, Independent Zone positions are as follow:

Year 5              Boys                2                                  Girls                             5         

Year 6              Boys                2                                  Girls                             1

Year 7              Boys                1                                  Girls                             1

Year 8              Boys                3                                  Girls                             1


We are proud of our runners and congratulate Jasmine, Lucy and Finella who qualified for the Inter-regional Canterbury Cross-country team. Best wishes to Nicole, Ella, James and Vivien who are going onto the final race on Wednesday 5 July at Roto Kohatu Reserve to qualify in the Inter-regional Canterbury Cross-country team.

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