CWD 28th May 2022
EDITORIAL REPORT FOR CWD Saturday 28th May 2022
By Chris Clough
Sundays run at Waratahs was a relay event attracting 42 runners, involving 6 x 1km laps per team pair, with each member of the team completing 3 laps each. Each pair for the relay event was chosen at random on the morning of the run. Running around the footy field, being entertained by dog obedience training and the Orange Tigers preparing for their respective matches.
The relay results were broken down into 2 categories, fastest team, and fastest teams with handicap adjusted.
Fastest relay team (overall):
1st Jack Daintith and Amy Robinson 22:08
2nd Chris Clough and Alison Spurway 25:26
3rd Tim Robinson and Juste Kucinskaite 26:24
Fastest relay team (handicap adjusted):
1st Zoe Finlay and Gary Taylor 1:01:26
2nd Charlotte Meiring and Kim Roweth 1:08:42
3rd Paige Alexander and Maxwell Horne 1:09:08
52 Cold resistant runners came to our Wednesday run, a cold and windy afternoon for all our members around Elephant Park completing 1, 2 or 3 laps. Top three males were Jack Daintith 9:59, Luke Hockey 10:19, Hugh Daintith 12:10. The top three females were Nicola Blore 12:31, Bec Davis 12:36, Amy Robinson 13:45.
Personal bests were recorded this week by Kim Roweth, 17 seconds, Bec Davis, 9 seconds and Jessica Curran, 11 seconds.
Achievement medals awarded this week were Paige Alexander with 25 runs and Angus Finlay with 25 runs. Well done to you both and keep up the great work. Together we achieve individual goals.
This Sunday’s run is at CSU (Charles Sturt University) There will be a mass start at 8:30 for all attending members.
An Important announcement, As of the 1st June Elephant Park runs will have a new start time of 4:35pm, with the reintroduction of announcements followed by a mass start at 4:45pm. These changes are being made as we move forward from the effects of Covid-19. All participants must be finished by 5:30.For those who placed orders for uniforms, they are ready to be picked up. All uniforms can be collected from any Wednesday or Sunday run.
A congratulations goes to Kinisha Roweth who was the winner of the $200 for ‘Bring a friend’ which has been running for the last few weeks. This event promotes current club members to bring new people to ORC club runs to experience them and get a feel for what the club has to offer.
A big thank you to Alison Spurway for organising the clubs newly restarted series of trail runs. For the 19 humans, 5 dogs and sausage dog we thank you sincerely and look forward to the next one! The course was 7km of hills and fabulous scenery to reward everyone’s efforts.
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