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Hughes Memorial Cross Country, Hawera

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Annual Feilding Moa road trip to the city of Hawera in South Taranaki for this wonderful inter-club cross country event.

Confirm you wish to be entered by emailing club captain Paul Wasley by Wednesday 29th May: feildingmoa@gmail.com. The Club pays all members entries if entered by this date. You can enter on he day, but this is $10 direct to Hawera Harriers

The Hawera Harrier Club would like to invite you to compete in the 60th running of the Hughes Memorial Cross Country Race. Come along and run on one of NZ’s best Cross Country courses, enjoy an amazing afternoon tea and hope for one of our great spot prizes. Merit prizes for all ages also up for grabs.  The event is on Saturday 2nd June, Queens Birthday weekend, so come along and check out South Taranaki – beaches, mountain trails, Tawhiti Museum (a great museum,near Hawera), parks and pools.

Races for all ages and including an excellent Walk event based on estimated time. The Moa uniform has always been well represented and we gain a fair share of the podium too. .

The Entry fee of $7 is paid for by the club on behalf of members – just one of the many benefits of being a member

1:00pm Walkers 4000m
1:00pm Women U20yrs/Snrs/Masters 4000m – new Shield for team winner
1:30pm  Boys & Girls Under 9/U11/U13 years 2000m
1:45pm  Girls U15 & U18 years 3000m
2:05pm  Boys U15 & U18 years 4000m
2:30pm  Men U20yrs/Snrs/Masters 8000m – Hughes Shield for team winner

Age calculated as of 31 December 2019. e.g if you are 12, but turn 13 before 31st December you will compete in the Under-15 grade

 Walkers – Estimated time competition, prize for closest time. Pre-entry. No watches.
 Club uniform must be worn by all competitors.

This year the Hughes Shield will be able to be won by any club (not just Hawera and Energy as it has traditionally been). As well as there is  a Shield for the women’s race. Reigning champions are Feilding Moa. 

Teams of four are required to be eligible for the shield – the fastest four from each club in the U20’s/Snr’s/Masters races will be counted in the team – no need to enter a “team” on paper prior to the race. Teams prizes also awarded in the U15/U18 races.


June 1
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Rob Dabb
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