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10 April 2017

23 March 2017

Prize giving

Will be held for each grade directly after your game, please move promptly to the information point (by the rugby club) for prize giving. The winner of the grade will be announced along with each teams MVP and MIP.

Coaches/managers please come and see me after prize giving to get the goodie bags for your team members.

Prize giving times:

Year 2 and 3 @ 4.45pm

Year 4 and 5 @ 5.20pm

Year 6 and 7 @ 5.50pm

Year 8 and 9 @ 6.25pm

17 March 2017

13 March 2017

3 March 2017

27 February 2017

Dear Parents/Caregivers    Your child has shown interest in representing Waitākiri School in the Canterbury Duathlon.  Please carefully read the details below, discus with your child, fill out the permission slip and return to the DROP BOX by the Main office by Monday 6 March.   

WHEN: Monday 27 March  2017

WHERE: Ruapuna Raceway

AGE: As at 1 January 2017.  Children must be 9 years old or over OR in year 5. (limited to 10 children in each age group)

DISTANCES: 9 & 10 Years:  Run 2 km, Bike 6k, Run 1k.

11 & 12 Years: Run 2km, Bike 9k, Run 1k.

Individual entries only…no team events.   

TIME: 8am – 12.30pm (approximate race times not available at this time)

BRIEFING: All competitors must report in and attend the race briefing @ 9.15am at Ruapuna

BRING: Bike, suitable running shoes, water bottles, hats, sunblock, warm clothing, NZ safety standards approved helmet (clearly name it please).  Please ensure all long hair is tied back.

UNIFORM: Your child will need to wear their school Sports top with suitable running and cycle shorts, suitable socks and shoes, helmet, bike.

(Bikes must be well maintained and suitable for riding this distance as this is the Canterbury Duathlon.   BMX or small children’s bikes are not suitable)

BIKES: Bikes must be left in transition until ALL competitors in all age groups have finished their races.   Failure to do this, may result in disqualification.

SPECTATORS: Please stay in spectators’ areas.  Participants only are allowed on the track.  Assistance other than from race officials and medical personnel will result in disqualification.  No drinks are to be given during the race.

ROAD RULES: All road rules and marshal’s instructions must be observed.  The course will be well marshalled and marked. A car will follow the last runner.  RESULTS: Will be on the following website the day after the event  

CANCELLATION: Will be on above website.  No cancellation date.  Will not be cancelled unless the weather conditions are extreme.

Thank you for your support and co-operation. We will meet with the team prior to the event.   


Yours sincerely


Roanne Riordan, Sport Administrator




(please return to the DROP BOX by the MAIN OFFICE by Monday 6 March)


My child:__________________________________________ of Studio:_______________Aged:_____(as at 1 January 2017) has my permission to participate in the Canterbury Duathlon on Monday 27 March.


I am able to assist with setting up BEFORE or AFTER the event (please delete one)


I am able to manage the team on the day YES/NO (please delete one)


I can provide transport for _____ children to and from Ruapuna Park.  I am able to take _____(number) bikes.


I confirm that my car has a current warrant of fitness and is registered, and that I hold a current driver’s license.


I will ensure that the children: Will use shoulder seatbelts

Will get out of the car on the footpath side

Will not travel in the rear of a station wagon

Will not sit in the front seat of a vehicle fitted with airbags

I will: supervise the children until they rejoin their group

go to the arranged meeting point

not provide food for any of the other children under my supervision


Parents name:_____________________________________________________Mobile:_________________________________________



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