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Pegasus parkrun #239 run report Pegasus parkrun #239 run report

Wow!! This just has to be Canterbury’s Premiere Run/Walk Event weekend! Bookended by, first and foremost by parkruns 3 events HAGLEY(207), FOSTER(49) and of course PEGASUS (62) incredible as it may seem 24 members of the same family attended these parkruns, they were from the Unknown family (#DFYB) and on Sunday the iconic Christchurch Marathon event (700+ over the 3 distances). Rangiora was also hosting the 12hr Relay For Life fundraising for the Cancer Society. An ...
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More reps from the NC More reps from the NC

North Canterbury athletes are again shining, with a number selected in high performance squads, or getting top results in national competitions. Waterskiing Another Rangiora High School athlete, Diaz McKay has finished second in the U17 girls' slalom at the New Zealand Waterski Nationals at Lake Wiritoa in Wanganui. Rugby James Mullin, ex Rangiora High School 1st XV player, has been selected in the Crusaders U20 squad. Fletcher Newell and Angus Fletcher, also ex Rangiora High School are in ...
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Swimmers making a splash Swimmers making a splash

North Canterbury secondary school swimmers were making a splash in the pool at the Canterbury Secondary Schools 2021 Swimming Championships. Cassie Taylor topped the podium in the 16-18 girls 50m butterfly, representing Rangiora High School.  Also on the podium were Seth Green, Kaiapoi High School, who finished second in the 12-13 boys 50m freestyle, Jorja Stott, Rangiora High School, second in the 14girls 50m freestyle, and Mason Jenkins, Rangiora High School, second in the 16-18 ...
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Waimak keep the ball rolling Waimak keep the ball rolling

The Waimak CCL men’s team have kept the ball rolling on their early season form with 3 wins from 3 outings. This weekend they defeated Mid Canterbury who had made the trip north to Kendall Park. The home side had a different look with a number of players away over the Easter weekend, and a few injuries. This gave young Zac Winter an opportunity for his first senior start, having debuted last season off ...
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Easter run – Pegasus parkrun #238 Easter run – Pegasus parkrun #238

From our foreign correspondent: Mark Williamson, Forest of Dean parkrun (UK). We were promised a sunny Saturday for Easter and as we all know, the sun always shines on parkrun. In amongst the 89 Easter Bunnies and Chicks we welcomed at least three first timers, there may have been more but three parkmates turned up without a barcode and we all know the rules. #DFYB So it’s welcome to our Global Family - Benjamin BRADY, Rimu ...

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