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Pegasus parkrun #240 run report Pegasus parkrun #240 run report

The weather seemed to be holding for the start of Pegasus parkrun #240 today, however a rain squall came over as the first runners reached the 2km mark on the out and back course. Fortunately, the rain did not last long, and we were treated to a spectacular rainbow over Lake Pegasus and the suspension bridge. We are quite lucky that the Geoffrechaun was not in attendance today – who knows what might have ...
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Tight start to the rugby competition Tight start to the rugby competition

The Kaiapoi rugby team faced Ohoka at home in the first round of the Canterbury Country Combined competition. Ohoka got off the mark first, but Kaiapoi were able to assert their dominance to win 31-12 in the end. Glenmark Cheviot had 6 debutants, Andrew Hull, Ben Renton, Ollie Sproat, Heath Cruickshank, Blair Norton, and Briarly Brown, for their match against Oxford. Glemark Cheviot got out to an 11-0 lead by halftime, and a fairly even ...
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Senior League underway Senior League underway

The Bulldogs Presidents grade kicked off the season at Murphy Park with their match against Hornby played in good spirits.  But it was the clash of the titans to start the season for the Premiers and Reserves, who faced the Linwood Keas, in a repeat of last year's final. The Keas are chasing their 6th consecutive title. The Bulldogs were certainly up for the game at Nga Puna Wai, with Nick Wain racking up his ...
Pai Wynard competing at the 2021 South Island Secondary Schools Championships

Performances in track and field Performances in track and field

North Canterbury Secondary Schools athletes picked up six South Island Secondary School titles over the weekend, with another three titles going to North Canterbury Athletics Club members. Pai Wynyard from Kaiapoi High School is the U16 boys 1500m and 3000m champion. Zack Lappin from Rangiora New Life School is junior boys para javelin and discus champion, as well as getting 3rd in the 400m. Jess Hendren from Rangiora High School is U16 girls high ...
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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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