Canterbury Athletics held their first cross country event since lockdown, the Shakedown Cross Country, at Ascot Park. The North Canterbury Athletics club had six runners competing, and they all achieved top 10 finishes. The youngest was Alice Barnes, competing in the U14 girls 3.5km event, where she finished 4 th . The best finish went to Jo Ramsay, who won the W40 5km event. John Marshall also picked up a podium finish, with second in the M50 5km race. Paul Brouwers was 7 th in the M40, Haven Drinnan, 9 th in the U18 women’s category, and Nathan Neale, 10 th in the men’s U20.