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Sunday April 20th, 2008

Lionel Fox Relays

Rain and hail storms on Friday signaled the beginning of the cross country season. With most of the bad weather over by Saturday morning the conditions at Woodend Beach for the Lionel Fox Relays were fine and cool with firm damp sand under foot.

Olympic got the winter season off to a fine start, placing first in the Masters Men 4x5km relay. The Team of Ron McTaggart, David Macdonald, Clive Kitchingman and Kevin Papps finished in a time of 1:10:54, a good 21 seconds ahead of Port Hills.

Olympic Masters Men B Team, Greg Clark, Murray Smith, Ron Stevens and John Kerrison, also ran the 4x5km relay and finished in 1:27:46.

The Olympic Masters Women, Margaret Flanagan, Kaye Bulbrook, Carol Glub, Ronalda Reid, ran the 4x2.5km relay. They were the only masters women team entered at this distance and finished in a time of 47:40.
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Monday March 24th, 2008

2008 Opening Day Run

Club Opening Day Run is on Saturday 5th April at the Somerfield Community Centre, Studholme Street, 1:45pm. Friends and new members warmly welcome.


Monday March 24th, 2008

A Baby Girl for Matt and Ruth

Congratulations to Matt and Ruth. A beautiful baby girl, Ruby - born on Wednesday 12 March, 8lbs plus.

Ruth and Ruby


Monday February 18th, 2008

Olympic Harrier and Athletic Club AGM

Notice is hereby given that the Olympic Harrier and Athletic Club, 2008 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 4th March at the Cashmere Club, Hunter Terrace, Christchurch at 7:30pm. Make a difference - support your Club. Your fresh new ideas and initiatives will be warmly welcome.


Saturday January 12th, 2008

Records for Ron

Long standing Olympic Club Member Ron Stevens began running in 1954, with more than half a century of running under his belt Ron's motivation, competitiveness, team spirit and comaraderie of the sport have never wavered. Most recently Ron has broken the New Zealand record for M75 in both the 5000m (21:50:57) and 10000m (44:11:76) track events. You can read a full interview Ron gave via email earlier this year [here...]