NZ Secondary Schools Cross Country

CBHS Cross Country Team

The New Zealand Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships were held in Nelson on 18th – 19th June. Injury and illness again impacted the squad number but 17 athletes attended the event.

Year 9

Dardy, Oakley and Henry

29th – Dardy Harrington / 36th = Henry Sevier / 60th – Oakley Blackburn

The 3-man team placed 6th, a great effort by these boys.


Cooper Wightman – 6th / Max Aldridge – 16th / Mark Weir – 45th / Joel Allott – 52nd / Zavier Toaolamai-Holden – 97th / Will Allott – 101st

3 man team – placed 4th

6 man team – placed 4th

Some great efforts by this team, with superb runs by Cooper and Max in particular. So close to a podium finish in both teams events


Tram O’Callaghan – 34th / Josh Loose – 46th / Phonse Carroll – 68th / Will Mcmeeken – 78th / Josh Tonga – 82nd / Will Saunders – 141st / Henry Rumball – 152nd

6 man team placed 6th.

Juniors – Max, Mark, Cooper, Will, Joel and Zavier

Some great runs here over a tough 6km. Special mention to the team captain Tram O’Callaghan with a very meritorious 34th placing

Josh Tonga, Josh Loose, Tram and Will