19 Aug 2022

Friday 19 August 2022

James McGuire (Year 12, Averill) competed last weekend at the North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Champs (Epsom Teachers College/Woodhill Forest) and this weekend at the National Secondary Schools Orienteering Champs (Manurewa/Waiuku). 

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James achieved his goals of top 5 finishes at North Islands and top 10 finishes at Nationals in the Senior Boys events.  His results were:

North Islands

Long Distance event:  3rd place

Sprint race:  4th place


Long Distance event: 6th place

Sprint race: 9th equal

As the only competitor from Kings College, James also teamed up with two top runners from individual schools for the Senior Boys relay event at the Nationals as a composite team.  Teaming up with Eddie Swain from Waimea College, Nelson and Riley Croxford from Motueka College. they had a great team run and were third fastest overall.