School teams enjoy an excellent adventure

Last updated 05:00 11/06/2014

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New Plymouth Girls' High School and New Plymouth Boys' High School adventure racing teams were in outstanding form at Kawerau last weekend.

A total of five teams from the New Plymouth high schools joined another 115 teams competing in the Kawerau Gravity Sports Club six-hour adventure race.

The race involved competitors running and cycling over four legs of the course.

The mountain bike leg was followed by a trek through the forest, another bike leg and several initiatives to finish the gruelling six-hour event.

Four of the New Plymouth teams won their category, the other finishing a creditable second.

Results:

Senior boys: NPBHS - William Adlam, Cory Sutherland, Josh Turner, Sam Evans 1; senior girls: NPGHS - Kerryn Jansen, Demi Simkin, Jamie Patterson, Hannah Weise 2; Senior mixed: NPBHS/NPGHS - Dean Copplestone, Kyle Bachelor, Lisa Newman, Katherine Spencer 1; junior boys: NPBHS - Calum Sutherland, Jack Boon, Danny Jones, Oak Jones 1; junior girls: NPGHS - Nicola Godwin, Isabella Kelly 1.

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