Bernie Portenski Memorial Trophy

Titahi Bay handicapped race on Labour Weekend

Event date: 21/10/2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Export event

We would like to invite you to join us in Titahi Bay for a handicapped race to celebrate the end of the harrier season and to commemorate Bernie Portenski. While Bernie was a staunch Scottish member, she trained with and supported many members from other clubs. The overall winner on handicap will hold the Bernie Portenski Memorial Trophy for a year – we hope to make this an annual event.

We assemble at St Timothy's Presbyterian Church, 16 Te Pene Ave, Titahi Bay from about 1:30pm.
Post-race we return to the church hall for an afternoon tea and prize-giving.
The race starts at 2:05pm on the beach in front of the surf club at Titahi Bay.

For Wellington Scottish members this event also incorporates the Baudinet Cup and associated trophies. 

The race distance is 9.1km with the mixed terrain (road, beach, grass) and the hill in the second half.
Also, please bring a plate to contribute to the afternoon tea.
We hope to see you there so we can celebrate Wellington’s Road and Cross Country Season and the friendly rivalries we all enjoy.

(Thanks to Rowan Grieg for the photo)
Author: Stephen Day
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