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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol 6, No. 6. May 26, 1943

The Afternoon After

The Afternoon After

Hang-overs from Tournament Ball were in evidence at Worser Bay on the 8th of May, when heavy-eyed harriers lined up for the start of the Novice Race. They were even more noticeable when the same harriers dragged their protesting bodies back to the finishing post. The race was won by Doug. Olsen with a margin of about 300 yards in very good time. (No. Doug, didn't go to the ball.) Second place was filled by an experienced novice, Peter de la Mare, while the third man home was Twoomey. There is an unofficial report circulating that our club captain has made a vow never to stay up after 9 p.m. before a race again, and to abstain from drinking dry ginger ale.

The previous week the club took part in this season's official opening ceremony of the Wellington Centre held at Lyall Bay. Quite a sprinkling of green singlets showed up during the combined run, and judging by appearances Varsity should hold its own in inter-club events this year.

Our last run was held in Johnson-ville and for it we combined with the Brooklyn Club. In keeping with the best harrier traditions the slow pack were successful in losing the trail and returned home by a very short cut, to their great satisfaction.