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Salient. Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Vol. 32. No. 25. October 9, 1969

From the Gym: Harrier Club repeats performance — Finals Fitness

From the Gym: Harrier Club repeats performance

Finals Fitness

The VUW Physical Welfare Staff recommends for finals at least an hour a week of delicious exercise for every unit.

One can try any or all of the following exciting possibilities:

  • • Trampolining: Any time you like, from 8 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.. or part thereof.
  • • Keep Fit Classes from 12-1 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-2 p.m on Fridays.
  • • Dance (Creative) 1-2 Wednesdays. 8 p.m. Thursdays. (Ballroom): 5-6 p.m Tuesdays. 7 p.m. Thursdays.

For fitness training and weight training, advice and schedules are free from the Gymnasium Stall' anytime.

One can also play Badminton. Table Tennis and other sportive tricks at almost anytime.

The Physical Welfare Service provides everything but your presence at the gymnasium.

Thai is the least you can do. which may be a good reason for doing it.

From this special free offer the following is guaranteed:

(1)Greater swot efficiency.
(2)A lasting cure for sleepy-sickness-librariensis.
(3)Enjoyment or money back.
(4)Only brief interruption of study.

Victoria's Harrier (Tub repeated its performance in the 10 mile road champs, by finishing in fifth place in the teams' race in the annual 20 mile Gold Cup event.

With the first live runners in each team home counting for points Vic turned in its best performance for several years by actually having a team finish.

The race which starts from the Trentham racecourse consists of four live-mile laps, roughly half cross-country and-half road.

Entries for the race totalled 135. however, only 110 faced the starter and of this number only 70 odd finished the race.

Victoria actually had 8 competitors in the race but Bob Wilson up on section from Christchurch and Ian Hunt withdrew after two laps.

Vies other withdrawal was its colourful, flambuoyant runner Martyn (Che) Fisher who' was involved in a wee bit of a rumble and had to withdraw from the race after one lap in unusual circumstances.