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Fastest Boys Secondary School in the Wellington region

Hutt Valley High School named Fastest Boys Secondary School in the Wellington region


Sport Wellington has named Hutt Valley High School as the Fastest Boys Secondary School in the Wellington Region to take part in AMI Round the Bays 2014. Hutt Valley High School participated in the annual 6.5km fun run and have been rewarded by the event organisers for their outstanding results.

Held on 23rd February, AMI Round the Bays attracted over 14,000 participants including 358 teams to walk, jog and run their way around Wellington’s inner city bays.

Among the categories awarded were the Fastest Boys and Fastest Girls Secondary School Team.

This is presented to the two fastest schools to complete the 6.5km fun run based on the fastest 5 students in each team. The winning schools received a trophy and had their name engraved on the prestigious Secondary Schools Champions Cup while claiming bragging rights as the fastest schools in Wellington.

This year the title of Fastest Boys Secondary School was awarded to Hutt Valley High School with an average completion time of 23:36mins. The fastest home was Leon Falvey with a time of 21:42mins.

Leon’s time placed him fourth fastest overall of the 8,635 participants in the 6.5km run.

In addition to the secondary schools award, Hutt Valley High School was also named fastest overall team out of the 358 teams to participate in the event. This year was Hutt Valley High Schools first time competing in the event.

Returning Champions Paraparaumu College took out the title of Fastest Girls Secondary School with an average completion time of 35:11mins. Paraparaumu College was also placed as third fastest team overall with an average completion time of 25:30 mins among the 81 students to participate. Yuri Taylor was the first to cross the finish line with a time of 23:25 mins.

The Secondary Schools Competition is run each year at the annual AMI Round the Bays fun run. For more information visit www.amiroundthebays.co.nz.

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