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Fundraising Run For Waihi College Aims For 100kms

Fundraising Run For Waihi College Aims For 100kms

Posted July 30, 2021

Waihi’s Nigel Neame is getting up early in the morning and challenging himself to run 100 kms (26 laps) around the Waihi Pit Rim to highlight a fundraiser for the Waihi College Year 7 and Year 8 Girls Basketball Aims Team.

Nigel’s daughter and several of her friends play in the team and

because he’s a keen runner Nigel was thrown the challenge from a couple of motivated team mums pull on his running shoes for a big one tomorrow, Saturday July 31.

The Aims Sports Event is coming up in Tauranga in September. It runs from the 4th to the 10th and all funds raised will help to cover uniforms, travel, accommodation and Nigel said it would be great to have a little left over to make it something the team will really remember.

A Give A Little Page has been started and is doing well but every little bit helps.

Nigel is going to run the 100 kms all in one go, starting early in the morning on Saturday, July 31st. Supporters are welcome to run alongside and join in to run a few laps.

Nigel said he’ll be starting from the PumpHouse about 4.30 am and he’s expecting to still be running well into the afternoon. A support crew will be there during the run if anyone wants to head along and make a donation on the day.

Any businesses or people who want to make a donation can also visit the givealittle page. All donations greatly appreciated!–edb0Xtat4e8