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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 2, No. 10. June 14, 1939



Varsity sent two teams of four men each to Dannevirke on Saturday to compete in a 61 mile race there. The course covered was of 2 laps, with a lot of road in parts, but some good open country for the rest of the distance. Of the seven clubs represented In the A and B grades. Varsity was placed fourth in the A and fifth in the B grade. The best performance in the A grade was given by Scrymgeour, who finished fourth. Newall also ran well to fill thirteenth place, with O'Flynn and Burge in the twenties.

In the B grade field of about 60 starters. de la Mare ran well all the way, finishing in the first ten. Palmer started well but fell back In the second lap. Brewer was second man home in the team, being in the early twenties.