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    Athletics at Burnside High School is held in Term One. Athletes compete in various events and those who receive placings have the opportunity to compete against other athletes from various Canterbury schools.

    PHOTO: Daniel Roswell competing at National Secondary Schools 2016

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Athletics Results
by Theresa Smith - Friday, 10 March 2017, 10:10 AM
New Record
Congrats to Cam Clarke who broke the 1976 Junior Boys 3000m record of 9.57.9 by 0.9secs. The new stands at 9.57.00. 

Under 14 Girls:
1st - Anna Kenworthy
2nd - Ashley Farrell
3rd - Mia Suzuki
Under 14 Boys:
1st - Cornelius Kaufiti
2nd - Daffyd Spratt
3rd - Milan ...
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National Secondary Schools Athletics 2016
by Sandra Pooch - Monday, 12 December 2016, 9:57 AM

A busy but excellent three day competition in Auckland December 2nd, 3rd and 4th

Ryan Sutherland 10SBDW won Gold in the 800m and followed this up with a Silver in the 400m. Ryan had a full on schedule with three rounds of 800m,three rounds of 400m, 4 x 100m relay and 4 x 400 relay.

Charlotte Blair 13WAJ showed that her gold medal last year was not a one off but this time was narrowly beaten to win Silver. Charlotte will be joining her brother Tannock in USA on a fantastic scholarship in 2017.

Daniel Roswell 10NMRC set the meet off to a great start with a bronze in the 3000m on Friday.

Every student on the trip achieved a personal best in at least one of their events. In a National Competition with high qualifying standards where to get there is an achievement we can be very proud of all of them.

Angus Bailey 13BKC was injured but gutsed it out for a top ten finish in the road race. Daniel Trenberth 11SWIK was 6th in High Jump Shaun Skilling 12SDES was 6th in 300m Hurdles with Daniel Roswell backing up his 3000 bronze with a 6th in the 4km road race do name a few.

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Silver Medal for Harley Porter
by Theresa Smith - Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 1:47 PM

Harley Porter claims silver at the South Island Secondary Schools Triathlon & Duathlon Championships held in Oamaru, 6 March. Harley finished 2nd with a overall time of 1:02.34. 

Harley will represent Burnside at the NZ Schools Triathlon Champs held in Queenstown, April 6-8.

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2016 Canterbury Championships Results
by Theresa Smith - Monday, 21 March 2016, 10:48 AM

Great performances from the 2016 Canterbury Championships held at Rawhiti.

Angus Bailey - 1st in the 1500m by 16.5 seconds and backed it up with a 1st in the steeplechase. This was Angus's 5th year representing Burnside High School at these events.

Ryan Sutherland won both the 400m and 800m.

Judd Cargin - 1st in the long jump with a PB of 6m 2, better than the school record.He also came 2nd in the 200m and 3rd in the 400m.

Eva Rewir broke her own Canterbury Record ...
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Canterbury Results
by Sandra Pooch - Monday, 24 March 2014, 8:53 AM

Attached are the Canterbury Results 2014

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Canterbury Athletics 2014
by Sandra Pooch - Thursday, 20 February 2014, 10:01 AM

The Canterbury Athletics Championships take place on Tuesday 18th and Saturday 22nd March. Please email Mrs Pooch if you need any extra information.

Meeting Friday 21st February at lunchtime 

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Tuesday Prelims 12th March 2013
by Christa Jellyman - Saturday, 9 March 2013, 5:14 PM

Just a reminder that everyone catching the bus must meet at the front of school (Greers Road) at 7.45am on Tuesday. The bus will be departing at 8am, as traffic will be bad and the competition begins at 9am. 

Anyone who has not collected a singlet/crop top from the Sports Office, can collect one off Mrs Jellyman before catching the bus on Tuesday morning. Anyone wishing to borrow Spikes can do so down at the track on the morning. 

Please ensure you have lots of warm clothing, as the weather is not looking great and it can get very cold down at the domain. 

Any issues, please email Mrs Pooch before Tuesday morning.

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Programme for Finals Day
by Sandra Pooch - Friday, 1 March 2013, 3:02 PM


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Canterbury Athletics
by Sandra Pooch - Friday, 1 March 2013, 2:57 PM

Attached is the information for the Canterbury Athletics Champioships

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South Island Programme of events
by Sandra Pooch - Tuesday, 29 January 2013, 2:25 PM

Attached is the programme of events for South Islands