Mount Aspiring College runner Samantha Burke will be looking
to improve on last year's top-five placing and claim a podium
finish at the national secondary schools cross-country
championships in Rotorua tomorrow.
It is only a matter of time before more Dunedin athletics
clubs are forced to merge and some are likely to join forces
sooner rather than later, the boss of Athletics Otago says.
Athletics writer Damian George reports.