Jul 23, 2015
Old Xaverians turned the tables on Old Wesley to win the fourth premiership race of the season, the Hooley Relay, leaving the two clubs dead level on points. This means that the division 1 teams premiership will now be decided at the Cooke-McClelland on 22 August. Dan Young and Alexandra Paterson led their teams to victory with the fastest times (and hence course records) at the new venue at Nortons Park. Results are found behind the …..Read more
Jul 20, 2015
At the Sandown Road Relay, APS United’s division 1 team was well in the race after fast legs by Guiney, De Luca, Schwerkolt and Holden. Unfortunately Simon Hurt’s foot injury flared during his leg and APSU lost a number of places. The team remains locked in a tight battle to stay in division 1. Sandown results can be found via the Results menu.
Jul 6, 2015
There were many well known names amongst the winners at this year’s Lodge Handicaps, including Emma Somerville (OG), who won the 8k for the second year in a row, a rare achievement. Mark De Luca achieved another rare feat by overtaking the entire 16k field to win, as well as running the fastest time. Full results are behind the APSOC from 2013 tab.
Jul 1, 2015
Mark De Luca has starred for APS United in recent races and he was the club’s leading runner at the Victorian 10k Championships at Albert Park. Many runners took advantage of the excellent conditions to record fast times. Mark Purvis and Doug Lee scored a quinella in the M55+ division, winning gold and silver medals. Full results are behind the APSU results tabs.
Jun 22, 2015
It was titanic battle between Old Wesley, Old Xaverians and Haileybury in this year’s Dyson Relay. After three legs, just 13 seconds separated the three teams. OX led at the last change, but Kevin Craigie stormed home to give OW a win by 34 seconds. OX gained some satisfaction, however, by again dominating the women’s race. Adam Pyke (OW) and Alex Paterson (OX) were again the speediest man and woman. Full results are behind the APSOC …..Read more
Jun 18, 2015
Bundoora Park was the scene of an outstanding team performance by APS United’s men’s division 1 team in the Victorian 12k Cross Country Championships. APSU finished second behind the strong Box Hill squad, equalling the club’s best ever division 1 result. Holden, Chapman, Hallgren and De Luca led the way, with Field and Ant Rickards not far behind. Our M40 team continued its unbeaten streak, winning by a large margin. Hallgren, Rickards, Schwerkolt, Purvis and Lee …..Read more
Jun 9, 2015
Adam Pyke (OW) and Alex Paterson (OX) share initials, and they also shared the spoils at the McPhail 8k by being the first male and female finishers. Athena Johnson (OX) won her first ever medallion in a female-dominated sealed handicap event, where the first six finishers were women. Full results are behind the “APSOC from 2013″ tab.
Jun 5, 2015
Peter Hallgren was the fastest M40+ runner in a strong field at the AV 15k Road championships, and he combined forces with Tom Rickards and Luke Goodman to bring the APSU M40 team its third win in succession this season. Mark De Luca capped a fine return to competition with a strong 16th placing in the open field. Full results are behind the APSU by year or event tabs.
May 25, 2015
Sublime running conditions greeted runners for this year’s Graham Wise Mini Marathons, pushing the total number of entrants in the three races close to 100. Interestingly, the half marathon was more popular than the 10k option. Performance of the day was Adam Pyke’s 15:01 in the 5k, breaking the course record by more than a minute. Results are behind the “APSOC from 2103″ tab.
May 18, 2015
The Old Xaverians had a very good day at the Williamson, winning almost everything – all three team divisions, plus the sealed handicap prize (Matthew Clarke). Only Kevin Craigie (OW) and Karen Thorp (SK), with the fastest men’s and women’s times, prevented a clean sweep of the awards by OX. OX’s division 1 win puts them level with Old Wesley at the top of the teams premiership table. Go to the “APSOC from 2013″ tab for …..Read more