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OW and OX win again

OW and OX win again

Although not as dominant as at the Jamieson, Old Wesley still ran out comfortable winners of this year’s Dyson Relay, with their men recording five of the ten fastest individual times. Old Xaverians won the women’s race, while Sean Guiney (OH) and Sally Naylor (OW) had the fastest overall individual times. The race results are behind the “APSOC from 2013″ link.

Premier team just pipped in 8k cross country

Premier team just pipped in 8k cross country

In difficult warm conditions and on the toughest of courses, APSU’s men were unlucky not to win the premier division men’s competition, falling just 10 points short of Box Hill. Jack Holden starred to finish 7th, while David Rooney and Peter Hallgren were in the top 20. Peter was the dominant runner in the 40+ division. Link to the APSU results above.

No more invitation entries!

No more invitation entries!

At its meeting on Monday 2 May 2016, the Executive of APSOCAAA Inc. unanimously determined that from 3 May 2016, the Association would not extend invitations to runners to compete in events. All intending runners must register in accordance with the registration instructions set out on this website and comply with the time limit stated for registration.

Dodgshun down but not out

Dodgshun down but not out

One of APSOC’s most dedicated runners, Peter Dodgshun (OS), sent a scare through his friends by collapsing and requiring medical attention after the warm and windy Orchard 10k. Fortunately there were five doctors on hand to assist! After a night in hospital, the diagnosis was simple heat exhaustion and Pete has been given the all clear to resume running. Meanwhile, Sam Doble (SK) continued his great improvement this season to win on handicap by a …..Read more

Training partners close again

Training partners close again

Adam Pyke and Steve Knuckey are training partners and best mates. And in all three of their races so far this season, Adam has finished ahead of Steve by just a few seconds. It happened again in the Churchill Park 6k. There were many other good performances on the day, with long time APSOC members Jeff Steven (6k) and Peter Pang (12k) taking the handicap honours. Results are behind the “APSOC from 2013″ tab.

Second date change now confirmed

Second date change now confirmed

Late changes to Athletics Victoria’s event dates have necessitated two amendments to the APSOC calendar. As previously announced, the Williamson 5k will now be held on Saturday 23 July. The second date change is the Brighton-by-the-Sea 9k, which will now take place on Saturday 13 August. The Calendar page has been updated to incorporate these changes.

Medals galore at Jells Park

Medals galore at Jells Park

APS United’s new look premier division team won silver in round 1 of XCR ’16, going down by just 11 seconds to Box Hill. The M40 team went one better, dominating its grade to win by 5 minutes. There were strong team results in other grades, giving APSU a great start to the AV season. Results are found behind the APSU by year or event tabs.

Calendar date changes

Calendar date changes

Due to two late changes to Athletics Victoria’s XCR dates (the Road 10k and Ekiden Relay), the Williamson has been switched to Saturday 23 July and the date of Brighton-by-the-Sea is under review. Go to the Calendar page to see a full up to date listing of all APSOC and AV events for 2016.

Old Wesley dominates Jamieson

Old Wesley dominates Jamieson

Old Wesley’s men filled six out of the top seven places, as well as providing the winning woman (Anna Kasapis) and handicap winner (Steve Knuckey), at the Jamieson 5k. Only the Old Xaverians women could break the OW stranglehold on the event by winning the women’s team competition. Follow the “Results from 2013″ link to see the full results.

2016 registrations now open

2016 registrations now open

Registrations for the upcoming 2016 winter season are now open. Please follow the instructions behind the “Register” tab. It is most important, if you have used the online registration system before, that you register as a returning athlete.

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