Jun 29, 2014
After a somewhat lean period for their club, it was good to see plenty of OGC green singlets out on the Yarra path for the Lodge 16/8k Handicaps, with Emma Somerville winning the 8k handicap event. There were too many winners across the two events to list them all here, but you’ll find the full results behind the APSOC from 2013 tab.
Jun 22, 2014
APS United athletes continued their run of medal successes in round 4 of the XCR ’14 series at Bundoora Park, but had to be content with minor placings. Luke Goodman (M45), Heather Danks (W45) and Margaret Fitzgerald (W50) all won silver medals in their respective age divisions, while Doug Lee (M55) and Geoff Holden (M60) won bronze. APSU’s M40 squad (Gasson, Tremayne, Goodman) had our most successful teams result, finishing second despite missing several of …..Read more
Jun 15, 2014
Ten Old Caulfield Grammarians ran by invitation at Haileybury yesterday as the first step towards the admission of their club as the eleventh and final affiliate member of APSOC. This was a particularly impressive first up effort, as it meant that the Caulfield Grammarians fielded more runners than seven of our established clubs! The unusually early starting time for this year’s event affected the size of the field, with all clubs bar Old Xaverians being unable …..Read more
Jun 15, 2014
You can find out how your club is faring in the APSOC Club Championships and see who is doing well in the various Athlete of the Year categories by following the links Results-Awards-Club Championships 2014 and Results-Awards-Athlete of the Year 2014.
Jun 1, 2014
Matt Bayley led the APSU charge at Brimbank Park by finishing in a creditable 5th place in the men’s 16k. Paul Wilson made it back to back wins in the M45+ age group. 25 APSU runners took advantage of the benign conditions. Results are behind the APS United by year and event tabs. Facebook pictures are at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.805507699460650&type=1
May 26, 2014
Haileybury became the second women’s team to upset the mighty OX women’s squad this season with a win in the Dyson Relay. Meanwhile Old Wesley made it two Dysons in a row in the open race. Alex Rowe (SK) and Sarah Lester (OS) ran the fastest individual legs. Go to the APSOC from 2013 tab for the full results.
May 22, 2014
Runners journeyed to Lardner Park, Warragul, for the second race of the XCR ’14 series. The Lardner Park course is a testing one, but it was much drier than usual this year. Four APSU athletes took full advantage of the conditions to win State medals – Paul Wilson (1st M45), Paris Street (2nd U16), Margaret Fitzgerald (2nd W50) and Andrew Scott (3rd M40). Follow the APS United by year or event results links to see …..Read more
May 15, 2014
In an unprecedented event, there was no wind battering the runners at Albert Park Lake during the Orchard 10k Handicap. The morning rain cleared to perfect conditions and Andrew Krumins (OS) and Lauren Morrison (OX) took full advantage to record the day’s fastest times. Stu Jacobson (OH) , a multiple handicap winner over the last few years, did it again to be first across the line. The handicapper may need to look into this. Full …..Read more
May 6, 2014
XCR ’14 round 1 was the Cross Country Relay Championships at Jells Park. APS United fielded a new look team, with three runners in the top men’s team aged under 20. In a strong performance, APSU finished sixth in division 1, with Matt Bayley, Luke Mathews (pictured left) and Jack Holden running very fast times. The team’s time was an APSU club record at Jells Park. The women finished ninth in division 1, while our …..Read more
Apr 28, 2014
The Berwick Hare & Hounds is APSOC’s truest cross country course. It features hills, fences, rough ground and more hills. Runners who complete the race feel a strong sense of accomplishment regardless of their time. Kuniko Bowden (OW) was a popular handicap winner, while Luke Mathews (SK) became the second runner this season to record a fastest time on debut and Julie-Ann Undrill (OW) continued her winning form. If you click on the heading to …..Read more