Sep 16, 2015
Mark de Luca and Xavier Chapman ran in each other’s footsteps for nearly the entire distance of the AV half marathon, with Mark finishing just ahead at the end, but both ran personal best times under 70 minutes and finished in the top 10. They led the APSU division 1 team into 5th place overall. Mark Purvis won the M55+ category. Full results are available via the results tab.
Aug 24, 2015
Old Xaverians have dominated this year’s Cooke-McClelland 8k, winning the division 1 race and thereby securing the teams premiership for 2015. Their women also won and Aidan Woodhouse took the sealed handicap prize. Only Caulfield Grammarians, with their first ever teams win in division 2, interrupted the OX party. Find the race results and the various season award tables via the Results tab.
Aug 10, 2015
Unusually calm conditions greeted runners at Brighton this year. Sam Doble (SK) won his first handicap, while Adam Pyke (OW) and Karen Thorp (SK) continued their domination of the fastest time categories. Old Wesley were the big winners, however, taking out the teams handicap prize. Results are behind the APSOC from 2013 tab.
Aug 5, 2015
No, it’s alright, no call to the fire brigade is required. It’s Xavier Chapman, who has run a superb race for APS United in the AV 16k Cross Country Championships to place 11th in a strong field. Xavier has been in great form of late. Full APSU results can be found via the APSU by year or event tabs.
Aug 4, 2015
Tough weather conditions and an even tougher course greeted the runners at the Berwick Hare & Hounds. This didn’t faze Abbie MacFarlane (OGC), however, who scored a clear cut handicap win. Adam Pyke (OW) and Karen Thorp (SK) continued their dominance as the fastest runners. Results are behind the APSOC from 2013 tab.
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 (both OX) led their respective teams to victory with the fastest times (and hence course records) at the new venue at Nortons Park. Results are …..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