APSU athletes run hot despite the cold

APSU athletes run hot despite the cold

July 19, 2017

A bitter wind and low temperatures greeted runners at the AV 10 km Road Championships at Albert Park. APSU’s best results were among the women, as Anna Kasapis and Nicole Joseph (on debut) finished high on the field. Janice de Vries and Sam McLean won silver medals in the W40+ and M40+ divisions respectively, and

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M40+ gold at Sandown

M40+ gold at Sandown

July 15, 2017

APS United men’s 40+ team was a convincing winner of its division at the AV Sandown Road Relays. The team of Sam McLean, Mark Frater and Luke Goodman continued APSU’s streak of victories in this division at Sandown. At the other end of the age scale, APSU’s division 1 team was comprised entirely of athletes

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Haileybury wins on home soil

Haileybury wins on home soil

July 7, 2017

Team success has been rare for the club in recent years, but this year’s Williamson 5k saw a narrow win for Haileybury AC in division 1. Haileybury’s success was based on youth, with many students turning out during their term break, including Amy Bunnage, who achieved the remarkable feat of being the fastest female in the field at

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Mini marathons crack the ton

Mini marathons crack the ton

June 27, 2017

Perfect conditions saw more than one hundred runners tackle the Wise Mini Marathons this year. There were high quality performances across the board, with several athletes recording age gradings beyond 80%, the benchmark for “national standard” running. No APSOC athlete has yet scored the “world class” standard of 90%, but there are a few APSOC members who

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M50+ team shows the way

M50+ team shows the way

June 22, 2017

APSU did not fare well in the open age divisions in the 10k cross country at Bundoora Park, but the M50+ team of Schwerkolt, Purvis and Edwards showed how it was done by winning its grade. Results can be found via the “APSU by year” or “APSU by event” tabs.

Like father and mother, like son at the McPhail

Like father and mother, like son at the McPhail

June 15, 2017

This year’s McPhail saw an impressive win by 17 year old James Lightfoot. Still at school, James is the son of David and Lisa, two of APSOC’s greatest runners and winners of numerous events during the 1990’s. David won the McPhail three times and Lisa (nee O’Connell) once. The win by James is the first time in

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    July 29 @ 2:00 pm
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    August 26 @ 2:30 pm
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