Jason Paisley (OX) capitalised on his recent great form by winning this year’s McPhail 8k. Fastest woman was again Michaela Parsons (OH), who is unbeaten this season. Norma Gonzalez (OC) was a popular sealed handicap winner.
APS United fielded teams in five men’s divisions at the AV 8k Cross Country Championships, and four of them won – divisions 2, 4, 7 and M40! The event also incorporated overage State Championships, and Ant Rickards (M45) and Mark Purvis (M60) duly won their age groups, with Mark Frater winning a bronze medal in
Julie-Anne Undrill (OW) has been training the house down lately and it has paid off with a handicap win in this year’s Orchard 10k at Albert Park Lake. James Lightfoot (OS) and Michaela Parsons (OH) were the fastest male and female finishers.
Last year, Matt Clarke smashed the APSOC Tan record by running 10:45.71. This year, he ran precisely 0.11 seconds quicker to lower the record to 10:45.60. Despite this and another sub-11 mins run by David McNeill, Old Xavs had to be content with second place behind Old Wesley in the teams event, although they could
It may be an unusual format to have three different races going at the one time, but the Wise-Findlay Mini Marathons are proving to be a hit with our female runners, who filled more than 40% of the placings. In the 5k event, there were 23 men and 21 women.
Round 1 of XCR ’19 saw APS United field seven teams in the Cross Country Relays at Jells Park, and all performed well. Four of these teams won medals in the overage divisions, with the W40+ team taking gold by a large margin. Go to Results – APS United by Year or Event tabs to
Harrison Carr (OS) was the second last runner to set off in the Berwick Hare & Hounds, but ran through the field to be the first to finish, thereby winning the handicap, as well as recording the fastest time. Michaela Parsons (OW) was again the fastest female and the fourth runner across the line.
In a major upset to launch the 2019 APSOC season, Old Scotch has won its first Jamieson teams race since 2002, with its team members having an average age of 17 years. Three of the team were not yet born when OS had its last win. Old Xavs also had a good day, with its
An excellent opportunity exists for an individual to become the official APSOC Race Co-Ordinator. This important role will require the person to be available for approximately there hours each race day (see schedule of events for dates and times). Duties will include setting up the scanning station, scanning runners’ tags at the beginning and end of the
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APS United capped a highly successful AV season at the Tan Relays by winning division 2 by a very long way, led by Jordy Williamsz’s stellar run of 10:48, a club record for the event. The final ladder positions saw two premierships to APSU – men’s division 5 and M40 – a great effort by
More than 80 guests enjoyed this year’s end of season dinner at Wesley College. Trophies were presented to the winning teams and Athletes of the Year, while handicapper Field Rickards gave his usual entertaining presentation. Full details of who won what can be found via the Awards link.
It was another successful day at the AV Half Marathon, as APS United dominated three grades, winning men’s division 5 and 7, and M40. In individual results, Ed Beischer continued his outstanding season, coming 2nd in the under 20 5 km, while Freddy Leeton took bronze in the under 16 5 km. The continuing success