Extraordinary consistency from Clarke

May 18, 2019

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

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Mini Marathons popular with our women

May 11, 2019

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.

Great APSU team effort

May 4, 2019

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

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Harrison’s Hare & Hounds hustle

April 27, 2019

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.

OS young guns fire opening salvo

April 13, 2019

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

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Position vacant

April 10, 2019

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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2019 registrations now open

March 18, 2019

It’s only 26 days to the first event of the APSOC 2019 season. Time to get on board! Registrations are now open through this site. If you are a new member or have forgotten how to do it, PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS via the registration link. It will save you a lot of time and

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Sarah Somes

February 20, 2019

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Double premiership celebration

September 15, 2018

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

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Annual Dinner brings APSOC season to a close

September 8, 2018

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.

Three more wins for APSU

September 2, 2018

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

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Two flags for St Kevin’s

August 11, 2018

By winning both the division 1 and women’s team events at the Cooke-McClelland 8 km, St Kevin’s has won two APSOC premierships for 2018. Only Old Xaverians have previously won the two divisions in the same year (in 2010 and 2012). This made it back to back flags for SK in division 1. Old Scotch’s

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Blown away in Ballarat

August 4, 2018

The wild wind that whipped around Lake Wendouree did not stop APS United’s runners from putting in some brave performances in the AV 15 km/6km Road Championships. Ed Beischer added another State title, this time in the U20 6 km race. In the open 15 km event, the women’s teams again enjoyed great success, winning

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Handicapper wins handicap

July 28, 2018

For only the second time in APSOC history, the handicapper has won a handicap event. Field Rickards (OW), who runs the course before anyone arrives, then supervises the finish line for everyone else, was found to have the fastest net time and was therefore the handicap winner! This was possibly a bit tough on Sandy

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Beischer wins 10k gold

July 22, 2018

22 APSU athletes ran in the 10 km Road Championships at Albert Park, with the standout performer being Ed Beischer, who won the men’s under 20 race. APSU’s teams are all travelling well in 2018, but none better than the M40+ men’s and women’s teams. Both are leading their respective competitions and are strong chances

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