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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Skevvies double dose at the Hooley

July 14, 2018

Despite another blistering course record by Matt Clarke (OX), the St Kevin’s men’s team won the day at the Hooley Relay. Not to be outdone, the St Kevin’s women’s team also took the honours, making it a very good day indeed for the club.

Medals galore for APSU

July 7, 2018

APS United fielded four overage teams in the AV Sandown Relays, and all four finished on the podium. The M40 and W40 teams won gold, the M60 team took silver and the M50 team grabbed bronze. Meanwhile the open teams also went extremely well, all finishing in the top three places in their respective divisions.

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Front markers gain Lodge advantage

June 30, 2018

An unfortunate measuring error at the Lodge meant that the 8k event was 400m short, while the 16k was 800m short. This gave the front markers an unexpected boost because it made it much harder for the fast back markers to reel them in. But otherwise it was another enjoyable APSOC event in cold but

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Team competition hots up

June 23, 2018

Old Xavs and St Kevin’s won the open and women’s team events at the Williamson. There are now four clubs (SK, OX, OS and OW) battling it out for the open premiership, and two women’s teams (OX and SK) in with a chance for a flag. Meanwhile Sarah Somes (CG) had the unusual experience of

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