Tag: Athletics Victoria

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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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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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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Young guns fire for APSU

June 16, 2018

Ed Beischer, James Lightfoot and Ozzie Hunter (all OS) earned selection in the Victorian team to compete in the National Cross Country Championships in late August after strong runs in the Victorian U20 8k Cross Country Championships at Bundoora Park. In the open and overage competitions, the APSU women’s squad continued on its merry way,

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Two APS quinellas at the winery

May 5, 2018

In remarkable results at the opposite end of the age scale, the APSOC group has provided three State champions and three runners-up at the AV 8k Cross Country Championships held at St Anne’s Winery, Myrniong. Brett Robinson (APSU) and Matthew Clarke (OX) were first and second in the open men’s race, while Mark Purvis (APSU)

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Gun recruits kick start APSU season

April 21, 2018

After two legs of the AV Cross Country Relays at Jells Park, APS United was leading the entire field on the back of two lightning runs by star recruits Brett Robinson and Jordy Williamsz. Although the team could not maintain this pace, APSU still won division 2 in a bright start to the season. There

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