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Division 1 battle hots up

June 29, 2019

Old Scotch has had its first team win at the Williamson 5k since 2002 by just 5 points from Old Xaverians, and has taken the lead in the division 1 premiership race. Two well known faces, David McNeill (OX) and Anna Kasapis (OW), had the fastest times, with a rising young talent, Harry Bowen (SK),

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Slip slidin’ away

June 22, 2019

The Anglesea course for this year’s Ekiden Relay was muddy, difficult and treacherous in parts, but this did not faze APSU athletes, who scored team medals in the M40 and W40 (both gold), M50 (silver) and M60 (bronze). Three of these teams are now on track for premierships barring injuries. The M40 victory was remarkable

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Medal rush continues for APSU

June 15, 2019

The AV 10k cross country event at Bundoora Park was designated as an overage State Championship and several APSU athletes took advantage of this to add to their medal collections – Anna Kasapis (W40) and Mark Purvis (M60) won gold, Ant Rickards (M45) silver and Mark Frater (M40) bronze. APSU’s teams again placed highly in

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Paisley’s purple patch

June 8, 2019

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.

Outstanding team results for APS United

June 1, 2019

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

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Hard training pays off for JA

May 25, 2019

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.

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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