A WORLD champion decathlete at Masters level, Geoff Shaw broke the triple jump record for the 70-plus age group in Saturday’s third leg of Flack Advisory Bendigo Region’s welcome back series at Flora Hill. This was one of many highlights across the three sessions run at the La Trobe University Bendigo Athletics Complex in Flora Hill on November 14, 2020.
DISTANCE running ace Taryn Furletti marked a great return to the track in Saturday’s second round of Flack Advisory Bendigo Region’s “welcome back” series at Flora Hill. After a season rocked by injury in 2019-20, Furletti ran a brilliant 1500m in a time of 4:56 - Furletti’s best in almost two years. Read more in this week's wrap-up.
Outstanding performers of recent seasons and several newcomers starred at Flack Advisory Bendigo Region’s welcome back track and field meet for under-18s in Flora Hill on Saturday. Because of COVID protocol, competitor numbers were capped at 50 for the special meet to mark the start of the 2020-21 season at the Latrobe University Bendigo athletics complex in Retreat Road. Despite the windy conditions, many athletes were not far away from their previous best time in the sprint events or longer-distance runs.
Teenager James Bentley was crowned the Geoff Major Rising Star in Flack Advisory Bendigo Region's awards for the 2019-20 track and field season. One of many talented athletes in Eaglehawk's famous two blue colours, Bentley's [...]
BENDIGO Harriers face a huge task to avoid relegation from division two after the 10th round of Athletics Victoria’s Shield League action. The Harriers invoked the PowerPlay in which it doubled its points tally for [...]
EAGLEHAWK faces a huge challenge as it chases a hat-trick of Margaret Saunders Cup victories for the number one team at this weekend’s Athletics Victoria Country Championships. Three days of track and field action at [...]
Just three weeks into the 2019-2020 track and field season and Moama teenager James Bentley has qualified for the 2020 Athletics Australia national championships. Bentley, 15, ran a personal best of 51.29 seconds for the [...]
BENDIGO athlete Andy Buchanan lit up Burnie in Tasmania when he charged to second place in the 10km road classic on Sunday 20 October 2019. The 10 kilometre showdown was decided by less than [...]
ANOTHER relay record was smashed in Saturday’s third round of Athletics Victoria State League action for Flack Advisory Bendigo Region clubs in Flora Hill. Eaglehawk’s line-up of Chris Kadri, Terry Hicks, Antony Langdon and David [...]
UNIVERSITY’S Craig Green and Brian Watson were victorious in the 5000m and 3000m races respectively in the latest round of the Parker Electrical-backed Tuesday Night Series for athletes. Green and Watson reigned supreme against fields [...]