Yet MORE records were broken as Bendigo Region hosted the fifth round of Athletics Victoria's AVSL track and field on Saturday in the hammer, discus, 200m sprint and hurdles.
SOUTH Bendigo put in a brilliant effort to be second in the division two points tally at Saturday’s fourth round of Athletics Victoria Shield League. The meet drew a record tally of 154 competitors to the Bendigo Regional Athletics Complex in Retreat Road, Flora Hill. MAIN PHOTO: Some of the stars of South Bendigo's 40-plus squad: Joan Self, Peta Dawe and Carol Coad. Photo by Ryk Neethling.
SOUTH Bendigo Athletics Club’s Archie Reid is ready to tackle two major athletics showdowns in the space of five days. The distance running star from Moama will contest next Tuesday’s running of the Victorian 5000m championship at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne’s Albert Park precinct. Five days later and Reid will line up on Batman Avenue to contest the half-marathon (21.1km) at the Nike-backed Melbourne Marathon festival.
EAGLEHAWK and Bendigo Harriers scored plenty of points in Saturday’s second round of Athletics Victoria Shield League track and field action at the Bendigo Regional Athletics Complex in Flora Hill. The Hawks have made the jump to premier division and had a dramatic impact in the early weeks of the season.