Following the announcement from Premier Daniel Andrews this afternoon, Victoria will move into Stage 4 Lockdown from 11.59pm tonight (Friday 12th February 2021) until Wednesday 17th February 2021. We are providing advice from Athletics Victoria, Athletics Bendigo and Little Athletics Bendigo about a number of upcoming competitions that will now be cancelled. Please note the following local Athletics Bendigo and Little Athletics Bendigo events are cancelled: - Saturday 13 February – AVSL Round 7 - Saturday 13 February & Sunday 14 February – Little Athletics Regional Championships - Tuesday 16 February – Tuesday Night Track Series
The recent 5km Frenzy run in Bendigo was an important step toward Archie Reid’s long-time goal of selection for the 2024 Paris Olympics. Reid, 19, was one of the youngest competitors in the elite men’s field for the inaugural running of the Bendigo Harriers Athletics Club and City of Greater Bendigo-backed event at the Flora Hill track.
Bendigo Pole vault champion James Woods cleared the 4.95 metre mark to break the Athletics Bendigo Region’s open record at Tuesday night’s Zatopek 10 meet in Box Hill.
South Bendigo Athletics Club young gun Archie Reid has blasted to 6th place in 65 minutes and 42 seconds in the 'Think Big! Launceston Half Marathon' on the weekend in Tasmania. This is an average pace of 3:07 minutes per kilometre.
Bendigo Senior Secondary College (BSSC) Year 12 student and athlete Kenan Seebah may have only been in Bendigo a couple of years, his love of athletics stretches back to when he was a young boy growing up on the island of Mauritius, East Africa. This profile of Kenan was first published on the BSSC website and has been reproduced here with permission.