Cross Country

XCR22 Bats outrun Cats in XCR finale at The Tan, Track season fires up

By |2022-09-27T15:22:43+10:00September 27th, 2022|Bendigo Bats, Cross Country|

ATHLETICS Bendigo capped a superb XCR22 season when it outran Geelong to win the men’s premier division showdown at The Tan Relays on Saturday, September 17 Athletes raced a lap on the iconic 3.87km circuit in Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens in South Yarra. The Bendigo region secured five division wins for the season, including: Premier Mens Division, Mens Division 4, Womens Division 4, Mens Division 7 and Mens Under 18. We now turn our attention to the track season!

Bats fly to top of five ladders

By |2022-07-21T12:52:27+10:00July 21st, 2022|Bendigo Bats, Cross Country|

AS THE second half of Athletics Victoria’s XCR22 season kicks off at Bundoora Park this Saturday, Bendigo Bats lead the premiership race in five divisions. A huge day of racing at Bundoora includes selection trials for the Australian Cross Country Championships and Victorian All Schools XC titles. Open and over-age men’s and women’s races will be 10km on the testing slopes. Juniors will race 3km, 4km, 6km, or 8km to decide the schools championships.

Depth to fore in Bats’ success at XCR Relays at St Anne’s Winery in Myrniong

By |2022-06-28T12:46:54+10:00June 28th, 2022|Bendigo Bats, Cross Country|

THE talent pool of the Bendigo Bats squad was on show in Saturday’s running of Ekiden Relays in the fourth round of Athletics Victoria’s cross-country series. Teams of six, five, four or three athletes ran varying distances in the relay legs at St Anne’s Winery in Myrniong. Despite being without number one runner Andy Buchanan and young gun Archie Reid, Bendigo Bats still finished more than 90 seconds clear of Glenhuntly to win men’s premier division. The Bendigo region also won the Women's Division 4, Men's Div 4, Junior Boys U/18 categories.

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