A FIELD which would rival any to contest the national cross-country titles lined up for Saturday’s racing at St Anne’s Winery in Ravenswood. Athletes from near and far lined up to contest leg three in the On-backed XCR series run by Athletics Victoria. Racing was 8km, 4km or 3km distances on the picturesque course at the foot of Big Hill. Athletics Bendigo Region’s teams dominated across several categories.
Andy Buchanan is all set for World Cross-Country Championships, thanks to his upbringing in a city surrounded by bushland, where he has had plenty of hills and tracks to train on.
Congratulations to Bendigo's own, Andy Buchanan, who has been named in the Australian World Athletics Cross Country Team today. The World Athletics Cross Country Championships will be held in Bathurst, NSW from February 17-19, 2023.
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!
The unbeaten streak by Bendigo Bats in women’s Division four of Athletics Victoria’s cross-country series has reached six after Saturday’s racing at Bundoora Park. The Bendigo Bats men's team also reigned supreme in men’s premier, and division four, once again.