Have your say on the renaming of the Bendigo Athletics Complex

By |2021-07-12T15:55:08+10:00July 12th, 2021|Newsworthy|

After consultation with the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation, the City of Greater Bendigo (the city) is proposing to rename the 'Bendigo Athletics Complex' in Retreat Road the 'Lar Bir Pa Bendigo Athletics Complex'. Members of the public - including members of Athletics Bendigo clubs and users of the athletics complex - can provide feedback or submit a name nomination until August 5, 2021.

Berg joins elite group with second H.H. Hunter Athlete of the Year Award win

By |2021-07-07T13:41:11+10:00July 7th, 2021|Field, Newsworthy, Track|

Shot put champion Emma Berg has joined an elite group as a multiple winner of the H.H. Hunter Athlete of the Year for Athletics Bendigo Region for the 2020-21. A silver medal in shot put at the national championships in Sydney capped another outstanding track and field season by South Bendigo Athletics Club's star. The H.H. Hunter Athlete of the Year, proudly sponsored by the Gill family, honours a champion sprinter who was killed at Gallipoli.

Bendigo Bats make a flying start to Athletics Victoria’s XCR ‘21 season

By |2021-05-23T19:22:58+10:00May 4th, 2021|Newsworthy|

The Bendigo Bats athletics team have made a flying start to Athletics Victoria’s XCR ’21 series in Saturday’s cross-country action at Jells Park. A group of 36 represented Flack Advisory Services Group-backed Athletics Bendigo. Bendigo was victorious in the men’s open division two and also raced to second place in the overall standings with what is considered the region's strongest men's open relay team for a long time.

Bendigo Harriers move Dragon Mile classic to athletics track for 2021

By |2021-03-24T22:27:06+11:00March 24th, 2021|Newsworthy, Special Events|

ATHLETES face a change of venue when the Bendigo Bank Dragon Mile marks a return on Easter Sunday. Despite no Easter Parade, the Bendigo Harriers Athletics Club will run the event for schools at Athletics Bendigo headquarters in Retreat Road, Flora Hill on April 4. Reduced sponsorship has led to no open-age races, but the Harriers were keen to have the Dragon Mile in some form. Intersport Bicknell’s has also kicked in as a major backer of the Easter tradition. Registrations are now open. The Dragon Mile was first run in 1987. 

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