Harriers, Hawks hold high placings on AVSL ladders

By |2022-01-12T23:13:18+11:00December 24th, 2021|Newsworthy, Track|

BENDIGO Harriers and Eaglehawk retained their high places in the AVSL standings after the sixth round of the 2021-22 season was run at Bendigo’s Regional Athletics Complex in Flora Hill. Eaglehawk’s ‘young guns’ and some classy veterans broke Centre records in the 4 x 100m relays. The Hawks’ line-up of Kenan Seebah, Kye Mason, Cameron Smith and Angus McKindlay ran a brilliant time of 44.07 to break Bendigo’s open and under-20 record. The Two Blues also broke another long-held record in the first of the 4 x 100m relay heats. Hawks’ veterans Chris Kadri, David Chisholm, Terry Hicks and Antony Langdon set a Bendigo 50-plus record of 54.27. South Bendigo’s super veterans of Jackie Guillou, Debby Kirne, Trudy Haines and Carol Coad teamed brilliantly to complete the relay in 70.99 seconds and set a Bendigo 50-plus record.

Reid ready for two showdowns in five days

By |2021-12-06T20:21:54+11:00December 6th, 2021|Newsworthy|

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.

Buchanan eyes marathon at Commonwealth Games

By |2021-10-05T09:47:28+11:00October 5th, 2021|Newsworthy|

A start in the marathon at next year's Birmingham Commonwealth Games or world athletics titles in the USA is the goal for Bendigo athletics champion Andy Buchanan. The Australian 10km cross-country champion in 2017 and '18, Buchanan's pursuit for Games or world champs selection will heat up in the Melbourne Marathon on December 12. This article was first published in the Bendigo Advertiser.

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