ATHLETICS Bendigo's cross-country representatives will be chasing more individual and team glory in this Saturday's third round of Athletics Victoria's XCR '21 action at Cruden Farm.
The Athletics Bendigo Region was in great form in the Jells Park relays and then at Larnder Park.
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.
HIGH jump champion Liam Shadbolt has earned the Geoff Major Rising Star trophy in Flack Advisory Services Group-backed Athletics Bendigo Region's awards for the 2020-21 track and field season.
The young gun from near Swan Hill was in hot form at several AV Shield League rounds for Bendigo Harriers and at state and national titles.
Th BENDIGO Bats outran rivals to be number one team in three divisions at Saturday’s second round of Athletics Victoria’s XCR ’21 cross-country series raced at Lardner Park near Warragul. The Bats earned enough points to be men’s open division two champions, and would also have taken out division [...]
A WORLD duathlon champion and gun triathlete, Leon Griffin ruled the race for the men’s open 6500m in South Bendigo Athletics Club’s invitational cross-country run on Saturday at Woodvale. Racing in the Bendigo University Athletics Club colours, Griffin charged to victory in a time of 22.19 minutes. The women’s open champion was the consistent Alice Wilkinson from Bendigo Harriers in 26.34 to be 10th overall.