The recent 5km Frenzy run in Bendigo was an important step toward Archie Reid’s long-time goal of selection for the 2024 Paris Olympics. Reid, 19, was one of the youngest competitors in the elite men’s field for the inaugural running of the Bendigo Harriers Athletics Club and City of Greater Bendigo-backed event at the Flora Hill track.
South Bendigo Athletics Club young gun Archie Reid has blasted to 6th place in 65 minutes and 42 seconds in the 'Think Big! Launceston Half Marathon' on the weekend in Tasmania. This is an average pace of 3:07 minutes per kilometre.