Reid ready for two showdowns in five days

By |2022-06-07T16:33:20+10:00December 6th, 2021|Bendigo Bats, 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.

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

By |2022-06-07T16:31:30+10:00May 4th, 2021|Bendigo Bats, Cross Country, 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.

Archie learns plenty from Frenzy contest

By |2022-06-07T16:29:36+10:00February 8th, 2021|Bendigo Bats, Track|

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.

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