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.
Bendigo Senior Secondary College (BSSC) Year 12 student and athlete Kenan Seebah may have only been in Bendigo a couple of years, his love of athletics stretches back to when he was a young boy growing up on the island of Mauritius, East Africa. This profile of Kenan was first published on the BSSC website and has been reproduced here with permission.
"Athletics is a sport for everyone, all ages, all abilities & the only real sport that can be fully for all the family! It’s possible to have 3 generations of family competing in the one race and no clubs or region does it better than our clubs in Bendigo!" Read our Q&A with Greg Hilson - long term athlete, builder, hobby photographer, sponsor of athletics in Bendigo. He's a really nice bloke, too
Meet Ben Stolz, marathoner and myotherapist and Athletics Bendigo sponsor in the first of our new series of Q&As with Bendigo athletes and supporters. Ben has recently re-opened his myotherapy practice after an extended period of shutdown, with a number of COVID-19 safety procedures in place. We caught up with Ben to find out what kept him running during COVID-19 and his newly added services: running analysis and online coaching.
Teenager James Bentley was crowned the Geoff Major Rising Star in Flack Advisory Bendigo Region's awards for the 2019-20 track and field season. One of many talented athletes in Eaglehawk's famous two blue colours, Bentley's [...]