A fantastic turnout of 89 runners for the first Sunday run of the year at Botanic Gardens – must be to run off the festival cheer, New Year resolution or the start of some serious training for the Orange Running Festival.
Congratulations to John Connolly on achieving an amazing 800 club runs. Well done to Claire Anlezark on her 25 club runs. The handicap winner was Michael Halls, who ran 4.8k in 29 minutes, 32 seconds.
First placegetters were: 1.6k - Tony Fitzpatrick and Lily Bangert, 3.2k - Rikky Bangert and Jocelyn Blair, 4.8k - Iain McLean and Kinisha Roweth, 6.4k - Joel Broadfoot and Leanne Corcoran, 8k - Gareth Thomas and Rhonda Jones, 9.6k - Brad Simmons and Carissa Hickey.
An awesome turnout of 90 members at Elephant Park on Wednesday afternoon for our 3km handicap run. Well done to Rhonda Jones (50 runs) and Greg Thornton (25 runs) on receiving your achievement medals.
Welcome to Skye Napier, Brenton Anthony and the Duerden family (Peter, Amber, Emma and Alice). Congratulations to Claire Blair who was the handicap winner.
Placegetters this week were Mitch Williamson 9:48, Iain McLean 11:10 and Brad Simmons 11:42 for the men and for the ladies, Leanne Corcoran 12:04, Alicia Ross 12:44 just ahead of Lily Craig 12:49.
Saturday’s run is at Berrilee Forest with a choice of 4k, 8.1k and 12k options (9am start).
The Orange Running Festival is from March 2-3, and early bird prices close February 3. Register online for the 2km, 5km, 10km, half marathon or marathon at the festival website (www.orangerunningfestival.com.au).
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