Vale Jackie Fairweather (nee Gallagher)
Kurt Fearnley wins fifth New York City Marathon
Champion Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley prevailed in a dramatic finish to win his fifth New York Marathon on Monday (AEDT).
Fearnley approached the final kilometre of the race amongst a pack of six riders, but broke free with 100 metres remaining to finish one second clear of South African runner-up Ernst van Dyk in a time of one hour, 30 minutes and 55 seconds.
Ballarat Project's Brett Robinson claims Noosa Bolt
BRETT Robinson has ensured the Noosa Bolt title retains a Ballarat flavour. Robinson took out the 5km event on Saturday.
NSW 3000m Championships & RunNSW 3k at SOPAC Saturday 8 November
This year's NSW 3000 meters championships will also incorporate non-championship 3000m races for ANSW community members, club athletes and members of the general public.
River Run doesn't fail to disappoint with big turn out
NUMBERS were up for the 2014 Sapphire City Festival River Run, but despite the rise in participants, some familiar faces came first across the line.
The River Run is an annual event for the Inverell East Rotary Club, and organiser Alistair Williams said 321 participants laced up their runners this year, over the 280 who took part in 2013.
Henley Running Group Going The Extra Mile
Henley Runners Group (HRG) is helping the community keep active and have a healthy lifestyle. The HRG originally started in 2009 with Megan Inge and her girlfriend Susan and has since grown in members.
Athletics CEO Resigns
THE fall-out from Athletics Australia’s Commonwealth Games debacle continued on Friday with chief executive Dallas O’Brien resigning.
O’Brien, who’d been in the job four years, had been under increasing pressure with the AA board and Australian Sports Commission launching separate reviews into the running of the sport.
Athlete of the Year
IMP Ready for the Big Apple!
The passports are organised, suitcases are being packed and checklists being checked; the time has finally arrived!
The Indigenous Marathon Project team is just days away from arriving in Sydney before jetting off to the Big Apple.
2014 NSW 3000m Championships Supported by The Running Company- Potts Point
The State 3km Championship is to be held at SOPAC on Saturday 8 November. This year's event will also incorporate non championships 3000m races for ANSW Community members and club athletes as well as members of the general public. Online entries close midnight Thursday 6 November. For more information click here.
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