Diver to make Australian debut

Athletics AustraliaSinead Diver (Vic), a 38-year-old mother-of-two, will make her debut for the Australian Flame at this year’s IAAF World Championships in Beijing (CHN).

One of three women named to compete in the marathon, the Athletics Victoria XCR (cross-country) champion will be joined on the start line for arguably the toughest of all athletics pursuits by Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games representatives Sarah Klein (Vic) and Melanie Panayiotou (Qld).

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Barossa Marathon: Staeher's breakthrough victory

Barossa MarathonDavid Staehr has run over 30 marathons, with his winning time in the Barossa Running Festival on Sunday, of 2:38.53, a personal best (PB).

He has competed in the Barossa event for four years, always finishing on the podium, with two thirds and a second. his 2015 success a first win in a marathon.

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Great Ocean Road Marathon

APOLLO BAY (Sunday 17 May, 2015) – Australia’s most stunning marathon delivered clear blue skies and glistening waters for over 6,000 competitors who tackled the Great Ocean Road in pristine Autumn conditions.

The two day weekend festival of running based at the seaside coastal town of Apollo Bay offered five distances ranging from the 1.5km Great Ocean Road Real Estate Kids’ Gallop to the 44 km GMHBA Marathon from Lorne to Apollo Bay.

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City to Casino: David Thomas claims record in fun run

City2casinkTasmanian runner David Thomas has improved on second place in last year's City to Casino fun run, setting a record time in this year's event.

Thomas finished the 11-kilometre race in 32 minutes, 43 seconds, smashing the previous record by 45 seconds.

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SMH Half Marathon

SmhLacing up for the Sydney Morning Herald Half-Marathon was a last-minute decision for Liam Adams, but you wouldn't know it from his result.

The 28-year-old Melburnian, who is gearing up for a tilt at qualifying for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, completed the half-marathon in an impressive 64 minutes, 25 seconds to cross the finish line in first place.

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XCR15: Diver makes it seven straight wins at Lardner

XCR15South Melbourne distance runner Sinead Diver made it seven straight XCR victories after a strong display on a tough and windy course at Lardner Park on Saturday for round two of XCR’15.

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IAAF World Relays: Two more bronze as three qualify for Beijing at Stanford

IAAF World RelaysThe Australian Flame have continued their stylish performance at the IAAF World Relays, with the women’s 4 x 800m relay and men’s distance medley relay adding further bronze to the green-and-gold tally.

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Course records smashed in fast Greater Sydney:10 race

Sydney:10Quality fields took advantage of the near perfect conditions, at Sydney Olympic Park yesterday, to both claim course race records in the 2015 Greater Sydney:10 fun.

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IAAF World Relays: Australia wins bronze

IAAF World RelaysIt has been an impressive first day for the Australian Flame at the IAAF World Relays, with the men’s 4x800m relay team winning bronze and the women’s 4x400m squad winning their heat to advance to the final and all but ensure their automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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XCR'15: AV winter season starts with record numbers

XCR15Athletics Victoria’s winter season kicked off with a record 1182 participating athletes at Jells Park for the Victorian Cross Country Relay Championships on Saturday, April 18.

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Hill To Harbour: Hundreds take part in fun run

NewRunNovocastrians dominated the NewRun Festival by filling all bar a few of the podium positions in the various events.

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RIP Bev Lucas

South Australian running legend, Bev Lucas, sadly passed away last Saturday aged 68 yrs from cancer.
Bev was born in 1946 and grew up in an era where women were expected to have children and run the house. Somehow she “found” running in her 40’s and immediately excelled at it.

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