This week our athletes were greeted at Lady Northcote Camp, Rowsley with a beautiful sunny winter’s morning. Attendance numbers were well up, as athletes ensured they qualify for end of season presentation awards.
The Under 6 500m event was won by Harry Johansen while Lucy Wise finished in second place closely followed by Imogen Borg in third place.
Over the 1km event, Under 7 athlete Harrison Lovett put in a solid performance to comfortably claim victory while Under 8 athlete Myah Estlick was the next across the finish line with Lenny Closter only 3 seconds behind in the third place.
The Under 10 and 11 athletes battled it out over 1500 metres with Nicholas Ide and Oliver Quick pushing each other throughout the race. Only 1 second separated the boys at the finish, with Nick taking line honours. Under 9 athlete Patrick Lovett was 3rd overall.
Top 3 placegetters in the Under 11/12 combined 2km event were Mackenzie Estlick, Oliver Carr and Emma Stewart.
The Open Age 3km event was won by Elise Cook, who remains undefeated this season. A welcome return to running saw Zane Rich finish in 2nd place with a PB performance, while Danielle Ide rounded out the minor placings.
Next week’s Cross Country meet will be held at Caledonian Park, Ballan. Runners will meet at the end of Jopling Street, in the carpark directly behind the Caravan Park at 10.20am for a warm-up. A reminder, there are no toilets at this venue.