The Community Bank Bacchus Marsh – Bendigo Bank Gift was held prior to competition commencing on Saturday morning. The fastest athletes from the Under 7 to Under 16 age groups competed in a handicap 100m event. There were 2 races – Girls and Boys.
Athletes and supporters lined the front straight, as they cheered on their club/age group representatives. Under 12 athlete Ava Radolovic took out the Girls Gift, while Under 7 athlete Jacob Cassar was the winner of the Boys Gift.
The winners were presented with a shield while 1st, 2nd and 3rd were presented with sashes by the Community Bank manager, Ian Prince. All competitors were presented with certificates of participation.
1st Ava Radolovic (U12), 2nd Skyla Berryman (U9), 3rd Mackenzie Estlick (U14), 4th Mya Berryman (U8), 5th Halo Arahanga (U10), 6th Myah Estlick (U11), 7th Emma Stewart (U15), 8th Sadie Jones (U13), 9th Rylee Robinson (U7), 10th Emma Smith (U16).
1st Jacob Cassar (U7), 2nd Alex Lloyd (U14), 3rd Lucas Priestly (U8), 4th Nelson Banigo (U13), 5th Elliot Banigo (U11), 6th Harrison Lovett (U10), 7th Nate Broadbent (U9), 8th Nicholas Mai (U12), 9th Matthew Elefterescu (U15), 10th Lincoln Braszell (U16).