Here a a video for Luke Stevens 400m final win. Congratulations Luke and John Henry. Awesome team work.
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Well done to the five Western Aths teams and all of the athletes who represented our great club in the AV Shield Final!!!
40+ ladies finished 3rd, U18G 4th, U16G 4th, U18B 2nd and U16B 3rd - no Premierships, but lots of great team work & comaradrie.
World Cross Country selection - photo by Athletics Australia
Coming off dominating the Australian road race scene, winning the Commonwealth Half Marathon championships and placing second at the Zatopek 10,000m; Jack Rayner continued his fine form finishing second at the World Cross Country selection trials at Stromlo Park and securing himself selection in the Australian team.
Brayden on his way to break the club record U17 200m record - Photo by Stu Macaulay
Some great racing by Western Athletics runners yesterday evening at John Landy Field in the Steigen Spectacular.
On Tuesday 18th of December, the club got together for the annual Western Athletics Christmas gift. It was an enjoyable night and chance to relax with a delicious bbq, salads and desserts - thank you to all who cooked and provided food. Always a nice social event.
Well done to our winners in the handicap events -
100m invite - Marcus Sneyders
120m - Brayden Portelli
1000m - Liam Morgan
Shot put - Jackson Glover
And also to our raffle winners!
Congratulations to all Western Athletics athletes who competed at Zatopek!
Mia White 13th in the Jamieson Junior Girls 1500m,
Cody Shanahan 8th in Mens Open 1500m,
Matthew Hussey 5th in de Castella U20 Mens 3000m, and
Jack Rayner 2nd in in the Zatopek Mens 10,000m.
Jack set a new Open 10,000m club record finishing second to Stewart McSweyn in a time of 28:12.07.
Congrats to the four Western Athletics members who will get to compete in a quality USA Schools competition.
Well done Janae Mackrell, Abigail Thomas, Kelera Ratu , Georgia Muller and all of the coaches.
Cody in the A 1500 - Photo by Tania Shanahan
Whitehorse classic last night, well done Box Hill Athletics Club, we had several runners - Georgia 62 high and Kelera 60 high in the 400.
In the 1500 Liam won the best pacer award, Cody was 3rd in the A 1500 3.53ish, Buddha in his first track run recorded 4.10ish, Abigail just missed her PB and Morgan ran 4.32 on her first 15 in 13 years.
Paul Tobin's daughter also ran a nice 60 low, hope all the times are nearly right.