LW Kent Memorial

Sienna too slick in all girl trifecta

Just over seven years ago, the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club had to abandon its junior competition because teenagers didn’t want to run anymore; football, netball, Playstations and mobile phones reigned supreme. But families are beginning to warm again to the fleet of foot without fear of their kids bumping heads or breaking bones. Already this season, …

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David Hunter follows in wife’s footsteps to claim win

David Hunter’s tale of woe about his battle to be a cross country runner again almost rivalled that of his wife Naomi’s but all ended well last Saturday when he emulated Naomi’s maiden win from seven days before. Naomi had taken 12 months to recover from a ruptured Achilles tendon while David had his own …

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Walker Helps us Walk away with Telstra Shop Shield

Thanks in large to a blistering run by young gun Tom Walker, our club was finally able to wrest the Telstra Shop Shield from the Stawell and Ararat Cross Country Club, which had dominated the Lindsay Kent Memorial Handicap for the past five years. Tom’s scintillating 28.22 minutes for the eight kilometres was just on …

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Goat too Good on Hills: Tracey Comes up Trumps

Simon Gallagher is a runner with natural ability; a self-confessed “mountain goat” who doesn’t need to train to win. Justine Tracey is no natural; no stylist when she runs. Effort tells on her face with every stride she takes, but she does train, challenging her body each week to climb 4.5 kilometres up Mount Arapiles, …

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