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News Archive 2009


  • Oct 13, 2009
    • Congratualtions to those who competed in the Melbourne Marathon on Sunday with many PB's achieved including Julian Spence (2.27 & a gold medal for the Victorian Team), Brett Coleman (2.32), Colin Thornton (2.32), Scott Rantall (2.34) & Nat Mensch (3.07).
    • Well done to Mark Tucker who managed to win the 10k event at the Melbourne Marathon in a sprint finish!

  • Sep 19, 2009
  • Sep 17, 2009
    • Well done to Scott Rantall, Julian Spence & Brett Coleman who have all been selected in the Victorian team for the Melbourne Marathon that doubles as the Australian Marathon Championships for 2009.

  • Sep 6, 2009
    • Well done to Jason Woolhouse who stormed to victory at the Burnley Half Marathon this morning in 64.30. Check out the full report & results.

  • Aug 15, 2009
    • The Athlete's Foot Geelong Cross Country Championships were held today under ideal conditions. Check out the results, report. & photos.

  • Aug 8, 2009
    • The Sandown Road Relays have been run & won - just not by us! Check out the results & report. We had no junior teams for this round and as you might expect, no junior results either!

  • Aug 4, 2009
    • Everything is through from the Geelong AV Race. We scored 3rd in the Div 1 Men, U16 Women & U14 men and 6th in Div 1 Women. Check out the results, report & photos. 2008 results are in the results section.

  • Aug 1, 2009
    • Well done to everyone who ran at the AV Geelong XC today and a HUGE thankyou to all of those who came to officiate.

  • July 19, 2009
    • Well done to the open men's Div 1 team who bounced back from 7th at coliban to finish 2nd yestreday at Bundoora. Check out the Open results, report and photos. The junior results will follow once deduced from the school results.
    • Well done to Mark Tucker who won the Launceston 10k today in 29.01 (last 5k in 14.10) against many of Australia's top distance runners. Also well done to Steve Moneghetti who ran an age world record of 30.00 in the 45-49yo category.
    • The Examiner - Tucker too fast for for rivals in Launceston Ten

  • July 8, 2009
    • We are half way through the season. Check out the deal & points update here to see if you are on track to be in the running to win the Garmin 405 at the end of the season.

  • July 5, 2009
    • Congratulations to Lee Troop on his win at the Gold Coast 10k today in 29.28 with 2.24 marathon pacing duties 15min later for 30k!.
    • Well done to Kristen Wyatt finishing the marathon in 15th place in 3.04.50 and to Julie McNamara 3.17.44. Unfortunately Simon Gower ran (literally!) into trouble early on & was forced to withdraw.

  • July 4, 2009
    • Well done to all who competed today at the Coliban relays. The Div 1 Men's team (our only team on the day) finished 7th. Having finished 2nd 2 weeks prior, it goes to show how closely fought the Div 1 competition is and we certainly missed some of our best runners who couldn't race. Check out the Results & Report.
    • Good luck to Kristen Wyatt, Julie McNamara & Simon Gower at the Gold Coast marathon tomorrow and to Lee Troop in the 10k. Check back here for results as they emerge.

  • June 29, 2009
    • Well done to Mark Tucker who won the Run Melbourne 10k yesterday over a challenging course in 30.15 and to Scott Rantall who finished 3rd in the Half Marathon in 71.23.

  • June 22, 2009
    • Well done to Lee Troop who finished 3rd on Sunday in the hot & humid Jakarta International 10k. Troopy ran 30.16 to finish close behind Kenyans John Korir (29.47) & Stanley Salil (30.06).

  • June 20, 2009 - More great results at Ballarat today (XCR09 Rd 4)
    • Team Results: Div 1 Men 2nd, Div 4 Men 3rd, U16 Women 3rd, O40 Men 4th, Div 1 Women 5th.
    • Individual Results: Claudia Verstraten blitzed the U14 Women to win by 36secs! Georgie Buckley also claimed a podium finish in the U18 Women in 3rd.
    • Full Geelong Region Results & Report.
    • Please remember the Barking Dog dinner is this Friday night! See above for details and come along to support the team if at all possible.

  • June 3, 2009
  • May 30, 2009
    • Mark Tucker & Jason Woolhouse claim podium finishes at the Skins Sandown Classic (XCR09 Rd 3) & lead the Div 1 Men's team to victory over Box Hill. It's almost certain that Geelong Region was also victorious in Div 4 Men although the team results are still pending from AV.
    • The Div 1 Women also performed very well though we await the AV team results for their overall placing.

  • May 28, 2009 - For those competing at Sandown on Sat:
    • 3k events all start at 1.45pm; 10k events all start at 2.30pm.
    • The latest event information from AV can be found here.
    • Important - if you are travelling there yourself, please note the entry point is from the Princes Hwy (as outlined in AV's latest information). If you get this wrong, it could add another 20mins to your trip!
    • Good luck to all competing!

  • May 26, 2009
    • The weekend looks promising! The Geelong Div 1 team looks to be at its strongest so far this year and will be led by Jason Woolhouse, Mark Tucker, Scott Rantall & Brenton Rowe. With plenty more depth not far behind, victory in both Div 1 & Div 4 Men is within our grasp. Contact us ASAP if you think you should be on it but are not.

  • May 23, 2009
    • Well done to all who competed today at The Athlete's Foot Geelong Road Championships at Deakin University. And a big thanks to all of those who helped out with the organisation and the marshalling. See the results, report & photos. For those into comparisons, check out the 2008 results.

  • May 17, 2009 - More Congratulations to:
    • Scott Rantall who finished 2nd in the GOR Marathon today & to Colin Thornton who finished 6th. See postrun article
    • in the Geelong Advertiser.
    • Kristen Wyatt who finished 4th in the GOR Half & to Julie McNamara who finished just behind Kristen.
    • Mark Tucker who finished 3rd at the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon in 65.09.

  • May 16, 2009- GOR Updates
    • Brenton Rowe won the 6.5km Marriner's Lookout Run - well done! Photo 1; Photo 2.
    • Jason Woolhouse won the 14km Run to Paradise - well done! Photo

  • May 12, 2009
    • Good luck to those competing at the Great Ocean Road events this weekend. Scott Rantall & Colin Thornton are both taking on the 45km event and will be hoping for kind weather! More on Scott's plans in the Addy here.

  • May 9, 2009
    • Well done to all who competed at Lardner Park today. Check out the results, the report & photos.

  • May 7, 2009
    • Congratulations to Mark Tucker who has been selected to represent Australia in the IAAF World Marathon Cup. The race is being held in conjunction with the World Championship marathon in Berlin in August and will certainly give him a chance to rub shoulders with some of the biggest names in marathon running.

  • May 3, 2009
  • April 27, 2009 - check out the latest results & news below:
  • April 21, 2009 - congratulations to the following team members on their recent successes:
    • Lee Troop who ran 13th in the prestigious Boston Marathon on Apr 20 clocking a fantastic time of 2.16.21 over the tough Boston course.  See media coverage here and here.
    • Scott Rantall who won the Geelong Half Marathon on Apr 19 after a hard fought tussle with Magnus Michelsson in a time of 68.35. See media coverage here.
    • Colin Thornton who also took line honours in the Barwon Heads 8km Sheepwash Classic on Easter Sat before proceeding to hand out the Geelong Team XCR09 flyers to those behind him!

 

 

 

 

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