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Dec 18, 2010 - The Running Company 10k - Results

  • A fantastic night & a big thanks to everyone who ran & helped out. Thanks to The Running Company & Steampocket Pizzas who supported the night.
  • 21 starters, 16 finishers, with 2 pacers & 10PB's!
  • Check out the official results, approx lap splits, & photos.

Dec 14, 2010 - The Running Company 10k, Landy Field, Sat Dec 18, 9pm

  • Everyone is welcome to the inaugurral TRC 10k this Sat night. All the details are here.
  • For those interested, this will double as a pre Xmas catch up with Steampocket Pizzas & drinks. Please RSVP by email to Brett Coleman if you're coming by Fri Dec 17 so there's plenty of Pizza!

Nov 21, 2010 - Run Geelong

  • Some awesome efforts by the team today with Scott Nicholas (owner of The Running Company) and Scott Rantall (Event Organiser) taking out the 6 & 12 km runs respectively.
  • Also on the podium we had Mark Fountain, Coreena Cleland, Lee Troop, Claudia Verstraten & Michael Low.
  • A big thanks to everyone for supporting Run Geelong and getting us across the line with over 100 registering under Geelong Athletics to help us raise some funds!

Oct 10, 2010 - Presentation Evening & Melbourne Marathon

  • Thanks to everyone who came to a very successful presentation evening at The Barking Dog. Well done to all of our Award winners here. Check out some photos of the night and the season overview video here.
  • A HUGE congrats to our Melbourne Marathon competitors who all had fantastic results & PBs: Scott Rantall 7th (2.20.37), Colin Thornton 8th (2.25.03), Kristen Wyatt 5th (2.51.00) & Sally Hockey 4.16.06 (debut).
  • Also congrats to Scott, Colin & Kristen who all received National Gold Medals for being part of the winning Victorian Men's & Women's teams in the National Marathon title.

Oct 7, 2010 - Melbourne Marathon

  • Good luck to Kristen Wyatt, Scott Rantall & Colin Thornton as they run for Team Vic at the Melbourne Marathon this Sunday. Check out the Addy article online or the scanned photos / article here.

Sep 18, 2010 - Season Summary:

  • Congratulations & thanks to everyone who competed & helped out this year to make 2010 our most successful ever! Check out the Addy article: "Geelong claims second Athletics men's premiership".
  • Original scanned articles with pics are here: Geelong Advertiser | Geelong News.
  • Open Men: Div 1 Premiers; Div 4 2nd; Div 7 2nd
  • Open Women: Div 1 5th (a giant leap after being close to relegation in 2009!); Div 4 3rd
  • Junior Men: U14 Premiers
  • Junior Women: U16 2nd
  • Please come along to The Barking Dog for an end of season celebration on Sunday Oct 10 as above.

Sep 18, 2010 - The season ends in style at the Tan Relays

  • Fantastic relay results to end the season
  • Div 1, 4 & 7 Men all 1st; Div 1 Women 2nd (best ever result!); O40 Men & U16 Women 3rd.
  • Check out the results, report, photos & all the action on AthsVic TV

Sep 5, 2010 - Birthday Boy Dave Carve's out a great victory at the Burnley Half!

  • Congrats to Dave Carver who today celebrated his birthday in fine style with a win in his first half marathon at Burnley with Scott Rantall 2nd.
  • Congrats also to Kristen Wyatt finishing 3rd overall with a 1min 40s PB! Also PB's to Colin Thornton & Cathryn Hoare.
  • Div 1 Men convincing winners to move 3 pts clear for the season with 1 race left. Div 4 Men 2nd, Div 1 Women 6th.
  • Check out the results, report & photos.

Aug 28, 2010 - Craig Mottram in town to lead one of Geelong's best days!

  • Fantastic results today with big wins to the Men in Div 1 , Div 4 , Div 7 & U14 & Women in Div 4 & 3rd placings to the Women in Div 1 & U16 - well done all!
  • The Div 1 Men recorded the fastest Geelong time at Sandown in our history by 3 secs & the Women made the podium in Div 1 for the first time in a long time (possibly ever!) & were very excited by that - well done!
  • Check out the results, report & photos. Well done to everyone who ran and thanks to the big support crew.
  • Also plenty of exposure for us on Aths Vic TV and no shortage of photos in Inside Athletics.

Aug 8, 2010 - Steigen Geelong Athletics XC Champs

  • Thanks to everyone who turned out on a perfect winter's day.
  • Check out the results & photos.

July 31, 2010 - Brimbank XC Wrap (Updated Aug 3)

  • Well done to our junior place getters Holly Curtis (2nd) & Ricci Curtis (3rd) to lead the U16 girls to 1st place together with Claudia Verstraten.
  • Div 1 Men 1st (2nd now for season just 2 pts down), Div 1 Women 7th, U14 Men 3rd. Well done to all who competed over a tough course.
  • Check out the results, report & photos.

July 24, 2010 - Around the traps

  • Congratulations to our juniors picked to run at the Australian All Schools XC August 21 including Isaac Hockey, Claudia Verstraten, Ricci Curtis, Holly Curtis, Isobel Gower & Jack Stekelenburg. Addy article here.
  • Congratulations to Mark Tucker 3rd (29.57) & Ryan Christian 10th (31.37) in last weekend's Launceston 10k.
  • Well done to Mark Tucker (2nd) & Scott Rantall (5th) in the M7 Cities Marathon in Sydney July 25. See Addy article here prerace that also features the BRT Run for those who might be interested on Aug 22.

July 17, 2010 - Bundoora State XC Championships

  • A HUGE congratulations to our junior placegetters at the All Schools XC Championships: Isaac Hockey & Isobel Gower both 1st & State Champions!; Claudia Verstraten 2nd; Jack Stekelenburg & Holly Curtis both 3rd.
  • Open team results: Men - Div 1 3rd; Women's results pending.
  • Check out the individual results, report & photos. Thanks to Sue Buckley & Matilda Skok for the pics.

July 10, 2010 - Coliban Relays are wet, wet, wet!

  • Well done to all who braved the wet & cold conditions of Coliban today. At least the fire at the Daylesford Pub on the journey home returned some warmth.
  • Team results: Men - Div 1 2nd (12sec behind Glenhuntly), Div 4 1st, Div 7 3rd. Women - Div 1 6th, Div 4 1st
  • Check out the individual results & report.

July 5, 2010 - Gold Coast Results

  • A few Geelong runners headed north for a bit of warmth with some great results:
  • 10k: Lee Troop 2nd (29.45).
  • Half Marathon: Ryan Christian 15th (68.13 PB), Kristen Wyatt 15th (82.10 =PB) & Brett Coleman 17th (68.49 PB).
  • Marathon: Rowan Walker 6th (2.20.14).

Jun 21, 2010 - Geelong strikes Gold in Ballarat

  • Well done to everyone who competed at Ballarat on Sat. We enjoyed a convincing win in Div 1 Men to move us to the top of the season ladder just 1 pt ahead of Glenhuntly.
  • Great work Isaac Hockey for a hard fought win in the U14 Men. Other team results to follow.
  • Check out the results, report & photos.
  • Thanks to those able to make a very enjoyable dinner at The Barking Dog Sat night.

Jun 7, 2010 - Thornton cracks 2.30 at Christchurch

  • Well done to Colin Thornton who ran 2.29.07 at the Christchurch marathon last Sunday, smashing his PB by almost 4 mins & placing 4th overall in the process. This on the back of a huge 10k PB the week prior at Sandown. Rest up Col & get the legs back in shape to rejoin the team ASAP!!

May 29, 2010 - Tucker backs up at Sandown

  • Well done to Mark Tucker who backed up 2 weeks after his GOR Marathon success to win the Sandown 10km Road Race today. We had a fantastic turn out with many great runs.
  • Congratulations to those who had team victories including Div 4 Men, Div 7 Men & U14 Men. Div 1 Men finished a close 2nd to Box Hill (17 pts behind) with Glenhuntly in 3rd making it a very close affair at the top of the season ladder between the 3 teams.
  • Check out the Geelong results, report & photos.

May 24, 2010

  • Thanks to everyone who came out to support The Steigen Geelong Road Championships yesterday. 55 runners participated in the run that was combined with the Geelong Athletics XC Series. Check out our results & photos with the full Geelong Athletics results / report here.

May 17, 2010 - Success at the Great Ocean Road

May 12, 2010

  • Good luck to those competing at the Great Ocean Road Marathon events this weekend. Those rumoured to be competing include Mark Tucker, Scott Rantall, Kristen Wyatt (marathon), Ryan Christian (Half), Jason Woolhouse (12k), Brenton Rowe (6k). Sorry if anyone missed - feel free to email your rumoured intentions!
  • Geelong Advertiser - "Scenery makes for road worth travelling"

May 10, 2010

May 1, 2010

April 20, 2010

  • Email update - if not received, check out the details here.
  • Chek out our XCR10 Flyers & pass them on - Men | Women

April 11, 2010

  • Congratulations to Jason Woolhouse, Scott Rantall & Colin Thornton who took the 1st 3 men's places in the Geelong Half Marathon & to Kristen Wyatt who finished 3rd in the women's.
  • Geelong Advertiser Report
  • Gallery courtesy of John Skinner

Apr 1, 2010

  • Check out the calendar section for this year's events. Note also that the Steigen Geelong Champs Road & XC Events (yes, new naming rights sponsor!) will be held on Sunday this year combined with the Geelong Athletics XC Series and will be held on May 23 & Aug 8. More info closer to the time.



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