Howden Double Trumps Running Rivals

Sharon Howden beat the odds by beating the handicapper to post back to back wins with the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club last Saturday. The Horsham-based runner paid the price for winning the five kilometre Barham Insurance race on April 11 and was pulled back on the starting grid – meaning she had to concede extra […]

Matilda Waltzes to Sixth Win

In 2012 Matilda Iglesias made her debut with the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club never expecting the “miracle” of actually winning a race. She made nonsense of that at only her fourth start when staving off the fast-finishing Col Barnett to salute in the 6.5 kilometre Garry Rice Concongella Vineyards Handicap and last Saturday she stood […]

Baker Turns up the Heat for Maiden Win

Thirty-six year-old running rookie Nathan Baker established himself as a sporting all-rounder when, at only his third start with the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club, broke his maiden status by winning the 6.5 kilometre Advance Bricks and Pavers Handicap at Stawell last Saturday. Already a 20-year basketballer and Vice President of the Stawell Tennis Club, Baker […]

Ryan Runs North to Alaska

Ryan at Top for Alaska Peaks Endurance athlete Kieran Ryan ran his usual 25 to 30 kilometres up and down the hills, trails and mountains of Halls Gap last Saturday, then travelled to Horsham later in the day and switched on the after burners to soar to a stunning win in the Telstra Shop Handicap. […]

Rachel Takes Out First Win

All-girl quinellas used to be a rarity in Stawell Amateur Athletic Club races but with the flying femmes having won six of the nine races so far this season they have almost become the norm. When Rachel Coverdale and Rhonda Clark fought out the finish of the Garry Rice Concongella Vineyard Handicap last Saturday it […]