Race Recap: Stawell Easter Fun Run

Event: Lindsey Kent Memorial Fun Run Date: 27th March 2016 Distance: 5km or 3km Type: There & back loop. Where: Stawell Racecourse, Stawell Event Partners/Sponsors: Stawell & Ararat Cross Country Club The sister club to SAAC is SACCC, which holds the Stawell Easter Fun Run, which is also known as the Lindsey Kent Memorial Fun Run. While the town […]

Baird Limps Back to end Drought

  Veteran athlete Stephen Baird, once a regular winner on the region’s track and cross country circuits but almost crippled by injury 18 months ago, ended a five year drought when he won the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club’s three kilometre Chris Blake Handicap at Stawell last Saturday. Baird tore his hamstring from the bone, “heard […]

Rice Rolls on to 4th Win

The relentless Rhonda Rice juggernaut rolled on when the revitalised runner won her third race in three weeks and her fourth since June at Stawell last Saturday. Thriving on an hour’s training before work on most weekday mornings, the 46-year-old veteran continued to confound her club-mates by winning the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club’s Horsham Physiotherapy […]

Rolls Royce Rhonda Turns on the Turbos

It is perhaps the most astounding win in the 50-year history of the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club. Venerable club founder Keith Haymes could not remember, let alone apprehend, that anyone, anywhere, could win a 16 kilometre handicap race by an unprecedented 7.12 minutes! After placing second behind Dave Hunter in the 10km Youngs Sportspower Handicap […]