You Shall Not Pass

Evergreen runner Gary Saunders staged a form reversal, something not infrequent on a racetrack, when he stunned his faster, fitter and younger rivals to win the eight kilometre Seppelts Cross Country Classic at Great Western racecourse last Sunday. After a 15th, two 16ths and a 9th at his past three starts with the Stawell and […]

Rhonda Blindsides Seppelt Field in Big Fog

The redoubtable Rhonda Clark performed a miracle far greater than a minor when she blitzed the biggest cross country field of the season to win the inaugural Seppelts Classic over eight kilometres in thick fog at Great Western racecourse on Sunday. Penalised 3.20 minutes for her three second win over the same distance at Ararat […]

Gary Rice Handicap

My first club run win with the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club aka SAAC happened to be this particular race last year. The 6.5km Gary Rice Vineyard Handicap run is set in Gary’s vineyard. We weaved in and out through the vineyards, and then up through Ironbark scrub land, before doing the loop again. The course […]