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AV Shield Round 6

More PBs for Aaron Heaney and James Brennan!

AV Shield Round 5

More PBs for EPS Essendon!

Kensington EPS triathletes off to a good start

Kensington EPS triathletes make big improvements since last year.

EPS Essendon climb every mountain at Mountain to Surf

A big PB by Matt Goodger!

Australian National and All Schools Championships, Dec 7th 2006

Grace Thek 2nd in a new PB

Ron Clarke Women's 5000m Geelong, Dec 2nd 2006

Sarah Grahame 3rd on a blustery day.

Sussan 5k/10k Classic, Dec 3rd 2006

Nadelle Legge 2nd in the 10k, Sarah Grahame 3rd in the 5k and great runs from Julie King and Susan Shaw.

Tri Series Challenge Race 2 (500m-20k-5k), Dec 3rd 2006

Grace Thek 4th (ITU) Nerissa Stafford 4th (30-34), Patrick Legge 15th (30-34)

AV Shield Round 4

EPS - Essendon has a big weekend! 3 PBs, a first and a second!

AV Interclub, Nov 25 2006

More PB's from Kristine (200m & 400m), Grace (5000m) and Aaron (5000m).

ITU World Long Course Championships, Canberra, Nov 19th 2006

Representing the Netherlands, Ginger Kidd finished 5th in her 30-34 Age Group.

Sri Chimnoy 14k, 11th Nov 2006

A great 3rd place by Helen - who is now featuring on the website!

Gatorade Triathlon Race 1, Nov 19th 2006

Great job to all who competed - Adam, Andrew, Gemma (6), Grace (3), Jarrat, Josie, Katrina, Lisa, Susan (4), Julie (2), Mark (3), Mitchell (8), Natasha (8), Rob, Rod, Sarah (1) and Tony

AV Interclub, Nov 18 2006

PB's to Jayde, Kathy and Kristine. Congratulations to all.

70.3 Ironman Florida, Nov 11 2006

Well done Amy Lichon.

Welcome back Ani De Leon

Ani De Leon rejoins EPS. An Asian and South East Asian Games representative and Filipino National Champion at Sprint, Olympic and Ironman. Ani started with me in 2000. See much more on Ani at Honour Roll

Eltham 5k Fun Run, Nov 12th 2006

Jayde 4th

AV Interclub, Nov 11 2006

Kristine on track for more PB's

Port MacQuarie Half IM, Nov 5th 2006

Bike disasters for Janet and Nerissa.

San Francisco 4.38 mile XC, 28th October 2006

Yurik runs 28:29 for a hilly 7k.

Gisborne 6k & 10k, 29th October 2006

Simon 1st & Inge 2nd

Noosa Triathlon, 29th October 2006

Newcastle's Nathan Campbell 5th in the pro men's race. Excellent efforts from Josie, Rob, Darren, Rachel, Adam, Paul, Katrina and Stephen.

VPSSA State Championships, 29th October 2006

Jayde PB's twice!

AV U12-16 Championships, 28-29th October 2006

More PB's for Grace, Danny and Gemeda

Rottnest Is Marathon, 22nd Oct 2006

Wim PR's with a 3:27hr result.

Hawaii IM, 21st October 2006

Peter Clark: 10:16:48 in the 40-44yr AG. Another super effort from an EPS Newcastle squad member under Ben Higginbottom

VSSSA State T&F Championship, 17th October 2006

Gemeda's 4:21 1500 PB

Ballarat Training Trip, Oct 21st 2006

A combined group of old hands and first timers tackled the "Benson Hill Course" last weekend and saw for themselves the breeding ground of numerous Ballarat Olympians. Photos coming when I can load them.

VSSSA Western Zone Regional Final, Oct 10th, 2006

Gemeda is back!

AV All Comers, Oct 14th, 2006

Kristine and Danny run well.

Victorian U17-20 Championships, Oct 8-9th, 2006

Grace Thek and Sarah Grahame in the medals.

Melbourne Marathon, Oct 9th, 2006

Many excellent results, PB's and first time performance in the Melbourne Half and Full Marathon

VLAA Competition, Box Hill, October 8th, 2006

Jayde and Danny run PB's at Box Hill Little Athletics

VSSSA Eastern Zone Championship, Oct 6th, 2006

Danny Krause runs an 800m PB

Gold Coast Half IM, Oct 1st, 2006

Janet Miller - 6th, Ginger Kidd - 9th,

GSV Competition Sept 5th, 2006

Grace Thek won the 800m/1500m double in PB times.

Athletics Victoria Tan Relays, Sept 16th 2006

Athletics Victoria's Tan Relay always attracts many runners aiming to better their times around Melbourne's famed Tan course and EPS recorded some excellent results.

Victorian Primary Schools Eastern Zone C'ships, Sept 12th 2006

Jayde Anderson wins the 800m/1500m double

21.1k Weekend - Sandringham & Burnley, Sept 4th 2006

Great efforts by Katrina Spence and Stephen Lingard at Sandringham and Aaron Henry and Peter Fitzgerald at Burnley.


Nathan Campbell - U23 Silver Medalist & Bryce Quirk 36th Elite Male

Australian XC Championships - Hobart, 27th August, 2006

Great efforts by Jayde and Andre. Places for Grace and Sarah.

Perth 12k Fun Run, 28th August, 2006

Sammy 5th female overall.

WORLD JUNIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, Bejing, August 16th-22nd, 2006

Sarah Grahame finished 8th in her 3000m SC Heat running within 5 seconds of her PB. An excellent performance.

Noumea Marathon August 20th, 2006

Nadelle 1st; Simon very sick!

Knox Duathlon (5k-20k-3k) August 13th, 2006

Katrina Spence - 4th - 1:21:12 (26:36-38:50-15:48)

Stephen Lingard - 8th - 1:11:38 (21:35-36:57-13:06)

Sydney "City to Surf" August 13th

Matt O'Connor - 53:30, Kathy Rundle - 62:00, Julie Page - 63:00

Albert Park "Queen of the Lake" 10k, August 6th

Josie Gioffre - 10k/59:41 PB

Ballarat Cross Country, August 5th

Nadelle Legge - 23:38, 8th, Female Open, 6km

Aaron Heaney - 31:58, 136th, Male Open, 8km

Chris O'Donovan - 35:50, 24th, Male 45-49, 8km

Matthew Goodger - 39:42, 283rd, Male Open, 8km

Sri Chinmoy 21.1k, July 23rd

Mark Travill - 2:21:28, 3rd/M50+, 30km

Helen Cheng - 1:47:40, 1/2 Marathon. PB

Athletics Victoria XC, Jells Park, July 22nd, 2006

Great performances in this AV race

Sandown Racecourse Relays, July 8th, 2006

Bryce Quirk - 19:48, 47th, 6km
Simon Watson - 20:05 60th, 6km
Andre Neilson - 20:19,  U20 78th, 6km
Nadelle Legge - 22:25, 7th, 6km
Aaron Heaney - 22:44 23 3rd, 6km
Sarah Grahame - 22:57 13th, 6km
Chris O'Donovan - 23:50 306th, 6km
Inge Watson - 29:15, 130th, 6km

Singapore ITU Triathlon, July 2nd

Bryce Quirk 1st. Especially pleasing was his fast run of 31:30 in the hot conditions in a race no-one has been under 33:00 before.

Gold Coast Half & Full Marathon July 2nd 2006

A great set of results

Lisa Bryne - 'Just having fun' in 58 minutes.

Sam Flanders - 1:23:40 hr. After 3 years away from running Sam is back to her best.

Mark Aspinall - 2:47 hr. A 14 minute PB for Mark.

Paul Robertson - 3:51 hr. Paul was right on the money with his sub "4"

Yan Yean Duathlon, June 18th 2006

Inge Watson - 2k/8k/1k, 3rd (was robbed of victory by being directed the wrong way in the second transition)

Run to the "G", June 18th 2006

Kathy Rundle - 10k 42:40 (PB). The 400m hurdler continues to improve!

Janet Miller - 2:08:13. A 'Run with Friends' fo rJanet whose pb is 25 minutes faster.

Norma Gonzales - 21.1k 1:50:16hr. While not a pb a good time on a winding course for Norma.

Josie Gioffre - 10k 1:00:12hr. Josie continues to improve.

Victorian All Schools XC, June 17th 2006

Danny Krause - 39th 4k 15:35 (PB) A good run for a part-time runner/footballer just recovering from the flu.

Grace Thek - 2nd 4k. A good strong run

Pip Hodgett - 18th 4k. Started fast (too fast) but finished strongly. Very good result for a part time runner/netball

Timbertown Fun Run (Qld), June 10th 2006

Michelle Bowden - 2nd, 28:36 (a PB). All I could hear was you saying 'nice and tall, nice and tall'.

AGS School XC, June 3rd 2006

Sarah Grahame 6k 1st  22:06 (am)

Athletics Victoria XC Frankston, June 3rd 2006

Simon Watson 16k  44th Open 58:07

Inge Watson 4k 99th Open 19:10

Sarah Grahame 4k 9th Open (2nd race of the day) 15:13 (pm)

Danny Krause 4k U16 12th 16:26

Sri Chimnoy 21.1k, 28th May 2006

Josie Gioffre - 2:13:24 hr. An excellent effort as her goal time was 2:15 to 2:20 hr.

GSV Schools XC Championships , 25th May 2006

Pip Hodgetts - 10th U14

Sophie Peskett- 20th U16

Victorian Primary Schools Cross Country, 23rd May 2006

Jayde Anderson - 1st in her division and fastest overall (male & female).

St Croix Triathlon

Bryce Quirk 6th

Great Ocean Road Race, 21st May 2006

Nadelle Legge - 1st in the 45k in 3:15:31. A course record to add to her 23k course record from 2005.
Jane Ainsworth- 2:10 hr for the 23k. A great effort from someone who only began running seriously a few months ago.

GSV Schools XC Championships (Preliminaries), 16th May 2006

Pip Hodgetts - 3rd U15, selected to go the finals.

Sophie Peskett- 6th U16, selected to go to the finals.

Victorian State Schools XC, 12th May 2006

Danny Krause - 1st in his division with a PB 9:26 for the 3k.

Busselton Half Ironman, 7th May 2006

Mark Aspinall 11 30-34 4:29:42 0:37:12 2:23:27 1:29:02

Hamburg Marathon, 23rd April 2006

Peter Glynn - 4:19 hours (PB - previously 4:34hr)

Japan Strongman, 23rd April 2006

Nadelle Legge - 5th, 9:30 hours

Japan Strongman, 23rd April 2006

Nadelle Legge - 5th, 9:30 hours

Australian Triathlon Championships, 16th April, 2006

Byce Quirk - 3rd. While finishing behind the CG gold and silver medalists this was a very pleasing result for two reasons. Firstly he ran slightly faster than in his 2005 title winning race. Secondly Bryce, who was next in line for selection for the CG's after Greg Bennett's withdrawal, defeated, among others, Simon Thompson, who was added to the team ahead of Bryce.

ISF 3.5k CROSS COUNTRY 2006, Riccone, Italy, 10th April 2006

Sarah Grahame - 12th/12:13. Sarah and her team mates won the team Gold Medal.

Melbourne "Run For Kids" 14.9k Run, 9th April, 2006

Nadelle Legge - 5th/53:18 in a quality field despite training for 6 hours in preparation for the Japan Strongman on the 8th of April.

Samantha Flanders - 58:33 despite being placed in the middle of the field at the start.

Kathy Rundle -1:12hr.

Gemma Duhig- 1:1

Canberra Marathon, 9th April, 2006

Edward Kift - 3:26 hr. This was a 5 minute PB and Ed finished fresh enough to already thinking about the Sydney marathon!

Australian Schools Triathlon Championships, April 5th, 2006

Rebecca Reid - 13th. A great achievement by little Beeca who is in the intermediate catagory for the first time - racing girls 2 years older then herself. Capped off a fine season with a great result.

Port Macquarie Ironman, April 2nd 2006

The Melbourne/Correspondence Squad

Dimity Gannon: (18-24/12:20 hr). A great effort in her second race because while Dimity joined EPS after qualifying in late 2005 she was unable to complete any ultra runs due to a long term ITB problem.

Gary Blake (55-59/13:08 hr). One

Port MacQuarie 5k Run

Nadelle Legge - 1st in 16:51 and 8th overall.

WORLD XC CHAMPIONSHIPS, Japan, April 1st 2006

Sarah Grahame - 77th in the junior women. Not her best race but also not helped by the coaches who reportedly put her at the back of the field on the starting line. Sarah is looking forward to this week's World Schools XC in Italy

Australian T&F Club Championship 1st April 2006

Kristine Hopkins - 400m/61.9. Another PB.

Rome Marathon 26th March 2006

Alex Europa (US Navy) - 4:02:09 hr. An excellent result of limited preparation.

NSW All Schools Triathlon 17th March 2006

Rebecca Reid 4th

Athletics Victoria Track Finals 11th March 2006

Kristine Hopkins - 400m/62.3. A PB by 1 second.

IM NZ, 5th March 2006

Hayden Reakes. Storms reduced this race to a 90k bike/21.1k run.

Gold Coast Triathlon 5th March 2006

Rob Raulings. Storms reduced this to a duathlon.

AV All Comers Track Meet, 4th March 2006

Kristine Hopkins - 100m/13.8 & 200m/28.6. Both PBs from blocks.

Camberwell Girls Grammar XC, 21st February 2006

Pip Hodgetts 1st   U14   13:09 (Record)
Sophie Peskett 1st   U15   14:11

TA Selection Race, 19th February 2006

Tegan Smith 15-19F 2nd or 3rd. No results listed.

Surf Coast Long Course, 19th February 2006

Mark Aspinall 304 4:08:57.5 68
Alissa Jones 139 5:43:49.0

Gatorade Triathlon Race 5, 19th February 2006

Karl Augustin 45-49 M 1:16:02 192 10
Jeff Beavis 35-39 M

Victorian T&F Championships 17th-19th February 2006

Paul Chiodo: 10th 1500m - 4:14 (=PB).

Sarah Grahame: 5th 3000m SC in a New Victorian U20 record of 10:37.5

Kathy Rundle: Allowed Jana Pittman to have a confidence boosting win in her 400m Hurdle heat

Australian Long Course Championships, 12th February, 2006

Bryce Quirk                 MPro      3:37:23      2     2    2
Ryan McMahon      &nbs

Gatorade Triathlon Race 4, 2nd February, 2006

Karl Augustin 45-49 M 1:40:35 236 9
Paul Chow Clydesdale

Victorian Olympic Distance Championships, 22nd January, 2006

Tegan Smith - 2:32:20 - 1st F16-19. This was her first OD race.

Karl Augustin - 2:33:59 - 4th M45-49.

Gideon Joseph - 2:29:18 - 17th M30-34

Gary Blake - 3:04:43 - 3rd M55-59

The extremely hot conditions affected most run times, particularly those in the later waves.

Gatorade Triathlon Race 3, 15th January, 2006

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