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Welcome to Benson's EPS

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Pip Hodgetts - Ballarat 2006

Pip Hodgetts - Ballarat 2006

Victorian Open & U20 T&F C'ships, Feb 19-21 2007 (01-Mar-07 10:35)
Sarah Grahame, Grace Thek, Kate Smyth, Kathy Rundle and Sarah Pinto all in the action. Read more...
AV Interclub Rd 9, Jan 13th 2007 (01-Mar-07 09:37)

Australian Club Relay C'ships, Hobart, Feb 9th 2007 (22-Feb-07 22:39)
Kristine Hopkins in a Silver Box Hill team. Read more...
Brookes Gatorade Race 4, Feb 18th 2007 (22-Feb-07 22:00)
Great results from Pip Hodgetts(1st in her first riding a hybrid bike), Daniel Moloney, Simon Strauss, Jeff Beavis, Darren Schonewille, Gemma Duhig, Julie King, Rod Dedman, Mandy Newman, Gary Blake, Andrew Jones and Susan Shaw. Read more...
AV Interclub Rd 11, Feb 16th 2007 (22-Feb-07 11:24)
With the expected high heat on Saturday, many of the Essendon runners ran by invitation at Olympic Park on Friday night. Read more...
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Are you a Beginner triathlete? Someone aiming for Sprint distance races? A summer race series? The Olympic Distance or Ironman triathlons?
Are you a fun runner, road runner or track athlete?
Are you a junior, either a runner or triathlete, with Olympic goals? An age group triathlete looking for more?

Regardless of your background in running or multi-sport, our record of taking beginners to Ironman triathlon and Ultra marathons, age group and club athletes to World Age group representation, and middle order national class athletes to World Championship and Olympic level (see Honour Roll), is your insurance YOU will also improve.

So if you want to have fun AND optimise your potential, visit <Coaching & Training> or click here on  Squads to find a program to suit your needs and then - Join us!  Alternatively, contact me, Tony Benson.

Tony Benson

  • Level 3 Triathlon & Level 5 Track Coach
  • 1972 Olympian & 1992 Olympic Head Track & Field Coach
  • Co-author of "Run With The Best"  -   published by Track & Field News, USA. 
  • See About Tony Benson for more information about Tony.

Where is EPS?

Where you are now or anywhere you want to be! Our correspondence athletes perform equally as well as our local squad based athletes. EPS has its headquarters in Melbourne but is an umbrella organization that comprises Benson's (Triathlon), and Run With The Best (Running) and operates globally. For more detail visit Coaching & Training or click here on Squads and Venues and to see who we have coached read Honour Roll.

Who can we help?

Anyone needing endurance and speed. Currently we are assisting a Examples: Australian Rules footballer Greg Williams won the Brownlow Medal, the Norm Smith Medal and Carlton won the 1995 Premiership. Decathlete, Peter Fossey, represented Australia at the Commonwealth Games level and EPS has assisted a basketballer from US universities and an Australian pentathlete to international level.

Who coaches with EPS?

EPS athletes are coached by Tony Benson (Melbourne) and/or Ben Higginbottom (Newcastle). We are assisted in Melbourne by Barb Augustin, Simon Watson, Frances Lipscome & Patrick Legge. EPS's international resources include Col Stewart (Australia), Ian Harries (South Africa), Irv Ray (USA) and Patrick Sang (Kenya).

Full biographies of these coaches may be found at EPS Coaches.

Who can help you in Melbourne/Newcastle?

Anthony Moustakas (CBD Cycles), Paul Visentini (Alphington SMC / PhysioSports Brighton), Patrick Legge (massage), Tri-Alliance (social).

See EPS Partners.

Check out: Australian Middle & Long Distance Running into the 21st Century (PDF file).

Get a quick overview of the website by viewing the Site Map.