Home' South Gippsland Sentinel-Times : February 21, 2017 Edition Contents THE SOUTH GIPPSLAND SENTINEL-TIMES, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017 - PAGE 61
THE red, white and black
colours of St Kilda decorat-
ed ‘the stump’ at the Inver-
loch Park Run last Saturday
morning to welcome Saints
players, in the local area for
their AFL Community Camp,
who turned out to support
the local event.
They were joined at the
starting line by 108 Park Run
participates who managed
to dodge most of the morn-
ing rain to enjoy the popular
Among them were Irish
recruits Darragh Joyce and
Ray Connellan, together with
regular senior players Seb
Ross and Hugh Goddard and
new recruit Ed Phillips.
Organisers also welcomed
13 first timers and visitors
from Jells, Traralgon and
Warragul Park Runs.
The day also featured a
milestone for Julian Walk-
er, his 50th Park Run and
he was more than happy
to share the glory with the
Saints’ visitors. Of those 50,
Julian has completed 48
at Inverloch with his fast-
est time is a very creditable
Paige was presented with
her 25 volunteers’ award.
Paige regularly volunteers at
Inverloch and her contribu-
tion is greatly appreciated.
Anne Gleeson was also
presented with the De -
cember park runner of the
month award. Congratula-
Despite the showers, there
were actually 20 personal
were Cameron Nagle, Jac-
qui M O’Connell, Millie
Pykett, Sheridan White, Sue
O’Connell, Tony O’Connell
and Addie Pykett.
Men: Philip Champion
(VM50-54) of Diamond Val-
ley AC, was first over the
line in 18.43, his first win in
six appearances. Bill Barry
(VM35-39) of Wonthaggi
Road Runners, was second
over the line in 19.00. He
has been first to finish on 21
Ryan McKnight (SM30-34)
was third over the line in
19.06. He has been first to
finish on two previous occa-
Women: Rachel H Tatter-
sall (VW40-44) of Wonthaggi
Road Runners, was first
(13th overall) over the line in
23.24, her third time in 15
Kathy Reid (VW45-49)
was second (15th overall)
in 24.14 and Kate Browne
(SW30-34) was third (16th
overall) in 24.15.
Current standing in the
Women’s annual points com-
petition: Heather Sullivan
(Wonthaggi Road Runners)
1893 pts, Shirley Dell (Won-
thaggi Road Runners) 1831
pts, Emma Sullivan (Wont-
haggi Road Runners) 1571
The following runners re-
corded the best Age Grade
scores: Philip Champion
(VM50-54) was graded
80.05% for the time 18:43
(first overall). Mal Dunn
(VM60-64) was graded
77.95% for the time 20:56
(4th overall). Julian Walk-
er (VM65-69) was graded
74.96% for the time 22:22
THE Keeping Kids on Track fun run is back
for its sixth edition on Sunday, March 5.
There are options on the day for all abilities,
with the 21.1km half marathon and 15km run
setting off from the Kilcunda Foreshore Cara-
van Park at 8.30am and the 3km, 5km and
10km events starting in waves from 9am.
The family friendly walk also kicks off at 9am.
Organiser Deb Rielly started the run with
friends and the event lives by the motto, ‘con-
necting community, uniting clubs, supporting
“We want to provide an affordable event for
the community and all proceeds go back into
the community, to clubs that volunteer at the
event,” she said.
“It’s grown and grown. The first year had 160
participants, the second year had 480 and the
third year was nearly 600.
“I’ve changed the date from the long weekend,
because a lot of people are going away and I’m
hoping to attract more locals.
“It’s two weeks before the footy and netball
season starts so it’s a great time.”
All money raised goes back into the commu-
nity, to more than 20 local sporting, recreation
and education organisations.
Two time winner of Melbourne marathon and
ironman, Magnus Michelsson is an ambassa-
dor of the event and has hopped on board as a
sponsor, along with Carmen’s Muesli Bars you
find in the supermarket.
Online registrations are encouraged via www.
kkot.org or you can register on the day from
If you’re part of a local club or team, there’s
an option when registering to choose an organi-
If more than 10 competitors from a team or
club enter the race, the team/club goes into the
draw to win $500.
THE warmest place to be, apart from home
beside the fire last Sunday, was under water in
Western Port Bay during 1.2km Phillip Island
Penguin Swim Classic.
But it was tough to convince would-be com-
petitors of that and a smaller number, than in
recent years, braved the wet and wintry condi-
tions on the day.
Seventy completed the event, or the 100-plus
who entered, which was at least 50 down on
First to compete the swim was Brent Ford
in a time of 12:49.5, well ahead of the next
best, Robbe Dilissen 13:29.9 in 2nd and Liam
McLeod 3rd in 14:00.1.
The first woman across the line was Isabell
Robinson in 14:43.8 from Rebecca Henderson
2nd in 16:00.0 and Sally Fyfield 16:22.3.
Local Paralympian Amanda Drennan finished
mid-field, in 34th place in a time of 19:28.6.
KNOWN as the perfect in-
troductory triathlon for begin-
ners, the Inverloch Twilight
Triathlon is back again on Sat-
urday, February 25.
Starting at 4.30pm, the tri-
athlon begins with a 500m tide
assisted swim in the Anderson
Inlet, followed by a 25km ride
on the Coastal road to Cape
Paterson and return, before
ending with a 5km run on the
Inverloch Coastal Path.
You can enter the race indi-
vidually or with a one or two
other people as a team.
The event’s sprint distance
makes it achievable for those
competing in their first com-
petitive triathlon, and the late
start is convenient for com-
petitors travelling from Mel-
Presentations are held in
the Esplanade Hotel after the
Online entries are encour-
aged via www.basscoasttri.
com and close February 24.
Registration on the day is
at the Esplanade Hotel from
The minimum age for com-
petitors is 14, or a minimum
age of 13 for the run or swim
leg of a team.
Inverloch Triathlon this Saturday
Wintry blast for penguin swim
Saints march in for
Inverloch Park Run
Congratulating Park Run stalwart Julian Walker on his 50th Park Run last Saturday
were visiting St Kilda players Darragh Joyce and Ray Connellan from Ireland, together
with Ed Phillips, Seb Ross and Hugh Goddard. M350817
Stony Creek footballer Ryan McKnight 19.06, Bill Barry
19.00 and Phil Champion 18.43 were placed 3rd, 2nd
and 1st in Saturday’s Park Run. M370817
And they’re off with the eventual winner Phil Champion leading the 108 Inverloch
Park Run participants out on their Saturday morning run. M360817
Keeping Kids on Track ambassador Magnus Michelsson (#80) and local fun run enthusiast
Glenn Sullivan (#538) lead the group off at the start of the 21km and 15km events at last
year’s Keeping Kids on Track event. N171116
Keeping Kids on Track coming soon
Linda Wildenberg from Voyage Fitness and
Keeping Kids on Track coordinator Deb Ri-
elly fired up the athletes before last year’s
Multiple records broken at Little Aths
A TEAM of 86 competitors recorded 144 per-
sonal bests during a meet for Wonthaggi Little Ath-
letics in the past week.
Multiple records also fell, with Mika Dear clock-
ing 10.85 in the 50m to break the Under 6 Girls
Hayden Purton ran 11.32 to set a new record in
the Under 6 Boys 50m.
Archie Terlich set a new record in the Under 10
Boys 1100m with a time of 4:17.20.
Jacob Timmermans had success in the 200m
hurdles setting a new record in the Under 13 Boys
with a time of 35.65.
Nicola Slade set a new Under14 Girls record
in the 200m hurdles with a time of 37.36. And
Rachel Aitken did likewise in the Under 15 Girls
200m hurdles with a time of 37.82.
U6G: Maya Lansdown, 100m, 50m, Discus,
Long Jump, 200m.
U6G: Mika Dear, Discus, Long Jump, 50m,
200m; Daisy Marotta, Discus, 100m, 200m, 50m.
U6B: Cruz Bettles, 200m, Long Jump, 50m,
Discus, Discus, 200m, 100m, 50m.
U8B: Felix bathgate, 100m, Turbo Javelin, Long
U8G: Sara Hynd and Jillianne Wallace, 100m,
200m, Long Jump, 70m.
U10B: Archie Terlich, 1100m, 200m, Shot Put,
U12G: Maya Fraser, 200m, Turbo Javelin,
Hope Oats takes aim in the Turbo Javelin.
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