Baxter Breaks Through!

It was an exciting race in the junior 1km event with Baxter Parker narrowly beating Daniel Noden with Harper-Lee Basten running strongly to finish 3rd. Today's was an impressive third win for Baxter in the BAC juniors. It should also be mentioned that Daniel Noden ran exceptionally well in the junior’s race with a time of 3.33 showing the young runners potential to become a great athlete in the future.

Third Time's The Charm For Club Legend

After having come 2nd in the previous two races for the season, Rick Ermel has finally claimed victory in the third race of the Bendigo athletic club.

 

Ermel used his legendary 19 years of club champion experience to hold off a strong finishing Ben Goode and Ingrid Douglass to win the 6.5km Bridge Hotel sponsored event.

 

The much flatter course at Woodvale suited Ermel, as he was able to improve on his last 6.5km time at Mandurang by nearly a minute to win in a time of 27.28.

 

Georgia Does It Again

In the junior’s 1km event, one win wasn’t enough for Georgia Ryan, as she ran a determined race to finish 1st, which is her second win for the season and also gets her one win ahead of her dad “Dan Ryan”. Sisters Freya and Georgia White ran strongly to finish 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Reza Has The Pleasure of Winning Race 2

Race 2 was a hard-fought struggle between young gun Reza Azimi and former club champion Rick Ermel with both runners vying for first in the 6.5km event at Mandurang. Rick Ermel looked strong going into the final stretch of the race but it was Azimi that had youth on his side which he used to his advantage and surged ahead of Ermel to win the race in a time of 26:01, 18 seconds clear of Ermel. Azimi, a relatively new member, started running with the Bendigo Athletic Club in 2015 where he won the Rising Sun Hotel feature race.

Reigning Junior Champion Collects Another Win

Isabella Ellis had a great win in the 1km Juniors event coming first ahead of Harper-Lee Basten and Freya White.  Harper-Lee backed up well after winning the last race but could not hold off the strong and determined Isabella.

Freya placed at her first start with the Club, coming in just ahead of her sister Georgia,

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