CWD : 4th May 2019

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Congratulations to members who did very well at the Bathurst Half Marathon and 10km.  In particular, well done to Nathan Sutherland and Liz Simpson who finished 2nd in the 10km event.  Also special mention to Jai Anlezark who is only 12 years old, who completed the half marathon!

Also, well done to the members who competed in the ANZAC challenge in Sydney last weekend.  John Betts led the challenge finishing first in his age category in the 25K event.

Another beautiful day at the Botanic Gardens last Sunday. Congratulations to those members backing up from the UTA training run in the Blue Mountains on the previous day.  Well done to Leanne Palmer (25) and Lachlan Duncan (50) on receiving their achievement medals.  Well done Julie Hudson who was the handicap winner.

Welcome to the club, Jenny Zhang, Barbara Ross, Nikki Smith, Geoffrey Berkeley who all ran their first runs.

Great to see two of our younger members Tom Hosie and George Hogg running a great 6.4k today. Well done to Tanya Connolly who is extending each week also with a 6.4k – JC you will have to start running the 10k distance to keep ahead!

Well done to Simone Fogarty (8.50) who was first home in the 1.6km ahead of Cameron Ross and Gary Taylor (only 99 runs to go Gary).

Stephen Martin ran an impressive 12.27 in the 3.2k not far ahead of Lachie Ross (12.45) and Amber Rich 13.29.

Brad Simmons ran a nice 20.33 to be first in the 4.8k and was not far ahead of Hugh Daintith 21.00. Special mention to Joel Broadfoot who was 3rd after running 35k in the Blue Mountains the day before.

Karen Neal 31.46 was very consistent on each of the 4 laps and was just ahead of Scott Bebbington 32.15. John Connolly was next followed by Peter Regan.

Geoffrey Berkely was a clear winner in the 8k with a time of 34.41. David and Alicia Ross where next over the line. Andrew McCauley continues to improve and ran a great 41.17.

Anthony Daintith 41.19 was first home in the 9.6k ahead of the fast finishing Leanne Corcoran 42.50 (who managed to get faster somehow on each lap). Well done to Brian, Pam, Kim and Anna who also completed the distance.

What a fantastic Wednesday afternoon with 102 members in attendance. Congratulations to Emily Palmer who was the handicap winner with a time of18.26 (and a 14 sec PB). Welcome to the club Lucinda Reidy, Max Reidy, Maddex Gosper, Sam Gosper, Fletcher Smith who had their first runs with the club today.

Congratulations to Edward Farquharson who was presented with his 25 run medal and Alicia Ross her 300 run medal.

Placegetters this week:


  1. Liz Simpson 11.24
  2. Carissa Hickey 11.46
  3. Hanna Gross 12.00


  1. Lachlan Ross 10.54
  2. Samuel Gross 11.02
  3. Brad Simmons 11.08


PBs this week were recorded by Hanna Gross (36 sec), Duncan Blair (27 sec), Emily Palmer (14 sec) and Peter Regan (22 secs).

Tomorrow’s run will be at Stagecoach Road with a choice of 2k, 3k, 5k, 8k and 12k

Don’t forget to pay your membership by today to ensure that you get your run recorded.