CWD : 9th March 2019

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Well done to everyone involved in a very successful Orange Running Festival last weekend. Entries for the Festival were about 1840 (an increase of 31% from last year). Thank you to the Festival Committee, volunteers (Scouts, RFS, Schools and Orange Runners Club members), generous sponsors and everyone else who competed to make it a memorable weekend.


Exceptional times were posted by Orange Runners Club members across all events.  Well done to the following ORC members who achieved podium finishes:


Half Marathon – Leanne Corcoran 3rd – 1:33:58

5km – Mitch Williamson 2nd – 16:31

5km – Nathan Sutherland 3rd – 16:58

2km – Hadden Bennett 2nd – 8:04

2km – Abigail Francis 1st – 8:36

2km – Jocelyn Blair 2nd – 8:46

2km – Hanna Gross 3rd – 8:49


Another fantastic turnout at Elephant Park on Wednesday afternoon in the cooler conditions.  Great to see some new members – welcome to the Club Leanne, Payton, Carol, Marie, Peter, Trent and Dylan.  Congratulations to Graeme Tooth was was the handicap winner this week with a time of 16.54.  Placegetters this week are:

1. Dave Ross 11:11
2. Matthew Piece 11:36
3. Iain McLean 11:45

1. Liz Simpson 11:32
2. Leanne Corcoran 12.21
3. Alicia Ross 12:22

3 personal bests this week were recorded by Gary Holway (21 secs), Julie Tooth (45 secs) and Annabelle Hosie (10 secs).


Important dates for the diary:


10 March – Submissions regarding changes to the Constitution close

5 April – Pizza Night (Hotel Canobolas)

27 April – UTA Training Run

14 May – AGM (Hotel Canobolas)


Tomorrows run is at Berrilee Road with 3 distances on offer – 4k, 8k and 12k.