Orange runners to the four in Forbes

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Article by Kinisha Roweth

Some great results were achieved by the group of Orange runners in Forbes last weekend. The girls had a great weekend with Orange runners filling the first 4 places in the 5k. Nicole Williamson was first lady home ahead of Amber Rich, Carrie Williamson and young gun Charlotte Simmons who was fourth overall and won her age category. Laura Auberson was first female home and 3rd overall in the 10k while Leanne Corcoran was second continuing her strong performances. Another of the outstanding young runners Ella Lamrock finished 7th female overall and first in her age group.  Of the men Joel Kitto was the best performer finishing 4th male home in the 10k. Well done to everyone who competed. Orange runners results attached below:

5km Female

1 Nicole Williamson 20:37; 2 Amber Rich 21:07; 3 Carrie Williamson 23:05; 4 Charlotte Simmons 23:12; 33 Sharon Fahy 32:20; 50 Fiona MakinLiz 36:20; 56 Letitia Vidler 38:46; 67 Emily Sammut 44:56.

5km Male

15 Hugh Corcoran 28:53; 16 Jamie Corcoran 28:56; 24 Lachlan Simmons 36:23.

10km Female

1 Laura Auberson 43:37; 2 Leanne Corcoran 44:48; 7 Ella Lamrock 54:16; 18 Amanda Gregor 59:30; 23 Renai McArdle 1:04:52; 28 Glenys Rosser 1:11:03; 29 Cindie Crannis 1:11:13.

10km Male

4 Joel Kitto 44:51; 5 Brett Sammut 47:25; 10 Brian Sharp 50:57; 11 Andrew Phelan 51:07; 13 Stewart Vidler 52:07; 18 Graham Fahy 55:21.


Around 60 runners battled a strong headwind on Sunday morning at Jack Brabham which had competitors really struggling for half of the run. Jacquelene Harris ran 22:58 in the 3.5k to secure the overall (handicap) winner on the day.

Place Results from Jack Brabham Sunday

1.75km Female
Kerrie Lindsay 8:39, Tanya Connolly, Alicia Ross.
1.75km Male
Jack Daintith 17:05, Hugh Daintith, Cameron Ross.
3.5km Female
Katherine Lindsay 17:15, Kinisha Roweth, Lily Craig.
3.5km Male
Anthony Daintith 14:55, Jackson Boucher, Ian Fischer.

5.25km Female
Michelle Srzich 27:33, Helen Roberts, Kathy Penrose.
5.25km Male
Bill Fairgrieve 28:22, Richard Eggleston.
7km Female
Sue Dean 33:19, Michelle Mackenzie, Jane Fairgrieve.
7km Male
Mark Chapman 29:37, David Ross, Daryl Roweth.

Almost 100 runners ran and walked at EP on Wednesday afternoon with Flo Conway who did 14:17 for the 3 laps, while Jack Daintith and Joel Kitto led a very competitive group home where the next 6 fastest runners finished within 13 seconds of each other.

Congratulations to John West who competed in the Australian Masters Games in Geelong in Athletics and Cycling. John won the 60 – 64y 1500m walk (11:12), 3k walk (21:41) and 5k walk (36:38). He finished second in the throws pentathlon, including 3rd in Shot Put, Hammer Throw and Weight Throw. In the cycling John competed in the 18k time trial and the 64k road race finishing 13th and 16th respectively with solid performances.

This weeks run is at Bargwanna Road starting at 9am.


ON THE RUN: Orange’s Laura Auberson on her way to winning the women’s 10km event in Forbes. Photo: MATT LAMROCK