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NB: Most of these articles are from the local papers either The Express or The Journal.

Marathon Assists Disabled Olympian 1976

Traralgon athletes will stage a marathon relay from Traralgon to Bairnsdale on Friday to raise funds on behalf of a partially blind Bairnsdale man who is to compete in the Disabled Olympics in August.  Jeff McNeill, 20 is partially blind, he has often competed in events with members of Traralgon Harriers amateur athletic club with… Read more »

Locals Win Them All 1975 Latrobe Valley Cross Country

Traralgon athletes made a clear sweep of this year’s Latrobe Valley Cross Country Championships which concluded at Yallourn on Sunday.  Garry Henry of Traralgon Harriers won the ‘5000 at Moe and 8000 at Warragul and the 10000 at Yallourn.  The 5000 and 10000 metre runs established new best times for the courses.  Garry has been… Read more »

Gippsland Title To Traralgon Star

Mark Scammell, Traralgon Harriers junior star, won the Gippsland U13 5000 metre title with one of his best performances at Yallourn on Saturday.  Scammell went to the front on the gun and was never headed.  He finished with a very strong sprint to win by over one minute from Joe Saplakow of Morwell. In the… Read more »

Williams Wins Harriers’ 6-Mile Event

Keith Williams held off the fast finishing John Bermingham to win the Traralgon Harriers six-mile handicap race last weekend.  Williams looked set for an easy win when he held a good lead over front marker Jim Timmer-Arends at the half way mark.  Bermingham, who ran a splendid race from behind raced through the field to… Read more »

Athletic Season Gets A Brilliant Opening – Clubs Attend Meeting 1969

Traralgon Athletics Local Centre got away to a good start at the pre-season meeting Saturday.  The new clubs put on very good performances and St. Michaels showed they are already a force to be reckoned with.  Attendances were good which is probably a good sign for the coming season.  Jenny Garside, a new member who… Read more »

Young Harrier Sets New Record

Young John Bermingham broke the course record Sunday at the close of the 1969 road and cross country season for Traralgon Harriers.  The final day’s events were the junior two mile and under 15, under 17 and open three miles.  Bermingham broke the course record to win the open three-mile race in 14 minutes 51… Read more »

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