21/04/2016 Stockdale Road

21/04/16 – Stockdale Road 5km

The 2016 winter season kicked off on Thursday night in Traralgon with the run taking in Stockdale Road and surrounds. It was almost as if the weather knew we were beginning our ‘winter’ season, with the night bringing a cool change from the warmth the day before. However, it did not stop 43 keen runners and walkers turning up for the 5km course.

Ray Ellis and Tim Buckley joined us again for a 2.4km walk. Both finished in 23 minutes 6 seconds.

Eli Van Rhine and Michelle Colwell both finished first on the handicap last week and both repeated those wins finishing first again on Thursday with times of 19:36 and 29:11 respectively. For the men, second place was won by Peter Grixti, 31:24 and in third place was Tony Arrowsmith, 21:51. Hilary Meyer was second on the handicap for the women with a time of 20:42 and third was taken out by Katie Ryan 24:43.

Thursday night saw some new faces at the club, with Dru Berryman and Nick Finch showing their impressive speed finishing outright first and second respectively, with times of 18:29 and 18:32, only 3 seconds separating them. The third outright fastest male was Glenn Graham who ran 19:26.

The fastest outright female for the night was Molly Irvine, running a fast time of 20:40, and was followed closely by Hilary Meyer in second place with 20:42. Karen Graham finished as third fastest female, running 21:43.

Next week (28th April) will be held at the Newborough Track. This is not a regular Thursday night social run, it is the Track Championships and will host the 2000m junior, 5000m senior and 2000m novice events. Entry is $2 for the 2000m events and $5 for the 5000m event, however entry into the race track is free. The 2000m run will begin at 5.50pm, with the 5000m run going into two groups at 6.00pm (sub 22min runners) and 6.25pm for over 22min runners. This event is open to everyone and the public is encouraged to join in. For more information on the Traralgon Harriers running events, please visit www.traralgonharriers.org.au

Results
Pos  Name  Time
1  Dru Berryman  18:29
2  Nick Finch  18:32
3  Glenn Graham  19:26
4 Eli Van Rhine  19:36
5  Steve McLeod  20:29
6  Molly Irvine  20:40
7  Hillary Meyer  20:42
8  Darrel Cross  20:44
9  Pete Sanders  20:49
10  Mark Van Der Meulen  21:28
11  Karen Graham  21:43
12  Tony Arrowsmith  21:51
13  Edi Murat  21:53
14  Warren Shields  22:07
15  Liz Kenney  22:58
16  Jenny Northe  23:00
17  Kayla Gallert  23:06
18  Kathryn & Matais  24:09
19  David Mann  24:19
20  Katie Ryan  24:43
21  Phill Mayer  24:44
22  Tania Whitehead  25:36
23  Michelle Sawyer  26:52
24  Todd Houghton  26:52
25  Kaye Livingstone  27:18
26  Helen Whitby  28:26
27  Kelly Johnson  28:36
28  Belinda Heafield  28:49
29  Becky Mathews  28:59
30  Bob Duljas  29:02
31  Michelle Colwell  29:11
32  Owen Notting  29:18
33  Ian Heafield  30:35
34  Lynda Jones  30:57
35  Peter Grixti  31:24
36  Mandy Ellis  32:29
37  Helen Reeves  32:52
38  Ann Bomers  32:53
39  Jessica Ruff  35:26
40  Belinda Ruff  35:28
41  Jason Collier  35:52
2.4km Walk
1 Ray Ellis 23:06
1 Tim Buckley 23:06