Traralgon Harriers Race Report 26.01.17
Traralgon Harriers Thursday night run coincided with Australia Day this year, so there was plenty to celebrate for their 6km run around Lake Hyland in Churchill. The Lake Hyland run never disappoints with some beautiful scenery and a lovely track to run, even the weather was perfect for the event.
There were plenty of new runners to join in the festivities and finishing in great times, with Nat Comber (34.20), Josh Harding (36.01), Courtney Gallert (23.19), Shirley and Leslie Buckley in (31.35). We love it when people join us while they are working back up to the 5 and 6 km runs who either complete the short course or walk the full course, these included Courtney Gallert, Barry Summersgill, Bruce Salisbury, Shirley Buckley, Lesley Buckley, Ray Ellis, Margaret Salisbury, Carol Summersgill, Susan Poole and Diana Van Rhine.
The first female on handicap this week was Belinda Heafield in 36.22 who has been improving every time she steps out for a run. She was followed by Kayla Gallert in 29.44 and Michelle Sawyer in 32.02. The male runners led by Adam Hogan in 29.32, Mark Van Der Muelen in 26.23 and Peter Reeves third in a time of 41.39.
The fastest three men were Ian Cornthwaite, Steve McLeod and Tony Arrowsmith who came home with times of 24.08, 25.52 and 26.15, respectively. The fastest women were Kayla Gallert in 29.44, Michelle Sawyer in 32.02 and Tania Whitehead in a time of 34.18.
The next run is at Cochranes Rd, Traralgon South (off Mattingley Hill Rd). The Thursday night runs are for all ages and abilities, ranging from 1 km to 6 km running circuits. If you are interested in seeing what Harriers is all about come and joins us. For more information, visit our website www.traralgonharriers.org.au
|Mark Van Der Meulen||26.23|