183: Brad Kahlefeldt
Julian battles achilles soreness throughout the week after getting over last week’s knee problems.
Brad stays home and hosts a quick long run down at Mulligans Flat.
Brady hits peak froth levels as the Bendigo Bats are unleashed at Jells Park.
XCR’21 hosted by Athletics Victoria returned with the Jells Park Cross Country Relays, with St Stephens Harriers taking Premier Division Men lead with Stewy McSweyn and Ben Buckingham. Bendigo Region’s Andrew Buchanan ran the fastest leg of the day, clocking in 17:30. Premier Women taken out by Glenhuntly ahead of South Melbourne and Box Hill with Cali Thackery representing Box Hill running the fastest leg in 21:04.
Athletics Victoria Results Hub
Norweigian steepler Karoline Grøvdal sets 5km Road WR of 14:39 at Maarud Gaard, breaking Beth Potter’s previous unofficial mark though seems as unlikely to be ratified.
Athletics Weekly Report
Gen Gregson took out the 3000m National Championship in 8:51.24 after Izzi Batt-Doyle took a dramatic fall in the final lap and finished 5th. Jack Bruce won the event while Jude Thomas broke the Under 20 3000m National Record ahead of previous record holder Ryan Gregson.
Lauren Reid takes out Sydney10 in a course record 32:23 ahead of Leanne Pompeani and Marnie Ponton, on a dour foggy morning full of new personal bests. Kieren Tall won the men’s race in 28:54 also setting a course record, ahead of Tom Do Canto, Matthew Hudson and Ben St. Lawrence.
Ethiopia Athletics hosts a 35km trial out in Sebeta, 2600m above sea level and on interesting conditions to select the Olympic Marathon team with some notable selections and omissions.
Tom ‘Tinman’ Schwartz parts ways with Drew Hunter and Tinman Elite group.
Let’s Run Article
The boys review the newly released Mizuno Wave Rider 25, putting it through its paces and going through what they like about the shoe.
Moose’s shares his purchase of the week, then the group tries to clarify the prize money arrangements around Run The Tan and Athletics Victoria changing race distances for Over 50 runners.
The show closes with a preview of the patreon-exclusive Road To Nowhere which this week featured guest, former professional triathlete-turned runner Brad Kahlefeldt.
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