The final round of Athletics Victoria’s XCR series took place around Melbourne’s Tan in beautiful spring weather.
Bendigo Region took out the men’s race, held over six legs of the 3.83km course, in a time of 1:07:50 from Western Athletics (1:08:37) and Mentone (1:08:56).
In the women’s race, over five legs, Box Hill were the victors in 1:05:56 from Glenhuntly (1:07:05) and St Stephens (1:08:21).
Top 10 fastest men
|2||10:52||Andy Buchanan||Bendigo Region|
|4||10:59||Cody Shanahan||Western Region|
|4||10:59||Liam Cashin||Western Region|
|6||11:02||Archie Reid||Bendigo Region|
|9||11:13||Nathan Stoate||Benidgo Region|
|10||11:14||Christopher Dale||St Stephens|
Top 10 fastest women
|1||12:09||Sarah Billings||Box Hill|
|3||12:36||Melissa Duncan||Box Hill|
|4||12:44||Sophie Hall||Box Hill|
|6||12:54||Victoria Skaltsonis||Box Hill|
|10||13:12||Bianca Puglisi||Athletics Essendon|
The fastest ever laps around the Tan (in all events) are held by Craig Mottram (10:08) and Jess Hull (11:31), with 10:26 and 11:58 respectively rounding out the top 10 rankings.