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West Metropolitan Cross Country
The winter season is well and truly underway. West Met #7 is on this weekend at Bella Vista. This course is tricky and an excell…
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The summer calendar for the upcoming season has been released.
World Masters Athletics Championships
Best wishes to EDAC's Ellena Cubban who will be competing in Lyon, France.
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— Jul 9, 2017

Winter Cross Country

Racing can be an excellent way to maintain a focused effort with your training.

Epping District Ahletics Club News archive.

Check out our blog as well.

Race reports are included in News. But for a comprehensive list of race results involving Epping members, see our results archive


Three of Eppings runners braved heavy rain, hail and strong winds at last weeks wet met cross country race.

Elena Cubban was the first to get drenched, winning her age group extending her lead at the top of the short course W55+ competition. In the next race, James Palethorpe dropped his 1st point of the season narrowly finishing 2nd to Doug Kelley in the highly competitive medium coarse M30+ race.

 

Event

Name

Cat

Pos (in Cat)

Time

Short (2km)

Ellena Cubban

W55+

53 (1)

11:56

Medium (4km)

Douglas Kelley

M30+

7 (1)

13:50

 

James Palethorpe

M30+

9 (2)

14:01

 


West Met results
Results from last two west met meets

 

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Epping athletes have again been well represented at the last couple of west met cross countries, with 3 athletes still in the hunt for series medals. In the short course, Ellena Cubban is way clear at top of W55 leader board, only dropping 1 point all season.

IMG_2998Cropped.jpgIn the medium course, Matt Hicks is heading for a silver in the M20, whilst James Palethorpe is coming in 3rd for the M30 - the series most competitive category - after not losing a point in all races he's competed in this season.

Winston Hills Results

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Distance Name Place Cat. Group Time
Short Ellena Cubban 46 W55 1 12:42
  Matthew Hicks 45 M20 1 12:41
  Douglas Kelley 42 M30 4 11:42
Medium Matthew Hicks 26 M20 1 19:02
  Douglas Kelley 3 M30 1 15:06
Long Douglas Kelley 7 M30 3 31:44

 

IMG_2988Cropped.jpgUpJohn Park Results

Distance Name Place Cat. Group Time
Short Ellena Cubban 47 W55 1 16:28
  Adam Palethorpe 54 M10U 5 19:03
  Matthew Hicks 42 M20 2 15:40
Medium Julian Moore 4 M16U 2 19:00
  Matthew Hicks 39 M20 3 25:03
  James Palethorpe 3 M30 1 18:51

Winery Running Festival
Congrats to two Epping members for competing in the hunters toughest road race last weekend

Doug Kelley managed to nip round the hilly half marathon course (coming in 7th in 1:24:41) just in time to join partner Lauren in the hilly 10.5km, where they both finished the equally hilly run in just over 1 hour.


West Met 2014
Epping athletes competing in the west met winter cross country series

Eight of Eppings athletes have been competing in the weekly West Met winter cross country series. Below is a list of all results. Contact us if I have missed you name out.

 

Venue

Distance

Name

Place

Cat.

Group

Time

Haberfield

Short

Ellena Cubban

77

W55+

3

11:07

 

 

Adam Palethrope

86

M10U

8

13:10

 

 

William Palethorpe

59

M12U

2

9:21

 

 

Matthew Hicks

79

M20+

1

11:08

 

 

James Palethrope

87

M30+

6

13:11

 

Middle

Matthew Hicks

47

M20+

3

17:52

 

 

James Palethrope

2

M30+

1

13:01

Concord

Short

Ellena Cubban

80

W55+

2

12:04

 

 

Matthew Hicks

81

M20+

2

12:08

 

Middle

Matthew Hicks

41

M20+

2

18:45

Rydalmere

Short

Ellena Cubban

80

W55+

1

11:29

 

 

Adam Palethrope

96

M10U

5

14:18

 

 

Matthew Hicks

78

M20+

1

11:15

 

 

James Palethrope

97

M30+

5

14:35

 

Middle

Julian Moore

8

M16U

3

14:56

 

 

Matthew Hicks

48

M20+

1

18:02

 

 

James Palethrope

2

M30+

1

13:53

Emu Plains

Short

William Palethorpe

56

M12U

8

11:18

 

 

James Palethrope

57

M30+

5

11:23

 

Middle

Julian Moore

3

M16U

1

19:08

 

 

James Palethrope

2

M30+

1

18:40

Smithfield

Short

Ellena Cubban

63

W55+

1

10:57

 

 

Adam Palethrope

70

M10U

6

12:10

 

 

William Palethorpe

34

M12U

8

8:48

 

 

James Palethrope

72

M30+

3

12:15

 

Middle

Julian Moore

11

M17U

2

14:27

 

 

James Palethrope

5

M30+

1

13:53

Bella Vista

Short

Ellena Cubban

74

W55+

1

12:42

 

 

Matthew Hicks

66

M20+

2

11:24

 

Middle

Matthew Hicks

63

M20+

3

19:55

 

 

James Palethrope

6

M30+

1

14:43

Ermington

Short

Sharon Medlow

88

W30+

2

13:22

 

 

James Palethrope

90

M30+

5

13:26

 

 

Douglas Kelley

91

M30+

6

13:37

 

Middle

Karel Rivis

44

M20+

1

17:10

 

 

James Palethrope

7

M30+

1

14:34

 

 

Douglas Kelley

10

M30+

2

14:58

 

Long

James Palethrope

12

M30+

3

32:01

 

 

Douglas Kelley

16

M30+

4

33:29

North Ryde

Short

Ellena Cubban

52

W55+

1

12:38

 

 

Douglas Kelley

35

M30+

1

9:30

 

Middle

Douglas Kelley

8

M30+

1

15:13

 

Long

Douglas Kelley

11

M30+

2

34:01

Bella Vista

Short

Matthew Hicks

74

M20+

2

12:49

 

 

Douglas Kelley

76

M30+

4

12:53

 

Medium

Matthew Hicks

53

M20+

2

20:18

 

 

James Palethrope

3

M30+

1

14:47

 

 

Douglas Kelley

8

M30+

2

15:30

 

Long

Douglas Kelley

8

M30+

2

32:30