Ringarooma 10k and 4k run and won on a beautiful sunny day!

Posted by on Nov 12, 2017 in Updates | 0 comments

The Ringarooma 10k (and 4k) races were run as a part of the Ringarooma show on 11th November.  Beautiful weather greeted the 50 competitors who tackled the warm rolling hills around Ringarooma. First home in the 10k was Johnno Claridge from Jonathan Price and Ben Kitchin.  They were also the 1st to 3rd males home.  The first female home in the 10k was Amy Lamprecht from Bonnie Davies and Alex Hall. Laura McGregor was the first junior (U16) home in the 10k. In the 4k race David Anderson raced home first from Benjamin Frost and Katie Proctor.  The first three males home were David Anderson, Benjamin Frost and Anthony Cruickshank.  The first three females home in the 4k race were Katie Proctor, Robekah McDougall and Shae Arnold.  In the 4k race juniors were awarded places:- U16 males – Benjamin Frost first and...

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4k and a 10k Fun Run in Ringarooma

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Updates | 0 comments

Come and run in the country – the Ringarooma Show committee and the Launceston Running Club are running a 4k and a 10k fun run on Saturday 11th November, SHOW day in Ringarooma! So come and have a run and then enjoy a great country show – sounds like a perfect day Both races start at 11.01am (after a 1 minutes silence for remembrance day). 4k – $5 10k –...

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Scott Jones wins the 2017 feature race in a photo finish!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2017 in Updates | 0 comments

The 2017 Ninth Island 10k Feature race was won today by club course setter, Scott Jones! The race was a photo finish with just the computer deciding that Scott crossed the line by the smallest of margins from Ricky Markham. Last weeks winner Jozina Goedhart ran a great race into 3rd place. Todays sponsor provided all runners with a bottle of Ninth Island wine – everyone was a winner today! The fastest male today was Matthew Zegveld in a time of 37.32 and the fastest female was Paige Wierenga in a time of 45.10. Today was also the feature race for the juniors – we had the races, facepainting and presentations, lots of fun! In the division two 2.5k race Charlotte Rogers won from Benjamin Frost and Harry Darsaklis. The fastest male in todays race was Benjamin Frost and...

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Jozina crosses the line first at Blackstone Heights

Posted by on Aug 19, 2017 in Updates | 0 comments

Jozina Goedhart raced home first today in the Salon Nolas 5k at Blackstone Heights. After a number of top 5 places this year it was great to see Jozina break through for a win! The second place getter was crowd pleaser and past president David Anderson (Strawb) quickly followed by last years winner Jess Scales. The fastest male today was Pete Johnson in a time of 19.31 and the fastest female was our very happy club secretary, Katie Proctor in a time of 23:27! In the division two 2.44k race Benjamin Frost won from Chelsea Rogers and Jj Tai. The fastest male in todays race was Benjamin Frost and the fastest female was Chelsea Rogers. In the division three 1.62k race Archie Rogers won from Annabelle Pike and Jess Butler. The fastest male in todays race was Luke McHugh and the...

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Pocket rocket powers to victory to Bridport!

Posted by on Aug 12, 2017 in Updates | 0 comments

Carolyn Farrar in winning her first LRC race, took out the prestigious Intas Group Scottsdale to Bridport half marathon today.  In very blustery conditions, Carolyn ran a fantastic race to record her half marathon PB, catching the eventual second place-getter Narelle Whelan in the last 500 metres.  Third home was veteran Richard Pickup who held off a fast finishing Debbie Pauna in fourth place.  Johnno Claridge was the fastest of the 61 finishers in a slick time of 1:19:40, with Tracey Tasker the fastest female in 1:33:48.  Well done to all runners who competed in at times very tough conditions, with 40-50km/hr relentless head wind gusts.  Thank you to everyone who helped make today’s event a success: our sponsors Intas Financial Services, team Frost for coordinating the drink station, Kurt and Doris Geier and Danny Whelan for marshalling and...

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Kool Katie Conquers Longford 8km

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017 in Updates | 0 comments

The rain stayed away long enough for the Scott Smith Orthodontics Longford 8km Hcp to be run in dry conditions with only the moderate headwind to contend with in the last 4km. Club secretary Katie Proctor ran a pace consistent and strong race to edge out Jozina Goedhart into second and Strawb Anderson for third. Katie has been getting stronger and showing improvement recently after many months on the injury list at the beginning of the year. As for Jozina, she has been consistent by collecting second place two weeks in a row. Fastest male was Brodie Triffett in a time of 30:29 and fastest female was Paige Wierenga in 36:30. It was great to see our race sponsor Scott Smith pull the runners on for the first time this year and undertake presentation duties after the race. No...

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