A great day in the forest – Autumn Bush Series event 1

24 February 2019

Thank you to Nick, Joe, Nathan and  the Victoria schools team for putting on a fantastic event today.

The sun shone and people stayed to chat, enjoy the atmosphere after their runs, and to see if they had won any prizes. For the first event of the series it was great to see such a large turnout with 149 entries – thank you to everyone for coming along and supporting our Victoria schools team fundraising.

This year, at every Autumn Bush Series event for people who have pre-entered there is a spot prize draw for the return of their entry fee (one adult entry fee). Our first winner is Helen Alexander.

There is also a major spot prize for the series for people who pre-enter 5 or more events for a STR8 compass.

The winners of on-the-day prizes were:

Winners of courses

1 W: Aislinn Prendergast; Natasha Key (Tie)
1 M: Brodie Nankervis
2 W: Carolyn Jackson
2 M: Teemu Karjalainen
3 W: Paivi Karjalainen
3 M: Brody McCarthy
4 W: Sophie Arthur
4 M: Alexander Rowlands
5 W: Julie Francis
5 M: Reynah Tang
Score: Andrew Hunter

Winners of the Sprint Finish

1 W: Aislinn Prendergast
1 M: Archie Neylon
2 W: Sarah Davies
2 M: John Steer; Damien Spencer (Tie)
3 W: Victoria Greenhan
3 M: Peter Hill
4 W: Milla Key
4 M: Alexander Rowlands
5 W: Clementine Neylon
5 M: Reynah Tang

Fastest Sprint finish of the day

Bragging rights go to Archie Neylon. Not only was Archie the fastest, he managed this at the end of the 8.2 km Course 1.

More Vic Autumn series news HERE

Helen (on right) - winner of the spot prize draw
Course winners
Sprint leg winners

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