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XCR 2024 Round 6 - Cross Country & All Schools Individual Championships
XCR 2024 Round 7 - Road Race
Sun 04 Aug 2024 10:00 — 16:00
Lake Wendouree Ballarat
XCR 2024 Round 7 - Road Race, Lake Wendouree
Thu 15 Aug 2024 18:30 — 22:00
Willinda Park
The Diamond Valley Athletic Club sent 14 teams out to the Start line of the 2024 AV Road Relay Championships with each of the 44 athletes (14 Female and 30 Male) out to log their fastest lap time for the 3.1km or 6.2km distances. With the DVAC juniors making up 50% of the club’s athletes at Sandown there was considerable analysis of the figures after each run. Despite the inclement weather conditions many of the athletes took pleasure in their achievements. · Read more
The Blue Lake hill is a monster. It’s 800m of unrelenting uphill agony for each DVAC athlete who attempts the John Hertz Handicap each year. The reward is a similar distance of downhill joy with majestic views overlooking the Plenty river surrounds. But that hill … four times for the 6.44km journey is enough to break the strongest spirit. This year Brody McCarthy, one of the Backmarker crew, survived the Blue Lake Monster, and got to salute the judge to claim the 2024 John Hertz Handicap. · Read more
Round 4 of the 2024 Winter season set athletes against a largely technical course of tight turns, constant slopes and uneven surfaces as they worked their way around the scenic setting of St Anne’s Winery, Ravenswood. The rewards for the 35 Diamond Valley Athletic Club members (13 Female & 22 Male) who undertook the challenge were found in a range of individual and team results. · Read more
The third round of the Athletics Victoria 2024 Winter season was a road race set on the flat & fast course around the Formula 1 circuit at Albert Park. Racing over 3km and 10km distances in near perfect conditions the large fields of runners, over 1000 in the 10km and close to 200 in the 3km, finished their journey on the track at Lakeside Stadium. The 41 Diamond Valley Athletic Club athletes (26 Open age and 15 Juniors) who raced managed to post impressive individual and team results. · Read more
The DVAC AGM election, held 23rd May 2024, has led to the appointment of.... · Read more
19 May 2024
The 2024 Binnak Bowl attracted a field of 22 athletes for the Open 5km Handicap race and 12 athletes for the Junior 3km Handicap race. Elyse Scheuermann took out the Open 5km Handicap race & Erin Maloney won the Junior 3km Handicap race. · Read more
The haunting view of the craggy peaks of Hanging Rock and the intriguing mystery that is associated with the place did nothing to diminish the courage and achievements of the 37 Diamond Valley Athletic Club athletes who ran the challenging courses set on the surrounding bush tracks. By the end of the meet, DVAC athletes had claimed two individual titles, two team victories, and strong results throughout the various categories. · Read more


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