Weekend wrap: Victorian’s home and abroad

A quick wrap of weekend events and results for Victorian athletes competing at home and abroad.

XCR’14 Round 5 – Springvale, AUS

Athletics Victoria’s XCR’14 series headed to Sandown Race Course for the road relays, braving the cold and rain at times, Geelong (men) and Glenhuntly (women) won the Premier Divisions. Well-done to the 300 teams who made it another great day of racing.

Provisional results: http://athsvic.org.au/wp-content/uploads/XCR14-Rd-5-Sandown-Relays-Provisional-Results-12.7.pdf

Photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152326198262979.1073741898.8620997978&type=1

athsvicTV highlights: http://youtu.be/l2tlYsIVcx0?list=UUuvTqzxLHoLiBhWkoVIyl7g

Down Under Meet – Gold Coast, AUS

A number of Athletics Victoria Target Talent program athletes competed at the three day event on the Gold Coast including Youth Olympics bound Michael Mullett.

In preparation for this month’s Commonwealth Games Morgan Mitchell, Eleanor Patterson and Damien Birkinhead all had a final hit out on Australian soil before heading to Europe this week.

Full results: http://www.sportscredentials.com.au/docs/downunder.2014tfmm4results3col_final.pdf

Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10km – Sydney, AUS

Essendon athletics Liam Adam’s build up to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games marathon continued by winning the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10km ahead of fellow Glasgow marathon runner Martin Dent.

Three Victorian’s made up the top five in the men’s race with Reuben Kosgei (3rd) and David McNeill (4th).  While Pamela Chechumba finished third in the women’s event.

Report and results: http://sydneyharbour10k.com.au/News/ArtMID/1887/ArticleID/2534/Liam-Adams-and-Lauren-Hamilton-Win-Real-Insurance-Sydney-Harbour-10k

Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix – Glasgow, SCT

Victoria Mitchell lined up in the 3000m Steeplechase at the first major test event for the Commonwealth Games athletics venue. Mitchell finished 13th in a time of 9:49.29

Full results: http://www.diamondleague-glasgow.com/Live-StartlistsResults/Overview/3000m-Steeplechase/

Kortrijkse Guldensporenmeeting – Kortrijk, BEL

Geelong’s Jess Gulli got another run under her belt over the weekend:

Full results: http://guldensporen.weebly.com/result-2014.html

Klaverblad Arena Games – Hilversum, NED

Multi event athlete Steve Cain was in the Netherlands at the Klaverblad Arena Games competing in the Pole Vault and 110m hurdles. 

Full results: http://www.liveresults.nl/20140713/schedule.html

If you know of any Victorian’s competing home or abroad that we have missed please email the event and athletes name to media@athsvic.org.au