Cross country team claims swag of medals at Darling Downs

ATHLETES from Running High Track and Field Coaching Services achieved some great results at the recent Darling Downs Cross Country Championships.

Under the guidance of coach Tom Bradbury, the group won six gold, seven silver, and five bronze medals, along with five fourth places.

Thirty-four runners from the squad contested the regional titles, with 30 of them finishing in the top 10 of their events.

Of those athletes, 26 gained Darling Downs selection which is roughly one-quarter of the regional team to contest the state championships at Runaway Bay on July 19 and 20.

Girls results:

10yrs Amy Potter 6th

11yrs Molly Hartog 10th

12yrs Zoe Christadoulou 4th

13yrs Julia Gannon 4th, Emily Rattray 6th

14yrs Emily Boeske 5th

15yrs Eloise Huggins 2nd, Lucinda Jensen 3rd, Joanna Sleba 4th, Emily DeBortelli 14th, Allie Tiernan 15th

16yrs Maddie McCusker 6th, Lucy Kelso-Ribbe 9th

17yrs Lucy O'Neill 2nd, Amy Parker 10th

18yrs Zoe Leahy 1st, Elle Leahy 2nd


Boys results:

10yrs Callum Wright 42nd

12yrs Jack DeBortelli 2nd, Nick Coonan 3rd, Will Cox 4th

13yrs Grant Reinbott 1st, Blake Reinbott 3rd

14yrs Teketel Tyson 1st, Jack Apel 2nd, Harry Jensen 3rd, Linden Wells 32nd

15yrs Bryn Winter 5th, Reagan Johnson DNF

16yrs Mitch Vonhoff 1st

17yrs Jack Tiernan 1st, Jack Kelso-Ribbe 2nd, Connor Van Dorsselaer 3rd, Ben Saxton 4th

18yrs Jack Anstey 1st, Ben Drew 2nd


Holiday clinic to help athletes improve skills

JUNIOR athletes will have the chance to refine their skills during the school holidays with a coaching clinic conducted by Running High Track and Field Coaching Services.

The clinic is open to all ages and will be held over two weeks at Kratzke Oval, Highfields, with training sessions on June 29-30 and July 9-10.

Coach Tom Bradbury will take athletes through a range of track and field programs as well as strength and conditioning and nutrition.

The cost is $40 per day- which includes morning tea - and places are limited to 25 athletes each day.

For more information about the clinic, visit search for Running High - Track and Field Coaching Services on Facebook.

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Local sports in the one spot

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Whitsunday Sports Expo on Saturday.

Conservation on the menu

Conservation on the menu

All the women who attended the event are active in conservation.