SRC E-news Dec 29


Cobram parkrun is looking for pacer roles for 1st January at 7.50am for 8am start.
They are hoping to fill 20, 23, 25, 27.5, 30, 35,40, 45
If you are interested please let Lynette Anne know!
Remember, there is a great feeling of accomplishment when you help someone achieve a PB.

Check out all the news from this weeks parkrun.

Welcome to the Christmas edition of parkrun weekly news. Yet again it was a day of celebrations, many family and friends from near and far coming to join in the fun and even a few glimpses of the ever elusive Santa and Mrs Claus.


New Years Day double

We have great pleasure in announcing that Ballarat parkrun is working with Castlemaine parkrun to provide the opportunity to complete a New Years Day double.

Ballarat will start at 7.30am to allow our athletes to travel to Castlemaine where the parkrun will be starting at 9.30am.
Our mates from Bendigo are planning to meet us there too so look out Castlemaine 🙂

It was a fun event in 2017 and we would love you to join us too but Don’t forget your barcode.

New Years Day double (take 2)

The awesome New Year Double parkrun is back for 2018. Run or walk Bendigo parkrun at 8am, hop in the car and make your way to Castlemaine parkrun for an extra special only day of the year second parkrun starting at a special time of 9.30am. Our friends in the other lesser known Goldfields town of Ballarat will also be meeting us in Castlemaine after a 7.30am start for them.

Hang about in the lovely Botanical Gardens of Castlemaine where a coffee truck will be awaiting and catch up with your parkrun mates. Topics of conversation may include who has the best Goldfields town or which Goldfields parkrun has the best parkrun dogs but hopefully not who left their barcode at home #DFYB #loveparkrun

Feature Race

The O’Keefe Challenge

Formerly known as The O’Keefe Rail Trail Marathon, the O’Keefe Challenge is more than just a race – it celebrates fitness, nature and the community spirit of the Heathcote region

No matter what your age or ability, running or walking, there’s a challenge waiting for you:

  • 42.2km Mandalay Resources Marathon (Bendigo to Heathcote)
    Very Early Bird Entry Fee: $89.00
  • 42.2km Ekiden Relay (7 team members) (Bendigo to Heathcote)
    No Early Bird Entry Fee, but only $175.00 per team; $145 per school team.
  • 21.1km Half Marathon (Knowsley to Heathcote)
    Very Early Bird Entry Fee: $59.00
  • Athlete’s Foot 10km (Heathcote)
    Very Early Bird Entry Fee: $34.00
  • 5km (Heathcote)
    Very Early Bird Entry Fee: $10.00
  • Heathcote Lion’s Club Mile (Heathcote)
    Very Early Bird Entry Fee: $5.00
  • School Kids’ Mile (Heathcote)
    Very Early Bird Entry Fee: $5.00
  • Kids’ 500m Dash (Heathcote)
    Very Early Bird Entry Fee: $5.00

Axedale Historic Walk (Axedale)
No Early Bird Entry Fee, but only $10.00 per individual, $20.00 per team.



Please check details before travelling. 

January 7 – SRC Handicap Princess Park

February 4 – SRC  Handicap, Princess Park

February 25 – Wangaratta Marathon Website

March 3 – Mad Cow Mud Run Website

March 4 –  Session at the Athletics track (more info to come)

March 19 – Numurkah Fun Run Links

March 25 –  NEW Murray River Running Festival Albury Website

May  6 – Bright Fun Run

August 26 – Shepparton Running Festival (more info to come)



SRC E-news Dec 22

The Shepparton  Runners Club would like to wish all its members, families and sponsors a happy Christmas and a safe new year.

 Healthy communities

On Sunday, March 4 the Shepparton Runners Club will be involved in the Stadium Showcase event. Our club will get the opportunity to run on the Shepparton synthetic athletic track. The following is a copy of an email the club received from the healthy community officer at Aquamoves.

Great news that the club wants to get involved in the Stadium Showcase event.

The event will showcase the Stadium and the facilities it has on offer.

The community will be invited to come along and try their hand at basketball, badminton, table tennis, netball, group fitness sessions for older adults and now the running sessions.

The showcase will run from 11am – 1pm and you will be able to run your running session from the track during this time.

We will send through more information close to the time.



This week is our special ” Last one before Christmas” parkrun.

Come along dressed in your best christmas attire…Christmas clothes. hat and more importantly, tinsel

Maybe even Santa and his helpers might be at parkrun this week.

Check out all the news from this weeks parkrun.

Check out all the news from Shepparton’s 201st parkrun.
Come along this Saturday wearing your festive wear to get into the mood for Christmas.
Just a reminder that on the 13th of January we will be celebrating the 4th year anniversary of parkrun with a superheroes dress up themed parkrun.

Photos of our retro run More on the SRC facebook page and website.


Gold rush trail run

On Saturday, Sam and I tackled the gold rush trail run (along with 250 odd other people), starting in Daylesford and climbing up past the stunning sailors falls along the goldfields track, finishing at the Sailors Falls Estate. It was an amazing amount of fun, with an extra 2ish km chucked onto the end (total 13km ish) for free due to a parks Victoria issue. The course was stunning, with some single track, logs to climb and puddles to avoid. Not a single snake was seen and the exceptional weather made for a great day.  As with all these things you learn a number of lessons, the key lessons learnt this time was make sure your pants are on the right way and embrace the hills (especially when the whole course is hills!!!)

Feature race

Summer Twilight Series – Shepparton Tri Club will be holding the second of our twilight mini sprint races on the evening of Friday 29th December. The race will be set up outside the Shepparton Triathlon Club Shed. Tom Collins Drive will be closed to traffic from around 4pm. We will have a marshall at the road closure from 5pm to allow competitors to drive through and park closer to the event.

More information on the Tri-club Facebook event page. Click on the link below.


January 7 – SRC Handicap Princess Park

February 4 – SRC  Handicap, Princess Park

February 25 – Wangaratta Maraton Website 

March 3 – Mad Cow Mud Run Website

March 4 –  Session at the Athletics track (more info to come)

March 19 – Numurkah Fun Run Links 

March 25 –  NEW Murray River Running Festival Albury Website

August 26 – Shepparton Running Festival (more info to come)

Inspiration person – Turia Pitt

If you are looking for an inspirational read you may be interested in Turia Pitt’s blog.

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In 2011, I was caught in a grassfire and suffered burns to 65% of my body. Surviving against overwhelming odds, I’ve rebuilt my life and defied every expectation placed on me.  I’m living proof that, with the right mindset, we truly can achieve anything. Through my books, online programs and events, I provide the tools to help you step outside of your comfort zones, kick big goals and transform your life.

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