Back: Drew Stephenson, Chris Barnes, Ashley Roberts, Dee Manski, Trevor McClure and Linsey Geck were the winners in the mens division on the day. Front: Pat Coates, Leah Matthews, Gayle Rudolph-Ward, Alison Drewer and Rose Tsakisiris were the winners in the ladies division on the day.
Back: Drew Stephenson, Chris Barnes, Ashley Roberts, Dee Manski, Trevor McClure and Linsey Geck were the winners in the mens division on the day. Front: Pat Coates, Leah Matthews, Gayle Rudolph-Ward, Alison Drewer and Rose Tsakisiris were the winners in the ladies division on the day.

Weather didn't hold runners back

RUNNING: Not even the stormy weather could keep the members of the Fraser Coast Runners and Walkers Club from hitting the pavement this week.

The first 5km event of the year was hosted by the club on Sunday morning at Esa Park.

It wasn’t the best weather for it, with wind and rain providing difficult conditions for those who took part, but they managed to take it in their stride.

The club’s next event is a 10km competitive race and a 5km social race to be held at Ululah Lagoon in Cheapside Street, Maryborough – and they will definitely be hoping for better weather.

It will be held on March 7.

For more information call 4123 1538.

Walkers will kick off at 6.30am and runners will start their race at 7am.

All members and visitors are welcome to attend.

Ashley Roberts won the mens 5km run, with Chris Barnes in second place and Trevor McClure in third place.

Just finishing out of the top three was John Street, in fourth place.

In the ladies 5km run Alison Drewer was first with Leah Matthews in second place and Pat Coates third.

Joan Darlington was fourth.

In the mens 5km walk Linsey Geck was first with Drew Stephenson in second place and John Tsakisiris in third place. Roy Behrens finished in fourth place.

The ladies 5km walk was won by Gayle Rudolph-Ward.

Rose Tsakisris was in second place and Dee Manski was third.

Von Fischer finished fourth.



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