Monday April 2 2018 Stawell, VIC: Two 21-year-olds today claimed the crowns at the Stawell Gift, Australia’s richest footrace. Jacob Despard, a Tasmanian who moved to Victoria in November, won the Stawell Athletic Club Stawell Gift, and Queenslander Elizabeth Forsyth won the Australia Post Women’s Gift. Despard went in toRead more..
Defending champion Matt Rizzo has confirmed his place in the final of the 2018 Stawell Athletic Club Stawell Gift by winning his semi-final in a time of 12.33. He has a real chance of becoming only the second person to win two-in-a-row at the 137th iconic Easter Monday sporting event.Read more..
The favourites for the 2018 Stawell Athletic Club Stawell Gift and the Australia Post Women’s Gift will face off in the semi-finals tomorrow, with only one in each race to qualify for the richest footrace in Australia. Last year’s winner Matt Rizzo from Langwarrin is hoping for a place inRead more..
Defending champion Matt Rizzo recorded the second fastest time in glorious sunshine in today’s heats of the Stawell Athletic Club Stawell Gift making him a favourite for Monday’s final. If he wins on Monday, Matt will be only the second man in the history of the Stawell Gift to doRead more..
The Easter break is here and that means the Stawell Gift. For the 137th year, attention turns to Australia’s greatest footrace in the north-west Victorian town of Stawell. “For three full days visitors will be treated to top level professional running as well as a host of activities and entertainment forRead more..