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THE SUN SHINES ON STAWELL FIRST DAY HEATS

Dhruv Rodgriges Chico is fastest in Visit Grampians Stawell Gift heats Josh Ross through to semi-finals attempting to make history with a 3rd Stawell Gift Alexia Loizou fastest in Strickland Family Women’s Gift heats 800m and 1600m Finals held today Fashions on the Fields winners crowned Dhruv Rodrigues Chico recorded

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STAWELL GIFT WEEKEND HAS ARRIVED

The Easter break is here and that means the Stawell Gift.  For the 138th edition, attention turns to Australia’s greatest footrace in the north-west Victorian town of Stawell. “From Good Friday right through to Easter Monday visitors to Central Park can experience top level professional running as well as a host

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“Hippo” helps middle distance running traditions thrive

By David Griffin (with help from Tim Mason, pic by Neil Jameson) Whilst much of the focus is on the sprinters at the Stawell Gift, middle distance running remains a critical part of the three-day event. Veteran Mark Hipworth is a ‘rusted on’ middle distance coach with this year’s Stawell

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Coach Tom Morehouse on one’s to watch this weekend

Two highly rated athletes for the Stawell Gift Men’s Open are teammates Dhruv Rodrigues Chico and Aaron Leferink who both train under Tom Morehouse at Sandringham Athletics Club.  Dhruv won the Hastings Gift and the 70m at Bendigo and Aaron took out the Rye Gift this season. Asked what the

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Rob McIntosh – steady hands and an eagle eye

As the Stawell Athletic Club puts the finishing touches on the biggest event of its year, we look at another key club committee member responsible for the smooth running of the iconic Stawell Gift. Executive Committee Member Rob McIntosh has served with the Stawell Athletic Club for 19 years, having

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