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Powell gives Ross a start as Stawell is set for a bumper Easter

Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell will start from scratch in the 132nd running of Australia’s richest and most famous footrace, the Australia Post Stawell Gift. The Jamaican, with a personal best of 9.72 seconds, will become the fastest runner ever to race at Stawell and is searching to

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Tamsyn in Stawell farewell

One of Stawell’s perennial favourites, Tamsyn Manou (formerly Lewis), will run at Central Park for the final time in 2013. A long time supporter of the Australia Post Stawell Gift festival, Manou first made the journey to Central Park in 1994 and has missed competing just three years since. 2013

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‘The Boss’ back in search of history

Josh Ross will return to Central Park this Easter with his eye on an unprecedented third Australia Post Stawell Gift crown. Ross will join former world record holder Asafa Powell on the start line for one of the most anticipated Gift’s in the long history of Australia’s richest and most

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Stawell Backmarkers to honour Chris Perry

The Stawell Athletic Club will rename the Backmarkers Invitation Handicap in honour of 1982 Gift winner Chris Perry. Perry tragically passed away in October last year at the young age of 53. The 120m Backmarkers Invitation Handicap event has been won by some of the fastest sprinters on the planet,

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Gift to be handicapped between scratch and 12 metres in 2013

Following its regular annual meeting with the Victorian Athletic League (VAL) on the weekend, the Stawell Athletic Club Committee last night confirmed it has agreed to the VAL’s recommendation to increase the limit of the 2013 Australia Post Stawell Gift to 12 metres. The Stawell Athletic Club also confirmed that

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