The Stawell Athletic Club and supporters of athletics throughout Australia were shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing on Friday, 5 October 2012 of Chris Perry – the 1982 Stawell Gift champion. Chris was not only a revered winner at Central Park and subsequently an Australian Championship medallistRead more..
The countdown is on to the 132nd edition of the Australia Post Stawell Gift. Lock the 2013 Easter dates into your diary now – March 29 to April 1.Read more..
Re-live the highlights of the 2012 Australia Post Stawell Gift Finals Day by purchasing the official DVD for just $35 (GST inclusive). Click here to download the order form. Hosted by Network Ten senior sports reporter Ian Cohen, renowned sports broadcaster Peter Donegan called his 16th Gift, and was joinedRead more..
Twenty-year-old business sports management student Matthew Wiltshire from Ballarat has won the 2012 Australia Post Stawell Gift. Douglas Greenough from East Bentleigh was second, with AFL boundary umpire Adam Coote of Elwood third. Running from a mark of 8 metres, Wiltshire won by a tenth of a second in 12.22Read more..
Winning the Australia Post Stawell Gift can take years of preparation and training. With the runners in the main event having today off ahead of tomorrow’s semi-finals and final, it was the next generation of athletes in the limelight today at Central Park, Stawell. Among them was Queensland’s Tim Delahunty.Read more..