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..
The Stawell Athletic Club (SAC) has been responsible for staging the Stawell Gift in all but four years since 1878 and has built the iconic and historic race into one of the world’s most famous and prestigious foot races. In 1877 a group of young Stawell businessmen and farmers proposedRead more..
Scottish 100/200m champion Stacey Downie “used to running on grass” US hurdler and football star Devon Allen is registered March 27 2018, Stawell VIC: Six-time Scottish champion sprinter Stacey Downie will arrive in Stawell on Saturday to compete in the Lorraine Donnan Women’s Handicap 400m and the TAC Jack DonaldsonRead more..
Past Winners Pick their Ones to Watch The Victorian Athletic League has announced the handicaps for all athletes competing in this year’s Stawell Gift Carnival, held over Easter from Saturday March 31 to Monday April 2. In a field of over 1700 entries and 677 runners, VAL CEO Tom BurbidgeRead more..
The Handicaps for the 2018 Stawell Gift Carnival have been released. The backmarkers for the Australia Post Women’s Gift are Mia Gross (1.75m) and Amy Tolcon and Jessica Payne, both of 2 metres. In the Stawell Athletic Club Stawell Gift Josh Ross will attempt to win his third Stawell Gift,Read more..