Allston and Ewels race Australian 10 000m athletics championships

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Australia’s premiere 10km athletics race- Zatopek:10 was held on Thursday night at Olympic Park, Melbourne. The field was extremely hot with Australian Record holder Benita Willis, last years winner Lara Tamsett and Australian reps Eloise Wellings and Lisa Weightman. Australian Orienteering was represented by Hanny Allston (TAS) and Kathryn Ewels (VIC).

The pace was fast from the gun with the leaders going through 3km in 9mins20secs. The race was decided from a group of 4 on the last lap with Eloise Wellings surging across the line first, closely followed by Weightman and Tamsett. Allston finished in 10th in 34mins25sec and Ewels ran a personal best 34mins50 to finish 13th.

Further reports can be found here

Athletics Victoria’s Youtube Video report here

Zatopek: 10 -10/12/2009

Olympic Park

Results – Zatopek

Event 9 Women 10000 Meter Run Open

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Aust. Record: % 30:37.68 2003 Benita Johnson, VIC

Meet Record: M 31:26.34 2001 Susie Power

Name Year Team Finals

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1 401 Eloise Wellings NEW SOUTH WALES 32:19.08
2 413 Lisa Weightman VICTORIA 32:20.14
3 389 Lara Tamsett NEW SOUTH WALES 32:20.39
4 337 Rebecca Lowe NEW SOUTH WALES 32:24.70
5 245 Nikki Chapple VICTORIA 32:29.92
6 297 Cassie Fien VICTORIA 33:16.16
7 398 Melinda Vernon VICTORIA 33:22.70
8 394 Jessica Trengove SOUTH AUSTRALIA 33:38.09
9 405 Benita Willis VICTORIA 33:58.69
10 121 Hanny Allston TASMANIA 34:25.74
11 238 Tamara Carvolth QUEENSLAND 34:44.49
12 383 Lauren Shelley WESTERN AUSTRALIA 34:49.84
13 295 Kathryn Ewels VICTORIA 34:50.49
14 305 Clare Geraghty QUEENSLAND 35:09.59
15 300 Lisa Flint NEW SOUTH WALES 36:11.70
— 345 Kaila McKnight VICTORIA DNF
— 236 Josie Carberry VICTORIA DNF
— 360 Tara Palm SOUTH AUSTRALIA DNF

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