Weekly Wrap September 14th 2023

Hello everyone & Happy Spring! Cheers to warmer weather, hopefully, less wind & longer days to come! Please click through to read the Weekly Wrap for September 14th.

On XCR’23: Round 5 Sandown Relays

Congratulations to all our athletes who took part in the Sandown Relays. It was fantastic to see so many athletes represent the club, in particular from our junior teams. An amazing effort by Jesse Lumby, Noah Tarallo and Jonathan Neethling saw our U16 Men’s team secure second place. Well done also to Sebastian Moore, Leonard […]

On XCR’23: Round 4 Cruden Farm

Round 4 of the On XCR’23 season took place at Cruden Farm, a picturesque location in Melbourne’s southern region. The event showcased remarkable performances from our athletes across various age groups. Notably, several athletes achieved commendable results, with a number of them securing top 10 positions in their respective age groups. Bianca Puglisi (Open) exhibited […]

2023 Athletics Victoria Target Talent Program Selection

We’re excited to announce that 13 Essendon athletes have been selected as part of the 2023 Athletics Victoria Target Talent Program (AVTTP). The program is delivered in partnership with Athletics Victoria, Athletics Australia and the Victorian Institute of Sport. We’d like to congratulate the following athletes and their coaches on being accepted into this prestigious […]

On XCR’23: Round 3 St Anne’s Bendigo

Round 3 of On XCR’23 saw our athletes travel to the fan favourite St Anne’s Winery in Bendigo.This round saw some fantastic results for our juniors with many of them featuring in the top 10 of their respective age groups Congratulations to Noah Tarallo (6th), Jesse Lumby (8th), Aiden Davis (9th) on finishing in the […]

On XCR’23: Round 2 Lakeside10

Well done to all our athletes who braved the cold and wet conditions at Lakeside10. Congratulations to Archie Noakes on finishing first in the Open Men’s division with a time of 29:06. Charles Barrett also finished first in the U18 division with a time of 32:05. Well done to Charlotte Jackson (10th) and Lara Sacaner […]

2022/23 Presentation Day

Congratulations to all our athletes an coaches on a phenomenal 2022/23. It was wonderful to all come together to celebrate the end of the season. A big thank you to Kim Walsh and Kelly Wood on coordinating the event and to Ryk Neethling for photographing the day. Thank you to Athletics Victoria CEO Matthew Duck […]

On XCR’23: Round 1 Jells Park Relays

The On XCR’23 season kicked off with a bang with the traditional round 1 Jells Park Relays. With a one week turn-around from the U13-U18 Australian Track & Field Championships it was fantastic to see a number of juniors join our senior athletes on the course. Having just returned from the national championships in Queensland, […]

2023 Powercor Stawell Gift

The 141st Powercor Stawell Gift is one to remember with Ryan Tarrant (Adam Larcom) and Chase Jardine (Mark Carey) taking the titles in their respective races. Having clocked the fastest time in the heats, Ryan Tarrant covered the 120m race in 12.232, as he stormed home in the final to win the 2023 Powercor Stawell […]

2023 Australian Track & Field Championships

The 2022/23 track & field season has officially come to an end with the conclusion of the 100th Australian Track & Field Championships. Spread across two separate weeks this year, the Championships featured the very best of Australia’s track & field athletes and we were incredibly fortunate to have 62 athletes compete across the two […]