Mandurang Meander – Club Race Number 2 and AV XCR Round 2 St Annes Winery

Mel Douglass

Get ready for club race number 2 at the MCG, that is the Mandurang Cricket Ground for Mandurang Meander! This race was first run in 2009 as the end of year Mystery Run and has since been a regular fixture for yearly aggregate points.

Directions to Mandurang Cricket Ground – Travel South out Mandurang Rd, continue on to Faderson’s Lane and over Nankervis Rd. Turn right into cricket ground.

Distances are 6.5km, 1km, 3km and 500m untimed dash. The long course changed in 2013 from 6km to 6.5km The 6.5km will start at 2pm sharp so please arrive early to register. At the conclusion of the 6.5km, the 1km, 3km and 500m events will be run. This is usually around 3pm so please arrive early to register if you are coming later for the shorter events.

Please bring a plate of afternoon tea to share and a thermo of hot water. Tea, Coffee, Sugar and Milk are supplied by the club.

Coming up – for AV runners and those interested, the next AV XCR Round is on Saturday 1 June at the picturesque St Anne’s Winery, Myrniong. Entries close 11:59am Wednesday 29 May, 2019 to allow time for any new AV registrations to be approved. Situated an hour west of the CBD, with undulating hills and the chance to enjoy the local produce, St Anne’s Winery will offer value to both participant and spectator. Members interested should contact Nigel Preston so suitable travel arrangements / buses from Bendigo can be made. The ladies team are desperately seeking some female runners for the Bendigo Region. Please contact Mel Douglas as she will put you in contact with Debbie Kirne who is coordinating the ladies team.

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