Seymour Youth and Fitness Centre middle-distance runners take on Avenel footballers.December 14, 2012 4:39am
Runners towards the end of the 3km road race featuring Seymour Youth and Fitness Club members and the Avenel football squad.
There have been foot races with a difference on the outskirts of Seymour recently.
Members of Seymour Youth and Fitness Centre and the Avenel football squad have had two runs over 3020
The races began at Telegraph Rd on Goulburn Valley Hwy and participants ran towards the creek near Highlands Rd and back again.
It was the Sergio Prado-coached SYFC runners, all accomplished athletes, who came out on top in the first race.
Ben Harvey won, clocking an excellent 10 minutes 11 seconds. The time would have ranked him very favourably with the best 3
Nic O’Connor was second in 10:28 ahead of Brad Weaire (10:30) and O’Connor’s twin brother Joe (10:37). The O’Connor boys are sons of new Avenel Football Netball Club president Bill O’Connor and will play for the Swans in 2013.
First Swan home was new recruit Shaun O’Loughlin in 10:58 ahead of another O’Connor sibling, Tom (11:58), who was in the footballers’ camp.
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