Shepparton Runners' Club has invited to public to participate in a free time trial on Sunday in preparation for this month's Shepparton Running Festival.GEORGINA CAHILL August 6, 2014 3:15am
Natalie Carpenter, Steve Trevaskis and Row Melbourne are looking forward to Sunday’s free time trial, which is open to all comers, ahead of this month’s Shepparton Running Festival.
The public is invited to fill its lungs with fresh air on Sunday.
Shepparton Runners’ Club is holding a free time trial in preparation for the Shepparton Running Festival at the end of the month.
The time trial will start and finish near the skate park at Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton.
Two distances will be offered at Sunday’s trial.
Shepparton Runners’ Club publicity officer Steven Trevaskis hoped the trials would gather interest for the Shepparton Running Festival on Sunday, August 31.
Trevaskis said the trials would give runners the opportunity to experience the course before the festival.
‘‘We had a lot of people saying they wanted to look at the course,’’ Trevaskis said.
‘‘They wanted to run on the course and have a look at it before the race day.’’
He said the running festival was in its 19th year and catered for all abilities.
‘‘We’ve got a distance to suit everyone from the marathon, which is 42
The festival includes a half-marathon and 10
Trevaskis said festival entries were up by about 30 per cent from last year.
He said there was about 400 entries, but was predicting about 1000.
‘‘We’ve got a lot (of registrations) from the local area, but we’ve got a fair few from Melbourne and interstate too,’’ Trevaskis said.
Online entries are open until noon Friday, August 29.
A man has been arrested after the alleged sexual assault of a girl in Seymour in May.
Paradise Queen owner Travis Smith is preparing to take on hundreds of runners at this year’s Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival to be held on October 18-19.
As part of its continuing international development, Bega Cheese Limited signed a supply and distribution agreement on Friday, September 19, with one of China’s leading retail groups, Chongqing General Trading Group, to supply them with Bega branded UHT milk produced in Australia for distribution in China.
Murray Goldfields District
Darren Pain from Sportspower is encouraging people to support small businesses on Saturday.
National Party ticket up for grabs
Rail line manager sends out warning after trespassers get too close to tracks to take photos.
Terry Hogan has stood down as Mayor of Jerilderie Shire due to an ongoing battle with cancer.
Heathcote cheerleader Taylah Kurrle is part of the Cheer Factor All Stars team for the Duel in the Desert championship in Palm Springs, California.
International cricket superstar Adam Gilchrist becomes number-one ticket holder and junior program ambassador for local club.
Deni Ute Muster thank myriad of volunteers.
The only consistent thing about frost damage in crops was its random nature, a cropping expert told his field day audience at Finley last Friday.
Tears flowed freely from players and supporters on Sunday when Benalla lost the Goulburn Valley Football League grand final by three points.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.