Updated 8 November 1998
Sunday 8 November 1998 - 8.30am.
Brindabellla Classic 1998 South Canberra Tuggeranong made a great comeback to take the relay teams and overall first placing in the Brindabellla Classic 1998 The weather at the top of Mt Ginini was foggy, misty, and rainy, when the runners started on their way down towards Mt Franklin for the first leg or drink stations 1 and 2 of the race. At drink station 5, the individual leader was Greg Love by some 9 minutes over Trevor Jacobs. Also at drink station 5, Adelaide Harriers were in front of South Canberra Tuggeranong in the relay event. However some good running in the second half of the race saw both those places reversed at the finish in the Cotter reserve. Trevor Jacobs was the individual winner, and Pip Thorn was first female, South Canberra Tuggeranong was the first relay team Grahame Kerruisch has run 240 marathons and over 100 Ultras, and finished his twelth Classic. Last to finish, John Brett at 61 years of age, completed his tenth Classic Chris Gamble, Kelvin Marshall, Alan Duus and Mick Kilham completed their sixth Classics. 1 The Comeback Champs R107 SCT 3:33.56 1st Relay team 2 Adelaide Harriers 2 R104 3:45.13 3 Divers R133 3:47.55 4 Adelaide Harriers 2 R103 3:53.29 5 Bronwyn and Da Boyz R120 3:53.48 6 Trevor Jacobs 3:53.58 1st Male 7 Greg Love 3:54.57 2nd Male 9 Andrew's Army R122 4:01.10 9 Wild Bush Horses R115 4:06.40 10 Craig Wisdom 4:07.11 3rd Male 11 Danny and the Ex-President R127 4:08.25 12 Ben Brikcius 4:15.49 13 David Turner 4:15.56 14 Kenbar R134 4:16.24 15 Kelvin Marshall 4:17.22 16 Trinity Triers R125 4:18.00 17 Dashing D's R109 4:19.18 18 Millikens/Gowards R110 4:19.34 19 Tree Men and a Lady R114 4:24.58 20 Once We Were Runners R106 4:26.22 21 BBQ+1 R118 4:26.26 22 Nicholas Adams 4:28.35 23 Stephen Unwin 4:30.02 24 Pip Thorn 4:30.06 1st Female 25 Kieron Thompson 4:33.29 26 Taxpak R119 4:35.50 27 Steve Appleby 4:37.37 28 Dawn Tiller 4:37.44 2nd Female 29 Paul Every 4:40.28 30 David Styles 4:42.58 31 Guy Griffin 4:44.39 32 Reid/Warner/Freer/Suiter R113 4:47.31 33 The Ferals R132 4:47.33 34 Bushies Buckndoe R131 4:48.18 35 Mick Corlis 4:48.43 36 Bill + His Busty Beauties R112 4:48.52 37 Shane Whalen 4:51.51 38 Peter Clarke 4:51.53 39 The Redbacks R126 4:52.17 First 4 female team 40 G+T R130 4:53.06 41 Lindsay Gilbert 4:55.19 42 Paul Stein 4:57.46 43 Marc Murphy 5:02.44 44 David Rossi 5:05.05 45 Brenton Walters 5:07.33 46 Dave Gilbert 5:07.44 47 Norm McCann 5:08.36 48 Buckos Road R121 5:09.42 49 The Aero Dynomics R111 5:10.04 50 Phil Clarke 5:12.49 51 Mike Ward 5:12.49 52 Men Behaving Badly R117 5:15.10 53 Clandavies R105 5:15.46 54 Cross Country Kitshickers R108 5:16.55 55 David King 5:17.47 56 Ludwig Herpich 5:18.33 57 Eric Hodge 5:22.10 58 Lindsay and The Girls R129 5:23.11 59 Carl Simpson 5:23.42 60 Judd Boeker 5:24.30 61 David Cannings 5:25.26 62 Brett Molloy 5:25.28 63 Terrigal Trotters Women R128 5:25.46 64 Here We Go Again R102 5:27.22 65 Michael James Wilson 5:28.53 66 James Bond 5:29.37 67 Paula Whitehouse 5:29.57 3rd Female 68 Jonathon Papalia 5:30.41 69 Mick Kilham 5:30.42 70 Frying Panners R124 5:32.37 71 Graham Butler 5:35.31 72 Derek’s Dame R116 5:36.18 73 Steve Jago 5:36.19 74 Steven Reynolds 5:37.32 75 Ian Green 5:40.51 76 Alan Duus 5:41.28 77 Chris Hoy 5:46.37 78 Chris Gamble 5:47.48 79 Dick Bartlett 5:49.29 80 Brian Hewson 5:50.14 81 Roger Rigby 5:52.44 82 Graham Butler 5:52.45 83 Brian Cowell 5:54.23 84 Gordon Forsyth 5:56.13 85 Andrew Watt 5:56.48 86 Ted Harrison 5:56.57 87 Pockets and Pines R101 5:57.43 88 Allen Hilton 6:03.13 89 Vic Anderson 6:03.31 90 William Rannard 6:08.04 91 Victor Hessell 6:21.19 92 Warren Hughes 6:26.58 93 Bruce Hatt 6:27.27 94 Rodney Sturch 6:42.25 95 Greg March 6:42.29 96 Ted Lilliss 6:44.18 97 Ian Forsyth 6:44.18 98 Peter Hastings 6:44.38 99 John Trotter 6:44.48 100 Grahame Kerruisch 6:48.31 101 Jan Barry 6:50.49 102 Lynne Barry 6:50.49 103 Bill Tomiczek 6:55.19 104 John McNeish 7:07.07 105 John Brett 7:15.42
The 1997 Brindabella Classic was won by Colin Fray from Great Britain in a time of 3:49.24. Trevor Jacobs was second in a time of 3:51.57, his 10th Brindabella Classic. Third was Kelvin Marshall in 4:08.11, his fifth Brindabella Classic. Colin made up a deficit of more than two minutes from Trevor Jacobs at the final drink station, to power away with the race. This is Colin'’s second visit to Canberra in 1997. He completed the New Balance Canberra Marathon in April in 2:45.43. Trevor Jacobs in the same Marathon recorded 2:36.06 and then went on to be first runner home in the 50km Ultra.
The Female race winner was Pip Thorn, who improved on her 1996 time
and placing to cross the line in 4:44.32 with Elizabeth Short only 12 seconds
behind to cross the line in 4:44.44.
These two ladies now become fifth and sixth respectively on the all time female race times. Sarah Fein, was third female in 4:57.59.
First to cross the line and first team was the Australian Defence Force team of Nathan Crowley, Miles Irvine, Frank Kresse and Dave Holland in a time of 3:34.22, with South Canberra Tuggeranong, the second team in a time of 3:37.54. This team, called “Seventh Heaven” consisted of Gordon Nightingale, Andrew Shaw, Michael McCamley and Geoff Monro.
The temperature in Canberra at 4 o’clock was 23 degrees. In the morning conditions were good because of cloud cover, which was forecast to clear by midday. It certainly did. Runners probably welcomed their arrival at the drink stations. After the run Drink Station Number 7 (Murray Darling Commission) was voted the best, with stations 9 (Andrew Gardner) and 3 (Jon Stanhope) taking second and third place in the voting.
Fast Women won the all females team category for the second year in succession, although down on their good time of last year. Trevor Jacobs was awarded a platter for his 10th Classic, as was Bill Rannard. "Six Race" Goblets were awarded to Richard Lane, Judd Boeker, Alf Field, Jenny Kiss, and Bob Dent.
Results Individuals Colin Fray 3:49.24 UK Trevor Jacobs 3:51.57 ACT 10th Classic Kelvin Marshall 4:08.11 VIC 5th Classic (1996 - 4:09.17) Richard Lane 4:10.47 WA 6th Classic Brock McKinlay 4:28.54 ACT Martin Fryer 4:34.11 NSW Alan Towill 4:38.18 ACT Phillip Clarke 4:42.17 NSW 8th Classic Pip Thorn 4:44.32 NSW 1st Female (1996 time was 5:03.56) Elizabeth Short 4:44.44 NSW 2nd Female Ben Brikcius 4:49.52 ACT Debut Ian Green 4:51.12 NSW 4th Classic Mike Ward 4:52.54 NSW 11th Classic Steve Appleby 4:56.12 ACT 2nd Classic Sarah Fein 4:57.59 ACT 3rd Female Michael Smith 4:59.15 ACT (1996 - 5:12.12) Judd Boeker 5:02.34 ACT 6th Classic David Styles 5:04.30 VIC Debut Mark Murphy 5:15.27 Debut David King 5:15.46 NSW 2nd Classic Kath Bergkvist 5:16.56 NSW Debut Michael Wilson 5:17.26 NSW Graeme Shipley 5:19.11 NSW Bob Dent 5:20.38 ACT 6th Classic Warren Hughes 5:21.32 NSW Mick Kilham 5:21.32 NSW Alan Duus 5:27.15 ACT(PB) 5th Classic Keith White 5:27.49 NSW Alf Field 5:29.23 NSW 6th Classic Freda Kelly 5:29.30 NSW Debut Lindsay Gilbert 5:30.23 NSW Klaus Neumann 5:31.42 Germany Ran Comrades Marathon 1997 Derek Smith 5:32.51 NSW 5th Classic Carl Simpson 5:33.52 NSW Dave Gilbert 5:35.08 ACT Gordon Forsythe 5:36.06 NSW Trudy Rae 5:35.45 nsw Cartwheeled at Finish Bill Rannard 5:35.48 NSW 10th Classic Mark Devenish 5:38.19 ACT Adrian Durieta 5:38.36 NSW David Solomon 5:41.49 NSW Debut Brian Colwell 5:42.13 NSW 11th Classic Thane Siharath 5:42.18 ACT 2nd Classic Richard Bartlett 5:42.16 NSW Ludwig Herpich 5:42.36 NSW Chris Gamble 5:44.37 ACT Jenny Kiss 5:44.38 NSW 6th Classic Tony Bagala 5:44.57 Richard Bartlett 5:48.20 NSW Jim Screen 5:52.43 NSW President Sydney Striders Ernest Warner 5:54.11 ACT 2nd Classic Oldest to finish Bruce Hall 5:54.42 NSW 4th Classic Lauren Ostrowski 6:09.12 VIC Debut Franz Wanderer 6:10.08 NSW Robert Rigby 6:13.45 NSW 4th Classic Dave O'Connor 6:14.34 NSW 2nd Classic Christian Gallagher 6:22.24 ACT Irwin Light 6:25.48 NSW Debut Margaret White 6:29.38 NSW Peter Allen 6:31.11 NSW 9th Classic Rodney Sturch 6:31.11 NSW 3rd Classic Keith ThornE 6:32.59 NSW Debut Trish Winter 6:33.08 NSW Debut Graham Kerruisch 6:42.06 NSW Sprinted at Finish Christine Ashcroft 6:43.45 NSW John Brett 6:43.58 NSW 9th Classic Stephen Mifsud 6:46.36 NSW Barbara Allen 6:48.28 NSW 8th Classic Vic Anderson 6;52.27 NSW 8th Classic Dave Rossi 6:53.58 ACT Andrew Pitcher 6:56.43 ACT Ted Lillis 6:57.06 NSW 11th Classic Colin Francis 6:58.28 NSW Steve Talbot 7:03.39 NSW Victor Hessell 7:06.33 ACT Jean-Luc Taillefer 7:12.40 ACT Jean-Jacques David 7:12.41 ACT Relay Results Category MMMM Australian Defence Force Academy 3:34.22 Nathan Crowley Miles Irving Frank Kresse David Holland Seventh Heaven SCT 3:37.54 Gordon Nightingale Andrew Shaw Michael McCamley Geoff Monro Bronwyn and da Boyz 3:47.46 Peter Spitzkowsky Neil Mackenzie Simon Crooke Ewan Mackenzie Trevor's Jugernaut 3:52.14 Trevor Jacobs Peter Simpson Ian Leves Roy Jones Sinfield Suckers 111 4:12.15 Greg Molyneux Danny Ramsden Allan Owen Guy Hanson Adelaide Harriers SOC's 4:14.29 Jim McKessor Peter Hooper Roger Curnow Mike Bevan Barbie Boys 4:21.22 Bob Dent John Littler dave Evans Ted Harrison Many Miles Per Gallon 4:23.18 Graema Small Michael Clancy Peter Davies Mick Dando Avalanche 4:54.37 Ernie Warner Stuart J Reid Michael Freer Duane Lowry Men Behaving Badly 4:55.16 Brian Hamilton Mal Nicholson Tony Piggott Brian Reedy Old Downhillers 5:09.27 Robert Sword Barry seedsman Otmar Dorfer Jim Bosworth Category MMMF Four Veterans 3:50.47 Annette Sugden Peter Cullen Rod Gilchrist Kieren Thompson Penny and The Boys 4:50.24 Andrew Elliot Tom Rhymes James O'Sullivan Penny Heath Captain Carol and the Cross Country Kitshickers 4:57.04 Adam Robinson Laurie Robinson Carol Robinson Chris Hartney Category MMFM Barbeque Stakes Plus One 4:01.08 Lloyd Donnelly Bruce Wight Owain Tilley Anne Flynn Two Men and A Babe 4:44.27 Patrick Shallvey Austin Bryan Mary Thomas Patrick Shallvey Don't Ask 4:55.02 Bob McEachern David baldwin Rosalie Grant John Karabin Over The Hill Team 5:18.28 Andy Johnson Terry Gimpel Anne Leighton Geoff Sheehan Category MMFF The DART Team 4:02.37 Record Rosemary Longstaff Dean Alle Annino Vacceralla Terry Moore A Broad with 3 Smiths 4:36.40 Derek Smith Mike smith Lois Singer Linda Smith Category MFFM The Aero Dynamics 5:00.25 Record Andrew Pitcher Sharron Pitcher Brenda Day Jeff Day Category FFFF Fast Women 5:23.31 Second Successive Win Alice Scott Beryl Lowry Jo Cullen Sherryl Greathead Derek's Dames 5:32.51 Martha Chapman Joan Boltz Mary Jago Rose Reedy Category FMMM garB.A.G.E 4:03.53 Annie Sweeting Ewen Thompson Gordon Nightingale Brian McGlynn Lyn's Lot 5:21.42 Lyn Gamble Tony Bean Ian Gray Graham Burrows Category FMFM 5:02.25 ACT Veterans Cycling Club 5:02.25 Gai Webster Jim McLean Jim Tucker Theresa MacGregor Category MMF WACT Hash Harriers 5:16.33 Peter Smith Mick Farrelley Jessica Wyers Category MMM 4:16.45 Steve Jago David Harris Bob Singer Category MM Fly Buys 4:10.12 John Milliken Roy Edwards Harry and the President 4:18.25 Harry Spragg Ken Hickson Old and the Cold 4:23.37 Michael Worsley Nigel Coldrick TaxPax 4:34.07 Michael smith David Hinds Forest Runners 4:36.43 Alex Tandy Clive Glover 99 Not Out 5:17.21 Thaene Siharath John Dimitriou Category MF Lo Blo 5:12.49 Grant Fleming Monica Lo Heni Themsen Trotters 5:14.29 Nick Themsen Kirsten Themsen Geoff & Amanda 5:20.35 Geoff Taylor Amanda Dawson
ACT marathon champion Glenn Paterson found out just how tough Trevor Jacobs and the Brindabella Ranges are on Sunday.
Paterson, running in the 54km Brindabella Classic for the first time, built up a substantial lead after taking over from early leader Peter Spehr just past half-way. With less than 10km to run, he held a five-minute advantage over six-time winner Jacobs.
In the run to the finish Jacobs gradually bridged the gap to challenge for the lead in the last 1km. Paterson, suffering from the fast pace and demanding hills, found just enough in reserve to respond to Jacobs' late charge and eventually crossed the line in 3hr 43min 51sec, 10 seconds ahead of Jacobs.
Spehr, who had set out to try and break Jacobs' race record of 3hr 33min and 33sec, also found new respect for the course, slowing over the second half to finish third in 3hr 57min and 10sec.
Sydney Strider Dawn Tiller was a clear winner in the women's category finishing in 4hr 29min and 8sec, the third fastest time by a female in the race's 10 years. This was her first start as an individual runner. She also teamed with husband Kevin to win the husband-and-wife teams category.
South Coast runner Pip Thorn matched her second place from last year although she was a little slower the time, finishing in 5hr 3min and 56sec. Paula Whitehouse, also of Sydney Striders Club, was third.
Four Sydney runners were presented with special awards for completing their 10th Brindabella Classics. Mike Ward was the first finisher among this group, recording 4hr 56min and 19sec. Brian Colwell ran 6hr 17min and 35sec, Ted Lillis 6hr 40min and 2sec and Grahame Kerruish 6hr 54min and 26sec.
A record 56 relay teams also participated in the event. The South Canberra-Tuggeranong Club continued its success, winning the male category (for teams of four) for the sixth consecutive year. Michael McCamley, Gordon Nightingale, Geoff Monro and Michael Derlacki completed the event in 3hr 34min and 55sec.
The leading four-person female combination was the "Fast Women" team of Alice Scott, Deslie Kubitzky, Beryl Lowry and Sherryl Greathead.
The Sydney Striders Athletic Club was well to the fore in the Brindabella
Classic, the number of competitors wearing this shirt was vary noticeable.
A large crowd of well wishers and supporters, greeted all finishers at the Cotter Reserve.
Teams were well represented this year with 50 entered as well as 100 individual entrants.
MALES 1. Glenn Paterson 3.43.51 2. Trevor Jacobs 3.44.01 3. Peter Spehr 3.57.10 FEMALES 1. Dawn Tiller 4.29.08 Classic Debut - Third fastest ever female time. 2. Pip Thorn 5.03.56 Second place in 1995 3. Paula Whitehouse 5.38.15 3rd Classic 5.37.17(‘95) Individuals Hugh Jorgensen 4.08.12 Peter Clarke 4.33.10 Mike Ward 4.56.19 10th Classic Tony Hatch 5.15.41 3rd Classic Robert Ey 5.19.07 Neil Wilson 5.19.07 Bob Dent 5.26.13 Alan Duus 5.27.20 Keith White 5.37.14 Sydney Striders Ted Harrison 5.42.42 Teams Steve Crane Broke record by app 5 minutes. Steve Appleby Alan Williams Coach Debbie Cowell Carol, Laurie, Adam Robinson 4.51.21 An Other Raine Thompson 4.56.43 Andrew Pitcher Sharon Pitcher Brenda Day Jim Bosworth 4.58.10 Beats 1995 time of 5.04.00 Otmar Dorfer Barry Seedsman Alan Burdon Beryl Lowry 5.03.28 Alice Scott Sherryl Greathead Deslie Kubitzky Bob Hunter 5.06.42 And Others
The following results are in finishing order, and Relay Teams Results follow separately.
1. SCT Hits Em For Six 3.34.55 2. Over The Edge 3.43.45 3. Auslig Allstars 3.43.45 4. Glenn Paterson 3.43.51 1st Male 5. Trevor Jacobs 3.44.01 2nd Male 6. T&C 3.45.58 7. SAS 3.47.09 8. Black Mountain Madness 3.54.56 9. In Training 3.55.59 10. Peter Spehr 3.57.10 3rd Male 11. Navy 3.58.07 12. Amies SCT/Ryde IOS FV FR 3.58.34 13. Thats Not A Hill 3.58.52 14. Military Madness 4.00.55 15. Stubbies Too 4.01.12 16. Bronwyn And Da Boyz 4.01.52 17. The Dart Team 4.03.25 18. Greg Love 4.04.34 19. Sinfield Suckers 4.04.47 20. Hugh Jorgensen 4.08.12 21. Auslig Allsorts 4.09.08 22. Kelvin Marshall 4.09.17 23. Helen And The Old Bastards 4.09.35 24. Richard Lane 4.15.15 25. Forty Fifty Sixty 4.15.36 26. MDCB 4.16.44 27. Doug Kewley 4.17.01 28. Chris Graham 4.20.39 29. Rhymes 4.20.52 30. Four Veterans 4.21.22 31. Lost Orienteers 4.25.04 32. Dopie-I 4.26.01 33. The Rats Of Cell Block B 4.27.19 34. Dawn Tiller 4.29.08 1st Female - (Debut) 35. Stubbies 4.29.29 36. Tax Triers 4.29.34 37. Kelpie Clan 4.29.52 38. Brothers In Law 4.30.46 39. Fairfield City Farm 4.30.56 40. Heavy Breathers 4.31.45 41. Palindromic CSD 4.32.30 42. Peter Clarke 4.33.10 43. Four Elderly People 4.33.25 44. Stragic Runners 4.38.16 45. Malcolm Satchell 4.38.16 46. Ray Potter 4.41.22 47. David Clear 4.43.08 48. Davs Disciples 4.43.08 49. Alfred Borgenhuber 4.43.30 50. Tim Foley 4.43.56 51. Geoff Isbister 4.45.01 52. Ian Green 4.45.17 53. Stromlo Strugglers 4.48.22 54. Kit Stickers 4.51.21 55. Mike Ward 4.56.19 10th Classic 56. Murray Town 4.56.19 57. Sign Of A Merlin 4.56.43 58. Smith & Gun 4.57.05 59. Old Downhillers 4.58.10 60. Judd Boeker 4.59.01 61. Bob Montgomery 5.01.09 62. Over The Hill 5.02.42 63. Sydney Striders 5.02.50 64. Fast Women 5.03.28 65. Pip Thorn 5.03.56 2nd Female 66. The Four Jays 5.04.11 67. Paul Every 5.04.47 68. Kurt Plummer 5.04.57 69. Wamowon 5.06.42 70. The Hare & Tortoise 5.09.07 71. Philip Clarke 5.10.08 72. Gregory Osborne 5.11.27 73. Michael Smith 5.12.12 74. Huff N Puff 5.12.41 75. John Sutherland 5.13.15 76. Mark Langworthy 5.13.56 77. John Walton 5.14.40 78. Tony Hatch 5.15.41 79. Bill Nagy 5.17.19 80. Kevin Tiller 5.17.42 81. Neil Wilson 5.19.07 82. Robert Ey 5.19.07 83. Dave Gilbert 5.20.35 84. Hey Theyre Faster 5.21.09 85. Kaleen Kids 5.21.42 86. The Uncertainties 5.24.08 87. Bob Dent 5.26.13 88. Alan Duus 5.27.20 89. David Rossi 5.30.14 90. Alf Field 5.30.33 91. Sydney Striders 5.30.41 92. Derek Smith 5.30.46 93. Dereks Dames 5.30.46 94. David Seib 5.31.23 95. Grumpy Old Men 5.31.56 96. Outrageous Natural Talent 5.32.09 97. Keith White 5.37.14 98. Paula Whitehouse 5.38.15 3rd Female 99. One Up One Down 5.41.52 100. Ted Harrison 5.42.42 101. Speed Kills 5.43.21 102. Thaene Siharath 5.43.27 103. Rodney Sturch 5.44.02 104. Keith Law 5.47.12 105. Trudy & Harry 5.49.09 106. Jim Screen 5.54.44 107. Michael Wilson 5.54.44 108. Michael Thorpe 5.55.35 109. Scott Grant 5.55.35 110. Graham Butler 5.56.09 111. Mal McGregor 5.58.20 112. William Rannard 6.03.11 113. Ian Morgan 6.03.17 114. Brian Hewson 6.05.49 115. Carl Simpson 6.06.38 116. Brad Boyle 6.07.01 117. James Griffiths 6.13.43 118. Brian Colwell 6.17.35 10th Classic 119. Jeff Johnson 6.18.17 120. Greg March 6.18.17 121. Peter Hastings 6.18.17 122. Jenny Kiss 6.23.08 123. Vic Anderson 6.23.08 124. Trudy Rae 6.24.33 125. Robert Simms 6.29.28 126. Colin Konemann 6.39.34 127. Paul Godden 6.39.34 128. Ted Lillis 6.40.02 10th Classic 129. Bruce Hall 6.40.02 130. Susan Ingham 6.40.16 131. Peter Allen 6.40.20 132. Victor Hessell 6.40.28 133. Gregory Wright 6.41.33 134. Chris Gamble 6.41.33 135. John Brett 6.42.16 136. Graham Kerruish 6.54.26 10th Classic 137. Christine Ashcroft 7.06.03 138. John McLeish 7.07.46 139. Tristan Abelard 7.09.03 140. John Dimitriou 7.31.09
MMMM: 1. SCT Hits 'Em for Six (M McCamley, G Nightingale, G Monro, M Derlacki) 3.34.55, Winners for 6th consecutive year 2. Auslig Allstars, (I Junakovic, G Lawford, D Hobson, P Cole) 3.43.45, 3. That's Not A Hill (C Moffitt, G Roads, R O'Neill, M Simons) 3.58.52, 4. Military Madness (G Keating, M Gnezoiloff, F Kresse, M Stewart) 4.00.55, 5. Subbies Too (A MacMichael, R Bosworth, M George, A Wherrett) 4.01.12, 6. Bronwyn & Da Boyz (S Mackenzie, N Mackenzie, P Spitzkowsky, E Mackenzie) 4.01.21, 7. Sinfield Suckers 11 (P Burke, D Ramsden, A Owen, G Hanson) 4.04.47, 8. Auslig Allsorts (R Broers, G Santosuosso, N Boden, S Junakovic) 4.09.08, 9. Forty Fifty Sixty (M Dando, J White, G Kubitzky, B Leyden) 4.15.36, 10. Rhymes (J Sullivan, T Rhymes, A Latimore, S Buckman) 4.20.52, 11. DOPIE-1 (C Tucker, C Catton, P Lee, G Smith) 4.26.01, 12. The Rats Of Cell Block B (B Sowry, B Hanlon, J Davey, M Krause) 4.27.19, 13. Heavy Breathers (P Methven, J White, J Mayfield, C Symes) 4.31.45, 14. Stromlo Strugglers (R Price, S Hearn, A Newton, P Core) 4.48.22, 15. Old Downhillers (A Burdon, B Seedsman, 0 Dorfer, J Bosworth) 4.58.10, 16. Grumpy Old Men (T Piggott, B Reedy, M Nicholson, B Hamilton) 5.31.56. MMMF: 1. Helen & The Old Bastards (I Clout, B Wisbey, W Shippley, H Barlow) 4.09.35, 2. Murray Darling Basin (T Jacobs, B Harper, G Armitage, T Heyne) 4.16.44, 3. Four Elderly People (S Reid, E Warner, D Lowry, A Young) 4.33.25, 4. Carol & The Kitshickers (A Robinson, C Hartney, L Robinson, C Robinson) 4.51.21. MMFM: 1. Speed Kills! (G Wright, R Poels, L Gamble, G Burrows) 5.43.21. MFMM: 1. Over The Hill (G Sheehan, A Leighton, A Johnston, T Gimpel) 5.02.42. MMFF: 1. The "DART" Team (D Alle, A Vaccarella, R Longstaff, T Moore) 4.03.25 (Record), 2. Four Veterans (K Thompson, R Gilchrist, R Storey, G Lee) 4.21.22, 3. Dave's Disciples (T Dorahy, B Greenfield, M Dorahy, J Clear) 4.43.08. MFFM: 1. Hey They're Faster (G Podger, M Thomas, D Hughes, R Beechamp 5.21.09. MFFF: 1. Derek's Dames (D Smith, M Jago, R Reedy, M Maloney) 5.30.46. FFFF: 1. Fast Women (A Scott, D Kubitzky, B Lowry, S Greathead) 5.03.28, 2. The Four Jays (J Jacobs, J Barton, J Boltz, J O'Connor) 5.04.11, 3. Outrageous Natural Talent (S Henderson, L Hamilton, B Mitchell, J Hamilton) 5.32.09. FMMM: 1. Navy (D Blake, T Belcher, M Horan, C McShane) 3.58.07. 2. Amie's SCT/Ryde IOSFVFR (A Sweeting, E Thompson, B Harrison, B McGlynn) 3.58.34; 3. Strategic Runners (J Firman, L Treleaven, G Donaldson, B Hall) 4.38.16. FMFF: 1. Sign of A Merlin (R Thompson, A Pitcher, S Pitcher, B Day) 4.56.43. MFM: 1. Palindromic DSD (D Milchell, D Stokes, S Jago) 4.32.30. MMM: 1. SAS (S Crane, S Appleby, A Williams, S Crane 3.47.09 (Record), 2. Fairfield City Farm (J Rooney, K Toh, B Hinnit, J Rooney) 4.30.56. MM: 1. Over The Edge (S Beaumont, G Carter) 3.35.30, 2. T&C (T Jacobs, C Wisdom) 3.45.58, 3. In Training (P Johnson, G Burke) 3.55.59, 4. Lost Orienteers (M Worsley, N Coldrick) 4.25.04, 5. Subbies (P Young, C Bycroft) 4.29.29, 6. Tax Triers (M Nolan, D Hinds) 4.29.34, 7. Kelpie Clan (C Glover, J Power) 4.29.52, 8. Brothers In Law (P Allcroft, S Firth) 4.30.46, 9. Smith & Gunn (J Gunn, C Smith) 4.57.05, 10. Wankawon (M Bevan, B Hunter) 5.06.42, 11. The Uncertainties (M Moore, H Taylor) 5.24.08. FF: 1. Sidney Striders (B Kelly, R Flemming) 5.02.50, 2. Kaleen Kids (J Cullen, L Stevens) 5.21.42, 3. Sydney Striders (A Dawson, M White) 5.30.41, MF: 1. The Hare & Tortoise (K Hickson, S Hickson) 5.09.07, 2. Huff'N'Puff (D Clegg, M Lomas-Travers) 5.12.41, 3. One Up, One Down (T Harris, H Fletcher) 5.41.52, FM: Black Mountain Madness (F Jorgensen, D Singleton) 3.54.56, 2. Trudy & Harry (T Rae, H Spragg) 5.59.09.
See a Summary of results at Ultra Marathon World
1998 INFORMATIONNovember 8 - 1998 Brindabella Classic 54 km for individuals and teams of 2, 3, or 4 Cotter River Contact - Hugh Jorgensen (02) 6286 1252 (h) - Dave Cundy (02) 4342 7611 (h) BRINDABELLA CLASSIC Australia's Toughest Downhill Mountain Race 8.30 am Sunday 8th November 1998 Open to Individuals and Relay Teams EVENT INFORMATION Race HQ: Race Headquarters is adjacent to the Cotter Reserve Hotel, located approximately 20 minutes drive west of Canberra (refer to 'Directions to Race Start' below). Start: Summit of Mt Ginini, which is approximately 90 mins drive by car from Race HQ (refer to "Directions to Race HQ" below) depending on road and weather conditions. Finish: At Race HQ, Cotter Reserve. Course: 54 Km of mainly bush roads and tracks, with some rough terrain including steep descents. The course has a net fall of 1300m. There are, however, several long gradual climbs, as well as some short sharp climbs. Much of the race is at high altitude (up to 1762m) and some sections are very exposed and the weather is changeable. Entries: The event is open to all individual runners who are satisfactorily trained to safely complete this gruelling 54 Km event, and to relay teams. The minimum age for individual runners is 18 years. Relays: Relay teams of 2, 3 or 4 are invited to participate (please refer below for information on team categories). Approximate distances of the relay legs are 8.7, 17.8, 17.4 and 9.9 Km respectively. The nominated contact person for the team will receive all the necessary details prior to the event, including a map. Entries Close: Entries close 23 October 1998. Please fully complete the following entry form, and follow the instructions in relation to payment and postage of your entry. Late Entries: Accepted between 5.30 and 6.30am at Race HQ on race day (but please do not enter too close to the 6.30am deadline). Race Fee: Individuals $40.00 (which includes a prized pottery goblet for finishers, or carafe if it is your 6th Classic finish, and a photograph of you crossing the finish line), and relay teams $40.00 per team. If individual runners do not want a goblet (bearing in mind that the carafe received after 6 runs completes a nice set) you can enter for $30.00 (see individual entry form). Time Limits: Complete the course in 7 hrs, and you must reach Bulls Head (about half way) within 3 hrs 20 mins or you may be withdrawn from the event. Your progress throughout the race will be monitored at race HQ and if it is judged that insufficient progress is being made in relation to your likely finishing time, or if you appear too distressed, you may be withdrawn from the event. Presentation: Presentation of awards will commence at about 2.30 pm on race day at Race HQ. Transport: Transport by bus will be provided from Race HQ to the start at Mt Ginini for runners indicating that they require transport on the entry form. The cost is $10.00 per person. Transport will depart at 6.30 am sharp. Private transport to the start is possible (see directions below). Please book your seat early and do not rely on spare seats being available on the day as there may not be any. This also helps the organisers to make appropriate bus arrangements. Facilities: At Race HQ there is a hotel, milk bar, toilets, playground, BBQ and picnic facilities. Masseurs from the Om Shanti School of Tactile Therapies will be available for a rub down after the race. There is a toilet at Bulls Head, approximately 25 Km before Mt Ginini. Buses to the start will stop briefly at this point to provide relief. At the start there are no toilets but plenty of bush; please cover deposits with rocks or twigs. Aid Stations: There will be 10 aid stations supplying water and limited first aid. Food such as fruit and jelly beans will also be provided, as well as any special drinks (see below). Special Drinks: Special drinks and food bags are catered for, provided that they are lodged at Race HQ before 6.30 am on race day. These items must be clearly labelled with your race number, and lodged in the crates marked for each aid station. Race Control: All runners are requested to assist the organisers by clearly displaying their race number at all times (front and back) and ensuring that their race number has been registered at every aid station with the attendants. The progress of every runner will be monitored at Race HQ via radio communication with every aid station, to prevent as far as possible, a runner becoming lost. Spectator Access Spectators can gain access by car most readily to drink stations 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, and 10 (refer to the course map which will be posted out with final race instructions). Litter: Please do not litter at all in any area, as most of the run is in a Nature Reserve. Drop cups etc. in the special receptacle located just past each aid station. If you have to drop litter elsewhere, please do so at or near the aid stations where it can be easily seen and collected. Do NOT throw it in the bush, as this may threaten the conduct of future events. Traffic: The roads used by the runners in this event are not closed to traffic, but most are seldom used. However, caution must always be exercised by runners at all times, particularly when crossing the main Cotter Road (bitumen) just before the finish as this road can be very busy. Distress: If an entrant becomes aware of another runner in distress or requiring assistance in any way, then please provide help to the best of your ability and notify an aid station attendant. Any entrant who withdraws from the event is requested to immediately notify an aid station attendant, and arrangements for transport back to Race HQ can then be made. Race Cancellation In the event of bad weather (there could be heavy snow or deep river crossings) the organisers reserve the right to cancel the race at short notice; although this has not yet been necessary in the history of the race, it should not be ruled out. Final Instructions/Race Numbers: Final instructions and race numbers will be posted to entrants about one week prior to the event (this will be the only indication that your entry has been received). A course map will also be provided. Directions From Canberra, drive west along the Cotter Road to Race Pass Casuarina Sands on the right, and cross the Murrumbidgee River over the wooden bridge Start: Turn right onto the Brindabella Road a few hundred metres past the river. Follow this road for 7 Km and turn left at a T-junction to keep you on Brindabella Road Follow this road for 15 Km until you reach an intersection named Picadilly Circus Turn left at this intersection onto the Mt Franklin road, which takes you past Bulls Head Shelter and onto the start area at the summit of Mt Ginini. Allow 90 minutes to get from Race HQ to the Race Start. Directions From Canberra, after crossing the Murrumbidgee River (see above) do not to Race turn right onto the Brindabella Road, but continue on straight ahead along HQ: Paddy's River Road for I Km and cross the Cotter River (Race The Cotter Hotel is immediately on your left and the race finishes at the Race HQ behind the Finish) hotel, adjacent to the river. Allow 30 minutes to get from Canberra to Race HQ. Race records: Individual. 4 Person M/F Teams: Men Trevor Jacobs 3.33.33 1992 Men (MMMM) S.C.T. No 5 3.20.31 1995 Women Linda Thompson 4.11.00 1988 Women (FFFF) Runners Shop 4.01.53 1994 Husband & Wife: M&L Thompson 8.02.00 (combined time) 1988 Other Teams: 2 men (MM) Fatman & Bobin 3.21.01 1995 2 women (FF) The Runners Shop 4.08.53 1993 MMFM Siemens Stumblers 4.03.50 1992 FMMM Bron and Da Boyz 3.57.14 1993 FFMM The Mountain Goats 5.18.14 1993 FFMF " 3.5 " 4.25.32 1995 FMMF Trinity Triers 4.16.05 1993 FMFF Beaudies & The Beast 4.33.00 1995 MFMM Siemens Stumblers 4.20.15 1991 MMFM 3 Toed Sloths 4.20.08 1994 MMFF Four Veterans 4.31.17 1994 MMFF Western Districts Joggers 3.45.11 1995 MMFF Tax Trotters 5.01.12 1993 MMF* Trinity Triers 4.38.20 1995 MMM Tuggie Three 3.54.15 1993 MFM The Brindy Bears 4.28.48 1995 Note: * "FMFM" means a woman runs the first relay leg and the following legs are run in turn by a different man, woman and man. Also, "MF" means a man runs the first two legs and then a woman runs the last two legs. Note also that if you are entering a particular mixed sex team combination, please indicate on the entry form the particular order that the legs will be run in (eg. FFFM, or MFMF etc.) to help the organisers keep track of records as shown above. Race History: Individual Men: Individual Women: 1987 Trevor Jacobs ACT 3.53.55 Wanda Foley NSW 6.33.37 1988 Martin Thompson NSW 3.51.00 Linda Thompson NSW 4.11.00* 1989 Trevor Jacobs ACT 3.48.30 Helen Slanger NSW 5.04.23 1990 Geoff Large ACT 3.36.14 Marion Langford NSW 6.18.13 1991 Trevor Jacobs ACT 3.39.13 Randi Bromka USA 4.35.02 1992 Trevor Jacobs ACT 3.33.33* Jenny Kiss NSW 5.13.48 1993 Trevor Jacobs ACT 3.41.40 Bronwyn Harms ACT 4.45.21 1994 Trevor Jacobs ACT 3.45.08 Bronwyn Harms ACT 5.05.51 1995 Craig Ambler NSW 3.42.20 Mo Bartley USA 4.21.06 Husband and Wife: 1988 M & L Thompson NSW 8.02.00*(total time) 1989 B & P Coates 11.05.14 1990 P & B Allen NSW 13.53.02 1991 M & W Foley 12.56.12 1992 G & C Knights NSW 12.28.54 1993 P & B Allen NSW 13.26.20 1994 P & B Allen NSW 13.47.26 1995 P & B Allen NSW 12.24.42 Teams: 4 Men: South Canberra-Tuggeranong Yellow 3.36.35 1991 (Monro, Nightingale, Shaw, Wood) South Canberra-Tuggeranong 3.34.02 1992 (Nightingale, Monro, Trewin, Jorgenson) South Canberra-Tuggeranong 3.34.03 1993 (Shaw, Monro, Nightingale, Fitch) South Canberra-Tuggeranong 3.30.05 1994 (Shaw, Munro, Nightingale, Morrisey) South Canberra-Tuggeranong No 5 3.20.31 1995 (Shaw, Monro, Grattan, Morrisey) 4 Women: Belconnen Belles 4.23.49 1991 (Lenton, Winson, Jorgenson, O'Rielly) The Runners Shop 4.05.13 1992 (Thorogood, Jorgenson, Vaughan, Simpson) Brindabella Brumbies 4.50.06 1993 (Cullen, Stevens, Jamieson, Bailey) The Runners Shop 4.01.53* 1994 (Vaughan, Jorgensen, Carey, Hoare) The Runners Shop 4.03,28 1995 (Cowell, Jorgensen, Vaughan, Simpson) 4 Mixed: Siemens Stumblers 4.20.15 1991 (Scott, Walker, Taylor, Klee) Siemens Stumblers 4.03.50 1992 (Walker, Scott, Hanns, Taylor) Bronwyn and Da Boyz 3.57.14 1993 (Hanns, Spitzkowsky, Mackenzie, Mackenzie) Bronwyn and Da Boyz 3.58.50 1994 (Hanns, Spitzkowsky, Mackenzie, Mackenzie) Western Districts Joggers 3.45.11 1995 (Webb, Ellison, Whitwell, Waterhouse) 2 M: Masochists (Singleton, Neave) 3.45.33 1991 Downhill Dags (Anderson, Hart) 4.29.45 1992 Muir/Palazzo (Muir, Palazzo) 3.32.24 1994 Fatman & Bobin (Muir, Paterson) 3.21.01* 1995 2 F: The Runners Shop (Jorgensen, Carey) 4.08.53* 1993 The Brinda Belles (Blackwell, Pamell) 5.52.24 1994 2 Mixed: Hash House Harriers (Smith, Snmith) 5.55.01 1993 The Newly Weds (Spragg, Rae) 5.02.53* 1994 FM 104.7 Awards: FM 10-4.7 has again kindly sponsored the race by providing trophies. Individual: First Male The Jack Maxwell Trophy First Female The Miles Franklin Trophy Husband & Wife Team Trophy Second/Third Male/Female Trophy All individual finishers covering the full 54 Km receive a Brindabelia Classic pottery goblet (if so indicated on the entry form and paid for) and a finish line photograph. Also, individuals completing their 6th Classic receive a magnificent pottery carafe. Men and women individual race winners on 3 occasions and those completing their 10th individual event (in 1996) will have their race number set aside permanently as their own, and in future runs that number will be distinguished in a green colour. Relay Teams: First Male Team of 4 The Mike March Trophy First Female Team of 4 The Wanda Foley Trophy Two person Relay Team Trophy (NB. one member runs the first two relay legs and the other runs the last two legs) "Other" Relay Teams No awards - times and any records set are recorded, however (teams may be mixed and the legs may be run in any combination - see examples in Race records above) Note: Each individual runner and relay runner receives a certificate of merit. There will be random draw prizes also. There is also a trophy for the 2nd and 3rd man and woman. All of the members of a team may wish to run across the finish line together to capture the moment in the finish line photograph; this is permitted provided it does not interfere with any other runners, particularly individual runners completing the full distance. WARNING: THIS IS A VERY LONG (54 Km) AND ARDUOUS EVENT, WITH MUCH OF IT RUN AT HIGH ALTITUDE (UP TO 1762 metres). IT COVERS ROUGH TERRAIN AND INCLUDES STEEP DESCENTS, SHARP CLIMBS AND RIVER CROSSINGS. SECTIONS OF THE COURSE ARE VERY EXPOSED AND THE WEATHER IS CHANGEABLE. RUNNERS MUST BE ADEQUATELY PREPARED TO SAFELY COPE WITH THESE CONDITIONS. IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS ABOUT YOUR ABILITY TO COPE WITH THESE CONDITIONS THEN YOU ARE STRONGLY ADVISED NOT TO ENTER. VOLUNTARY DONATION TO CHARITY We are again raising money for the ACT and Region Disabled Sports Association. Your support has been tremendous raising more than $2000 over the last three years. A receipt (for tax purposes) will be issued with your race results. It is also worth noting that the Disabled Association kindly assist runners by managing the last aid station. To make a donation, simply enter the amount on the entry form and include the amount with the entry fee. INDIVIDUAL ENTRY FORM 1998 SURNAME:................................. LAST NAME: ....................................... Address: ......................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................................... ..................................... Postcode: ................ Please circle the years you completed the individual run: 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 Telephone: Home:............... Work: .............. Age:(on race day)........... Sex: ....... Fees: Want a GOBLET ???? YES or NO Individual Entry (non-refundable): $ 40.00 $ 30.00 Bus: No. seats needed....... (at $10.00 per person) $.......... $ .......... Optional donation to charity (see separate sheet) $.......... $ .......... TOTAL AMOUNT DUE.............. $.......... or $ .......... Late Entries: Late entries will be accepted at race headquarters prior to the bus departing at 6.30 am, but there is a late fee of $10.00. Bus tickets may also be purchased from race headquarters on race day (for $10.00) only if seats are available. Payable to: ACT Cross Country Club Inc. Forward to: Race Secretary GPO Box 252 CANBERRA ACT 2601 Entries Close: 23 October 1998 DECLARATION: 1. I, the undersigned, in consideration of and as a condition of my entry in the Brindabella Classic event, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, hereby waive all and any claim, right or cause of action which I, or they, might otherwise have for or arising out of loss of life or injury, damage or loss of any description whatsoever which I may suffer or sustain in the course of or consequent upon my entry or participation in the said event. 2. This waiver, release or discharge shall be, and operate in favour of the organisers of the said event; the ACT Cross Country Club and all of its members; all officers, members, agents and employees of all other supporting organisations; and all race sponsors; and any person concerned in or involved with the conduct of the event and shall operate whether the damage or cause is due to any act or neglect of any of them. Signed:.......................... Date: ................ RELAY TEAM ENTRY FORM 1998 TEAM NAME: ................................................................................ Team Category (eg FMFM, FM etc.) ................................................... Leg Running Order (show surnames in running order): ................................ Team Members: SURNAME:................................... FIRST NAME:............. Age:...... Sex: SURNAME................................... FIRST NAME:............. Age:...... Sex: SURNAME:................................... FIRST NAME:............. Age:...... Sex: SURNAME:................................... FTRST NAME:............. Age:...... Sex: Address of contact person: ..................................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................................... ....................... Postcode ................ Contact Telephone No Home:.............. Work: .............. Costs: Entry: $ 40.00 Bus: No. needed...... at $10.00 per person [see note below] $ .......... Donation to charity (see separate sheet) $ .......... TOTAL AMOUNT DUE.......... $ ......... Late Entries/Buses: Late entries will be accepted at race headquarters (see information sheet) prior to the bus departing at 6.30 am, but there is a late fee of $10.00. Note that Teams are to make their own transport arrangements, although the final relay runner may purchase a bus ticket to the start. If you wish to purchase a bus ticket on the day of the race (at race HQ), they will only be available if there are spare seats. Payable to: ACT Cross Country Club Inc. Forward to: Race Secretary, GPO Box 252, CANBERRA ACT 2601 Entries Close: 23 October 1998 DECLARATION: I I, the undersigned, in consideration of and as a condition of my entry in the Brindabella Classic event, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, hereby waive all and any claim, right or cause of action which I, or they, might otherwise have for or arising out of loss of life or injury, damage or loss of any description whatsoever which I may suffer or sustain in the course of or consequent upon my entry or participation in the said event. 2. This waiver, release or discharge shall be, and operate in favour of the organisers of the said event; the ACT Cross Country Club and all of its members; all officers, members, agents and employees of all other supporting organisations; and all race sponsors; and any person concerned in or involved with the conduct of the event and shall operate whether the damage or cause is due to any act or neglect of any of them. Signed:.......................... Date: ....................... Signed:.......................... Date: ....................... Signed:.......................... Date:........................ Signed:.......................... Date:
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