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2013


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35 files, last one added on Mar 20, 2013
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2012


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70 files, last one added on Mar 20, 2013
Album viewed 1854 times

2011


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2012-02-19 Injinji Mt Stromlo 12 Hour Championship - Steve Jordan142 views
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2012-03-11 Coburg 6 Hour Championships - Kim Cook and Karyn O'Neill82 views
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2012-03-11 Coburg 6 Hour Championships - Steve Jordan, Karyn O'Neill, Kim Cook108 views
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2013-03-10 Coburg 6 Hour Championships - Ken Carter46 views
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2013-03-10 Coburg 6 Hour Championships - Steve Jordan and Dawn Parris51 views
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2013-03-10 Coburg 6 Hour Championships - Terry O'Neill48 views
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Steve Jordan Remembrance6 viewsWhen Steve Jordan (C58) died in late 2014, we were lucky enough to get this keep sake for club record. As Steve was an avid fun runner, it was perhaps fitting that the shield we have was awarded to him in 2012 to recognise his feat in completing his 200th monthly Tan run with the Victorian Road Runners.
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The Australian Centurions Badge7 viewsThose walkers who complete 100 miles in our centurion qualifying event are awarded an Australian Centurion badge. For their first successful completion, the badge is numbered. For subsequent centurion efforts, they receive an unnumbered badge. Each Centurion club around the work has its own unique badge and many walkers try to collect as many as they can - but it is not an easy ask!

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1971 Centurion Event, Preston, Victoria11 viewsThis collage captures the key moments of the 1971 Centurions 24 Hour Walk which was held at the Edwards Lake Athletics Track in Preston. It saw 3 new centurions - Jim Gleeson (C 3), Clarrie Jack (C 4) and Stuart Cooper (C 5). It was made up and presented to the club by Victorian walker Varel Newmark.Feb 04, 2016
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Australian Centurions Honour Board Mark II12 viewsThis is the new Honour Board which will be used once our original board is full. This board was made by Bob Gardiner who has made so many of the boards for Collingwood Harriers and the Victorian Race Walking ClubFeb 04, 2016
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1932 Manchester to Blackpool 50 Mile Walk10 viewsThis medal was presented to Thomas Brooks of Birmingham Walking Club upon coming 4th in the 1932 edition of the Manchester to Blackpool 50 Mile Walk. This event was one of the classic events on the English calendar and was contested in late June every year from 1909 until the mid 1990’s. It offered three medals – one for those select few who broke 8 hours, one for those serious walkers who broke 9 hours 30 minutes and one for all other finishers. This medal was kindly donated to the club by Fred Brooks.Feb 04, 2016
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1932 Manchester to Blackpool 50 Mile Walk8 viewsThis medal was presented to Thomas Brooks of Birmingham Walking Club upon coming 4th in the 1932 edition of the Manchester to Blackpool 50 Mile Walk. This event was one of the classic events on the English calendar and was contested in late June every year from 1909 until the mid 1990’s. It offered three medals – one for those select few who broke 8 hours, one for those serious walkers who broke 9 hours 30 minutes and one for all other finishers. This medal was kindly donated to the club by Fred Brooks.Feb 04, 2016
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The Jack Webber Trophy12 viewsWhen Jack Webber (C 2) died in 1998, it was felt that we should institute a trophy in recognition of his great contribution to the Australian Centurions. Donations were forthcoming and a new trophy, The Jack Webber Trophy, was instituted. The trophy may be awarded annually for the best performance during the Australian Centurions 24 Hour event.
Feb 04, 2016
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The Gordon Smith Memorial Award13 viewsWith the rapidly increasing number of ultra distance walking opportunities available in Australia, the Australian Centurion Executive decided in late 2005 to institute a new award to recognise the Best Australian Ultra Distance Walking Performance of the Year. This award is called the Gordon Smith Memorial Award, in recognition of our inaugural Centurion. The idea of this new award was floated by Centurion member Fred Brooks and the shield was purchased after donations from Fred and Tim Erickson. Feb 04, 2016
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The Farmer Trophy11 viewsIn 2004, former British Centurions secretary and Centurion legend Freddie Baker passed onto our club an historic trophy that had been awarded to his grandfather many years previously. The inscription on the pewter trophy read as follows

ONE MILE WALKING HANDICAP
WON BY
R. FARMER
OCT 10TH 1881

It was silver plated and mounted and is now awarded each year to the winning man and woman in the RWA 100 km championships.
Feb 04, 2016
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The Centurion Silver and Bronze Medals15 viewsThose walkers who complete 100 miles in our centurion qualifying event are awarded an Australian Centurion badge. For their first successful completion, the badge is numbered. For subsequent centurion efforts, they receive an unnumbered badge. Each Centurion club around the work has its own unique badge and many walkers try to collect as many as they can - but it is not an easy ask!Feb 04, 2016