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2011 - Sue Clements269 views
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2011 - The Australian Centurions Honour Board - 59 members so far626 views
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2011-04-16 Rudy Schoors and Caroline Mestdagh at the Loon Op Zand walk in Holland3443 views
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2011-04-16 Sue Clements competing at the Loon Op Zand walk in Holland261 views
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2011-05 - Centurions Clarrie Jack, Karyn and Terry O'Neill, Michelle Thompson, Ken Walters, Tim Erickson, Stan Miskin, Stu Cooper216 viewsThe centurions gather in Melbourne to welcome Michelle Thompson, our newest member.
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2011-05-14 - Mark Wall at the British Centurions 100th anniversary dinner171 views
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2011-05-14 - Mark Wall with Bob Dobson at the British Centurions 100th anniversary dinner174 views
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2011-05-14 - Sandra brown at the British Centurions 100th anniversary dinner177 views
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2011-05-31 - mark Wall (second from right) mans the feeding station at the 20km Olympic test event in London182 views
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2011-05-31 - mark Wall (second from right) mans the feeding station at the 20km Olympic test event in London824 views
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2011-06-12 : Australian Centurions at the LBG walk carnival in Canberra - Terry O'Neill, Tim Erickson, Peter Bennett, Clarrie Jack, Karyn O'Neill, Michelle Thompson177 views
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2011-06-12 : Michelle Thompson competes in the Racewalking Australia 20 Mile championship in Canberra174 views
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2011-06-12 : Michelle Thompson competes in the Racewalking Australia 20 Mile championship in Canberra186 views
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2011-06-12 Centurions at the annual Lake Burley Griffin Carnival in Canberra250 viewsCenturions at the LBG Carnival in Canberra - Terry O'Neill, Tim Erickson, Peter Bennett, Clarrie Jack, Karyn O'Neill and Michelle Thompson
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2011-06-19 Sri Chinmoy 24 Hour Championship in Brisbane - Alun Davies159 viewsThe Sri Chinmoy 24 Hour championship was held on the QEII track in Nathan, Brisbane, in June 2011. The weather on the Saturday was fine with a slight breeze but the clear skies meant the temperatures dropped during the night and early morning and conditions were unusually cold. There were two walkers taking part in the 24 hour race, Alun Davies (QLD) and Steve Jordan (VIC). Steve walked 149.765km (a PB by 11km) while Alun walked a very good first up 136.435km.
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2011-06-19 Sri Chinmoy 24 Hour Championship in Brisbane - Steve Jordan240 viewsThe Sri Chinmoy 24 Hour championship was held on the QEII track in Nathan, Brisbane, in June 2011. The weather on the Saturday was fine with a slight breeze but the clear skies meant the temperatures dropped during the night and early morning and conditions were unusually cold. There were two walkers taking part in the 24 hour race, Alun Davies (QLD) and Steve Jordan (VIC). Steve walked 149.765km (a PB by 11km) while Alun walked a very good first up 136.435km.
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2011-06-25 Peter Bennett wins the 24 Hours endurance walk in Rouen383 viewsNo sooner had Peter Bennett finished his Canberra 20 Mile walk than he was back home and packing for a trip to France to compete in the 43rd annual Rouen International 24 Hour Walk Classic. This was his fifth outing in this prestigious event which is held in the Espace Jacques Anquetil sporting complex on the Ile Lacroix, a small island on the Seine in Rouen. Once again he won the event, this time with an astounding 213km.
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2011-07-03 British Centurions Qualifying Event at Lingfield - Sandra Brown198 viewsThe British Centurions qualifying event was organised by Surrey Walking Club at was Lingfield Park Racecourse in leafy Surrey. It was a big field and 36 of the 77 starters reached the 100 mile mark for a total of 15 new centurions. Bart Snoeren of club Dak Drunen led from the start and powered through to a winning time of 19:04:07 while Sandra Brown C735 (Surrey WC) led the women home in 20:18:23, coming in second overall.
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2011-07-03 British Centurions Qualifying Event at Lingfield - Sandra Brown collects the silver158 viewsThe British Centurions qualifying event was organised by Surrey Walking Club at was Lingfield Park Racecourse in leafy Surrey. It was a big field and 36 of the 77 starters reached the 100 mile mark for a total of 15 new centurions. Bart Snoeren of club Dak Drunen led from the start and powered through to a winning time of 19:04:07 while Sandra Brown C735 (Surrey WC) led the women home in 20:18:23, coming in second overall.
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2011-07-03 British Centurions Qualifying Event at Lingfield - the English and NEderlands teams281 viewsThe British Centurions qualifying event was organised by Surrey Walking Club at was Lingfield Park Racecourse in leafy Surrey. It was a big field and 36 of the 77 starters reached the 100 mile mark for a total of 15 new centurions. Bart Snoeren of club Dak Drunen led from the start and powered through to a winning time of 19:04:07 while Sandra Brown C735 (Surrey WC) led the women home in 20:18:23, coming in second overall.
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2011-07-03 British Centurions Qualifying Event at Lingfield - the Nederlands/Belgian team190 views
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2011-07-03 British Centurions Qualifying Event at Lingfield - the start line172 views
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2011-07-16 : David Billett competes in the Adelaide 24 Hour ultra run229 views
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2011-09-11 : Karyn O'Neill walking in the VRWC 5 Hour event at Middle Park in Melbourne296 views
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2011-09-11 : Michelle Thompson walking wins the Racewalking Australia 50km championship at Middle Park in Melbourne854 views
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2011-09-11 : Michelle Thompson walking wins the Racewalking Australia 50km championship at Middle Park in Melbourne618 views
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2011-09-11 : Terry O'Neill walking in the VRWC 5 Hour event at Middle Park in Melbourne231 views
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2011-11 Fred Brooks article137 viewsA 12 Hour overnight walking race is held in Malaysia each December. This year it was held in Malacca and French walker Emmanuel Tardi (on the left in the blue singlet) participated.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bennett - are we there yet!215 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bennett and Iggy Jimenez atop Mt Kosciuszko, Australia's highest point147 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bennett and Sarah Vardanega along the way - on the Monaro High Plains150 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bennett approaching the finish at Charlotte Pass135 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bennett at race finish at Charlotte Pass - with helpers Sarah and Iggy and race director Paul Every164 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bennett atop Mt Kosciuszko, Australia's highest point.141 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bennett with crew Sarah Vardanega at the 33 hour mark at Perisher.147 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bennett with race director Paul Every and crew Iggy Jimenez816 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bennett's support car near Guthrie's Creek183 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Peter Bnnett wants a drink!134 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - pre-race briefing for Peter Bennett at Boytown Beach 5:30AM228 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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2011-12 Coast to Kosci endurance race - Sarah Vardanega applies the sun cream to Peter Bennett - teh 182km mark at Lake Jindabyne150 viewsOn December 9, 2012, Peter Bennett (C 24) tackled the eighth annual Coast to Kosciuszko, a 240km ultramarathon from Boydtown Beach to Charlotte Pass in NSW, which includes reaching the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. One of only 50 competitors, he stepped into the history books as the first racewalker to take part in the event. Peter set himself a personal goal of completing the race in 40 hours with no breaks and that he did, coming a very creditable 19th in a time of 38:06:38.
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