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2011 - Sue Clements257 views
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2011 - The Australian Centurions Honour Board - 59 members so far615 views
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2011-04-16 Rudy Schoors and Caroline Mestdagh at the Loon Op Zand walk in Holland3430 views
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2011-04-16 Sue Clements competing at the Loon Op Zand walk in Holland250 views
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2011-05 - Centurions Clarrie Jack, Karyn and Terry O'Neill, Michelle Thompson, Ken Walters, Tim Erickson, Stan Miskin, Stu Cooper204 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 dinner161 views
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2011-05-14 - Mark Wall with Bob Dobson at the British Centurions 100th anniversary dinner164 views
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2011-05-14 - Sandra brown at the British Centurions 100th anniversary dinner167 views
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2011-05-31 - mark Wall (second from right) mans the feeding station at the 20km Olympic test event in London172 views
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2011-05-31 - mark Wall (second from right) mans the feeding station at the 20km Olympic test event in London813 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 Thompson166 views
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2011-06-12 : Michelle Thompson competes in the Racewalking Australia 20 Mile championship in Canberra164 views
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2011-06-12 : Michelle Thompson competes in the Racewalking Australia 20 Mile championship in Canberra176 views
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2011-06-12 Centurions at the annual Lake Burley Griffin Carnival in Canberra239 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 Davies149 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 Jordan229 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 Rouen372 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 Brown187 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 silver148 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 teams270 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 team180 views
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2011-07-03 British Centurions Qualifying Event at Lingfield - the start line162 views
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2011-07-16 : David Billett competes in the Adelaide 24 Hour ultra run217 views
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2011-09-11 : Karyn O'Neill walking in the VRWC 5 Hour event at Middle Park in Melbourne285 views
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2011-09-11 : Michelle Thompson walking wins the Racewalking Australia 50km championship at Middle Park in Melbourne840 views
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2011-09-11 : Michelle Thompson walking wins the Racewalking Australia 50km championship at Middle Park in Melbourne607 views
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2011-09-11 : Terry O'Neill walking in the VRWC 5 Hour event at Middle Park in Melbourne220 views
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2011-11 Fred Brooks article127 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!204 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 point137 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 Plains140 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 Pass125 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 Every154 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.130 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.136 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 Jimenez804 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 Creek173 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!124 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 5:30AM217 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 Jindabyne139 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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