|15th May 2019
||Tonight we honoured the 39th anniversary of Geelong masters with the running of the Keith Bird Mile. Keith Bird was a notable runner and founding venue manager for Geelong VMA
The mile is divided into open and Masters sections, with the Open female prize being taken out by Bree McLennan, the masters male by Dan Wright and the Masters female by Sue Howell.
In addition, we saw two new records set during the mile by Kath Oliver and Fred Barnett
In the following 100m, honours went to Bree McLennan in a tight contest over Andrew Beach
Our final run over 2400m was taken out by Tony McRae
Many thanks to Erik, Andrew and Grant for officiating tonight.
Keith Bird Mile Heat 1
Dan Wright 05:16, Rob Jones 05:18, Louis Rowan 05:46, Tony McRae 05:55, Dave Elward 06:02, Sue Howell 06:14, Andy Bruschi 06:18, Paul Stewart 06:22, Mark Humphrey 06:24, Alan Jenkins 06:26, Bree McLennan 06:35
Keith Bird Mile Heat 2
Jeff Walker 07:26, Frank Engelsman 07:46, Kath Oliver 07:48, Grant Baensch 08:24, Jill Coyte (W) 08:58, Daryl Hurst 09:02, Fred Barnett 09:56
Bree McLennan 14.58, Andrew Beach 15.02, Andy Bruschi 15.33, Fred Barnett 24.23
Dave Elward 02:51
Tony McRae 09:04, Mark Humphrey 09:57, Andy Bruschi 10:10, Alan Jenkins 10:44, Paul Stewart 10:50, Jeff Walker 11:17, Frank Engelsman 12:34, Grant Baensch 12:59, Daryl Hurst 14:23, Fred Barnett 15:20
Next week we have runs over 300m, 2400m and 800m from 6pm Wednesday at Landy Field.
New runners welcome