New Club Champion Crowned

tonyendachampionshipOur annual Striders Awards Dinner held at the Wantima Golf Club on Nov 15 saw a new club champion crowned. Enda Cotter took the honours this year after a massive year, performing consistently across all distances. It was a great comeback after a long lay off from injury.

The night was MC’d by Ernie Patterson who did a first class job. The award winners on the night were:

Club Champion – Enda Cotter


Male Marathon Champion – Joshua James

Male Half Marathon Champion – Enda Cotter

Male 10km Champion – Enda Cotter

Female Marathon Champion – Yvonne Baylis


Female Half Marathon Champion – Yvonne Baylis

Female 10km Champion – Julie Turner

Coaches Awards:

Mary Jackson awarded to Tony Banfield.


Stan Fetting awarded to Ryan Moore


Michael Stark awarded to Tanya Wehl


Michelle Goswell awarded to Julie Bartenstein

Special Achievement Awards to:

Dean Cane


Corey Kingston

Callum Kingston

Matt Stark


One of the highlights of the night was the interview of Corne and Jacqui Grotius by Sandy Scott as they talked about their tough journey this year helping their daughter Jaime-Lee fight a brain tumour.


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