BENDIGO Harriers Ann-Maree Reid won Tuesday night's Melbourne Cup-distance run of 3200m at the Flora Hill track.
A field of 28 contested the Athletics Bendigo distance classic at the La Trobe University Bendigo athletics complex.
Reid started off the 30-second mark and maintained a steady pace on all eight laps as she clocked an overall time of 14:48.4.
Eaglehawk's Matt Heislers began off the five minutes and 10 seconds mark and ran brilliantly to be runner-up and in fatest time of 10:24.1.
Third placegetter was University's Melissa Douglas, 14:36.5, ahead of Bendigo Little Athletics young gun Lachlan Feuerherdt who started on limit and ran 15:42.
Next across the line were Matt Le Nepveu, 11:44.7; Eric Baker, 12:49.7; Peter Cowell, 11:03; Andrew Meyers, 12:23.7; Craig Green 11:45.3; Maree Platt 15:15.9; Ned Buckell 12:06.4; and Trevor Kelly 11:16.9.