MANY Bendigo athletes have headed west this Easter to compete on the Stawell Gift card at Centennial Park.
The John Knott-Steve Hocking stable will be represented across a variety of distances.
A great run for the Knott-Hocking team in this summer's Victorian Athletics League meets have included wins by Kaitlyn Bryce, Mitchell Hocking and Lonain Burnett.
A highlight in Monday's finale to the three-day carnival will be the Herb Hedemann Invitational 1600m in which Bendigo's Brady Threlfall will race off 65m.
Bendigo athletes on the Stawell Gift card include Sophie Taylor, Kirrily Burnett, Kaitlyn Bryce, Paul Boxshall, Tom Noden, Kyle Hilson, Mitchell Hocking, Lonain Burnett, Kerrieanne Hocking, Jacob Nolan, Phil Noden, Jesse Noden, Greg Hilson, Dane Heiden, Adam Parker, Peter Noden and Glenn Stephens.