Teleah Hayes starts the new year in style

Teleah Hayes has opened the new year in style with an impressive victory at Flora Hill on Tuesday.
Teleah Hayes has opened the new year in style with an impressive victory at Flora Hill on Tuesday.

ELMORE’S Teleah Hayes raced to an impressive victory in Tuesday night’s resumption to the Adam Parker Electrical-backed series for athletes at the Flora Hill track.

Hayes began the year in fine style as she won the 3000m duel in a time of 9:49.13.

The South Bendigo Athletics Club star broke many records across several distances in 2017.

Teleah’s younger sister, Yazmin was fourth overall in 10:36.95 as 11 athletes competed at the Latrobe University Bendigo athletics complex in Flora Hill.

Runner-up in the 12th leg of the sries was Alex Van Ruiswyk, 10:24.52, ahead of University athlete and Flack Advisory Bendigo Region general manager Craig Green, 10:33.20.

All four AB clubs were represented.

Results from Tuesday’s race:

Teleah Hayes 20, South Bendigo 9:49.13; Alex Van Ruiswyk 30, Invitation 10:24.52; Craig Green 50, University 10:33.20; Yazmin Hayes 15, SB 10:36.95; Trevor Kelly 58, Eaglehawk 11:38.18; Mick Hobson 46, Bendigo Harriers 12:06.10; Anne Buckley 50, BH 12:15.79; Juelt Heah 29, BH 12:44.69; Yvette Tuohey 27, BH 13:33.61; Frances Walsh 54, Uni. 14:45.44; Garnet Rodda 68, BH 16:20.23.

Meanwhile, Athletics Bendigo’s track and field season resumes this Saturday, subject to the heat policy, at LUBAC in Retreat Road from 1.30pm.

Program one will be run as athletes contest the 10th round in the AV Shield season.

Events include 100m , 200m, 800m, 1500m or 3000m walk, distance hurdles, 4 x 200m relays, hammer throw, high jump, shot put, triple jump, discus, and pole vault