Coburg Harriers Gallery

Coburg Harriers Gallery


1896 to 1940


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1941 to 1980


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1981 to 2000


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2001 onwards


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Australian Representatives


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Life Members


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1950 Olympian Herb ElliotHerb Elliott AC MBE is Australia's greatest middle distance runner. In August 1958 he set the world record in the mile run, clocking 3:54.5, 2.7 seconds under the record held by Derek Ibbotson; later in the month he set the 1500 metres world record, running 3.36.0, 2.1 seconds under the record held by Stanislav. In the 1500 metres at the 1960 Rome Olympics, he won the gold medal and bettered his own world record with a time of 3:35.6.

Few people have ever exercised such absolute authority in any branch of sport as Elliott did in middle distance running from 1957 to 1961. During that span he never lost a 1500 metres or 1 mile race. During his career, he broke four minutes for the mile on 17 occasions. Elliot's nearest rival was fellow Australian Merv Lincoln.

Training under the legendary Persey Cerrutty, his sand hill runs at Portsea became legendary.
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1956 Olympian Ray SmithRay Smith represented Australia in the 50km walk in the XVI Olympiad in Melbourne, finishing a very creditable 6th in a time of 4:56:08. The 50km walk was contested on the hottest day of the Games. A proud Coburg Harrier, he was always keen to represent his club in VAAA competition. Note the spikes and the grass track!
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1973 Life Member John PeresJohn Peres was granted Life Membership of Coburg Harriers in 1973. He had for many years as the Club Junior Coach.
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1971 - Official Opening of Harold Stevens Athletic FieldThe Harold Stevens Athletic Field was officially opened by His Worship The Major, Councillor F W Olver, J P on 21st March 1971. Harold Stevens is on the right.
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1950 - M. W. ShilstonMiddle distance star M W Shilston, photographed 12th October 1950.

3 Mile Junior Victorian Champion
- 1935: 16 min 30 s, 1936: 18 min 17.5 s
5 Mile Junior C C Champion of Victoria
- 1946: 29 min 16 s
Frank Ferguson Memorial Race 10,000 m
- 1945: 2nd Fastest Time: 35 min 48.5 s
- 1946: 2nd Fastest Time: 35 min 6 s
- 1947: Fastest Time: 33 min 31 s
- 1948: Fastest Time: 35 min 36 s
5 Mile Victorian Cross Country Champs
- Geelong 1946: 3rd: 28 min 6 s
- Ballarat 1947: 2nd: 27 min 24 s
- Geelong 1948: 2nd: 27 min 17 s
Coburg Harriers Cross Country Champion
- 1938, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949
10 Miles Victorian Record, Frankston
- 1947: 54 min 28.5 s
Australian Cross Country Champs 10,000m
- Brisbane 1946: 3rd: 35 min 17 s
- Melbourne 1948: 2nd: 34 min 47 s
10 Mile Victorian Cross Country Champs
- 1946: 2nd: 56 min 48 s
- 1947: 1st: 56 min 58 s
1 Hour Time Trial Australia & Vic Record
- Frankston 1947: 10 miles 1723 yds 2.5 ft
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1947 - Harold Stevens sets a SA U19 1 Mile RecordHarold Stevens scored a clever win in the Under 19 Mile. Teamwork by brother Norm was a big factor, Norm took the lead for about a lap and a half when Colin Cooper (SA) ran to the front. Almost immediately Harold challenged and led until 300 yards from home, when Cooper ran to the front leaving Harold in the box seat to finish over Cooper and win by a good yard. Time: 4 minutes 34.3 seconds - South Australian Under 19 Record.
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1956 - coburg Harriers Basketball Team - Ernie Bentley and George Lambie
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1924 - Coburg Harriers Club Photo

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1971 - Official Opening of Harold Stevens Athletic Field - Program Page 4The official opening of the Harold Stevens Athletic Field Coburg on Sunday 21st March 1971 saw a large Track & Field Meet, with 42 separate events making it a big and exciting day.May 01, 2020
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1971 - Official Opening of Harold Stevens Athletic Field - Program Page 3The official opening of the Harold Stevens Athletic Field Coburg on Sunday 21st March 1971 saw a large Track & Field Meet, with 42 separate events making it a big and exciting day.May 01, 2020
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1971 - Official Opening of Harold Stevens Athletic Field - Program Page 2The official opening of the Harold Stevens Athletic Field Coburg on Sunday 21st March 1971 saw a large Track & Field Meet, with 42 separate events making it a big and exciting day.May 01, 2020
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1971 - Official Opening of Harold Stevens Athletic Field - Program Page 1The official opening of the Harold Stevens Athletic Field Coburg on Sunday 21st March 1971 saw a large Track & Field Meet, with 42 separate events making it a big and exciting day.May 01, 2020
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1947 - Harold Stevens sets a SA U19 1 Mile RecordHarold Stevens scored a clever win in the Under 19 Mile. Teamwork by brother Norm was a big factor, Norm took the lead for about a lap and a half when Colin Cooper (SA) ran to the front. Almost immediately Harold challenged and led until 300 yards from home, when Cooper ran to the front leaving Harold in the box seat to finish over Cooper and win by a good yard. Time: 4 minutes 34.3 seconds - South Australian Under 19 Record.May 01, 2020
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1946 - Coburg Harriers Club PhotoTop Row - L to R: ???, Noel Bellamy, Ron Greet, Ivan Carter, Ron Quinton, Jack Jarvis, John Hunt, Jack Coates, Norman Stevens, ???, Bob Toone, ???, Keith Henderson
Standing - L to R: Bert Schober, ???, Mr Budge, Jim Zegenhargen, Jack Boyle, Ron Smith, Harold Stevens, Ray Burgess, Keith Shaw, Ken Fowler, Lou Clarke, Ray Smith, Bob Jones, ???, Maurie Brophy, George Price
Sitting - L to R: Jack Budge, Colin Mosley, Jim Petegrove, Bruce Page, Leon Carol, Neville Sillitoe (Captain), Mark Shilston (Vice Captain), ???, Ken Monk, ???, Trevor Pettegrove
Front - L to R: Cliff Ring (Secretary), Noel Clarke, Keith Bates, Hal Grix, Fred Travill, Linsay McGregor, Bob Prentice, Burnie Hardiman, Vic Jones, Milton Bayley, ???, Alex Templeton (Tresuary)
May 01, 2020
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1946 - Coburg Harriers 50 Year AnniversaryClub Rooms, McDonald Reserve, Bell St Coburg
Standing L to R: Wally Coden, George Price, ???, Dr L F Edmunds, Geoff Fleming, F W Durham, Fred O’Grady ,Jim Purcell, Charles Weekes, George Slater
Kneeling L to R: Arch Wilson, Alec Templeton, Alan Firth, Albert Briggs, Cecil Willis
Front: Mark Shilston
May 01, 2020
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1946-47 Coburg Harriers VAAA Juniors Section 3 PremiersStanding L to R: K Monk, R Blaney, W Johnson, J Swinton, K Williams
Sitting L to R: L Clancy, N J Sillitoe (Captain), G E Price (Coach), H Grix, L Cooper
Inset : R Newton
May 01, 2020