Coburg Harriers Gallery

Coburg Harriers Gallery

1952 Olympian R. A. Prentice
Robert Prentice represented Australia as a marathoner in the 1950 Empire Games and the 1952 Olympic Games. How is this for a set of credentials, bookmarked around the Second World War. Born in 1917, he was just starting to hit his straps in 1941. He then had to wait till after the war to resume his career, aged in thirties.

Australian Marathon Champion 1949-50, 1952, 2nd 1951.
Victorian Marathon Champion 1950, 1951, 1952, 2nd 1947, 1948, 1949
New South Wales Marathon Champion 1950, 1951, 1952
Victorian Marathon Club Marathon Champion 1953
Australian and Victorian Residential Record Holder: 2 hrs 31 min 51.4 sec
Coburg Harriers 5 Mile Champion 1941
VAAA State 10 Mile 3rd 1941
VAAA State 5 Mile 3rd 1940

1952 Olympian R. A. Prentice

Robert Prentice represented Australia as a marathoner in the 1950 Empire Games and the 1952 Olympic Games. How is this for a set of credentials, bookmarked around the Second World War. Born in 1917, he was just starting to hit his straps in 1941. He then had to wait till after the war to resume his career, aged in thirties.

Australian Marathon Champion 1949-50, 1952, 2nd 1951.
Victorian Marathon Champion 1950, 1951, 1952, 2nd 1947, 1948, 1949
New South Wales Marathon Champion 1950, 1951, 1952
Victorian Marathon Club Marathon Champion 1953
Australian and Victorian Residential Record Holder: 2 hrs 31 min 51.4 sec
Coburg Harriers 5 Mile Champion 1941
VAAA State 10 Mile 3rd 1941
VAAA State 5 Mile 3rd 1940

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