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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1952 Olympian R. A. PrenticeRobert 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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1968 Olympian Jean Roberts 1Jean Roberts was a member of the Coburg Women's Athletics Club and definitely the club's finest ever field games exponent. She competed in the discus in the 1968 Olympics and in the Shot Put and Discus at 4 Commonwealth Games (1`962, 1966, 1970 and 1974). She won 11 Australian, 3 British and 2 USA Senior Titles.

She went on to become one of Australia's finest coaches and one of the driving forces behind the formation of the AFTCA.
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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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1940s Coburg Harriers Road and Cross Country Course MapsCoburg Harriers Late 1940s / Early 1950s
Left: Plan of 15 Mile Road Race - Saturday 20th September 1952
Right Pture: 10,000m Cross Country Course
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1947 Coburg Harriers Club Photo
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1928 - Victorian Five Mile Championship at the Ballarat Miners RacecourseIt's a big field for the 1928 Victorian 5 Mile Championships. Can you see the Coburg Harriers runners?
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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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1966 Empire Games Noel Clough Noel Clough competed in the Eighth Empire and Commonwealth Games, held in Kingston Jamaica, in 1966.

Gold Medal 880 Yards 1 minute 46.9 seconds
8th Place 440 Yards 47.4 seconds
5th Place 4 x 440 Yards Relay

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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