The club had much success in Hoppet #28 — congratulations to all participants and thank you to the huge club and non-club volunteer force organised by Nick Wright.
Kangaroo Hoppet (42 km) — Men
- Valerio Leccardi (a four time winner) and now a resident of Mount Beauty.
- Phillip Bellingham (also second in 2017)
Nick Montgomery (9th), Michael Brennan (10th) & Ian Franzke (12th).
Note: Also special mention of junior Jarrah Forrer who completed his first Kangaroo Hoppet finishing in 14th place out of 240 participants in 2:03:13.
Women (42 km)
- Cambria McDermott (USA Birkie resident coach). For 2018 we will claim her as one of us.
Note: The club had four women in the top ten i.e. Casey Wright (5th), Esther Leccardi (7th), Aimee Watson (9th) & Katerina Paul (10th).
Birkebeiner (21 km) — Men
- Nick Blackwell (a significant win for Nick who also took out a Junior National Title this season).
Note: Tom McMahon (5th), Liam Flanagan (8th) & Daneil Van de Ploeg (10th).
Women (21 km)
- Darcie Morton (new junior club member from Marlo in Gippsland). This is the second year Darcie has won the Birkie. Well done.
- Brianna Oldis
Note: The club had four other women in the top ten i.e. Hannah Price (4th), Ayla Armitage (8th), Lola Timewell (9th) & Margeaux Thompson (10th).
Joey Hoppet (7 km) — Men
- Patrick Manning
- Tommi Silvester
Note: Ash Forrer (4th) & Jayden Spring (7th).
Women (7 km)
- Leila Pammer
Note: Nicola Smith (5th), India Zwar (8th) & Mia Green (10th).
2018 Kangaroo Hoppet Results — Click [HERE]