THREE-time Olympian Tamsyn Manou will make her last Stawell Gift Carnival appearance this year.
This will be her 17th appearance at Central Park, having first made the journey to Stawell in 1994.
Manou, nee Lewis, 34, will contest the Strickland Family Women's Gift, 120m, and Lorraine Donnan Women's 400m Handicap.Manou won the women's Gift in 2000.
She was the runner-up in the same event in 2009.
"Stawell is one of my favourite meets in the domestic calendar."
Manou said the atmosphere and the crowd are what set Stawell apart.
"You go to Stawell every Easter and there's a crowd and they're cheering and they're vocal," she said.
Stawell Athletic Club president Scotney Hayter said that Tamsyn has long been a favourite at Central Park.