A group of junior race walkers have come out of the weekend draped in silverware after the Australian Roadwalking Championships in Adelaide.
In windy conditions, sisters Jemma and Alanna Peart took home gold in their respective events. Jemma took gold in the U20 10,000 metre roadwalk with a time of 53:09 while Alanna won gold in the U18 5000 metre roadwalk, finishing in 24:43.
Younger brother Scott, 12, also got in on the success in his first national championship, placing eighth in a personal best time of 17:48 and winning a third place on handicapped times.
Fraser Saunder, 15, rounded out the Ballarat success, winning gold in the U16 age group. Despite racing in a downpour of rain, Saunder finished with a personal best time of the 24:11 in the 5000 metre roadwalk.
All four athletes will now begin training for the All Schools State Championships in November, aiming to qualifying for the National All Schools in December.
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