APRIL 16

 
Registration  for the 2015-16 Season

APRIL 01, 2016

Further information see:

 

How to Join

Fees information

 

Members of Athletics New South Wales are entitled to a host of benefits depending on their level of membership.

 

Benefits include eligibility to compete in ANSW events, coverage for Personal Accident Insurance,  Annual Calendar, Registration/Competition bib, eAthlete information service and access to the ANSW Athlete's Advantage Membership Program.

 

New members registration click here

Existing members registration click here

 

For athletes who want to transfer clubs: ANSW Club Transfer Form

The 2015/16 Winter Calendar has been released

APRIL 01 2016

 

Click here to download your event Calendar WINTER 2015/16 COMPETITION CALENDAR

 
NSW Novice Championships Saturday 16th April 2016

APRIL 1 2015

ENTRY

Online entry to the Novice Championship races is $20. To enter online click here. Online entries will close at midnight on Wednesday 13th April 2016. On the day entry is $30.

 

Entry to the 2km, 4km, and 10km Allcomer races are $10 and the U12 2km is $5. Entry to these events are on the day only.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Athletes are to be registered with Athletics NSW (or other state member association) for the 2015-16 season and wear their Athletics club uniform with their bibs worn front and back for the duration of the Championship.

 

In order to be considered eligible to race in the NSW Novice Cross Country Championship (Novice Men's 10km or Novice Women's 7km) athletes MUST NOT have placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in a NSW State Cross Country or track event 3000m to 42,195m in the Open age group. This includes the NSW Half Marathon and Marathon Championships (or similar events from other State Association competitions). Any athlete who has achieved a National or International medal will also be deemed ineligible for the Novice Championship race.

 

PROGRAM 

 

12:30pm - Allcomers 4km 

1:00pm - Allcomers 2km

1:20pm - Allcomers 2km (U12 only)

1:40pm - Allcomers 10km

2:40pm - Novice Female 7km

3:20pm - Novice Male 10km

 

WINTER CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP RULES

Rules for the Winter Season competitions can be found in the 2016 NSW Winter Handbook. To view click here.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please note that in 2016 the following races will be included in the point score for the NSW Winter Premiership and NSW Winter Trophy:

U12 boys and girls: 2km

U14, U16, U18 boys & girls: 4km

U20 girls: 4km

55+ & 65+ men and women 4km

U20, Open, 35+, 45+ men: 10km

Open, 35+, 45+ women: 10km

 

Teams will consist of 4 runners from a club in the relevant age division. Athletes representing their club must wear their correct club uniform and 2015/16 competition bibs. No medals are awarded in non-Championship races. Please refer to the 2016 NSW Winter Handbook for further details.

 

Click here for age-gender form.  This form is to be used by clubs who wish to create teams with members who do not fit naturally into the team.  For example an 55+ woman who wants to be in an 35+ club team should be listed on this form, and the form submitted BEFORE the race begins. 

 

AGE GROUPS

The NSW Novice Championships is conducted in the Open age group only. The Allcomer races are offered in the following age groups: U12, U14, U16, U18, U20, Open, 35+, 45+, 55+ and 65+.

 

MEDAL PRESENTATION:

Both individual and team medals will be awarded at the conclusion of the Novice races.

 

COURSE MAPS

Click here to view the course maps.

 

VENUE

Scarborough Park - Hawthorne Street, Ramsgate

Medal rush for UTS Norths at the Nationals

APRIL 8, 2016

 

UTS Norths had an excellent tally of 33 athletes competing in the Australian Open and Combined Event Championships in Sydney. Of these, there were 2 gold medallists and 3 bronze medallists which is an outstanding effort.

 

Congratulations to the following members who won medals:

 

  • Alec Diamond – won gold in the u20 Decathlon with an outstanding score of 7,291 points. This clinched a seat on the plane to Poland for the World Juniors with this qualifying performance. It was also a personal best score and a new u20 club record. It was also a stunning improvement on his score compared to when he won the State Junior title with a score of 6,688 points. He now joins other UTS Norths members who have already qualified for Poland ie Sam Geddes, Bella O’Grady, Annabel McDermott and Olivia Cason;

  • Alex Willett – won gold in the u16 Heptathlon with a score of 4,304 points. This was also a club record. The win was even more remarkable as he stumbled in the 100 metres hurdles and nearly fell over but still managed to run a good time. He was still able to continue on to win the overall event;

  • Mason Cohen – won a bronze in the open men’s 800 metres with a fast finish in a great time of 1m 47.41s. Mason has had a great season having won the State title in this event;

  • Sean Barnes – won bronze in the open men’s triple jump with a leap of 15.71 metres. This was a PB for Sean and it also equals the club record has stood since 2011. Sean managed to clinch the bronze on his last jump in the competition;

  • Jay Felton – won a bronze in the open men’s 10k walk in a fantastic time of 44m 30.04s and this also smashed the club record.

 

Special mention should also be made about:

 

  • Liam Speers who competed in both the open shot put (4th) and discus (9th). He was unlucky not to get a bronze in the shot put as he threw 15.37m on his last throw to miss the bronze by just 3 centimetres;

  • Sophie McGovern, only 15 years of age but competed in the open 100m, 200m and 400 metres hurdles – a fantastic effort by Sophie at such an young age.

 

Congratulations to all of the other club members who competed in the championships.

Alec Diamond wins U20 Decathlon

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