Cross Country Relays fun at Miranda on the 27th May

The 2017 NSW Cross Country Relay Championships is only 2 days away on Saturday 27th May.
Please let us know as soon as possible if you are available. FREE entry for all members!
The start/finish area is near the Kingsway. The course is mostly grass with one long hill.
A canteen will be in operation. Parking is on-street along the Kingsway, Sylvania Road and nearby streets.
TIMETABLE:
11:30am – Fun Run (2km)
12:00pm – U12, U14 Male and Female (4x 2km)
12:40pm – U16, U18, U20 Male and Female (4x 3km)
1:35pm – 55+, 65+, 75+ Male (4x 4km)
1:35pm – Open, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+ Female (4x 4km)
3:00pm – Open, 35+, 45+ Male (4x 4km)

For more information, please see the ANSW website: http://nswathletics.org.au/Events/Calendar/xcc-relay
Michael Doggett is the event organiser, please reply to this email (mkdog1500@gmail.com) for any queries.

Michael’s contact number is 0401482761.
This event is open to all ASICS WESTS members and participation in this event counts towards the Winter season eligibility for ASICS shoes.

2017 Greater Bank Sydney:10

2017 Greater Bank Sydney:10 Results

Jess Bird Silver in the U14 girls 2.5km in 9.20, Andrew Laycock a close 4th in the U14 boys with the same time (9.00) as the Bronze. Newish member Emma Mahon was 5th in the girls U16 5km in 19.19 and Renee Lewis 10th. Abbey Rockliff was Silver in the girls U18 5km in 17.42 on the road and with brother Sam Rockliff 13th in the boys U16 5km. Angus Dodd 14th in the mens U20 10km in 38.46. Plus in the masters men 45-49 Richard Roberts won the bronze in 34.16 and coach Kevin Wills was 10th in 65 to 69 age group.

Only one team got a medal the U16 girls in the 5km won bronze with Emma Mahon, Renee Lewis, Isabella Mardini & Cate Wheadon. Great Job.

Next event – Cross Country relays on Saturday, 27th May email coming out shortly – http://www.nswathletics.org.au/Events/Calendar/xcc-relay

 

RunNSW Winter running membership

Join for Run NSW Winter Member Benefits for only $90 till end September and you get some events for free!!

The 2016/17 Membership structure has seen new and exciting introductions to member benefits, they are mainly surrounding the winter season. As the winter season is now upon us, we would just like to remind everyone of exactly what members receive across this period of the year.

 

Open Member, Junior Member, Youth Member, Age Concession Member, Family Member, RunNSW Member:

·         Free Entry into 16 RunNSW Events see link – Run NSW

·         Half Price Entry into Waratah Run Series Events see link – Waratah Run Series

·         A Competition Bib and a Timing Tag

Dual Members get Half Price Entry into Waratah Run Series Events.

A Competition Bib only (provided by their Little Athletics NSW Centre)

2016/2017 Renewals & Registrations are open

With the Olympics in full swing renewals & registration for 2016/2017 are now open, see our web page for more information – http://www.asicswests.org.au/asics-wests-membership/

Benn Harradine (Discus) and Milly Clark (Marathon) are former members of Asics Wests but good luck to all our athletes in Rio.

Summer calendar can be found here – http://nswathletics.org.au/Portals/18/Competition/Summer%20Series%20Competition%20Calendar.pdf

 

Elvina Brodie

Some sad news Elvina Brodie (Don’s wife) passed away on Sunday morning in her sleep. Her funeral will be on Friday, 1st July 2016 at 12.30pm at the South Chapel, Rookwood Crematorium. The wake will be held at our clubhouse “The Don Brodie Athletic Centre” from 2pm.

2015 Treloar Shield (Club Premiership) & 2016 Club Championship single meet

Well done to all athletes that have competed in Treloar Shield last year we finished 2nd behind UTS and 1 point ahead of Sydney University.
http://nswathletics.org.au/…/Treloar%20Shield%20Pointscore%…

The club also had a great meet at the Club Championship meet last weekend, lots of athletes trained very hard over the Xmas holidays, highlights included:

  • Kyle Cranston Open NSW Decathlon Champion
  • Kirra Bennett-Smith won the U14 ladies Pentathlon
  • In the teams Open Men – 3rd, Open Ladies – 6th, Junior Men – 8th, Junior Ladies – 3rd, Masters Men – 9th.

There are plenty of allcomers and other meets leading up to the State Champs – http://nswathletics.org.au/Competitions/Calendar

Great State Relays meet

U14StateRelaysGreat results from last weekend:
2014 NSW Relay Championships – Medal Count
Team Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. U.T.S. Northern Suburbs Athlet 23 15 15 53
2. Sydney University Athletics Cl 10 4 9 23
3. Sydney Pacific Athletics Club 9 9 11 29
4. Asics Wests Track & Field Club 9 6 5 20
5. Hills District Athletics Club 8 11 11 30