March 20, 2013
MILERS CLUB AT BOX HILL ON MARCH 21 FROM 7:00PM
Please note the the Victorian Milers Club will be holding competition at the track from 7:00pm this Thursday.
PRESENTATION NIGHT, FRIDAY, MAY 3
Mark this date in your calendar! The 2012/13 season Presentation Night (and Box Hill Athletic Club Annual General Meeting) will be held at the club rooms on Friday, May 3. This is a great opportunity to celebrate all of the achievements and successes of the past year. More details to come!
CLUB 5K HANDICAP, APRIL 20
The traditional opening to the winter season is the annual 5k club handicap race, which will be held at the usual location at Gardiners Creek at 10:00am on Saturday, April 20. Everyone is welcome to take part (although only registered club members are eligible to win trophies!). If you wish to take part please let us know and tell us your fastest time this season for 5000m (or 3000m or 1500m) or an estimate of your finish time so that handicaps can be allocated. Race, run or jog and then stay around for the brunch that will follow the event. Spectators, helpers and timekeepers are most welcome!
RESULTS FROM NATIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS IN PERTH
Congratulations to all the Box Hill athletes who competed so well at the national under age championships in Perth last week.
Special mention to our national champions, Nana Owusu-Afriyie who won 4 gold medals in the Under 15 100m and 200m and the Under 16 4x100m relay and 4x200m relay, Nathan Brill who won the Under 20 10,000m walk and the Under 18 5,000m walk and Verity Cooper who won the Under 20 pole vault.
Nathan Brill U20 10,000m walk 42:48.70
Nathan Brill U18 5,000m walk 20:33.90
Verity Cooper U20 pole vault 3.65m
Nana-Adoma Owusu-Afriyie U15 100m 12.26
Nana-Adoma Owusu-Afriyie U15 200m 25.35
Nana-Adoma Owusu-Afriyie U16 4x100m
Nana-Adoma Owusu-Afriyie U16 4x200m
Jesse Osbourne U20 10,000m walk 43:24.41
Mitchell Dyer U18 3,000m 8:40.31
Nicolas Paidoussis U17 800m 1:53.96
Emily Taylor-Brown U16 pole vault 3.15m
Claire O’Brien U15 pole vault 2.85m
Emily Goessler U18 4x400m
Madeline Lawson U18 pole vault 3.70m
Liam Harris U17 high jump 1.91m
4th Iman Balla U18 long jump 5.58m
4th Nana-Adoma Owusu-Afriyie U15 long jump 5.10m
5th Mitchell Dyer U18 1500m 3:54.39
5th Georgia Griffith U18 800m 2:11.72 (2:10.32 heat)
5th Jamie Morgan Roubin U18 pole vault 2.90m
5th Iman Bala 4x100m relay
6th Kathryn Brooks U17 javelin 38.95m
6th Jackie Fredricksen U16 long jump 5.28m
7th Emily Goessler U17 800m 2:17.75 (2:16.87 heat)
7th Verity Cooper U20 100m hurdles 15.38
7th Thomas Paidoussis U15 800m 2:09.27 (2:06.67 heat)
8th Georgia Hansen U16 800m 2:17.52
8th Georgia Hansen U16 1500m 4:50.32
8th Phoebe Sloane U20 shot put 10.45m
8th Iman Balla U18 100m 13.09 (12.62 heat)
9th Emily Goessler U17 400m 59.55
9th Phoebe Sloane U20 discus 35.00m
9th Ned Snibson U16 800m 2:03.51
15th Liam Harris U17 triple jump 11.98m
RESULTS FROM VICTORIAN MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Simon Evans: 3000m walk (50-54), 14:33.90; 1500m walk 6:56.51
Andrew Wilcox: 400m (40-44), 55.10
Julie Norney: 5000m (40-44), 18:19.15
June Petrie: 5000m (45-49), 19:24.30
George Schillinger: pole vault (65-69), 2.75m
June Petrie: 1500m (45-49), 5:14.47
Neville Gardner: 1500m (65-69), 7:47.23; 800m 3:45.65
David Ayers: 1500m (45-49), ,4:49.98
Andrew Wilcox: 100m (40-44), 12.34; 60m 7.94; 200m 24.59
Cameron Baker: 100m (35-39), 12.45; 60m 8.19; pole vault 3.20m
George Schillinger: Long Jump (65-69), 3.40m
Andrew Egginton: 1500m (50-54), 4:39.22; 400m 59.10; 800m 2:11.34
Cameron Baker: 200m (35-39), 25.26
Steve Griffin: 800m (40-44), 2:15.13
Neville Gardner: Discus (65-69) 23.21m
Steve Griffin 1500m (40-44), 4:31.69; 4th
Andrew Tunne 5000m (50-54), 21:55.23; 6th
REGISTRATIONS DUE SOON
Registrations for the 2013/14 athletics year will fall due on April 1. Your registration will be valid for the 2013 winter XCR competition season as well as next summer track and field season.
CROSS COUNTRY IS COMING!
With the track and field season coming towards its conclusion it is time for some to start planning for the upcoming winter season.
XCR’13, cross country and road racing season will kick off with the Jells Park cross country relays on April 27, followed by the Sandown Road relays on May 11. The AV season will be preceeded by the annual club 5k handicap race, which will be held on the usual course at Gardiners Creek on Saturday April 20.
DO YOU WANT FREE MASSAGE?
Body Knots Studio sports massage is located close to the track in Box Hill North.
They are offering 1×12 months and 3x6month sponsorship deals. Let us know if you wish to apply and you will be sent more details.
HELP BOX HILL WIN $2000 OF ASICS GEAR!
Australia takes on ‘the World’ at the Qantas Melbourne World Challenge.
Tickets to the event are ON SALE NOW, and the club can WIN $2000 of Asics gear by encouraging all members to pre-purchase tickets to come along!
If the club purchases the most tickets it will win the haul of Asics kit!!
The unique 20% discount promotional code for our club is our 3-letter Athletics Victoria Club Code, (BOH)
All members are encouraged to use the code when they purchase their ticket. The club code can be used as many times as required, so spread the word with all members, their family and friends. It will be a huge afternoon of track and field!