March 27, 2013
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!
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. A registration form is attached which you can print and send in to the club.
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!
STEVE KELLY 56TH AT WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Congratulations to Steve Kelly who represented Australia with distinction in the world cross country championships in Poland last weekend. In freezing, muddy conditions Steve was the 4th Australian across the line in 56th place overall in a time of 34:52 for the 12km journey. He was part of the Australian team that finished in 7th place in the teams competition.
CLUB RECORD TO NATALIA
Congratulations to Natalia Kremenchutskaya who jumped a club record of 12.41m in the Triple Jump at the Perth Classic recently
RUN FOR THE KIDS
Congratulations to Steve Dinneen who finished 3rd out of more than 18,000 runners in the 15km Run for the Kids on Sunday and to Mitchell Dyer who won the 5.5km event in a time of 17:43.
Run for Kids Results
- Steve Dinneen 46:46
- Michael Dowel 49:22
- Sam Mackie 56:20
- Andrew Hester 56:37
- Tom Snibson 56:44
- Julie Norney 58:50
- Helen McRae 63:15
- Mitchell Dyer 17:43
- Amelia Savige 23:03
Other notable performances from former club members included 55th place by Josh de Stefanis (55:47) and Alice Baquie who was the 2nd woman across the line in the 5.5k event (19:23)
MILERS CLUB AT BOX HILL ON MARCH 21
Matt Coloe 3:47.3
Daniel Clark 3:51.6
Ben Noske 3:58.1
Bouchaib Chafnaoui 3:59.2
Sam Dipnall 4:02.9
Charlie Blanch 4:19.2
Zac Hunter 4:28.8
Steve Griffin 4:29.2
David Ayers 4:40.6
Helen McRae 4:54.7
Lucy Steele 5:31.3
Andrew White 14:34.2
Michael Dowel 14:55.4
Matt O’Donnell 16:03.5
Dale Bickham 17:29.5
Danny Wang 18:06.0
RARE AIR CLUB AT MELB. UNI ON MARCH 23
Joel Pocklington 5.36m
Blake Lucas 5.00m
James Filshie 4.90m
Brodie Cross 4.80m
George Schillinger 2.65m
Paris McCathrion 3.70m
Emily Taylor-Brown 2.95m
Maddie Andrew 2.80m
Emily Andrew 2.65m