August 25, 2016
TRIVIA NIGHT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT!
Have you booked yet? It’s still not too late! Let us know as soon as possible if you are planning to come, we have room for one more table and there are a couple of free spots on tables that are already booked.
All members and friends are encouraged to come along and have a great night supporting the Club.
Where: Upstairs at the clubrooms
When: This Saturday, August 27
Time: 7:00pm (questions from 7:30pm)
BYO drinks and munchies!
We are still accepting silent auction items, so let us know as soon as possible if you have items to donate.
BURNLEY HALF MARATHON ON SEPTEMBER 4
Round 9 of the XCR’16 season will be the Burnley half marathon (and 6km junior race) to be held on Sunday morning, September 4. If you do not have a season’s entry, please enter as soon as possible as entries close soon. After a poor team performance in this event last year we are determined to get a better result this time.
DION 3RD AT SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON
Congratulations to Dion Finocchiaro who continued his outstanding form by finishing 3rd in the Sunshine Coast Marathon last weekend. Dion ran 2:27:25 which was 1:36 faster than his time in 2015 when he finished 2nd.
NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Results from the Australian cross country champion ships in Canberra.
Nick Baggott 20th
James O’Connell 29th
(Daniel Balassone running for NSW 36th)
Men Under 18:
Scott McKenzie 20th
Men Under 16:
Kieren Hesse 63rd
Women Under 16:
Amy Atkinson 45th
Men Under 14:
Mac Anderson 10th
Women Under 14
Ashlea Treagus 39th
Men Under 13:
Thomas Diamond 6th
HAVE YOU LOST SOMETHING?
There is a great amount of lost property in the club rooms kept under the stairs. We are planning a clean out of this lost property. So if there is a possibility that some of it may be yours, please check as soon as possible as it is likely to soon disappear!
SUMMER IS COMING!
It might be hard to believe while training through a Melbourne winter, but the summer track and field season is not far off.
The Athletics Victoria Summer Calendar has just been released.
October 8, Saturday, Shield Round 1
October 15, Saturday, Shield Round 2
October 22, Saturday, Shield Round 3 (zone v zone)
October 29, Saturday, Shield Round 4
November 4-6 All schools championships
November 12, Saturday, Shield Round 5
November 20, Sunday, Shield Round 6
November 26, Saturday, Victorian Relay Championships
December 3, Saturday, Shield Round 7
December 8, Thursday, Zatopek 10
December 10, Saturday, Shield Round 8 (zone v zone)
December 15, Thursday, Shield Round 9
January 7, Saturday, Shield Round 10
January 14, Saturday, Shield Round 11 (zone v zone)
January 21, Saturday, Shield Round 12
January 26-28, Country Championships
February 4-5, Multi Event Championships
February 11, Saturday, SHIELD FINAL
February 24-26, Victorian Open and Junior Championships
March 3-5, Victorian Open and Junior Championships
ARE YOU REGISTERED?
Remember that to train at the track you need to be a registered member (or have paid a training fee). If you have not registered for the 2016/17 athletics year, we encourage you to do so now. Your registration is valid until April 1 next year. Register online via the AV website.