Illawarra Track Challenge (new name for 2017!) is an event offered by Athletics NSW in conjunction with Illawarra Blue Stars. Entry is open to all NSW registered athletes. Track events will be seeded in to A, B, C races etc. We anticipate strong competitive fields especially the 1 mile championship races.
Sat 14th January 2017
This event is permitted by Athletics Australia (AA). An AA permit allows athletes to qualify for international events and break state and/ or national records.
Athletes must be registered with an Athletics NSW affiliated club for the 2016/17 season. If you are not currently registered with a club you can register online here. Interstate athletes who are registered members of their state organisation are welcome to enter.
Registered Athletics NSW club members must wear their correct club uniform. Athletes must have their Athletics NSW 2016-17 registration numbers attached on the front and back (except in pole vault and high jump events).
NSW Championship Events
NSW 60m Championships - State medals will be awarded in the open and U20 age groups
NSW 1 Mile Championships - State medals will be awarded in the open, U20, and 35+ age groups.
3000m Community Race (entry available to non Athletics NSW members)
Illawarra Blue Stars Events
IBS 60m Masters Races - IBS medals will be awarded in the 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+ age groups.
All track events will be open seeded races split into male and female divisions. Field events will be mixed gender (except long jump and triple jump) and split into divisions based on ability. After entries have closed competition management will confirm who is in what division.
Click here to enter online. Online entry closes midnight Thursday 12th January.
Classic events and IBS 60m Masters races - $10 for unlimited events.
NSW 60m and 1 Mile Championship events - $20
On the day entry is available but not guaranteed and will only be offered in events if there is sufficient space as determined by the ANSW Competition Manager. On the day entry will incur a higher fee of $35 for NSW Championship events and $20 for Classic events. On the day entry must be completed one (1) hour prior to the athlete’s first event.
Click here to view the FINAL timetable. Please check carefully as your event time may have changed from the initial draft.
Click here to view the event entry lists.
Men's and Women's Open 60m Championships:
Men's and Women's Open 1 Mile Championships
On the Day Check-in
All athletes in TRACK events must report to athlete check in to advise of their intention to compete at least sixty (60) minutes before the scheduled starting time of the event.
Athletes entered in FIELD events only, are not required to report to athlete check in. Instead, field event athletes must report directly to the field event site at least twenty (20) minutes before the scheduled start time.
Beaton Park Athletic Centre, Wollongong, NSW