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XCC St George Classic

XCC St George Classic

Saturday 22nd April, 2017

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Friday, 17 February 2017/Categories: Events, ANSW Events

Event date: 22/04/2017 - 23/04/2017 Export event

WARATAH RUN SERIES

The Waratah Run Series is a rebranded and remodelled set of XC, road races and relays events. These events are for participants of all ages and abilities, and focus on participant enjoyment and on the day entertainment. 


Formally, this series is known as the 'Athletics NSW Winter Series,' combining a community based social event with a championship component. 



XCC ST GEORGE CLASSIC


The XCC St George Classic encompasses a range of events from 2km to 10km distances. The event is held on the beautiful trails of Scarborough Park, Ramsgate and will incorporate the historic Novice Championships as part of the meet. Furthermore, throughout the day there will be captivating race callers, food and beverage stalls and entertaining music.   

 

START LISTS

Click here to view the race lists for the 7km and 10km races

DATE

 

Saturday 22nd April 2017


VENUE

 

Scarborough Park - Hawthorne Street, Ramsgate

 

 

 

PROGRAM 


12:30pm               4km 

1:00pm                 2km

1:20pm                 2km (U12 only)

1:40pm                 7km (Includes Women’s Novice Championship)

2:30pm                 10km (Includes Men’s Novice Championship)




ENTRY FEES


10km Race (Incorporating the Men's Novice Championships) 

Online entry $20 members & $40 non-members

On the day entry $30 members & $40 non-members


7km Race (Incorporating the Women's Novice Championships) 

Online entry $20 members & $40 non-members

On the day entry $30 members & $40 non-members


4km & 2km Races

On the day entry $10 members & non-members


U12 2km Race

On the day entry $5 members & non-members



HALF PRICE ENTRY FOR MEMBERS! 


Become a RunNSW Member to receive half price entry into this event and all other Waratah Run Series Events. Members also receive free entry into RunNSW Series Events. For more information, please click here



HOW TO ENTER

 

Enter online here. Online entries close midnight Thursday 20th April 2017.


On the day entry is available at the registration desk. An on the day entry must be submitted at least 30 minutes before the start of the race.



ELIGIBILITY


Members are to be registered with Athletics NSW (or other state member association or Little Athletics NSW ) for the 2016-17 season and wear their club/centre uniform with their bibs worn front and back for the duration of the event.

 

Non-members are eligible to enter however only ANSW registered athletes (or other athletes registered with another state member association) are eligible to receive medals in State Championship events.


TAG TIMING

All Athletics NSW Members (excluding Dual, Community and Club athletes) will receive a Timing Tag as part of their Membership Pack. This tag will be theirs to use at RunNSW and Waratah Series out of stadia events. Athletes must return the tags to Athletics NSW at the end of the season, as new tags will be allocated each season. The purpose of the Timing Tag is to provide a greater benefit to our members through a more efficient ‘Check In’ process for events and competitions. It is important to note that the Number on the Timing Tag will match the number on the Athlete’s Bib.

Dual members and non-members will be required to report to athlete check in at least 45 minutes prior to the race start time to collect a temporary timing tag. This tag must be returned at the conclusion of the race.

 

PARTICIPANT CHECK-IN

 

Members (excluding Dual, Community and Club athletes) who have entered online are not required to report to athlete check-in. You must however wear both your competition bib and dedicated timing tag for your performance to be verified.

 

Dual members and non-members will be required to report to athlete check in at least 45 minutes prior to the race start time to collect a temporary timing tag. This tag must be returned at the conclusion of the race.





WHAT IS THE NOVICE CHAMPIONSHIPS?


In order to be considered eligible to race in the Novice Men's 10km or Novice Women's 7km, athletes must not have placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in a NSW State Cross Country or track event 3000m to 42,195m in the Open age group. This includes the NSW Half Marathon and Marathon Championships (or similar events from other State Association competitions). Any athlete who has achieved a National or International medal will also be deemed ineligible for the Novice Championship race.



RULES


The competition rules can be found in the 2017 NSW Winter Handbook.


LIVE RESULTS

 

Live results for this event will be available by clicking here.


MEDAL PRESENTATION:

Both individual and team medals will be awarded at the conclusion of the Novice races.


COURSE MAPS

 

Click here to view the course maps.


PARKING

On-street parking is available along Hawthorne St and nearby streets.



FOOD & BEVERAGES


The St George and Districts Club will be operating a canteen including a BBQ. On top of this, the event will play host to on the day activations such as jumping castles and obstacle courses, encaptivating race callers as well as entertaining music. 



NSW WINTER PREMIERSHIP & WINTER TROPHY

 

In addition to the NSW Novice Championship races, the following races will be included in the point score for the NSW Winter Premiership and NSW Winter Trophy:


·         U12 boys and girls: 2km

·         U14, U16, U18 boys & girls: 4km

·         U20 girls: 4km

·         55+, 65+ and 75+ men and women 4km

·         Open, 35+, 45+ women: 7km

·         U20, Open, 35+, 45+ men: 10km



Teams will consist of 4 runners from a club in the relevant age division. Athletes representing their club must wear their correct club uniform and 2016/17 competition bibs. No medals are awarded in non-Championship races.



AGE/GENDER FORM


Click here for age-gender form.  This form is to be used by clubs who wish to create teams with members who do not fit naturally into the team.  For example an 55+ woman who wants to be in an 35+ club team should be listed on this form, and the form submitted BEFORE the race begins. 


AGE GROUPS

 

The NSW Novice Championships is conducted in the Open age group only. The non-championship races are offered in the following age groups: U12, U14, U16, U18, U20, Open, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+ and 75+.

 

CONTACT


Brent Hayward

Athletics NSW Competition Manager

brent.hayward@nswathletics.org.au

02 9746 1122.

 

 

 

 
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