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.
ST GEORGE CLASSIC
The 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. Furthermore, throughout the day there will be captivating race callers, food and beverage stalls and entertaining music.
The 2019 St George Classic incorporates the 2019 NSW Cross Country Novice Championship as part of the event.
Saturday 13th April, 2019
Scarborough Park - Hawthorne Street, Ramsgate (near the Hawthorne Reserve Tennis Courts)
(click here to view a map of the start/finish area location)
EVENT DISTANCES - please note U14's run 3km
2KM (U12 only)
3KM (U14 only)
7KM Women (U20, Open, 30+, 40+) Include Novice Champs)
10KM Men (U20, Open, 30+, 40+) Include Novice Champs
Please click here to view a list of confirmed entrants, sorted by club (as of 11th April)
Click here for a copy of the event timetable
Online registrations have now closed.
On the day registrations will be available for $30 members/$40 non-members for Athletics NSW events.
Please click below to see each of the course maps
2km Course - 3km Course - 4km Course - 7km Course - 10km Course
Online entry - $20 ANSW Members/Dual Members, $40 non-members
On the day entry - $30 ANSW Members/Dual Members, $40 non-members
If you are intending to enter on the day, please do so at least 60 MINUTES prior to your event.
Athlete check-in will accept cash and EFTPOS/credit card payments for on the day entries.
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.
Members are to be registered with Athletics NSW (or other state member association or Little Athletics NSW) for the 2018-19 season.
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.
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 Half Marathon 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.
WINTER PREMIERSHIP AGE GROUPS
The following age groups will be contested in the below events, with regards to individual/team medals and Winter Premiership point scoring:
U12 - 2km
U14 - 3km
U16, U18, 50-59 years, 60-69 years, 70-79 years, 80+ years* - 4km
U20, Open, 30-39 years, 40-49 years Women - 7km
U20, Open, 30-39 years, 40-49 years Men - 10km
*no Winter Premiership points will be included for the 80+ years categories, however indiviudal and team medals will be awarded to this age group
The competition rules can be found in the 2019 NSW Winter Handbook here.
Live results for this event will be available by clicking here.
Individual medals will be made for all age groups progressively throughout the day after results are made offiical.
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, encaptivating race callers as well as entertaining music.
PRECINCT LAYOUT MAP
Please click here to view a map of the layout of the precinct, including where the registration desk is located, first aid, toilet facilities, and the BBQ area.
Athletics NSW Competition Department
(02) 9746 1122.