In conjunction with Athletics NSW, Central Coast and NSW Surf Life Saving, Shelly Beach Surf Life Saving Club are staging the world’s first Athletics carnival on the beach at Shelly Beach Central Coast NSW. The carnival will have events for ages ranging from u14 through to 60+ with Athletics events from 70m through to 2KM, a 4x90 relay and a traditional beach flags event. Shelly Beach SLSC will set an 8 laned track for all events under 200m, with the 500m, 1km and 2km race on the water’s edge. For the distance runners, poles will be set 500m apart and finishing off with a separate area for beach flags.
Saturday 24th September 2016
Athlete check-in and registration desk opens 9am. First event to commence at 10.30am.
Shelley Beach, Central Coast. Click here to view the location map.
8 lane sprints 70m, 90m & 180m
Unlaned races 500m, 1km & 2km
Beach Flags 20m & 25m
All events are offered for male and female, Under 14, Under 16, Under 18, Under 20, Open, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+ except the 70m which is restricted to 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+ and the 90m which is restricted to Under 14, Under 16, Under 18, Under 20 and Open.
Ages are calculated as at December 31 of the year of competition for all age groups (including junior and masters age groups). For example if an entrant turns 16 in 2016 then the correct age group is U18.
The event is open to the general public. Members of Athletics NSW, Little Athletics NSW & Surf Lifesaving NSW can enter at a discounted rate.
Participants are to enter online at an entry cost of $20 for members and $25 for non-members. The entry fee is for unlimited events. Online entry closes midnight Thursday 22nd September 2016.
All entrants receive an official Beachletics t-shirt. Collect your from the registration desk on the day.
Click here to enter online. When entering the 70/90m and 180m races, please submit your personal best time for the 100m and 200m track races respectively.
On the day entry is available. On the day entry will incur a higher fee of $25 for members and $30 for non-members. 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 there have been a number of changes that may affect your event start time.
Click here to view the event entry list.
Click here to view the Beachletics rules.
The Central Coast's number 1 hit music station will be broadcasting live from Shelly Beach during the Beachletics Carnival.
Medals are awarded to the top 3 placings in each event. Medal presentations will be made at the conclusion of each event.
Athletics NSW Summer Series:
The Beachletics Carnival is part of the Athletics NSW Summer Series. For more information about the series including the event calendar click here.
Thank you to the following supporters of the 2016 Beachletics:
East Coast Foods and Beverages
Ken Duncan Gallery
Destination Central Coast
Surf Lifesaving Central Coast
The Coast Runners Shop