WARATAH SERIES RELAYS
The Waratah Series Relays is a truly unique event that should be on everyone’s fun run calendar! There a range of different team options on offer, whether you are a member of a club or just want to grab four of your friends to come along and each run distances between 2-4km!
The event is held over the undulating hills at Miranda park in the heartland of the shire and is suitable for all ages and abilities.
Waratah Series Relays is not only a team based event, it also caters for individual participators as well, offering distances of 2-4km.
On top of this, the event will play host to on the day activations, food and drink stalls, captivating race callers as well as entertaining music.
The 2019 event will be hosted by the Illawong Athletics Club and doubles up as the NSW Cross Country Relay Championships.
Saturday 25th May 2019
Miranda Park, 639 Kingsway, Miranda
Fun Run (2km)
U12, U14 Male and Female (4x 2km)
U16, U18, U20 Male and Female (4x 3km)
55+, 65+, 75+ Male (4x 4km)
Open, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+ Female (4x 4km)
Open, 35+, 45+ Male (4x 4km)
HOW TO ENTER - TEAM ENTRIES
All team entries will be completed at the event, by the relevant club administrator.
Manual Team entry forms will be available soon!
Manual team entry forms will also be supplied at athlete check-in on the day.
Club administrators must submit their forms on the day at athlete check-in, this process will need to be completed AT LEAST 45 MINUTES prior to the start of the relevant event for that team entry.
HOW TO ENTER - INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES
If you are wishing to run as an individual at the event, entries are available on the day and must be completed at least 45mins before the start of your event.
Please make sure that you check in to pick up your timing tag on the day AT LEAST 45 MINUTES before your event.
The entry fees are as follows:
Member team entry $38
Non-member team entry $70
2km/3km/4km Individual entry $10 (must run 1st leg of a relay race)
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 and wear their club uniform with their bibs worn front and back for the duration of the event.
Please note that Little Athletics NSW members only need to wear their registration number on the front of their uniform.
Non-members simply enter and race and will be provided with a competition bib at athlete check in.
Team medals will be awarded at the conclusion of the races.
Please click here to view the 3km course.
Please click here to view the 4km course.
The 2km course will be 1 lap of the 4km course.
Parking is on-street along the Kingsway, Sylvania Road and nearby streets.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
The Illawong 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.
2019 Australian Cross Country Championships - NSW Team Selection
The Waratah Series Relays is one of the eligible events that will allow Under 14/16/18/20 and Open-age athletes to be eligible for NSW Team Selection for this year's 2018 Australian Cross Country Championships.
Please note that all athletes who wish to be eligible for NSW Team Selection will need to compete at the NSW Cross Country State Championships, as part of the Waratah Series Challenge, to be held in Nowra - Saturday, 23rd June.
For more information regarding the selection criteria, please click here to navigate to the relevant 2019 Australian Cross Country Championships selection criteria webpage.
Athletics NSW Competition Team
02 9746 1122.