The 2017 Short Walks is an amalgamation of the Athletics NSW Short Walks Championships and the Little Athletics NSW Race Walking Championships.
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 known as the ‘Athletics NSW Winter Series’, the Waratah Run Series is a community based social event, incorporating a championship component.
The Short Walks is also the NSW Road Walking Championships. The event will be hosted by the NSW Race Walking Club at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.
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Sunday 18th June 2017
Penrith International Regatta Centre, Old Castlereagh Rd, Castlereagh NSW 2749
9.30am Open Men 20k
9.45am Open Women 15k
10.30am Masters Men 5k
10.30am Masters Women 5k
10.30am U/20 Men 10K
10.30am U/20 Women 10k
11.30am U/15, U16 & U/17 Boys 3k
11.55am U/15, U16 & U/17 Girls 3k
12.20pm U/13 & U/14 Boys 2k
12.40pm U/13 & U14 Girls 2k
1.00pm U/11 Boys 1.5k
1.15pm U/11 Girls 1.5k
1.30pm U/10 Boys 1.2k
1.45pm U/10 Girls 1.2k
2.00pm U/9 Boys 1.2k
2.15pm U/9 Girls 1.2k
The entry fees are as follows:
Walkers U9 - U11:
Online entry $10 members
On the day entry $20 members
Walkers U13 and older:
Online entry $20 members & $40 non-members
On the day entry $30 members & $40 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 Wednesday 14th June 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.
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 simply enter and race and will be provided with a competition bib at athlete check in.
Members who have entered online are not required to report to athlete check-in.
All non-members must report to athlete check in at least 30 minutes prior to the race start time to collect your race bib.
If you are that way inclined and interested in reading the rules for the Winter Season, they can be found in the 2017 NSW Winter Handbook.
An athlete’s age in the U9 – U11 age groups are as per Little Athletics rules.
An athlete’s age in the U13 – Open age groups are as of 31 December 2017.
An athlete’s age in the Masters age groups are as of 25th June 2017.
The NSW Road Walk Championships is conducted in the following age groups:
U9, U10, U11, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U20, Open, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+.
Due to the cross over in age divisions between Athletics NSW and Little Athletics NSW there will be no U12 division. Athletes that are 10 years old as of 1st September 2016 are eligible for the U11 race. Athletes who are 11 as of 1st September 2016 or turn 12 in 2017 are to compete in the U13 race. Please refer to the below table:
YEAR OF BIRTH
Born 2005 or Later
Born 2004 or Later
Born 2003 or Later
Born 2002 or Later
Born 2001 or Later
In the U7 – U17 age groups the team format follows the Little Athletics rules. Walkers that are registered with LANSW represent their Little Athletics Centre. There is no teams component for ANSW senior clubs.
Both individual and team medals will be awarded at the conclusion of the races.
Athletics NSW Competition Manager
02 9746 1122.