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Waratah Run Series

Athletics NSW 2018 Winter Season Events

The Waratah Run Series is the rebranded and remodelled winter series hosted and supported by Athletics NSW. The 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 set of community based social events which also incorporate a championship component. With 11 events names, participation opportunities range from XC Festivals at Horsley through to Street Relays in Ourimbah. And with distances from 1km to 30km, there is an event and challenge for everyone. 

As part of Athletics NSW Membership Benefits, ANSW Members (open, junior, youth, age concession, dual, family, runnsw) will receive half price entry into Waratah Run Series Events. 

 

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2018 St George Classic

2018 St George Classic

Saturday, 21st April, 2018

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Tuesday, 27 February 2018/Categories: Events, ANSW Events, Winter (Waratah and RunNSW)

Event date: 21/04/2018 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. 


 

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 2018 St George Classic incorporates the 2018 NSW Cross Country Novice Championship as part of the event.

 

START LISTS

Please click here to view a copy of the start lists for all the running events.

If there is an issue with your entry, please contact James Constantine - jamesconstantine@nswathletics.org.au

 

DATE

 

Saturday 21st April, 2018


VENUE

 

Scarborough Park - Hawthorne Street, Ramsgate (near the Hawthorne Reserve Tennis Courts)

(click here to view a map of the start/finish area location)

 

 

FINAL PROGRAM 

As of 21st March, 2018


12:20pm               2km (U12 only)

12:40pm               3km (All ages)

1:10pm                 4km (All ages)

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

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


COURSE MAPS

 

Please click below to see each of the course maps

 

2km Course - 3km Course - 4km Course - 7km Course - 10km Course


ENTRY FEES


On the day entries will be available will be available for the following prices below.


If you are intending to enter on the day, please do so at least 45 MINUTES prior to your event.

Athlete check-in will accept cash-only payments - no card facilities will be available.


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

Online entry - $20 ANSW Members/Dual Members, $40 non-members

On the day entry - $30 ANSW Members/Dual Members, $40 non-members


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

Online entry - $20 ANSW Members/Dual Members, $40 non-members

On the day entry - $30 ANSW Members/Dual Members, $40 non-members


4km & 3km Fun Run - Open to All Ages

$10 On the day entry for Members/Dual Members + Non-Members

 

2km Under 12 Junior Fun Run

U12 Age Group only (athletes born after 1st January, 2007)

$5 On the day entry for Members/Dual 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

 

Please click here to enter online.

 

Online entries close 9am, Wednesday 18th April 2018.

If you are having issues with the online entry process, please click here for our help guide.


On the day entry is available at the registration desk. 

An on the day entry must be submitted at least 45 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 2017-18 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

Athletics NSW Full Members competing in the Waratah Series (excluding Dual, Community and Club athletes) will receive a Timing Tag for the season.

This tag is to be collected at the first event they attend, and is to be kept for the remainder of the 2018 Waratah and RunNSW Season.

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

 

Full Athletics NSW Members (excluding Dual, Community and Club athletes) who have entered online are required to report to athlete check-in to pick up their timing tag for the 2018 Waratah/RunNSW season. 


Members will need to wear both their competition bib and dedicated timing tag for their 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 2018 NSW Winter Hanbook.

Click here to view a copy of the Handbook.

 


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 boys & girls: 3km

U16 + U18 boys & girls: 4km

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

·    U20, Open, 35+, 45+ women: 7km

·    U20, Open, 35+, 45+ men: 10km


Please note that only these age groups in these distances will be scored.

 

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 2017/18 competition bibs. No medals are awarded in non-Championship races.


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.

 

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, encaptivating race callers as well as entertaining music. 

 


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 at least 30 minutes 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

 

James Constantine

Athletics NSW Competition Coordinator

jamesconstantine@nswathletics.org.au

(02) 9746 1122.

 
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Membership

Get FREE ENTRY into 16 RunNSW events, including the iconic Sydney 10 and Sydney Half, plus HALF PRICE ENTRY into Waratah Run Series events through the value packed RunNSW Membership. 

Click Here for more information and to register.

Membership Incentive

Participated in a Waratah Run Series Event and now want to become a Member? Well, we've got you sorted!!!  For all non-member participants, Athletics NSW will subtract $20 from the RunNSW Membership, making it only $60 (club fee may apply). 

 

Simply contact the ANSW office at info@nswathletics.org.au or on 02 9746 1122 to redeem this offer. 

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