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Waratah Run Series

Athletics NSW 2017 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. 


Waratah events
XCC Short Course

XCC Short Course

Sunday 2nd July, 2017

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Friday, 17 February 2017/Categories: Winter (Waratah and RunNSW)

Event date: 2/07/2017 - 3/07/2017 Export event


The 2017 XCC Short Course is an amalgamation of the Athletics NSW Short Course Cross Country Championships and the Little Athletics NSW Cross Country Championships.

The XCC Short Course is a unique event which needs to be marked in your running calendar! There are a range of different distances on trails throughout Sydney’s inner west which are suitable for all ages and abilities. The 2017 event will be hosted by the West Met running group, held at Upjohn Park, Rydalmere. The XCC Short Course incorporates the 2017 NSW Short Course Cross Country Championships. On top of this, the event will play host to on the day activations, food and drink stalls, encaptivating race callers as well as entertaining music.

DATE: Sunday 2nd July 2017


VENUE: Upjohn Park - Kirby Street, Rydalmere





Runners U9 - U11:

Online entry $10 members

On the day entry $20 members


Runners U13 and older:

Online entry $20 members & $40 non-members

On the day entry $30 members & $40 non-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. 



Online entries close midnight Wednesday 28th June 2017.





Click here for a map of the course.


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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 or on 02 9746 1122 to redeem this offer. 

How to register
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Sports physiotherapist and researcher from Breast Research Australia, Dr Deirdre Mcghee will be presenting a seminar incorporated into the WRS XCC Festival on the 3rd of June. With a focus on education, you will learn how to ensure your bra is supportive, comfortable and correctly fitted when you are active, whilst also learning the importance of correct bra support on performance. The opportunity cannot be missed, so click here to register for the seminar now and secure your spot!

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