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.
2019 WARATAH SERIES SHORT COURSE
The 2019 Waratah Series Short Course is an amalgamation of the Athletics NSW Short Course Cross Country Championships and the Little Athletics NSW Cross Country Championships. Races in the U7 - U11 age groups will be conducted under Little Athletics NSW rules and races in the U13 - 80+ age groups will be conducted under Athletics NSW rules.
Saturday 3rd August, 2019
Upjohn Park Rydalmere
1km | 1.5km | 2km | 3km | 4km | 5km | 6km
AGE GROUP DETERMINATION DATES
LITTLE ATHLETICS NSW AGE GROUPS (U7, U8, U9, U10, U11 and U11 Para-Athletes)
Little Athletics Athletes MUST compete in their own age groups.
YEAR OF BIRTH
ATHLETICS NSW JUNIOR AGE GROUPS (U13-U20)
YEAR OF BIRTH
Born 2007 or Later
Born 2006 or Later
Born 2005 or Later
Born 2004 or Later
|Born 2003 or Later
|Born 2002 or Later
Born 2001/2000 or Later
UPDATED DRAFT PROGRAM
9:00am U13, U14 Boys 3km + U18/ Open Para-Athlete Men 3km
9:20am U13, U14 Girls 3km + U18/ Open Para-Athlete Women 3km
9:40am U10 Boys 1500m + U9, U10 and U11 Boys Para-Athlete 1500m
9:50am U10 Girls 1500m + U9, U10 and U11 Girls Para-Athlete 1500m
10:00am U9 Boys 1500m
10:10am U9 Girls 1500m
10:20am U8 Boys 1km
10:30am U8 Girls 1km
10:40am U7 Boys 1km
10:50am U7 Girls 1km
11:00am 50+, 60+, 70+, 80+ Women 4km
11:00am 50+, 60+, 70+, 80+ Men 4km
11:30am Open Greater Fun Run 1km, 2km, 4km
12:00pm U17, U18, U20 Men 5km
12:00pm U20 Women 5km
12:30pm U11 Boys 2km
12:45pm U11 Girls 2km
1:00pm Open, 30+, 40+ Men 6km
1.40pm Open 30+, 40+ Women 6km
2:20pm U15, U16 Boys 4km
2:50pm U15, U16, U17, U18 Girls 4km
Para-athletes of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in the U18 or Open Para events. You will not need a classification for this!
Para-athletes who wish to compete in the Under 9, 10 and 11 age group must be classified and must be between the ages of 9-11.
Runners U7 - U11 - $10 for members + non-members
There will be no one the day/ late entries for U7-U11 age groups.
Runners U13 and older - $20 for members/$40 for 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:
Registrations are now closed
There will be on the day entries available!
Short Course Championships:
Greater Fun Run:
$5 1km &2km
To view the confirmed entrants list, please click here (updated 4:00pm 2/08/2019)
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 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.
Athletes in the U7-U11 age groups must wear their Little Athletics Club Singlets.
Athletes in the U13- U18 age group are encouraged to represent their senior club and wear their senior club uniform.
Those duel athletes who do not have a relationship with/ own a senior club uniform can represent their Little A's centre.
Teams for the U7-U11 age groups will consist of 3 athletes per team.
Team will consist of 4 athletes from a club from U13-Masters.
Little Athletics clubs in the U13-U18 age group can join with their respective senior club to create a team within their given age group.
These clubs must have an pre-established relationship in order to create a team. There will be forms on the day where club representatives can enter their team prior to the beginning of the race.
It is encouraged to assist in the smooth transition from LA's to ANSW that they all wear the same (senior) club singlet. However this is not mandatory.
Regional clubs can combined to create a team if the clubs are from the same region. Club representatives must fill out a team form on the day prior to the start of the race.
Medals will be presented to all individual medalists after the conclusion of each race. Team medals for the U7 - U18 categories will be awarded on the day. All other team medals will be sent to clubs in the week after the Waratah Series Short Course.
To view a copy of the course map, please click here.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
The Girraween Athletics club will be operating a canteen on site. On top of this, the event will play host to on the day activations, encaptivating race callers as well as entertaining music.
NSW WINTER PREMIERSHIP & WINTER TROPHY
Races included in the Waratah Series Short Course will be point scoring events towards the Winter Premiership, Winter Trophy and Distance Runner of the Year.
The 2019 NSW Winter Handbook, with the competition rules relevant to all championship events.
To view a copy of the 2019 Winter Handbook, please click here.
Athletics NSW Competitions Team