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.
WARATAH SERIES XC CHALLENGE
Join in the running fun at the beautiful Willandra Course, situated in the lush green foothills of Browns Mountain near Nowra. The course winds itself up and down the trails below Browns Mountain and shows just why this event is coined ‘the Waratah Series XC Challenge’! If you’re not interested in such a challenge, not to worry, as the event has a range of suitable options for participants of all ages & abilities, with distances starting from 1km all the way through to 10km. 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.
Saturday 22nd June 2019
Browns Mountain Road, Tapitallee - Nowra
2km | 3km | 4km | 6km | 8km | 10km
11:20am U12 Female 2km
11:30am U12 Male 2km
11:40am U14 Female + Female/Male Para-Athlete 3km
11:50am U14 Male 3km
12:00pm U20, 50+, through to 80+ Female 6km, 70+, 75+, 80+ Male 6km
12:20pm U18 Male 6km
12:40pm 1km, 2km & 4km All Ages Fun Run
1:00pm Open, 30+, 35+, 40+, 45+ Female 10km
1:20pm Open, 30+, 35+, 40+, 45+ Male 10km
2:00pm U16 Female 4km
2:10pm U16 Male 4km
2:20pm U18 Female 4km
2:30pm U20, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+ Male 8km
Para-athletes of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate at this year's Waratah Series Challenge in the 3km event, starting at 11:40am.
Waratah Series Challenge races - $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.
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/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.
To view a copy of the entry list, please click here. (Updated 5:30pm 21/06)
(If there are any issues, please email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Individual medals will be awarded at the conclusion of each Championship race. Non-members are ineligible for state medals. Team medals will be provided to clubs for distribution after event day.
Click here for a copy of the course map.
Parking is available at the venue. Please follow displayed signs.
NSW WINTER PREMIERSHIP & WINTER TROPHY
Races included in the Waratah Series Challenge will be point scoring events towards the Winter Premiership, Winter Trophy and Distance Runner of the Year.
AGE/GENDER CHANGE FORM
For clubs wishing to change the natural age or gender of an athlete to make up a team in a certain age group/gender, you will need to fill out the following form below.
Please click here to access the age/gender change form template
These forms will be available at the registration desk on the day for club administrators
Please submit this either to:
1) Our email - email@example.com - prior to 3pm, Friday 21st June
2) On the day registration - no later than one (1) hour prior to the start of that team's event
No age/gender change forms will be accepted later than one (1) hour prior to the start of that team's event under any circumstance.
2019 Australian Cross Country Championships - NSW Team Selection
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.
For more information on the 2019 Cross Country State team please click here.
Click here for a history of the NSW Cross Country Championships.
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
02 9746 1122.