The 2018 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.
Please click here to see the start lists for all athletes in all events (updated 15th June, 2018)
Sunday 17th June 2018
Penrith International Regatta Centre, Old Castlereagh Rd, Castlereagh NSW 2749
For a copy of the final timetable, please click here (updated 15th June, 2018)
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
Online entries have now closed. Online entries will be available on the day, up until one (1) hour prior to each event start time.
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.
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 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 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 45 minutes prior to the race start time to collect your race bib.
The 2018 NSW Winter Handbook, with the rules relevant to all Winter Competitions, will be published shortly.
An athlete’s age in the U9 – U11 age groups are as per Little Athletics rules.
U9 age group - born between 1st October 2008 and 30th September 2009
U10 age group - born between 1st October 2007 and 30th September 2008
U11 age group - born between 1st October 2006 and 30th September 2007
The U13 age group will not consist of athletes born between 1st October 2006 and 31st December 2006, as these athletes fall into the U11 Little Athletics age group, as stated above.
U13 age group - born between 1st January 2006 and 30th September 2006
An athlete’s age in the U14 – Open age groups are as of 31 December 2018.
An athlete’s age in the Masters age groups are as of 17th June 2018.
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. 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
In the U9 – U11 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.