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Wednesday, 26 July 2023
In Preparation for the Summer Season

Summer Season Commencement

  • Armidale Athletics Club will hold come and try days on Wednesday 13th & 20th September 2023 at Harris Park, 4:15pm for 4:30pm start.
  • Wednesday Athletics competition will commence on Wednesday 11th October 2023 at Harris Park, 4:15pm for 4:30pm start.
  • LANSW age U6 – U17 (Little Athletics NSW) membership is now open for the 23-24 Season.
  • ANSW age 3+ (Athletics NSW) membership is now open for new members for the 23-24 Season.
    • For existing members, 23-24 membership will open on the 4th October 2023.
    • Ages 3 & 4 can register as a Community Member (ANSW) for the 23-24 Season.

Winter Cross Country

  • Wednesday Cross Country will finish in September with an End of Season dinner to be held on the 20th September at the Armidale Bowling Club.

Duval Dam Buster

  • DDB 2023, September 24th, the perfect way to put all your cross-country training into practice with a 3km, 8km, 16km, 32km or 50km trail run.
    • Registration details can be found HERE.
  • Don’t feel like running, volunteers are always needed.
    • Volunteer details can be found HERE.
Wednesday, 14 June 2023
Important Messages

Armidale Athletics Club has found a Club Secretary.

  • Although our new Club Secretary has not officially joined the Club, we are hoping this will happen in the month of July.
  • The Club is always looking for new volunteers, if you are interested, please contact the Club.

Active Kids Vouchers

  • As you may be aware the New South Wales government are refusing to guarantee an extension of
    the Active Kids voucher program.
  • This year the program was utilised by over 60% of NSW’s eligible population with 2,808 vouchers
    being used in Armidale alone.
  • We ask that you please contact local MP Adam Marshall at
    northerntablelands@parliament.nsw.gov.au to express your concerns.

New ANSW Membership Offerings

  • A link can be found HERE for member information.
  • Armidale Athletics Club is already a dual affiliated Club and for now will be continuing to operate as we have in the previous season.
Thursday, 11 May 2023

Armidale Athletics Club requires a Club Secretary

Armidale Athletics Club will be forced to close if the club cannot get a secretary by our next meeting (13th June 2023), the Club usually meets once a month in person or via zoom.

What our Club provides for the community:

  • Runs the Summer Track & Field events at Harris Park
  • Marks the track at Harris Park and provides equipment for schools and other sporting organisations.
  • Runs the Winter cross country at Moran Oval.
  • Provides affilliation for competing athletes with LANSW and ANSW.
  • Helps in facilitation of the Duval Dam Buster.

If the Club is forced to close, the above will cease to exist, please contact the Club if you can help us out.

  • Documentation on the Secretary position can be found here.
Thursday, 27 April 2023
The Month of May

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

  • The AGM was held on the 26th April 2023.
    • The Club is urgently in need of a person to fill the Secretary position, if you can help, please contact the Club.

Wednesday Cross Country

  • XC will commence Wednesday 3rd May 2023.
    • 4:15pm for a 4:30pm start at Moran Oval.
    • Distances available are 1km, 1.5km, 2.5km & 5km courses.
      • Run Briefing & course maps are available here.

General Committee Meeting

  • Committee meeting and handover – 9th May 2023, 6:30pm.
Thursday, 30 March 2023
What’s Happening in April

Congratulations to Local Athletes at Nationals

  • Caleb Bettison, Lawson Fittler & Amelia Mazzei will be representing NSW at the 2023 Australian Open & U20 Championship in Brisbane – 30th Mar to 2nd Apr.
    • Good luck to all of you.
  • Brooke Newberry will be representing NSW at the 2023 Australian Junior Championship in Brisbane – 13th Apr to 16th Apr.
    • Best of luck Brooke.

Speed Clinic – MEL GT

  • Melinda Gainsford-Taylor will be holding a Speed Clinic for all U7 – U16 sporting athletes (not only athletics) at Harris Park on the 18th April 2023(Event Postponed – TBA).
    • For more information and to register click here.

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

  • The Armidale Athletics Club AGM will be held at Armidale Bowling Club on Wednesday 26th April at 6:30pm
    • Come along and help shape the direction of Armidale Athletics.
Thursday, 23 March 2023
As The Summer Athletic Season Concludes

Wednesday Athletics Presentation:

  • Join us on Wednesday 29th March from 4:30pm for Wednesday Athletics Presentation.
    • The afternoon will begin with a memorial walk to remember two young athletes.
      • Gold coin donations can be made to the families chosen charities on the day.
    • Presentation will commence at the conclusion of the memorial walk.
Wednesday, 8 February 2023
What’s Coming Up

The Latest Events

  • NSW Juniors – SOPAC, 24th to 26th February 2023.
  • NSW Opens – SOPAC, 3rd to 5th March 2023.
  • Kumon State Carnival – Dubbo, 4th & 5th March 2023.
  • National Masters Champs – SOPAC, 10th to 13th March 2023.
  • LA’s State Championships – SOPAC, 18th & 19th March 2023.
    • Congratulations to all athletes who qualified through to LA’s State.
Thursday, 8 December 2022
It’s All Happening!

The Latest News

  • Wednesday 14th December 2022 will be the last Wednesday Athletics Meet this year (with Santa & a BBQ), recommencing Wednesday 18th January 2023 with Week 1 activities.
  • NSW Country Championships (Dubbo – 20th to 22nd January 2023) – entries are now open
  • Congratulations to LA Zone Athletes who have made it through to LA Region Championships (Tamworth – 4th & 5th February 2023) – Region 1 polo shirts can be purchased here
  • Good luck Caleb at Australian All Schools Championships in Adelaide.
Friday, 2 December 2022
Duval Dam Buster – Sunday 4th December 2022

DDB is on Sunday 4th December 2022, events offered are 3km, 8km, 16km, 32km & 50km. If you are not entering think about volunteering, more information can be found on the DDB website.

Tuesday, 1 November 2022
New England Zone Little Athletics

LA’s Zone Championships will be held in Tamworth on Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th November.

  • The Zone draft program is now available HERE
  • Entry forms can be collected from Armidale Athletics Club, or downloaded HERE