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Wednesday, 1 May 2024
The Month of May

Our Presentation Day and AGM was held on 28th April 2024

  • Congratulations to all who received awards, medallions and trophies at Presentation.
  • We had a successful AGM with all Executive positions being filled and new members joining the Committee.
    • Welcome to all new members and thank you for your support.
    • Thank you to those who have stayed on and may we continue to grow our Club.
    • Contact details for the Executive Committee Members can be found on the Contact page of our website.

Winter Cross Country for 2024 Season

  • There are changes to this season’s cross country, (which are still being finalised).
    • A move away from Moran Oval to SportUNE and courses within the grounds of UNE.
      • It has become increasingly difficult to get the Traffic Management Plan required for Moran Oval approved and the Committee have decided to trial a Season at SportUNE.
    • New course distances will be offered, all within the grounds of UNE.
      • A 1km, 2km, 3km & 5km course is planned to be offered.
    • Cross Country will be held on Wednesday’s at 4:15pm for a 4:30pm start.
      • It is planned to start and finish from SportUNE Oval near the car park in between the hockey grounds and SportUNE facilities, (depending on approval).
      • Cross Country will commence on a Wednesday, 15th May 2024, (depending on approval).
      • 2024 Cross Country Run Briefing (& Course Maps) can be found HERE.
Monday, 8 April 2024
It’s All Happening In April

Presentation Day & AGM – Sunday, April 28th

  • Presentation will commence at 10:30am.
  • AGM to follow Presentation.
    • There will be kid’s activities set up while the AGM is in progress.
    • Free BBQ to finish proceedings.

The Business End of the Athletic Season

  • Good luck to all the athletes who have trained hard this season and have the chance to represent our State and Country – Well done.

How Good was the Campus to City Canter Morning

  • Thank you to all who participated in the 2024 Canter on a glorious New England Autumn morning.
  • Sorry to those who missed out this year, hopefully we can open the Canter up for more people next year.
  • If you have not checked your results, they can be found HERE.
    • Just click on your name to download your digital completion certificate.
Tuesday, 5 March 2024
The Month of March

2024 Campus to City Canter – Entries Now Open

  • 5km run/walk from SportUNE along the cycleway finishing at Civic Park – Sat, 6th April.
  • Open to All members of the community, cost $10.00 per entry.
  • To Enter click HERE.
  • Entries close Midday Friday, 5th April 2024.
  • For more Event Information click HERE.

Good luck to Our Competing Athletes

  • Good luck to athletes competing in the various ANSW and LANSW Events in March.
Monday, 15 January 2024
Recommencement of the Summer Season

Wednesday Athletics at Harris Park

  • Wednesday Athletics at Harris Park will now recommence on Wednesday 24th January 2024 at 4:15pm.

ANSW 2024 Country Champs – Wollongong

  • 2024 NSW Country Championships, Wollongong, 19th – 21st January 2024.

LA Regional Championship – Tamworth

  • LA Region 1 Championship, Tamworth, 3rd – 4th February 2024.
Tuesday, 12 December 2023
Mid-Season Break

Christmas Breakup & BBQ

  • Wednesday the 13th December will be our last meet for the year with the Summer Athletic Season recommencing on Wednesday the 17th January 2024.
  • Wednesday the 13th December will be a skills day and hurdles with a party atmosphere and free sausage sizzle (available to ALL athletes registered with Armidale Athletics Club).
  • The Committee wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a safe and enjoyable New Year.

ANSW Regional Championship – NSW North

  • Entries are now open for the ANSW Regional Championships at Newcastle, 16-17 December.
    • For more information and to enter, click HERE.
Saturday, 25 November 2023
ANSW Country Regional Championship – NSW North

2023 NSW Regional Championships – NSW North, Newcastle, 16 – 17 December 2023

  • ANSW Regional Championship for NSW North will be held at Fernley Dawes Athletic Track, Newcastle on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December 2023.
  • Athletes do not have to be a member with ANSW to compete in the Regional Championship.
  • All entries must be submitted online.
    • For more details and entry click HERE
    • For more information on Regional Championships and progression click HERE
  • The cost for athletes registered with ANSW through Armidale Athletics Club as an Open, Junior, Youth, Kids or Concession member is $20 for up to four (4) events, the cost of entry for athletes not registered with ANSW (or Community Members) is $32.50 for up to four (4) events.
  • Events will be provided in the following age groups: U7, U8, U9, U10, U11, U12 & U14, U18, Open and Masters (35+ and 50+).
  • All competing athletes must wear the Armidale uniform with black shorts.
  • Relay entries can be submitted on the day of competition no later than 30 minutes to the relay start time.
    • Relays will be offered for the following age groups: U9, U12 & Open.
Friday, 20 October 2023
LA Zone Athletics Competition – Tamworth

LA Zone Athletics Competition – Now at Tamworth, 25th November 2023

  • The Zone Little Athletics competition is coming up in Tamworth on Saturday 25 November. The entry fee is $10 per athlete.
  • Nomination forms are available on our website and we will have some available at the canteen counter for the next 3 weeks. Nomination forms and the $10 entry fee need to be submitted by Wednesday 8 November.
    • Nomination forms can be downloaded HERE.
    • Draft Event Program can be seen HERE.
  • U7-U11 can nominate for up to 4 events. U12-U17 can nominate for up to 6 events. Attending athletes may also be chosen to represent the Club in the junior/senior relays.
  • All competing athletes must wear the Armidale uniform with black shorts. Age number and bib must be affixed to the uniform in the correct position. Uniforms are available to purchase at the canteen and a new order of sizes will be arriving soon.
  • Progression
    • U7 can compete at Zone only.
    • U8 can complete at Zone with the top 4 places progressing to Region.
    • U9-U17 can compete at Zone with the top 4 places progressing to Region. The top 2 places at Region will progress to State.
    • For relays, the top 2 places at Zone will progress to Region. First place at Region will progress to State.
Wednesday, 4 October 2023
Summer Season 2023-24

Membership Now Open

  • Membership is now open for all athletes (LANSW & ANSW) for the 2023-24 Season.
  • U6 – U17 athletes, use the LANSW (U6-U17) Registration link to register with LANSW.
  • Ages 3 & 4 (Preschoolers), use the ANSW (Ages 3+) Registration link and register as a Community Member.
  • Senior (18+) and Dual (LANSW & ANSW membership), use the ANSW (Ages 3+) Registration link.
    • Note: There is no longer a membership called ‘Dual’ with ANSW, Dual athletes will now be required to register with LANSW and then choose the Age-Appropriate Registration with ANSW, (there will be an additional cost involved).

Season Commencement

  • The Summer Season will commence on Wednesday 11th October at Harris Park, 4:15pm for a 4:30pm start.
    • All registered athletes are welcome to attend Wednesday events.
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.