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Sunday, 22 December 2019
Christmas Holiday Break

With the completion of the Zone Carnival (13-15 Dec) and our final club Meet of the year (20 Dec), our Athletics program takes a break now, returning in 2020.

We wish all our members a safe & merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.  We look forward to seeing you all again at Olds Park on 24 January.

Note:  Registrations for the 2019/20 season (ie. our current season) are still open and at a reduced fee from January.  See the How to Join page.

Thursday, 19 December 2019
Week 13 – Friday 20th December

It’s our last meet of 2019 this Friday, and Christmas is coming, so we’re marking the occasion with a special program.   All Age Groups will do 50m, 100m, 200m, LJ and a special elimination rally!   There’ll be some freebies for the athletes after the events and some music to add to the festivities!

Don’t forget our 3rd and final Coaching Clinic (open to all age groups) for the season is on Monday 23 December.  For more details, see Holiday Coaching Clinics and scroll down.   To sign up, please book and pay online here.

Saturday, 7 December 2019
Zone Championships 13-15th December

We have no Friday competition this week (13 December) due to the Zone Championships being held over 13-15 December at Sylvania Waters Athletics Track.

STOP PRESS:  Wednesday Coaching this week (Registered STGLAC members only) is oriented to final preparations for the Zone championships.   Our coaches will cover Javelin, SP and Discus (all age groups).

Our 3rd and final Coaching Clinic (open to all Age Groups) is coming up on 23 December.  For more details, see Holiday Coaching Clinics (and scroll down).   To sign up (Registered members only), please book and pay on-line here.

Saturday, 30 November 2019
Week 12 – Friday Competition 6th December – Cancelled

Note:  Competition for Friday 6th December is Cancelled.

Wednesday Coaching will be Hurdles for all Age Groups.  See Coaching Schedule for the full season’s coaching program.

If you have registered for the Zone Championships, please ensure your Entry Fee (per athlete) and Helper Deposit (per family) are both paid into our bank account this week.  For more information on the Zone Championships, see the News Item(s) in Team App and our Upcoming Events page.

Our 3rd and final Coaching Clinic (open to all Age Groups) is coming up on 23 December.  For more details, see Holiday Coaching Clinics.   To sign up (Registered Members only!), please book and pay on-line here.

Sunday, 24 November 2019
Week 11 – Friday Competition 29th November

This week, Wednesday Coaching (registered St George LAC athletes only) features Shot Put (u6 – u10) and High Jump (u11 – u17).  The full season coaching plan is set out in this schedule.

We will schedule the Week B program for Friday, given the weather has defeated our last two attempts to conduct the Hurdles.

If you are registered for the Zone Championships, you will have received an important communication from us (on Tues 26 Nov) via Team App detailing the Program Event times and other important information.  See Team App and our Upcoming Events page for more information.

Monday, 18 November 2019
Week 10 – Friday 22nd November

Congratulations to all who participated at the State Relay championships at Sydney Olympic Park over the last weekend.  Hopefully you enjoyed participating with a much wider range of athletes and in a more formal competition setting!

This coming Friday will see a return to the Week B program which includes Hurdles on the straight track, a 200m event for every age group and 1500m for u11 and up.

This week, Wednesday Coaching (registered St George LAC athletes only) will focus on Long Jump (u6 – u10) and Javelin (u11 – u17).  The full season coaching plan is set out in this schedule.

Friday, 8 November 2019
Week 9 – Friday 15th November

Well, last Friday at Olds park was a bit breezy!  We cancelled the hurdles and replaced those events with 100m sprints.    We’ll get back to Hurdles soon, but for this Friday, it will be Week A  which includes the middle distance events for most Age Groups.

This week, Wednesday Coaching will focus on Discus (u6 – u10) and Long/Triple Jump (u11 – u17), free for registered STGLAC athletes.   The full season coaching plan is set out in this schedule.

Finally, don’t forget the State Relay championships will be held at SOPAC this coming weekend 16 – 17 November.   We expect to field around 15 teams.  Good luck to everyone!   This Friday at 5pm, we will be providing coaching for State Relay participants covering Track Relays (baton changes etc), Long/Triple Jump and Javelin.   This is essential coaching if you are participating in these events at State Relay.

Monday, 28 October 2019
Week 7 – Friday 1st November

This coming Friday is the Week C program.  Login to ResultsHQ (click the Family Login button on the website) to see exactly what events you’ll be doing.

Parents – please access Signup to choose a job;  note also that “spectators” – persons not performing an official/parent duty – are not permitted on the main oval (inside the picket fence).

This week, Wednesday Coaching will focus on Long Jump (u6-u10).  We have had to cancel the advertised Hurdles coaching, but u11-u17 are welcome to join the Long Jump squad.  The full season schedule is set out in this schedule. 

Please note that there are only a few days remaining to nominate for the Zone Carnival.  This is a great event and we encourage all u7+ athletes to enter.  The Carnival will be held at the Sylvania Waters Athletic Track over the period 13-15 December.  Nomination is via ResultsHQ, and must be completed prior to 4pm on Monday 4th November.  For more information, see the upcoming events  page or contact Leanne Jones at championships@stgeorgelac.org.au.

Monday, 21 October 2019
Week 6 – Friday 25th October

This coming Friday is the Week B program (incl Hurdles).  Login to ResultsHQ (click the Family Log In button on the website) to see exactly what events you’ll be doing.    And don’t forget to access SignUp to choose a job.

Please note that “spectators” – persons not performing an official/parent duty – are not permitted on the main oval (inside the picket fence).

This Wednesday (23 October), Wednesday coaching will focus on Discus (u6 – u10) and High Jump (u11 – u17).  The full program for the season is set out in this schedule.

This Friday is also our “crazy sock and hair” night in support of the “Show Your Stripes” fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House.  Crazy hair and crazy socks are part of the uniform for this one day!   We’ll be selling red & white striped socks again ($5, please wear them, or any other crazy socks you own!) and asking for a Gold coin donation.  All funds raised are donated to Ronald McDonald House.

Finally – don’t forget to register for State Relay and for the Zone Carnival.  The contact for both is Championships Officer Leanne Jones championships@stgeorgelac.org.au.  Leanne needs to hear from you by 26th October if you’d like to be part of State Relay, and nominations for the Zone Carnival need to be lodged via ResultsHQ by 4pm on 4th November.  More information on our Upcoming Events page.

Saturday, 12 October 2019
Week 5 – Friday 18th October

This coming Friday is the Week A program (incl 50/100m races).    It’s also a Group 2 Helper Roster day – meaning Group 2 Parents have primary responsibility for parent duties.

Please note that “spectators” – persons not performing an official/parent duty – are not permitted on the main oval (inside the picket fence).

This Wednesday (16 October) sees the resumption of our Wednesday In-Season Coaching program at Olds Park.  The program for the full season is set out in this schedule; for 16 October the focus will be Shot Put (u6 – u10) and Javelin (u11 – u17).   Mark your diaries now!

And keep an eye on the Upcoming Events page for news about…….upcoming events(!) including the State Relay championships, the Zone championships and our “crazy sock and hair” night (25 October) in support of the “Show Your Stripes” fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House.