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Athletics New South Wales    

MAY 11, 2016

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Yoa and Clark take out the Greater Sydney:10

Unseasonably warm conditions greeted runners as they arrived at the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre to compete in the 2016 Greater Sydney:10 which incorporates the 86th NSW Road Running Championships. Over a thousand athletes lined up across the program of events over distances of 10km, 5km and 2.5km.

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Beki Smith clocks Olympic qualifier

Western Sydney race walker Beki Smith clocked an Olympic qualifier as she achieved her best international result competing at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships in Rome. On Sunday morning, Australian time, London Olympian Beki Smith clocked 1:29.49 to place 15th in the women’s 20km walk. The time sliced 35 seconds from her best set a year ago.  Congratulations Beki!

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CEO message - Duncan Tweed

Welcome to the May CEO’s report and I hope that this finds you ‘injury free’.

Let me start by saying a massive congratulations to the 17 athletes from NSW who, at the time of writing, have been selected for the Australian Olympic Team to compete in Rio.   

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Australian Half Marathon Championships

ANSW is selecting a representative team to compete at the 2016 Australian Half Marathon Champs in the Gold Coast on Sunday 3rd July. Nominations close 5pm May 27th.

To view the selection criteria click here.



Team Walks

The 2016 NSW Team Walks Championships are to be held at Angle Park, Charlton, Chipping Norton on Sunday 22 May.

Online entry is now open and closes midnight Wednesday 18 May.  To enter and for more info click here.


Pre-Departure Meets
Athletics NSW will be hosting two pre-departure meets targeting the world junior athletes but open to anyone wanting a hit out. The first meet is at Campbelltown on Sunday 29 May and the second at Bankstown on Thursday 16 June. Entry is $10 on the day.

NSW Cross Country Relay Championships

One of the most hotly contested teams events on the ANSW winter calander is the Cross Country Relay Champs to be held at Miranda on Saturday May 28.

For this event, club's submit team entries on behalf of athletes. So if you are keen to run and be part of a team please let your club know.

For more details on the event click here.  


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Member Special

The Optus and Business Plaza partnership works to support many community clubs and associations, including Athletics NSW.

From time to time as part of this partnership Optus will bring new offers to us, including this great offer!

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