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AV Annual General Meeting

In accordance with the provisions of the Athletics Victoria Constitution please see below a Notice of the Annual General Meeting to be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday 27 July 2016 in the Cathy Freeman Room at Athletics House – Lakeside Stadium. Please refer to the following documents: AV AGM Notice 2016 AGM Agenda Minutes of the 2015 […]

Australian Half Marathon Championships

Congratulations to the 12 Victoria athletes named to represent the Big V at the Australian Half Marathon Championships, to be run on Sunday 3 July as part of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon Festival. Women Sinead Diver (Captain) Virginia Moloney Cassie Higham Bronwyn Humphrys Tracey Austin Sophie Ryan Men Nick Wightman (Captain) Nick Earl Jack […]

Newport All Comers Throw Meet

On Saturday 11 June Newport Athletics Track will host an All Comers meet for men and women throwers looking to compete in shot put, discus and hammer. The competition will offer IAAF World U20 Championship bound athletes including Ned Weatherly and Bianca Hansen a final competition opportunity before departing Australia for the five week European […]


Victoria’s own Jared Tallent is set to be presented with his London 2012 Olympic Games gold medal and the athletics family are invited to celebrate the occasion with him! To be held at the Old Treasury Building on Friday 17 June, this historic event will see Jared declared the champion in the men’s 50km walk, […]

2016 Victorian All Schools Cross Country Championships

Are you signed up to race the 2016 Victorian All Schools Cross Country Championships at Bundoora Park on Saturday 18 June? If your schools hasn’t entered you… Online entries close 12 midday on Monday 6 June. Add the event on Facebook to keep up-to-date with all the latest event news. If you have any issues […]

XCR’16 Round 3 – Cruden Farm Wrap

For the first time Athletics Victoria hosted a round of XCR at the renowned Cruden Farm, the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch’s famed home and gardens in Langwarrin. With great support from Frankston Athletics Club the day was great success and the feedback suggested this could become a feature on the XCR calendar for years to […]

Bendigo Winter to Spring Series

The Athletics Bendigo Winter to Spring Series is open to all athletes 11 years and older. For an event to be held there must be at least 3 entries. First events (Sprint Hurdles and  Pole Vault) will start at 10:45 am. Check in at least 30 mins before your Track event. Cost is $7.50 for […]

Membership Renewal

The member portal is now live. To access please use this link: https://members.athsvic.org.au/signin LAVic Officials who are not members of an AV club are regarded as Independent Members and should register as per instructions below. For those who are Independent members just need to log in – Message comes up “Your pending membership requires approval” […]

What would you do?

Here are three scenarios:  Answers will be in the next edition of the Official Word At the start of a 200m race, the athlete in lane 8 just after the actual start, has to “duck” under a boom camera which was not retracted in time in order to complete the race. During the warm up […]

Northern Exposure

AV-ANSW Officials Development Exchange Program 2016 We all have our own journey as officials, but selection for the AV-ANSW Officials Development Exchange Program provided a unique opportunity to share an experience that was both professionally enriching and personally rewarding. And so it was in mid-February this year that Christine Dell, Josh Savage and Stuart Schnaars […]

Nominations open for 2016 Oceania Melanesian Regional Championships

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Oceania Melanesian Regional Championships to be held in Suva, Fiji from 7-9 July. To be eligible for the Australian Team athletes must be registered members of a member association club. RACE Selection Events 2016 Australian Athletics Championships 2016 Australian Junior Athletics Championships (Under 18 and Under 17 only) […]

Are you ready to embrace XCR’16 ‘Heritage Round’ this Saturday?

Over 1,000 runners from across Victoria will join local athletes from Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula on World Athletics Day at Cruden Farm in Langwarrin for the 119th edition of the Victorian 10-mile cross country championship this Saturday 21 May. The event is believed to be one of the oldest continually run distance race in […]