Entries by Andrew Gooding

Calling All Officials!

Victorian Officials Committee are holding several Officials Practical Seminars for the 2018 – 2019 athletics season. These seminars are open to all levels of experience, from new volunteers to experienced officials and all seminars are free of charge. All the details can be found by clicking here – Officials Practical Seminars

Team Announcements

National Cross Country Championships Open Team Maleny, Queensland, August 25th Women Madeline Hills Kiah Fry Sarah Klein Natalie Rule Emilie Guy Amy Robinson Emergencies Sarah Waters Jayne Grebinski Men Jack Rayner Andrew Buchanan Harry Summers Ben Buckingham Cody Shanahan Liam Cashin Emergencies Andrew Waring Nick Wightman National Half-Marathon Championships Open Team Sunshine Coast Half-Marathon, Queensland, […]

Junior Cross Country Team Named

Congratulations to the listed members of the 2018 Victorian Cross Country team, set to compete at the Australian Cross Country Championship on August 25th in Maleny, Queensland. Under 14 Boys Under 14 Girls Wolfgang Cotra-Nemesi Amy Bunnage Benjamin Purser Madeline Laven Alexander Angus Claudia Hollingsworth Kane Marriott Kiara Flavel Joel Bell Niamh Tabit Sabastian Etheridge […]

AV 2018-2019 Summer Track & Field Fixtures

With great excitement, we’re incredibly happy to announce the 2018 – 2019 Summer Track & Field Schedule. Be sure to pencil in your events for the season, and why not expand your horizons and try something new! AV Schools Fixtures 2018 Victorian Schools Track Relays: Wednesday 5th September 2018 Schools NITRO Challenge: Thursday 13th September 2018 (Format […]

XCR is back!

Jells Park hosts the first edition of this year’s XCR, the round which in 2017 saw 1,111 members competing – our second highest participation rate ever.   The first round of last year’s XCR proved to be a decisive one, with many of those victorious going on to take out the overall Teams Pennant. In […]

XCR’18 Handbook

XCR’18 is almost upon us and all of the information you need in regards to entry process, venues and locations, racing distances and much more is now available, so make sure you download the XCR’18 Handbook here. Entries for Rd 1 at Jells Park close at 11:59am on Monday 16th April, so be sure to […]

Office closure due to Melbourne F1 Grand Prix

Due to road closures and restricted entry to Albert Park as a result of the upcoming Melbourne Formula 1 Grand Prix, Athletics Victoria’s office will be unattended from Monday the 19th of March until Tuesday the 3rd of April, 2018. During this time, AV staff will be working remotely and will be contactable in the […]

Australia Day OAM Honours

It was with great pride that three members of Athletics Victoria’s extended family were announced as recipients of Order of Australia Medals (OAM) in the Australia Day honours this year. Lavinia Petrie was awarded an OAM for Service to Athletics in Victoria, Simon Baker was awarded his OAM for Service to Athletics, particularly Race Walking, […]

2017/18 AV Shield Season End On A High

Another season of AV Shield has been run and won, culminating in a huge day of competition at Lakeside on Saturday. The program was interrupted early as the Queen’s Baton Relay entered the stadium as part of its long journey to the Gold Coast for the Commonwealth Games. Across 14 different categories, their emerged 12 different […]

2XU On Show at Vic Junior Champs

We’re thrilled to have 2XU attending the 2018 Victorian Junior and Para Track & Field Championships from February 23-25 to show off their latest range, including their celebrated compression products. Be sure to drop by their tent and check out what they have on offer.

XCR’18 Season Taking Shape

We’re not willing summer to end by any means, but alas, it will be over before we know it. The colder months aren’t all bad though; the fashion is better, open fires are kind of nice, but above all else, it’s the time for XCR! Planning is well underway for XCR’18 and yet again there are […]