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Victorian U20 & Open 5000m Championships

Date: Tuesday 7th December 2021

Entries Closed

Location: Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park, VIC 3206

The Victorian 5000m Championships is highly popular event on the Athletics Victoria calendar and is often the breeding ground for some of Victoria’s strongest middle distance athletes

Covid Check-In: All attendees will need to check-in to Lakeside Stadium via the Victorian Services app. If you do not have the Victorian Service

Athlete event check-in: Athlete Check-In will open at 5pm.  All athletes are required to check in at least 30 minutes prior to their event and, if necessary, collect their bib numbers.

Note:  if you do not check in by this time you will be scratched from your race. If you believe you will be running late for Check-In, please call or sms Athletics Victoria on the following number 0447 202 160 – calls will not be accepted after your check-in time has closed.

Shoe Requirements: At Lakeside Stadium, spikes must not exceed 7mm for track events. Conical, Pyramid and Christmas tree (compression tier) spikes are permitted. Needle or pin spikes are not permitted.

Athletes are to wear shoes that comply with the World Athletics Shoe Rule. For a current list of compliant shoes, please download the latest list: World Athletics Shoe Compliance List (as at 12 November 2021)

All Open Men & Open Women A Race & U20 Championship Race Athletes, along with any Para Athletes attempting a National Record MUST complete a shoe declaration form prior to participation in the 5,000m Championships.

Please complete the online form HERE by 4pm 7th of December or by printing off a copy of the AV Shoe Declaration Form and bring it to Athlete Check-in tomorrow while you check-in for the race.

Lap Scorers: All athletes are required to provide their own lap scorer for this event. Lap scorers can be a friend, parent, partner or fellow athlete not competing in the same race.

*Please note that this event and its offerings are subject to change in alignment with advice from the Victorian Government


Important Information:

Entry List (as at 6/12/21)Provisional Timetable (as at 2/12/21)Championship Rules (as at 18/08/21)World Athletics Shoe ListResultsHubAV Rules and PoliciesDHHS Guidelines for Sport and Exercise

If you have issues entering the event please contact Athletics Victoria PRIOR to the closing date. This can be done via email to sportdelivery@athsvic.org.au. Athletics Victoria will not accept any late entries. Emails received after the closing date will not be accepted.

NOTE: Please be aware that following the closure of entries, AV will publish a provisional timetable which will take the place of the Draft Timetable.