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XCR’22: Round 4 – St Anne’s Ekiden Relay


Date: Saturday 25th June 2022

Entries Close: 5 pm Wednesday 22th June 2022

Location: St Anne’s Winery, Myrniong, VIC 3341

We are back at St Anne’s Winery for the Ekiden Relay!

With sweeping landscapes and beautiful scenery, St Anne’s Myrniong promises to offer participants the opportunity to play their part in the club relay, followed by a well-deserved aperitif by enjoying the best of the venue’s local produce afterwards.

Coffee, snacks, antipasto to pizza, it’s all happening this weekend. And if you’re keen to grab a table post (or pre?!) race, get in contact with St. Anne’s by calling +61 3 5368 7209.

Scroll down for event information.

Enjoy!

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED WITHIN ST ANNE’S WINERY

Bibs: In the 2022/23 season, there will be no cloth bibs issued. We are committed to reducing our footprint on the environments we use. Your new timing bibs are now made from hardier material, designed to last the whole season. Please ensure you care for your bibs, e.g. do not machine wash, do not fold. Lost or damaged bibs will incur a new bib fee.

Club administrators are responsible for completing team entries for XCR Relay events, not individual athletes. Any queries regarding team selection should be directed to your club.

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

Timetable:

Draft Start TimeAge GroupTotal Race Distance
12:30 pmOpen Men – Division 238.2km
12:35pmOpen Men – Division 3
Open Men – Division 4
34.6km
34.6km
12:40pmOpen Men – Premier
Open Women – Premier
38.2km
31.2km
12:45pmOpen Men – Division 6,
Open Men – Division 7
27.6km
27.6km
12:50pmOpen Women – Division 2
Open Women – Division 3
27.6km
26.6km
12:55pmOpen Men – Division 5
Men U20
Men 40+
27.6km
21.9km
21.9km
1:00pmMen 50+
Open Women – Division 4
Open Women – Division 5
18.8km
18.8km
17.8km
1:05pmMen 60+
Women 40+
Women 50+
18.8km
18.8km
16.3km
1:10pmMen U18
Women U20
18.8km
18.8km
1:15pmMen U16
Women U18
Women U16
16.7km
16.7km
16.7km
1:20pmMen U14
Women U14
14.4km
14.4km

Car Parking:

  • Car parking is available in the allocated parking area only. Access to the venue will be via Garrards Lane. Athletics Victoria is not responsible for any parking incidents which may occur.

Team Sheets, Relay Bibs & Electronic Timing Tags:

  • As we move toward a more electronic way of staging XCR relay events, the burden on officials and clubs will begin to decrease. For this meet, clubs will be required to supply helpers as per the club duty roster, however, will no longer need to provide timekeepers for each team, however, we will require some additional assistance to cover gaps on the day.
  • Team managers are now required to complete a team sheet advising Athletics Victoria of their athletes and their bib numbers. Once complete, this can be submitted to the Athletics Victoria administration tent. Clubs are encouraged to submit this prior to completion of the competition to allow the timely presentation of medals and publication of results.
  • Teams are expected to return all relay bibs and electronic timing tags upon the conclusion of their race. Please note that an $80 replacement fee will be invoiced to the club for any electronic timing tags not returned.

Club Duties and Requirements:

  • Please contact Andrea Hallett (andrea@athsvic.org.au) if you have any questions regarding communicated club helper duties. Officials and club helpers are required to sign in at Administration by 11.30 am, with the first race to commence at 12.30 pm. Lunch will be provided at this time.
  • It is vital that all Club Helpers sign in by 11.30. Clubs failing to provide the required number of club helpers may have ALL of their teams disqualified. Please view the important information below for club helper duties.
  • A meeting for all Course Marshals will be conducted at 11.45 am with the Competition Director – Tony Williams, located at the Men’s Premier Division pen area. A separate meeting will be held for other Officials, Club Helpers and Team Managers at the Men’s Premier Division pen area at 12 noon. 

Club Tents:

  • Clubs are encouraged to bring club tents to St Anne’s Winery; these can be set up in the section of the park that will be roped off by AV for clubs.
  • Please note: Athletics Victoria holds the right to ask clubs to lower or pack up marquees if required
  • Presentations will be carried out once all results have been verified after each race.

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


Important Information:

Enter HereXCR HandbookCourse MapResultsHubAV Rules and Policies

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 or by phoning the Athletics Victoria office on 7032 8403 (Craig Wallace) and leave a message explaining the issues you are experiencing. 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.