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Welcome to the Gippsland Athletics Club Website

Gippsland Athletics club was founded in 1955. Our aim is to promote, encourage and improve athletic competition in the Gippsland Region. We offer a relaxed and friendly environment for individuals and families and encourage participation from all ages and abilities. Athletes compete in age groups from U14 up to Masters. Regular track and field competition is held from October to March on Tuesday evenings starting at 6.00pm at the Joe Carmody Athletics Track in Newborough.

 

Vern Curnow Shield 2018-19

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The final round of the Vern Curnow Shield was held on Tuesday 22nd of January 2019 at Joe Carmody Track in Newborough.

There were athletes from three clubs in attendance and it seems that a good time was had  by all.

The results are in and congratulations go to South Coast Athletics (579 points) for taking out this years Vern Curnow Shield.

Gippsland Athletics (297 points) held on to second by a slim margin over Traralgon Harriers (205 points), with Wellington Athletics (133 points) finishing fourth.

South Coast Athletics had the highest number of competitors over the two weeks of the competition and took a well deserved win. The washed out first round may well have had a big influence on the results.

Gippsland Athletics would like to thank all of the participating clubs and their athletes for again helping to make the Vern Curnow Shield a special part of our season.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 January 2019 10:27
 

2018-19 track season

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STARTING SOON: OCT 9th

Our summer track season runs most Tuesdays (6pm) from early October to late February.

Download pdf copy of 2018/19 fixture

Please 'like' our Facebook page to see latest news and updates.

We welcome our 2018/19 committee, in particular Justine Muir as our new President. More details at our Information page

 

Joining and fees

The AV portal is 'live' for the 2018/19 season (April 1 - March 31).

Fees for the 2018/19 season are now finalised - please see our "Join" page for cost details and links to completing your registration.

 


Last Updated on Sunday, 07 October 2018 16:13
 

Country Champs 2019

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The Victorian Country championships are a main feature in the atletics calendar and this year were held at Bendigo's - Latrobe University Athletics Complex.

This year Gippsland Athletics were represented by three athletes who took the opportunity to test themselves against some strong competitors from around the state.

Congratulations go out to Isabella Lia - U/18 women, Fiona Saltmarsh - masters women and Aaron Saltmarsh-Milne - U/16 men for making the effort to travel to Bendigo for the three day event.

All three athletes had some good results, the standouts being Isabella's win in the High Jump and Aaron throwing possibly a PB in discus at 32.03m.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 January 2019 21:16
 

Training Dates 2018-19

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Allcomers welcome - 2018/19

These are a list of upcoming training/coaching dates at the Newborough track on Sundays, 3:00 - approx 4:30pm (track closes at 5pm). Free entry for all registered Gippsland Athletics members.

We'd also love to see new faces - there is a small cost of $5 for non-Gippsland Athletics members; however, this is an ideal 'come-and-try' session, get to know some of our coaches and officials. 2018/19 training sessions:

All training sessions for 2018 / 2019 season have been conducted.

Pre Season training for the 2019 / 2020 season will commence September/October 2019.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2019 13:04
 
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