2018 Waratah Series Short Walks

17 Jun 2018

1.2K | 1.5K | 2K | 3K | 5K | 10K | 20K

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Short Walks

Sunday 17th June 2018

The 2018 Short Walks is an amalgamation of the Athletics NSW Short Walks Championships and the Little Athletics NSW Race Walking Championships.

The event will be hosted by the NSW Race Walking Club at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.


Free entry into 6 Greater Fun Runs, Sydney10, and Sydney Half, 50% discount for Walka, Western Sydney Marathon and all other RunNSW events!


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Entry lists will be posted once entries close on Wednesday, 13th June.


 Penrith International Regatta Centre, Old Castlereagh Rd, Castlereagh NSW 2749


9.30am Open Men 20k

9.45am Open Women 15k

10.30am Masters Men 5k

10.30am Masters Women 5k

10.30am U/20 Men 10K

10.30am U/20 Women 10k

11.30am U/15, U16 & U/17 Boys 3k

11.55am U/15, U16 & U/17 Girls 3k

12.20pm U/13 & U/14 Boys 2k

12.40pm U/13 & U14 Girls 2k

1.00pm U/11 Boys 1.5k

1.15pm U/11 Girls 1.5k

1.30pm U/10 Boys 1.2k

1.45pm U/10 Girls 1.2k

2.00pm U/9 Boys 1.2k

2.15pm U/9 Girls 1.2k


The entry fees are as follows:

Walkers U9 – U11:

Online entry $10 members

On the day entry $20 members

Walkers U13 and older:

Online entry $20 members & $40 non-members

On the day entry $30 members & $40 non-members


Become a RunNSW Member to receive half price entry into this event and all other Waratah Run Series Events. Members also receive free entry into RunNSW Series Events. For more information, please click here.


 Enter online here. Online entries close 9am, Wednesday 13th June 2017.

On the day entry is available at the registration desk. An on the day entry must be submitted at least 45 minutes before the start of the race.


Members are to be registered with Athletics NSW (or other state member association or Little Athletics NSW) for the 2017-18 season and wear their club uniform with their bibs worn front and back for the duration of the event.

Please note that Little Athletics NSW members only need to wear their registration number on the front of their uniform.

Non-members simply enter and race and will be provided with a competition bib at athlete check in.


Members who have entered online are not required to report to athlete check-in.

All non-members must report to athlete check in at least 45 minutes prior to the race start time to collect your race bib.


The 2018 NSW Winter Handbook, with the rules relevant to all Winter Competitions, will be published shortly.


An athlete’s age in the U9 – U11 age groups are as per Little Athletics rules.

U9 age group – born between 1st October 2008 and 30th September 2009

U10 age group – born between 1st October 2007 and 30th September 2008

U11 age group – born between 1st October 2006 and 30th September 2007

The U13 age group will not consist of athletes born between 1st October 2006 and 31st December 2006, as these athletes fall into the U11 Little Athletics age group, as stated above.

U13 age group – born between 1st January 2006 and 30th September 2006

An athlete’s age in the U14 – Open age groups are as of 31 December 2018.

An athlete’s age in the Masters age groups are as of 17th June 2018.

The NSW Road Walk Championships is conducted in the following age groups:

U9, U10, U11, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U20, Open, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+.

Due to the cross over in age divisions between Athletics NSW and Little Athletics NSW there will be no U12 division. Please refer to the below table:



Under 14

Born 2005 or Later

Under 15

Born 2004 or Later

Under 16

Born 2003 or Later

Under 17

Born 2002 or Later


In the U7 – U17 age groups the team format follows the Little Athletics rules. Walkers that are registered with LANSW represent their Little Athletics Centre. There is no teams component for ANSW senior clubs.


 Both individual and team medals will be awarded at the conclusion of the races.


Ben Offereins

Athletics NSW Competition Manager


02 9746 1122.


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