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Waratah Series Relays
Saturday 26th May 2018
The Waratah Series Relays is a truly unique event that should be on everyone’s fun run calendar! There a range of different team options on offer, whether you are a member of a club or just want to grab four of your friends to come along and each run distances between 2-4km!
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WARATAH SERIES RELAYS
The event is held over the undulating hills at Miranda park in the heartland of the shire and is suitable for all ages and abilities.
Waratah Series Relays is not only a team based event, it also caters for individual participators as well, offering distances of 2-4km.
On top of this, the event will play host to on the day activations, food and drink stalls, captivating race callers as well as entertaining music.
The 2018 event will be hosted by the Illawong Athletics Club and doubles up as the NSW Cross Country Relay Championships.
Saturday 26th May 2018
PROGRAM (DRAFT VERSION)
11:30am Fun Run (2km)
12:00pm U12, U14 Male and Female (4x 2km)
12:40pm U16, U18, U20 Male and Female (4x 3km)
1:35pm 55+, 65+, 75+ Male (4x 4km)
1:35pm Open, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+ Female (4x 4km)
3:00pm Open, 35+, 45+ Male (4x 4km)
HOW TO ENTER – TEAM ENTRIES
All team entries will be completed at the event, by the relevant club administrator.
Manual team entry forms will also be supplied at athlete check-in on the day.
Club administrators must submit their forms on the day at athlete check-in, this process will need to be completed AT LEAST 45 MINUTES prior to the start of the relevant event for that team entry.
HOW TO ENTER – INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES
If you are wishing to run as an individual at the event, you can do so by registering through the online portal provided below:
The entry fees are as follows:
Member team entry $38
Non-member team entry $70
Open 2km Fun Run entry $10
4km Individual entry $10 (must run 1st leg of a relay race)
HALF PRICE ENTRY FOR 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.
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.
Athletics NSW will be providing Tag Timing at the 2018 Waratah Series Relays.
All tags will be provided at Athlete Check-In on the day.
Previously collected red tags by members must not be used for this event.
All tags will be returned at the finish line upon the completion of each event.
Team Managers are to collect their tags for team members at check in.
Individual entrants will be provided tags upon checking in.
Live results for this event are available here.
Team medals will be awarded at the conclusion of the races.
Please click here to view the 3km course.
Please click here to view the 4km course.
Parking is on-street along the Kingsway, Sylvania Road and nearby streets.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
The Illawong and Districts Club will be operating a canteen including a BBQ. On top of this, the event will play host to on the day activations, captivating race callers as well as entertaining music.
The Waratah Series Relays are offered in the following age groups: U12, U14, U16, U18, U20, Open, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+ and 75+.
Athletics NSW Competition Manager
02 9746 1122.
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