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Winter Season 2018

Nominations for Winter Cross Country & Roadwalking Now Open

Athletes aged U7 – U17 (cross country), U9-U17 (road walk)

Athletes who were registered for 2017/18 summer season. Athletes who were registered for the 2017/18 summer season are also registered for the 2018 winter season. Existing members just need to log into their ResultsHQ profile to nominate for the winter season.   Lost your timing chip? Timing chips are $5- and can be paid for online when you nominate. Still have you timing chip? If you still have your timing chip from last season, you can reuse it, so in this case select “BYO Tag”.   New athletes (not previously registered for the 2017/18 season) Please go to www.resultshq.com.au and create a profile. The LAWA fee for new registrations is $100 (includes the timing chip). The fees may be paid online.

Please note – New registrations and/or winter nominations will not be allowed on the day of competition.  Any new registrations must have been completed by the athlete no later than the Thursday evening before the first week they wish to compete.

  More on Timing chips (RFIDs) Each athlete must have a RFID chip to be worn on their shoe or ankle during their race. This is to streamline timing and finish line procedures. Chips can easily be attached to athlete’s shoe lace or alternatively on a piece of elastic or a strap around the ankle.   Each chip has a unique number which is recorded against the athlete’s name and is not transferable. Only chips issued by LAWA for the Winter competition can be used.   LAWA staff / officials will not be able to replace lost chips on the day of competition.  The Southern Districts Winter Officer can allocate a replacement chip however this has to be done on the Thursday evening before the week they wish to compete.

New and replacement timing chips/age tags/SD shirts will be available to pick up from Zoe (Winter Officer) and/or Louisa (Registrar) on the 26th April at Piney Lakes Reserve Winthrop (Carpark off Murdoch Drive) – 5-6 pm only.

“Come and Try” Unregistered athletes can “come and try” on one occasion only, but as they do not have a chip, no time will be made available. Uniform is plain white shirt and black shorts.   Uniform Under 7’s to 9’s may wear club uniform.  Under 10’s to 17’s must be in Centre uniform. Age tags, registration numbers and logos must be worn as per the summer season. Come and try athletes are to wear and plain white T shirt and black bottoms.   Qualification for Championships To race in the championship events and athlete must compete in 4 cross country races and 3 walk events.   Parent Help Essential – 16th June On the 16th June, Southern Districts will host a cross country race at Piney Lakes – Parent assistance (Track set up, Track marshalling, First Aid etc etc) is essential on this day – please view it as compulsory and when a duty is roster is circulated please co-operate.   Training  Cross country training for Southern Districts athletes will begin on Thursday the 19th April at Piney Lakes Reserve, Winthrop (carpark off Murdoch Drive) – 5pm. Walk training will begin on Monday the 23rd April at Shelley Foreshore, Riverton Drive North, Near Toilets/Jetty 5pm.

 

  Zoe Richards Winter Officer winter_runs@sdlac.org.au