YCRC News 11th June 2013
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1.       Winter Series  - Stromlo Forest Park –Saturday 15th June - 4,5km Junior Point Score/8k Senior Point Score.

2.       Longstaff/Pennington 6th July – Changed venue

3.       27th July Runners Shop Fun Run – 27th July

4.       Runners Shop June Sale has commenced.

5.       ACT Athletics/ACT Veterans Athletics Cross Country Champs 22nd June.


1.     Winter Series – Saturday 15th June – Stromlo Forest Park - Program

10am – 2k – Primary School Children (2 times 1k loop reverse) - Registrations for this event not required. 

10.15am – 4.5k/6k – High School/College Students (1 times 2.5k loop plus1 times 2k loop, both in reverse).  Anyone wishing to run 6k can run 2x2.5k plus 1x1k loop in reverse.

10.30am – 3k – Parents/Others (2 times 1.5k loop reverse) – 8k – 4 times 2k loop in reverse.

2.       Events Saturday 22nd June 2013

The YCRC will not be conducting events on Saturday 22nd June. We will however be assisting ACT Athletics and ACT Veterans Athletics Clubs conduct their winter championship events. See 5 below.

3.     Longstaff/Pennington  Saturday 6th July 2013

Please note that because of works in Weston Park, the events programmed for this date will be held on Yarralumla Oval at intersection of Novar Street and Alexandrina Drive, Yarralumla.


4.      Runners Shop Fun Run – Saturday 27th July.

The Runners Shop are great supporters of our club.  As a normal club event we will hold the Runners Shop Fun Run on Saturday 27TH at Grevillea Park, East Basin.  Very flat fast course for both 5k and 10k. Free entry to YCRC club members.


5.       ACT Athletics/ACT Veterans Athletics Cross Country Championships - Saturday 22nd June.

The Champs is open to registered and non-registered athletes. Registered athletes are those registered and financial for the 2013-14 season with AACT or another State/territory association that is affiliated with Athletics Australia. Registration for the 2013-2014 will open on May1. Non registered athletes will be ineligible for awards and selection for the Australian Cross Country Championships.

The entry fee is $6.00 for registered athletes and $10.00 for non-registered athletes. Athletes must wear either the uniform of their First Claim Club, Institute or Academy. Athletes must wear current season 2013-14 registration numbers on front and back of body.

Athletes must check in 30 minutes before their event.

Entries close at 5:00pm on Friday 21st June 2013.

Event Schedule:

10am – under 12 girls/boys – None Champ event 2k

10.05am under 14 girls/boys 3k

10.15am under 16 girls/boys plus under 18 women 4k

10.25am under 18 men/under 20 women 6k

10.40am under 20 men, Open women, ACTVAC Women/ACTVAC Men 60+ 8k

11.10am Open men/AACT Vet Men/ACTVAC Men 30 to 59 – 12km

For full details and conditions see Athletics ACT Website 




Cheers and thank you,


Ken Eynon

YCRC Committee

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