Senior Championships

Track and Field Competitions

Due to COVID restrictions competition this season will look different to previous seasons. Please refer directly to the Athletics NSW website for up-to-date information.

Club/NITRO Championship

A 2 day competition held in November at SOPAC which consists of three age divisions in the form of Junior, Open and Masters categories.

The points scored in each age group, by each club, male and female, will be added together to yield the point score for each division. The club with the most points will be the winner of the division.

NSW State Relays

This team based competition is great for club camaraderie as participants do their best to perform and support their respective clubs. Both track and field relays are contested across 2 days at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre (SOPAC) – November 20/21. Four athletes are selected per relay event, so there is plenty of opportunity for athletes to be selected and participated. ALL athletes are strongly encouraged to participate in what is always a very fun and friendly day with fellow Cherrybrook Athletes. Nominations will open on Monday 25 October and once confirmed athletes will be informed via email of which relay(s) they have been selected for and team lists will be made available on our website.

Club Championship

A 2 day competition held in December at SOPAC each year which consist of three age divisions in the form of Open, Junior (U/14, U/16, U/18, U/20) and Masters.

The points scored in each age group, by each club, male and female, will be added together to yield the point score for each division. The club with the most points will be the winner of the division.

Cherrybrook finished 3rd (Junior Male), 4th (Junior Female & Masters Female), 6th (Open Female), 7th (Masters Male) and 10th (Open Male) in the season 2017/18.

Specialist Meets

Specialist meets competitions are open to all Athletics NSW registered athletes and take place from October to March in various locations of NSW. Specialists meets are specific to event group(s) eg. Throwers, High Velocity (sprinters), Jumps and Milers (distance running) competitions. The competition is graded allowing athletes of similar ability and standard to compete against one another. Runners are seeded in races based on previous performances and field athletes are grouped in pool(s) accordingly to their ability.

NSW Championship Events

A number of state championships exists throughout the season that caters for different age categories and event disciplines including:

  • 3000m Championships – November
  • Multi Event and Walk Championships – January
  • 5000m Championships – February
  • Junior and Youth Championships (Under 14’s, 16’s, 18’s and 20’s) – February
  • Open and AWD Championships – February
  • Masters Championships – March

Winter Competitions

West Metropolitan Cross Country Series

The purpose of these events is to cater for regular competitors who use the competition as part of their training for the NSW Championships or the summer track season. Distances include short (2km), medium (4-5km) and long (8-10km)

For dates, locations and costs please follow this link: West Met Cross country

Athletics NSW Cross Country and Road Running

A number of state championships exists throughout the winter season (April-August) that caters for different age categories and runners abilities including: the Road Championships, Novice Championships, two relay events, short course cross country, long course cross country as well as the Half Marathon Championships.

Athletics NSW Walks

A number of state championships exists throughout the winter season for walkers (April-August) that caters for different age categories and abilities including: the Short Walks, Long Walks and a Team competition

More Information

For more specific information about these competitions please refer to the Calendar on the Athletics NSW website: Athletics NSW Calendar

You will be updated and reminded of all these events closer to the date by
Matthew Joyce (Championships Officer) who can be contacted on 0402 485 998
or matthewjoyce89@outlook.com

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