2017 Wollongong Australian Road Race Walking Championships

posted 7 Sep 2017, 05:57 by SA Race Walking - SARWC

Well done to the South Australian athletes who went to Wollongong for the 2017 Australian Race Walks Championships: We had some excellent results.

Great effort Samantha, Bethany, Kiera, Claire, Elli, Joe, Olivia and Tristan

AGM and Presentation 2017

posted 26 Aug 2017, 01:39 by SA Race Walking - SARWC

Reminder that our AGM and Presentation day is on 9th September at the Hockey Clubrooms.
The timed walks will start at 1.30pm and will be followed by the AGM and presentations. 
It would be appreciated if you could bring along some nibbles to share. 

Bob Cruise inducted into LAA Roll of Excellence

posted 25 Aug 2017, 20:29 by SA Race Walking - SARWC   [ updated 25 Aug 2017, 20:30 ]

Bob Cruise to be inducted into the LAA Roll Of Excellence

Our own Bob Cruise will be inducted into the Little Athletics Australia Roll of Excellence in the Volunteers Category. 

The Roll of Excellence will be held on 21 October 2017 in the Boardwalk Gallery at Wrest Point Casino, Hobart. 

Bob was nominated by Little Athletics South Australia. 

This is a fantastic achievement to acknowledge all the work Bob has done with athletics over many years. Well done Bob!

Australian Masters Athletics Championships in Darwin - June 2017

posted 16 Jun 2017, 04:44 by SA Race Walking - SARWC

Well done to Kim Mottram on a national record in the 1500m walk at the Australian Masters Athletics Championships in Darwin. Kim walked a time of 6.04,50.

Kim also won medals in the 5km, 8km cross country and 10km run.

51st Lake Burley Griffin Carnival - Canberra 2017

posted 16 Jun 2017, 04:41 by SA Race Walking - SARWC

Well done to all the SARWC athletes at the 51st Lake Burley Griffin Carnival in Canberra on Sunday 11th June. Whilst we only had a small team, all members meant we had quite a successful weekend.

Results for our athletes are as follows:

Darren Bown - 1st in the Men Open 20 Miles Walk - 2.57.56
Peter Crump - 3rd in the Men Open 20 Miles Walk - 3.20.52
Tristan Camilleri - 5th in the Men U/20 10km Walk - 49.48 / 5th in the Boys U/18 5km Walk - 23.56 
Sam Wilks - 3rd in the Boys U/10 1km Walk - 5.27
Toby Wilks -- 1st in the Boys U/12 2km Walk - 9.47 / 1st in the Boys U/14 2km Walk - 9.28 / 10th in the Boys U/18 5km Walk - 26.10
Katie DeRuvo - 4th in the Girls U/10 1km Walk - 5.54 / 13th in the Girls U/12 2km Walk - 13.07
Elli Pusonjic - 3rd in the Girls U/12 2km Walk - 11.10 / 19th in the Girls U/14 2km Walk - 12.10
Hannah Wilks - 4th in the Girls U/12 2km Walk - 11.16 / 22nd in the Girls U/14 2km Walk - 12.53
Mia Wilks - 13th in the Girls U/14 2km Walk - 11.39 / 13th in the Girls U/16 3km Walk - 18.56
Joe Cross - 2nd in the Boys U/16 3km Walk - 13.49 / 4th in the Boys U/18 5km Walk - 23.24
Samantha Findlay - 1st in the Women 5km Walk - 25.43

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posted 20 May 2017, 22:49 by SA Race Walking - SARWC

This weekend (27th May) will be the second event of the SA Little Athletics Association (SALAA) and SARWC walking events, commencing at 12 noon.

Please note these walks are open to ALL registered SA Little Athlete members. This includes members of SALAA and our club. To compete in this event, athletes will need to wear the uniform of their SALAA club.

Following this event, commencing at 1.30pm, we will be holding the SARWC Club Championships. Can all athletes competing in this event please ensure that they wear our club uniform, number and timing chip. If you are competing in the SALAA event before, please remember to bring this with you.


posted 29 Apr 2017, 02:45 by SA Race Walking - SARWC   [ updated 29 Apr 2017, 02:59 ]

The Little Athletics SA Winter Race Walking Season provides young athletes a chance to try race walking. Any athletes from U/7 to U/17 can come and take part. If you are a current member of a Little Athletics Club, you can turn up on any of the days of the Winter Race Walking Season and participate. 


The dates:
Meet 1 - Saturday 6th May
Meet 2 - Saturday 27th May
Meet 3 - Saturday 3rd June
Championship Meet - Saturday 17th June  (to be eligible for the Championship Meet, athletes must have attended at least one of the three previous meets)

Location of all meets:  Adelaide Hockey Clubrooms, corner of Greenhill Road and Peacock Road.

Times for the events (same time for all meets):
U/9 to U/11      12.00pm     1km distance
U/6 to U/8        12.20pm     500m distance (Fun Walk)
U/12 to U/17    12.45pm     2km distance
**  Please make sure you are at the event 20 minutes prior to the starting time **

For more information, visit the SA Little Athletics website and look for the Winter Race Walking Program under events - http://salaa.org.au/Championship-Events/winter-race-walking-program


posted 29 Apr 2017, 02:12 by SA Race Walking - SARWC   [ updated 29 Apr 2017, 02:59 ]

Members please support our club by selling a book of 10 tickets in the People's Choice Community Lottery.
Books will be available at our Saturday meets.

Books are $20 each and individual tickets are $2, with all the ticket sales go directly to our club.

Jared Tallent - Athletics Australia Male Athlete of the Year (2016)

posted 27 Apr 2017, 03:58 by SA Race Walking - SARWC   [ updated 29 Apr 2017, 02:59 ]

Congratulation to Jared Tallent for being named Athletics Australia’s Male Athlete of the Year (2016) at the recent National Awards. 2016 was a very successful year for Jared, with him finally being presented with his 2012 London Olympic Gold medal for the 50km walk and receiving the Order of Australia medal in Melbourne in June. Jared also won the Gold medal in the 50km World Walking Cup in Rome his fantastic Silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic 50km.

Well done Jared.

2017 Oceania Athletics Area Championships

posted 24 Apr 2017, 22:25 by SA Race Walking - SARWC   [ updated 5 May 2017, 04:26 ]

Congratulations to club member Rhiannon Lovegrove, who was selected to represent Australia in the U/18 5km walk in Fiji. The competition is being held from 28th June to 2nd July this year. Good luck Rhiannon !!!

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