Weekly Newsletter – March 9

Inter-club Twilight Comp this weekend!

This Friday night we are hosting a special Twilight round of Little Athletics in conjunction with Little Athletics Croydon, scroll down to find out more information.

Over this weekend a few of our Littles will be travelling to Lakeside Stadium to compete at State Track and Field Champs, and we wish them all the best of luck!

Melbourne Track Classic

Athletics Australia’s Australian Summer of Athletics tour is returning to Melbourne. Come see Australia’s best athletes on show as they compete to earn work ranking points and meet the standards for Commonwealth Games and World Championships selection.

Tickets are only available ONLINE, no tickets will be available at the gate.

Click here or on the image above for tickets.


This weekend is the Little Athletics Victoria Track and Field Championships. It is an incredible achievement to qualify to compete and a fantastic opportunity to strive for a new personal best!!

Location: Lakeside Stadium, Aughtie Drive, Albert Park.They have already stated set up for the Grand Prix so parking may be more challenging than usual. Traffic can also cause unexpected delays, plan ahead – but always call if something has gone wrong – we will help if there is anything at all we can do.If you will not be attending, please let us know as soon as you are aware, so we can advise the event officials.Look out for the YRA flag to find us. We will be located at the top of the west stadium near the 100m start line. There will be a canteen facilities on the day.
Team Managers:
Saturday AM – Dannie McKinnon 0407 867852
Saturday PM – Katie Clarke 0403 819391
Sunday – Katie Clarke 0403 819391

The current timetable is available by clicking here. Call room is 20 minutes before the event. Please make sure you have warmed up and informed the team manager that you are making your way to the call room in plenty of time.Uniform:Uniform is as per regions- navy blue shorts(no pockets or logo), white YRA top with Coles patch sewn on. We will have the bag of centre uniform to borrow at the Team Managers table. Please make sure you return any uniform that has been borrowed.


Allocated Duties:Each club gets allocated duties for these events and we have been allocated GENERAL OFFICIAL for Saturday only. If you are on duty please report to the team manager before relieving the parent before you. General official could be located in any position that is required on the day. Duty is allocated to the club based on the number of qualifying events and athletes. We know it will not be ideal for everyone but thank you for fulfilling our club duty! Please remember to wear closed toe shoes when on duty.
8:15-9:15 Van Bemmel9:15-10:15 Yorke10:15-11:15 Carroll11:15-12:15 Coffey12:15-1:15 Knapman1:15-2:15 Sommers2:15-3:15 Stephens3:15-4:14 Davidson-Tuck4:15-5:15 Crossland5:15-6:30 Fielder
Athlete Information:You will have received an email from Little Athletics Victoria with lots of information regarding this weekend please take the time to read this before arriving on the weekend. It can be found by clicking here

Cross-country Coming Soon

As the summer season draws to a close, we are fast approaching the beginning of YRA’s cross country season.

Pencil in these two dates; April 2 and April 9!

The committee are extremely excited to bring XC back for 2022.

All ages. All abilities. All welcome.

More information to come soon!

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