If you haven’t already renewed your registration, you can do so through the Athletics WA website. Further information on our membership can be found at uwaac.com.au
We are looking forward to kicking off the athletics season this Friday with the first competition of the year. Online entries for Friday’s competition close midday Thursday so make sure you have renewed your membership and entered events online to avoid late fees.
We’re also running a social media competition to win a UWAAC hoodie or long sleeve. Simply show us how you’re kicking off your season and tag #uwaathletics and @uwaac in your post to enter the draw!
Uniforms & Wristbands
Uniforms will be available for sale this Friday night and at all competition during November. If you need to arrange an alternative time, please contact Liv on email@example.com. This year we will be also distributing wrist bands for athletes who train at McGillivray. This allows the University to monitor and manage the use of the facility and athletes will need to wear these during training from the 1st of November. Wristbands will be available for collection this Friday night from the uniform desk for registered members.
2016/17 Club Captains and Committee
We’re excited to welcome Evan Boon and Rebekah Newton as our 2016/17 Club Captains. Evan and Rebekah recently represented UWA at the Australian University Games and we look forward to following them into the athletics season.
We also welcome our 2016/17 Club Committee as follows:
President: Lyndsay Pekin
Vice President: Alain Dutton
Secretary/Uniform Officer: Olivia Lyons
Treasurer: Keron Russell
Coaching Coordinator: Glenn Ross
General Committee: Lyn Foreman, Louise Soia, Keely Waters, Tom Kozak, Sophie Watts, Jordan Lilburne
Our committee members are here to help, so please feel free to approach us or contact us if you have any queries, concerns or suggestions.
Australian University Games
A huge congratulations to all UWA students and UWAAC members who recently competed at the 2016 Australian University Games. UWA was awarded the Overall Champion University and the Per Capita Champion, whilst our Athletics Team finished 5th overall for men and 10th for women. Special mention to our medallists:
Rebekah Newton – Gold in the 400m
Grant Szalek – Silver in high jump
Tarinah Nazaroff – Bronze in steeple chase
Joe Turner – Bronze in steeple chase
Stay tuned to our Facebook Page or email updates for upcoming events including the 2016 Big 6 and State Relay Championships coming up in December, plus our annual quiz night in January. We are currently seeking donations and volunteers for the Quiz Night. Please contact us if you would like to contribute.
We recently trialled club training sessions to see if there was enough interest to continually run a weekly open session. If you have any feedback or are interested in joining these sessions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All the best for your first competition and we look forward to seeing you at the track!