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President’s Corner – Week 10

President’s Corner – Week 10

Last week our athletes achieved a whopping 232 PB’s and four Centre Records broken by Kaito Peake 700m (2:31.11s) , Lachlan Buyck in the 1500m (4.52:17s), Hamish Mazzetti 100m (19.71s) and Hamish for the 400m (1:54.05).  Absolutely brilliant effort by these athletes.  We also had Ange Ritchie our motivational speaker conduct two sessions.  For those that attended I hope you got a lot of take aways!

Whats coming up!

EMR Relays – Saturday 3rd Dec at Ringwood – This Saturday, 3rd December there is no athletics competition because Ringwood is hosting EMR relays.  Ringwood has not hosted a region event for many years and we are looking forward to a great day and it’s a big deal for our centre!  So even if your athlete is not running, feel free to come down and cheer on Team Ringwood.  The weather is looking warm so please remember to drink lots of water and get the sunscreen out as well.  Parents of athletes will be expected to do a duty and I know a number of you are signed up, so thank you in advance.  Al the best to our athletes.  GO TEAM RINGWOOD.

Things to know – Your Information Hub 

For any queries feel free to send an email to ringwood@lavic.com.au

Refer to our calendar:  https://ringwoodlac.com.au/athletics-ringwood-events-calendar/  

And our A, B, C program of events here:  https://ringwoodlac.com.au/competition-program/

Note *** There is no competition at Ringwood this week as we are hosting EMR relays ***

KNOX open day – Saturday 10th Dec – Registrations close 11:59pm Thursday 1st Dec NOW

Knox Little Athletic Centre have their Open day on the 10th December.  You must register your athlete no later than 11:59pm Thursday 1st Dec (tonight).  Its lots of fun, give it a go.

Richard Colman Para Olympian at Ringwood 10th Dec – Richard Colman a famous Australian para Olympian is coming to Ringwood to run a masterclass for our multi class athletics.  if you know of any multi class (“all abilities”) athletes that would like to give athletics a go, please encourage them to sign up as a trial athlete and come along.  We are looking forward to this privilege.

Ringwood training – There will be no training Sunday 4th December and will resume on Tuesday 6th December.

EMR Track & Field event 2022\2023 – By now you should have received an email from LAVic advising you that entries for the 2022-2023 EMR T&F event is open.  Register now at LAVic so you do not miss out.  This year it is at Doncaster on their new track and facilities so will be fantastic.

Ringwood Christmas party\break up – Saturday 17th Dec – Ringwood’s Christmas break up party will be 17th Dec, so we will run a reduced program, have a special visitor, have lots of fun events and be giving away lots of prizes.

Doncaster Open Day Twilight 17th December from 1pm – Lock in the last competition day for the year with the Doncaster Open Day Twilight on Saturday 17th December.  This the day is one of the highlights of the track and field season with a fabulous afternoon/evening of competition and fireworks to finish!  Registration is required and limited spots available so be quick, refer to this link:

https://eventdesq.sportstg.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main&EventDesqID=39250&OrgID=1377&fbclid=IwAR0MmsIgQaA7pWeH6FUM5qbnklUMimozrT9fODeQuRwfVEPne_KlQOeeoz4

Have a great week, enjoy the EMR relay experience, GO TEAM RINGWOOD! See you at the track.

Regards,

Jason Fabre (RLAC President)