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Week 14 – Jan 20 2024

Week 14 – Jan 20 2024

Hi everyone, Week 14 of the 23-24 season and what another great week of athletics.  A little low on numbers as families are still away, but we had 124 athletes compete, achieve 133 season PBs and there were 4 Centre records, well done all.  The Centre records were U17Boys with Eden Smith throwing 34.99 in Javelin and Lachlan Buyck taking out the 200m (26.15), 110m hurdles (18.96) and in Triple Jump (10.18m), well done all. Our next competition is Wednesday 24th night twilight event and we are running Program C.  It will be a busy program so we will need lots of help to keep it to schedule!!

State Combined Event results – We had 16 athletes compete at State Combined events.   There will be a full, separate post.   We had some podium placings:

Sienna Marston U10G 6th; Marshal Washington U9-10B MC 3rd; Billy Washington U16G MC 3rd; Emma Fabre U17G 8th – Fantastic effort to all.

All other results:

Milla Collie U9G 39th ; Zoe Conellan U9G equal 9th;  ; Aria Witkowski-Dunne U10G 12th;

Jack Collie U11B 55th; Zac Weichard U10B 25th; Koa Butler U10B 47th;  Carey Dixon U10B 61st.

Well done to all athletes that participated, I hope you enjoyed the experience.

Training

Tuesday training is on and Deb is back.  Just a note to parents, please do not actively coach your athlete during training times, we have coaches that are specifically trained to perform coaching.  You will be asked to leave the track and field and let the coaches coach.  Sunday training will resume in February.

Region Track and Field – Last chance to register : , https://lavic.com.au/event/2023-24-coles-region-track-and-field-carnivals/ ; Registrations close 11:00am, Mon 22nd of January 2024.

Wednesday 24th Jan twilight – A reminder that this coming Wed (24th) will be our next twilight meet in liue of the long weekend. We are running Program C and are aiming to start at 5pm.

Region Hurdles Clinic – In the lead up to Region Track and Field, for those athletes competing in hurdles, I have asked our senior hurdles coach Peter Benifer if he can run a session on Thursday 8th Feb from 5pm-6pm, so pencil that in for all those hurdles athletes, I will confirm in the coming days and seek athlete interest.

Contact us – Have a complaint, idea, want to whinge?  We are available via Ringwood@lavic.com.au

As always, see you at the track,

Cheers,

Jason

RLAC President