Waverley Little Athletics Centre Inc.

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The new Track and Field (Summer) season starts on Sat 5th Oct 2019 and ends in March 2020.

Discounted fees for the second half of the season Jan 2020 - March 2020 (10 weeks) and cross country in winter: $130.

Waverley Little Athletics is based at the Central Reserve Athletics Track.

We run on Saturday mornings with the warm-up starting at 8:45am and are usually finished by 11:30am. There are some Thursday evening twilight replacements when there is a state or region event on the Saturday. These start at 5:45pm and are finished by 8pm.

All Little Athletics Victoria registered athletes are welcome to compete with us but please wear your LAVic patch and visit the Admin table on your first visit so that we can record your results for the Results section of the website. This is the only way to get all your results as we don't give out tickets for the events.

 

Little Athletics

Little Athletics is a Centre based Track & Field competition for children aged between 5 and 15.  For more details check out What is Little Athletics?

Waverley Little Athletics Centre is based at Central Reserve Athletics Track in Glen Waverley, is affiliated with Little Athetics Victoria and is part of the Southern Metropolitan Region (SMR). Not near Glen Waverley? Find your nearest Centre.

Because Little Athletics is a totally voluntary organisation, the Centre cannot operate without the assistance of parents each week in fulfilling the many and varied duties required. These include officiating at an event; managing an age group; recording results; working in the canteen; to name just a few. Additional assistance is always required on the Centre committees and all parents are encouraged to become involved. Little Athletics is one of the few sports where parents can become fully involved in their child's sporting interests.

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14/02/2020 - Relaython results 2020

Hi Everyone,

 

Last Saturday (8th Feb 2020) we held our annual Relaython event, to help raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. 

 

This is an annual fun day event held by our Centre to create awareness about and raise funds for this wonderful cause. 

 

Since the Victorian Little Athletics Association was formed in the late 1960’s, the RCHGFA has been an annual calendar event. LAVic has collectively raised over $1m from fundraising events, throughout the state Centres.

 

The purpose of the Relaython is to have a fun day for all, have one relay baton make its way around the track non-stop and the goal is to run as many laps as possible in the best possible timeframe. 

 

This years result from our annual Relaython Are very impressive, they stack up nicely against previous years. We ran 130 laps of the track in 3h 23m 43.57s. 

 

  • Start time 8:49am
  • Our first Lap was run by Logan and Harley Irvine
  • Laps 1-9 run thru the warm up
  • Laps 10-19 were run by SS
  • Laps 20-31 were run by U12
  • Laps 32-46 were run by U9
  • Lap 47 was walked by an injured Luke Cooke and Sarah Cooke
  • Laps 48-58 were run by U10
  • Lap 59 was run by Evan Dobson
  • Lap 60 was run by Michael Jupp
  • Laps 61-72 were run by the U6 & U7
  • Lap 73 was run by me (Dylan)
  • Lap 74 was run by Denis Irvine
  • Laps 75-79 were run by a mixture of parents and athletes
  • Lap 80 was run by 2x dads and their kids
  • Laps 81-84 were run by U8
  • Lap 85 was run by Logan Irvine
  • Lap 86-90 was run by U11
  • Lap 91-130 were run by parents and athletes once the program had finished
  • Lap 130 was run by Max Taborsky and the whole group that stayed behind to run laps
  • Relaython for 2020 concluded at 12:13pm

A massive thank you to everyone who took part in our Relaython, it’s a great chance for our parents to get involved and have a fun run with their kids too. 

 

We have not totalled the moneys raised yet because we will continue to sell raffle tickets next Saturday morning, for a short time, before drawing our winners. 

 

 

Kind Regards,

 

Dylan Cooper

President and Life Member

Waverley Little Athletics Centre Inc. 

14/02/2020 - Coaching update.

Multi event coaching, this Sunday 16th Feb, cancelled. Simone's Monday coaching been put on hold. Stay tuned for details of pre season cross country training starting up in March. 

13/02/2020 - Facility upgrades at Central Reserve

Works have begun on our new High Jump and Long/Triple Jump surfaces. Congratulations and thank you to all current and past Committee Members, council staff and councillors and those that have supported our applications and push for the upgrades. This is the first time the High Jump surface has been rebuilt since the founding years when the facility was first built (1970’s) and this will be the third Long/Triple Jump surface, the last one being built in 2000.

Photos of the current works in progress have been published to Facebook, search for us @waverleyLAC

13/02/2020 - Week 16 - 2019/20

Hello All our magnificent WLAC families.

 

Welcome to Week 16, we are running a twilight program on 13.02.2020, please see the attached.

Early setup is from 5:30, this week the Under 8's are on setup duty but given it is a school/work night if you are available please come help set up.

Parent roster link

 

Any issues or questions, uniform requirements for the Region Track & Field this weekend, see Katy, Secretary.

The weather looks to be on our side, so we are looking for a good night.

Good luck to all our athletes competing this weekend at the SMR track and field event.

See the Under 8's from 5:30pm and the rest from 6pm for a 6:15pm start.

 

Cheers,

Denis

Programs

Week 16 - Twilight - 2019/20 (Updated 13/02/2020)

31/01/2020 - Week 14 - 2019/20

Morning to all our wonderful WLAC families,

 

Hope you are staying hydrated and cool these few days.

Welcome to Week 14, this week we are running the attached program.

This week, early setup is from 8am, the Southern Stars parents are on duty so we will need plenty of helpers to get the arena ready for competition.

Parent roster link

We are keeping track of parents who are doing duties.

Coffee van should be back this week.

Thank you to the boys who dug up the wet long jump sandpit last week, though we couldn't use it in the end.

 

A reminder about Relaython on Sat 8th Feb – I've attached the poster.

 

Reminder about our sponsors including Stringers Sports Store, 306 – 308 Clayton Rd, Clayton. Stocks latest ASICS runners and waffles, usually about 20% off RRP. Also a big range of other brands and footwear for many different types of sports at great prices. Get 20% when buying online, use code: WLAC20   www.stringerssports.com.au

 

With expected rain tomorrow, please keep an eye on Facebook, email and the website for all updates.

 

See the Southern Stars for early setup from 8am, and everyone else for warm up from 8:40, looking to start at 9.

 

Cheers,

Denis

News/Media

Relaython poster 2019/20 (Updated 31/01/2020)

Programs

Program 1 - Sprint Hurdles & 400M - 2019/20 (Updated 10/10/2019)

28/01/2020 - Entries Southern Metro Region close tonight 11.59 pm.

Last reminder about registering online for the Southern Metro Region Track & Field Carnival. We have about 25 athletes from U9 and above registered so far.

  

Closing date for Southern Metro Region Track & Field is Tues 28th Jan, 11.59 pm : http://lavic.com.au/Regions/Southern-Metro-Region/Events/2020-smr-track-field-carnival

 

This event is held over the w/e 15th-16th Feb at Duncan McKinnon Track, North Rd, Murrumbeena. Athletes can register for any number of events to a max of 4.  The region track and field carnival is the qualifying event for the LAVic State Track and Field Championships held in March.  

24/01/2020 - Monday coaching with Simone still on.

Coaching with Simone, still on this Monday 27th Jan, 4.30 - 5.30 pm. Weather permitting.

24/01/2020 - Sun Multi Event - coaching not on.

No multi-event coaching this Sunday 26th Jan, due to the Australia Day long weekend.

22/01/2020 - Throws coaching - Thurs 23rd Jan.

Throws coaching still on, Thursday 23rd Jan, with Mark. 5 - 6 pm before our twilight. Parents can help set up while your kids do throws coaching.

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