Summer Series Meet - November 18 - Program and Entry Form

posted Nov 5, 2011, 8:32 PM by AACT Admin   [ updated Nov 13, 2011, 7:46 PM ]

Please find below the program for Week 5 of the Athletics ACT Summer Series on November 18.  Please note that this in a Non-Permit meet for Throws events.

Please note that the program has been updated due to the addition of the 400m Hurdles and only two sessions of Long Jump

Event Entry Instructions

Please also find below the Entry Form. This form is to be completed and handed in to the Administration area in the Commonwealth Room at least 30 minutes before the first event being entered by the athlete. The 30 minute entry cut off is now being strictly enforced. 

A reminder that athletes must enter a time for ALL track events. Entry Forms will NOT be accepted unless athletes fill in times for ALLTrack events. Also, if an athlete decides to NOT compete in an event which they entered at the start of the night, please let the Admin Officials or the Track Referee at the start/finish area know that you are withdrawing. 

Information for new athletes

Please find below an information sheet for new athletes competing in the Athletics ACT Summer Series.

November 24 Hosted Meet with the ACT Veterans Club

posted Oct 27, 2011, 8:25 PM by AACT Admin   [ updated Nov 6, 2011, 5:12 PM ]

Please find below the Program for Meet on Thursday November 24.

Process for AACT athletes:

  • AACT athletes of all ages are welcome to compete at this meet.
  • This meet is an ACT Vet meet and we are guests of them at this meet. It is not a joint meet.
  • Competition fee will be $5 to be paid at the Commonwealth Room.
  •  There are no standards for field events and athletes can choose to compete in whichever time slot for field events they wish. Athletes cannot compete in the same event twice at different time slots.
  •  For track events, athletes turn up to the event site to be marshaled into heats.
  • There is no Entry Form for this event

The Runners Shop 1 Mile Track Classic - Jan 12

posted Oct 27, 2011, 8:24 PM by AACT Admin   [ updated Nov 5, 2011, 8:11 PM ]

AACT with the support of The Runners Shop present......The Runners Shop 1 Mile Track Classic on January 12.

AACT, North Canberra Gungahlin, Weston Creek and Woden Harriers are the proud supporters of the event and made it possible to offer cash prizes at the event for the male and female categories

Cash Prizes

1st - $300
2nd - $100
3rd - $50
1st AWD - $50
1st Vet - $50

Nick and the team at The Runners Shop have donated a number of $50 gift vouchers that will be awarded in a barrel draws at the event.

ACT Combined Event Championships 18 –19 Feb 2012

posted Oct 6, 2011, 5:50 PM by AACT Media   [ updated Nov 5, 2011, 8:46 PM by AACT Admin ]

ACT Athletics and Affiliated Clubs invite you to come and compete in Canberra. Events on offer:

Pentathlon: U14 Men; U14 Women; Vets; AWD U12 - 16 & U18 - Open

Heptathlon: U16 Men; U16 - Open Women

Decathlon: U18 – Open Men

Individual events on offer to be determined

Venue: AIS Athletics Track, Masterman St, Bruce ACT 2617

Costs: Combined Events $30 per athlete; late entry $40

Individual events $5 per event; late entry $10

For more information please contact: Athletics ACT or Dianne Calvert

Capital Summer Running Series

posted Jul 11, 2011, 3:12 AM by AACT Admin   [ updated Nov 5, 2011, 8:40 PM ]

Triathlon ACT has introduced the TACT Running Series to be held this season as part of the 2011-2012 Capital Summer Series.

It is a great opportunity for Canberra’s finest Runners to test and measure their skills alongside Canberra’s finest Tri-athletes over four 10km events. See Attachment for further info. 

2011/2012 Summer Series Dates

posted May 11, 2011, 11:01 PM by AACT Admin   [ updated Nov 5, 2011, 8:43 PM ]

The Athletics ACT Summer Series is held at the AIS on Friday evenings from October - March 2012. Please find below the draft timetable for the 2011/2012 Athletics ACT Summer Series. 

Australian All Schools - Dec 3 & 4 Brisbane

posted Apr 20, 2011, 11:00 PM by AACT Admin   [ updated Oct 30, 2011, 9:56 PM ]

The All Schools Championships will be held December 3 & 4 at the University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane. 

Accommodation & Travel

The ACT team will be staying as a team at the University of Queensland. Queensland Athletics have negotiated a reasonable nightly rate ($77 per person) with meals included. If you would prefer to make your own arrangements, please let one of the team managers know.

The Team Managers are traveling on the following flights:

Flight No:DJ1217 Virgin Australia
DEPARTING Canberra - 12:30pm, Fri 02 Dec 2011
ARRIVING Brisbane - 1:10pm

Flight No:DJ1226 Virgin Australia
DEPARTING Brisbane - 7:15pm, Sun 04 Dec 2011
ARRIVING Canberra - 10:00pm

Please feel free to book on the same flight.

ACT Selection Policy 

Please find below the ACT Selection Policy for the Australian All Schools Championships and the Expression of Interest Form. 

If you would like to compete at the 2011 Australian All Schools event, please compete the Expression of Interest Form and return it to the office. The early you do this the better as there is not much time between the ACT School Championships and the time we have to select the team.

Team Selection

Final selection of the team will take place on Thursday 10th November at the Secondary Schools ACT Championships and the team will be announced on the website on Friday 11th November.

Uniforms and Entry Payment

On the 18th and 24th November from 6.30pm until 8.30pm the Team Managers will be in the Athletics ACT office taking entry payment and you can purchase uniforms at this time too. An ACT competition Uniform must be worn by athletes in the team.

Draft Timetable

Please find below the draft timetable to the 2011 ACT All Schools Championships

Team Managers

For any enquires, please contact the Team Managers:

Deon Norval -
Wendy Pinkerton - 

Australian Road Walking Championships - August 21 - Canberra

posted Apr 17, 2011, 8:18 PM by AACT Admin   [ updated Jul 20, 2011, 11:15 PM ]

The Australian Road Walking Championships will be held on Sunday August 21 at Weston Park. This event is a joint venture involving Athletics Australia, the State Associations and Racewalking Australia. Events to be conducted are:

Men Open 20km (including RWA Masters)
Men Under 20 10km
Boys Under 18 10km
Boys Under 16 5km
Boys Under 14 3km
Boys Under 12 2km
Women Open 20km
Women Open 10km (including RWA Masters)
Women Under 20 10km
Girls Under 18 5km
Girls Under 16 5km
Girls Under 14 3km
Girls Under 12 2km

General Information

Please find an information booklet below


Click Here to Enter
Entries close August 8 at midnight AEST.

Australian Cross Country Championships Aug 20 2011

posted Apr 11, 2011, 5:32 AM by AACT Admin   [ updated Sep 4, 2011, 7:45 PM ]

The Australian Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday August 20 at Stromlo Forest Park in conjunction with the Australian All Schools Championships. This event will be conducted by Athletics ACT, Athletics Australia and School Sport Australia.

Volunteers Required!!!

AACT is calling for expressions of interest to volunteer at the 2011 School Sport Australia/Athletics Australia National Cross Country Championships Stromlo Forest Park. Family and friends of AACT members are also very welcome to register.

2011 Northside Schools Cross Country and Fun Run

posted Jan 30, 2011, 3:41 PM by AACT Admin   [ updated May 29, 2011, 8:09 PM ]

North Canberra-Gungahlin Athletics Club is conducting the 2011 Northside Schools Cross Country & Fun Run program Saturday mornings through to August. Meet at 
McDermott Place, Lake Ginninderra

Season Registration: $20 a single person, $40 a family, or $5 per Saturday. Registrations are taken at any event during the season.

Special features:

·         Encouragement awards each run when time improves

·               Parents and teachers and fun runners run last event each week

·         Awards for place getters, top points scorers and Seasons most improved

·         Perpetual trophies for winning schools, each age group: U7 to U19 boys & girls

For more information please contact Scott McTaggart on 0418 399 139 or Email:

Please find below the Program and Registration Form

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