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Sadjad leads the way on new course records

A big weekend of Cross Country results for the UC Tigers kicked off with the fortnightly Lake Ginninderra / UC Course starting at John Knight Memorial Park. Some super fast performances with almost everyone recording a PB since their last run.  A few course records were also broken including Lucas (1.5km), Jacob (2km), Andrew (3km) and Sadjad’s (5km) fine efforts.

  1. Lucas Davill (1.5km) – 6:03
  2. Surendra Kam Yogewaran (1.5km) – 7:07
  3. Jacob Eaton (2km) – 8:15
  4. Imogen Foster (1.5km) – 9:11
  5. Chloe Foster (1.5km) – 9:12
  6. Erik Greenberg (1.5km) – 9:32
  7. Daisy X (1.5km) – 11:00
  8. Michael Woods (1.5km) – 11:14
  9. Harrison Morgan (2km) – 11:45
  10. Charlotte Morgan (2km) – 11:46
  11. Andrew Camp Liddiard (3km) – 15:21
  12. Satya Yogewaran (3km) – 17:31
  13. Sadjad Soltanzadeh (5km) – 20:46
  14. Yiorgas Sbirakos (5km) – 20:53
  15. James Watkins (5km) – 25:12

Jacob Eaton (3km) backed up on the Sunday at the RUN_ACT’s Winter Series Cross Country race running third in 11:58. Andrew Camp Liddiard ran in the 1km event taking out first place in 4:12. More results will be posted once they are released by Athletics ACT.

Weekend long Cross Country on Lake G

Cross Country continues on Lake G

The next Cross Country run on Lake Ginninderra is on the 29th April 2017 starting at 8:45am.

This Saturday is the third event in our Winter Cross Country Program.  Runners can choose any distance they like from 1.5km right through to 5km each fortnight.

Everyone, mixed age and distance, starts together making the morning go quicker.

Entry is open to anyone looking to get in a little practice for Schools Cross Country or just to do fun run that’s a little different. You don’t need to be a member of any particular athletics club to participate. All abilities and ages are  most welcome.

UC Ginninderra 2017 Winter Cross Country Program Dates

  • 1st April
  • 15th April
  • 29th April
  • 13th May
  • 27th May
  • 10th June
  • 24th June – Presentation Day

Winter Fun Runs have started

Easter Cross Country Results

2017 Winter Cross Country Program


Athletics ACT Cross Country Championships

The 2017 AACT & ACTVA Cross Country Championships are being held on 3rd June 2017 at Stromlo Forest Park.  The first event, the Under 12 years 2km run, starts at 10:20am. The School Sport ACT Cross Country Championships is being held on the 14th June also at Stromlo Forest Park.

The UC Ginninderra Athletics Club is conducting a Winter Cross Country training and fortnightly races for anyone keen on making the State Champs or simply enjoying a trail run away from the track or path.

2017 Winter Cross Country Program Dates

For runners other than the Under 12 years 2km run, entry will be by On-Line entry only (there will be no entries taken on the day) and the on-line entries will close at 9:00pm on Wednesday 31st May 2017. Athletes must sign in on the day at least 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of the event.  The entry fee for registered and financial athletes, including those registered interstate or internationally, is $9.50.

Athletes who are not registered and financial members of Athletics ACT can enter on-line but as a Non Registered athlete.  Their entry fee will include a One Day Entry fee of $10.00 in addition to the $9.50 event entry fee.  A Non Registered athlete is not eligible for any  medals/awards but can ask to be considered for selection in the AACT team to represent AACT at the AA National Cross Country Championships in August 2017.  However, if selected, they must take out a full registration with Athletics ACT.

The Under 12 years 2km run is free entry on the day.  Athletes must report direct to the start line no later than 10:15am.

Masters/Veteran athletes entering the ACTVA Championship events must do so through ACT Veterans Athletics.  The On-Line entry system is for use by athletes entering the AACT Championship events only.


2017 Winter Cross Country Program

Annika claims National bronze medal

The 2016 Australian Cross Country Championships was held at Stromlo Forest Park on Saturday the 20th of August. The Cross Country and the Australian Road Walking Championships this year shared the same venue this weekend with the Race Walkers competing on the Sunday.

The weekend featured many tales of bravery and fighting adversary with athletes battling not only strong fields of up to 80 runners, but winds, cold rain, the flu and sickness during the race. The ACT team enjoyed many highlights and so too the Tigers who were racing at their favourite Cross Country venue.

Among the highlights for UC Ginninderra was Annika Wise’s bronze medal in the Under 16 Girls 4km team event. A magnificent effort by Annika who was running in her first national Cross Country championships. The team fought hard to beat Western Australia for third by the slimmest of margins – one whole point!

Other first timers to a National Cross Country championship included Chloe Smith and Andrew Camp-Liddiard, Hayden Todd, Chelsea Moroney, Ryan Cuzner and Chloe Bateup.

Two of our youngest Tigers achieving awesome individual placings Andrew (10th) and Chloe (11th) showing Ginninderra has much to offer for years to come as all of our first timers become regulars on the National circuit. Everyone performed brilliantly and their full results follow:

  • Hayden Todd – 11 years 3km – 11:43 (31st)
  • Chelsea Moroney – 11 years 3km – 12:21 (25th)
  • Andrew Camp-Liddiard – 10 years 2km – 7:15 (10th)
  • Ryan Cuzner – 10 years 2km – 7:37 (26th)
  • Chloe Smith – 10 years 2km – 7:44 (11th)
  • James Lemon – 12 years 3km – 11:07 (21st)
  • Bianca Kimpton – 12 years 3km – 12:34 (32nd)
  • Jacob Davill – 13 years 3km – 10:44 (33rd)
  • Chloe Bateup – 13 years 3km – 11:32 (36th)
  • Rebecca Guest – 13 years 3km – 12:06 (52nd)
  • Hannah Cadden – 13 years 3km – 13:21 (71st)
  • Rebecca Jarvis – 18 years 4km – 16:23 (68th)
  • Jordan King – 16 years 4km – 15:31 (73rd)
  • Annika Wise – 16 years 4km – 15:33 (44th)
  • Megan Freeman – 16 years 4km – 16:12 (66th)
  • Layla Rowntree – 16 years 4km – 16:22 (67th)

Photos have been posted to Facebook.

Cross Country Records

The National Championships culminates in the end of the official Cross Country Season. The UC Tigers are pleased to announce the following updates to our Club Cross Country Records:

  • Jacob Davill – 14 years 3km – 10:18 (29/8/15)
  • Hannah Cadden – 14 years 3km – 11:08 (29/8/15)
  • Rebecca Jarvis – 18 years 4km – 15:48 (18/6/16)
  • Jordan King – 16 years 4km – 14:12  (14/6/16)
  • Annika Wise – 16 years 4km – 15:33 (20/8/16)
  • Angela Bateup – Open 10km – 39:31.10 (18/6/16)

Over summer the Tigers will be providing more opportunities for endurance athletes to run their legs off. Its not too late to take up our Early Bird Season Registration, hurry the offer ends 31st August.

Tiger tracks to Sydney

This September get out of Canberra and join Belconnen’s all age athletics club on a road trip to Sydney. On the 25th and 26th of September the Ginninderra Tigers are visiting one of NSW’s most successful clubs Hills District in Baukham Hills.

On the Friday night there are events for the younger athletes up to the age of 17 at Kings Langley and then a full program for juniors to seniors on the Saturday at Hills District. There is no cost to attend.

Kings Langley (Friday Night – 6:30pm)

Hills District (Saturday Morning – 8:00am)

  • Week 2 (Series B): Sprint Hurdles, 200m Hurdles, Triple Jump, 200m, 3000m, 800m, Discus

The Tigers will also participate in the NSW All Schools Warm-up Meet at SOPAC on Saturday (25th) and Sunday (26th) from 9am to 2:30pm. U13 to Open Age Athletes are most welcome.

Entry cost for individuals will be $10 and Multi Event participant’s entry costs are $20 (as it is a NSW All School Championship). Entry is on the day only. Please ensure that you arrive to register on the day at least 60 minutes prior to your event start time. Athletes do not need to be registered with Athletics NSW in order to compete. Athletes are required to attend a secondary school and be between the ages of 12 and 19 as at the 31st December 2015. Open athletes are also able to contest U/20 category.

Saturday 26th September will have the following events:

Sprint Hurdles, 100m, 400m, 1500m, Steeplechase, 3000/5000m Walk, Hammer Throw, Shot Put, Long Jump & High Jump.

Sunday 27th September will have the following events:

100m, 200m, 800m, 3000m, 5000m, 200m/400m Hurdles, Discus Throw, Javelin Throw, Triple Jump & Pole Vault

If you are looking to get in a few good performances before All Schools or the Season Proper in the ACT, the Sydney Road Trip is just perfect for you. There will not be any official Athletics in the Nation’s Capital that weekend, so come along the Hume Highway with Ginninderra.

For more information contact the Secretary or visit Facebook.