With the AIS Athletics Track being closed, the UC Ginninderra Athletics Club is offering all athletes aged 12-years to Masters the chance to participate in the only grassroots competition in North Canberra for senior athletes this year. The Tigers are based in Belconnen on Ginninderra Drive.
There is free Club training sessions available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Charnwood Athletics Field from IAAF and Athletics Australia accredited Coaches in all event disciplines. Entry to the Track is paid by the Club through the generosity of our sponsors.
Members of the ACT Secondary Schools Track and Field team are most welcome to Come & Try with us.
Little Athletes (Under 12 to Under 17) can join the UC Tigers for free and wear their Little As uniform when competing. Older athletes have the biggest choice of registrations from grassroots social memberships to a full membership with AACT. The Club uniform is the best value in town at $25.
All registered members can choose to participate in the red track Meets being held in Woden near the Canberra Hospital while the AIS is closed too.
Athletics ACT has selected 132 athletes in one of their strongest teams ahead of the 2017 Australian All Schools Championships. Among the selected athletes are 23 Ginninderra Athletes (past and present) including registered members of Ginninderra Little Athletics Centre.
Among the new faces is first time State Representatives at a senior level Kayla Hetaraka, Nathaniel Halpin, Annick Theron, Thomas Brewer (former GLAC) and Paul Genders-Dibden.
Congratulations to every athlete who made the team and all the best for Nationals which is only 6 weeks ahead.
- 14G Sydney Shaw 3,000m Walk
- 14G Kayla Hetaraka Discus Shotput
- 14B James Lemon 800m 1500m High Jump
- 14B Nathaniel Halpin AWD 100m 200m Long Jump Shotput Discus
- U16G Holly Abbey 100m 200m
- U16G Rebecca Guest 100m 200m 400m
- U16G Annick Theron 100m
- U16G Molly Sturgiss 200m 400m 200m Hurdles
- U16G Hannah Cadden 400m 800m 3,000m 2,000m Steeple
- U16G Layla Rowntree 800m 1500m 3000m 2000m Steeple
- U16G Claire Solomon 1500m
- U16G Charlotte Rauraa Discus Hammer
- U16B Austin Tetteh 100m 200m 400m
- U16B Jacob Davill 800m
- U16B Raage Noor 3000m
- U16B Jacob Todd 2000m Steeple
- U16B Jeremy Maranan 100m Hurdles 200m Hurdles Long Jump
- U16B Eden Thomas AWD 100m 200m 400m
- U18G Angela Riach 3000m 2000m Steeple
- U18B Thomas Brewer 100m 200m
- U18B Mitchell Baker 5000m Walk Shotput
- U18B Paul Genders-Dibden High Jump
- U18B Stephen Fraser Discus Shotput Hammer
2016 ACT All Schools Team Announced
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.
- Lucas Davill (1.5km) – 6:03
- Surendra Kam Yogewaran (1.5km) – 7:07
- Jacob Eaton (2km) – 8:15
- Imogen Foster (1.5km) – 9:11
- Chloe Foster (1.5km) – 9:12
- Erik Greenberg (1.5km) – 9:32
- Daisy X (1.5km) – 11:00
- Michael Woods (1.5km) – 11:14
- Harrison Morgan (2km) – 11:45
- Charlotte Morgan (2km) – 11:46
- Andrew Camp Liddiard (3km) – 15:21
- Satya Yogewaran (3km) – 17:31
- Sadjad Soltanzadeh (5km) – 20:46
- Yiorgas Sbirakos (5km) – 20:53
- 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
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
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