Club News

Introducing….. 2019 Albany “Park to Point” Fun Run

Yes you have heard right. Welcome to our newest event…..the……

 

2019 Albany “Park to Point”
 Fun Run
on Sunday 20th October 2019

About The Event:

You have been asking and we are delivering. The Albany “Park to Point” Fun Run will make it’s debut on Sunday 20th October 2019. With 3 event options:
– 10km, Starting at ANZAC Peace Park and finishing at Emu Point,
– 5km, Starting at Middleton Beach and finishing at Emu Point and
– 2km Kids Dash, Starting and Finishing at Emu Point.

MORE INFORMATION:

Click HERE to find out full details about this NEW AWESOME EVENT!

 

Club News, Cross Country Results, Track & Field Results

Cross Country – Week 22 – “Club House” Wind-Up Run AGM & Presentations

We could not ask for a better day for a Wind-Up……..

We could feel spring in the air as we hit the Athletics Track at the Athletics Clubrooms for a 2km, 4km or 6km looped grass track. followed by a yummy BBQ, salads and cold drinks.

It was fantastic to see many “Sporting Theme” dress up enthusiasts join in on the Wind-Up celebrations.

Today’s full results can be downloaded HERE!

We also held our AGM for the year and finished with presentations.

A big congratulations to everyone for a fantastic and extremely successful season. Here’s a Summary of all Award Winners for the 2017/2018 Albany Athletics Season.

Awards Summary for Web

TO VIEW ALL RESULTS TO DATE THIS SEASON CLICK HERE.

 

Club News

A Little Bit of History of Albany Athletics Club

DO YOU HAVE STORIES, PHOTOS, ANYTHING RELATING TO ALBANY ATHLETICS CLUB???

We would love to hear from you. Please email us at albanyaths@hotmail.com

Albany Athletics Club began in 1972 at various venues around Albany: Yakamia Primary School (250m), Albany Senior High School (300m) and Centennial Oval (400m). It was formed by the Albany Lions Club to provide a summertime activity for primary school children as well as to promote an interest in Athletics.

So the decision to develop a home 400m Running Track was greeted with enthusiasm. It was originally planned for development of the track in 1975, but due to lack of water for summer reticulation it was held up. While reticulation was some way off, the Albany Council gave approval to the Albany Athletic Group to work on the track so that it could at least be used for the first half of the season.

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Club News

2018 Elleker Half Marathon & 10km Road Race – Record Breaking Event

Our 2018 Elleker Half Marathon & 10km Road Race was a great success. We had record numbers participate this year with over 260 competitors take part in the Half Marathon, 10km Run, 10km Walk, School Kids Event and a Kids 2km Dash.

All Photos from our 2018 Elleker Half Marathon & 10k Road Race are available to view on our main Albany Athletics Club Facebook Page.


Here’s an Article from the Albany Advertiser Newspaper

Half-marathon win surprises teen

Elleker Half Marathon winner Kyle Kowalski. Picture: Pictures: Laurie Benson, Laurie Benson Albany Advertiser

Albany teenager Kyle Kowalski surprised himself to become the first local winner of the Elleker Half Marathon in more than a decade on Sunday.

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