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Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Wollongong City Competition Update

The Kerryn McCann Athletics Centre will be closed from the 1st of March 2017 for 13 weeks.

Wollongong City Council is upgrading / resurfacing the athletics track and is also changing the colour,
we will soon have a BLUE track!!
The track is expected to reopen early June 2017.
Due to the track resurfacing Wollongong City Little Athletics has only 2 more competition nights left:
17th and 24th February 2017
24th February is also a special night as we will be farewelling some of our under 17 members who have been part of our club for many years. Part of this celebration will include a free BBQ.
WCLA members have the opportunity to compete at neighbouring clubs until the end of the season. Check the local clubs website for more details regarding their competition.
Northern Illawarra competes on Friday afternoon, Dapto competes on Thursday afternoon, Lake Illawarra competes on Friday afternoon and Albion Park also competes on Friday afternoon.
WCLA member point score will end on the last night of our competition on 24th February 2017.
If you have a WCLA state track suit, please bring your jacket in on 24th February , for this year to be added on to the jacket.

If you have made the State Team for the first time, please see Nicole Link, Nicole Mawson or Nicole Lenartowitz for sizing of your tracksuit on the 17/2/17 at the track from 4.30pm onwards.
There is only a very short turnaround time to get the tracksuits back before the State Championships, so it is important that you are sized or bring your existing jacket on 17/2/17.

On the 24/2/17, the athletes who have made the state championships will be required to be at the track by 5.00pm for the state team photo.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Great Results at Regionals

Wollongong City Athletes performed exceptionally well in very trying conditions at the Zone 4 Regional Championships held last weekend at Wagga Wagga.

It was a very successful weekend in terms of performances from individuals and teams.

WCLA came home with 35 Bronze, 23 Silver and an incredible 46 Gold medals -  total of 104 Individual medals !!

We also had solid relay team performances with:

2nd place to the junior girls and boys relay teams
and
3rd place to the senior boys and girls relay teams.

All medals can be collected on Friday night at the track.

Great job – Well done!!

 

Also a big thankyou to Wagga Wagga Little athletics club for running a great event on an excellently prepared grass track.

Friday, 16 December 2016
Zone / Regional

Fantastic performances from all Athletes at Zone with 76 members qualifying for Regionals.

Certificates and Medals can be collected at the next competition night.

 

Regional Championships Jubilee Park Wagga Wagga - Saturday and Sunday 11th & 12th Feburary 2017.

Check the “Competition”tab for details

Tuesday, 22 November 2016
State Relays

State Relay photos, go to the gallery page.

Great performances from all of WCLA’s 22 track and field relay teams at the State Relay Championships.

Standout performances:

  • Under 13 Mixed 4 x 400m relay team – State medal and 3rd place to Tanaya Necovski, Sailina Heritage, Chris Sink and Nathan Henderson Walls
  • Under 14 Girls 4 x 100m relay team – State medal and 3rd place to Iluka Budai, Hannah Crinnion, Tate Harland and Leeroy Veerhuis.

A heap of great individual performances and a few PB’s were also noted over the weekend in both junior and senior track and feild events.

Both team managers said every one gave 100% in every event –  that was great to hear.

Well done to all athletes competing!  Now get ready for zone!

 

 

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Friday Night BBQ – we need your help!!

Each week a different age group (boys and girls) have been allocated to have 2 parent helpers assist Pat with BBQ duties,

your help with this great club fundraiser is appreciated:

Click the link below to find out when we need your help:

 Parent Helper Roster BBQ 2016 

Tuesday, 3 May 2016
Presidents Award Winner – Chloe Mawson. Congratulations !!!
Presidents Award Recipient Chloe Mawson receives her trohy's from Vice President - Marg Pierro, Club Coach - Ron Thompson and Special guest speaker Lucas Chodat.

Presidents Award Recipient Chloe Mawson receives her Perpetual Sheild and Trophy from Vice President – Marg Pierro, Club Coach – Ron Thompson and Special Guest Speaker – Lucas Chodat.

 

Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Athletes Help Raise money for Kidz Wish Foundation

A group of Wollongong Little A’s donated some time last weekend to help out at Figtree McDonalds  to raise money for the  Kidz Wish Foundation.
Club coach Chris Twigg,  along with Jack, Zoe, Hannah, Chloe, Rosie, Elenor, Olivia and Zane helped collect some much needed funds for sick kids in the Illawarra.
All money raised from the Helping Hand Program will be put towards KidzWish’s ‘You Raise Me Up’ campaign – an initiative to fundraise for a new KidzWish Place to deliver therapy services to local kids in need.
The collection tin was very heavy by the end of their 2 hour shift.
Great job!!

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