Little Athletics in Australia run 5 flight 200m hurdles races (U13 and U14 age groups) with the same separation as what you'd find in a 400m hurdles race. The U15 and U17 age groups run 7 flight 300m hurdles, again, with the same separation as a 400m hurdles.
However, the Athletics NSW (and...
I've added the Campbelltown All Schools Warm Up and Pre Season meet
This meet has AA permit status and will feature the following sprint / hurdles events
I've created a spreadsheet showing which meets have sprint events for the 2022/23 season - specifically 60m; 100m; 200m; 400m (plus other events such as 150m & 300m).
I'll update this as new events get added to the ANSW calendar...
I've created a spreadsheet showing all sprints & hurdles events at ANSW and club meets for 2022-23:
Here is a summary of the meets specifically for hurdles:
Straight hurdles / sprint hurdles...
There was quite a bit of discussion over the weekend at the Athletics NSW Junior Championships about how lane draws work.
This is what the official rules of competition stated:
2.11.2 For events between 100m to 800m inclusive, using 9 lanes, lanes will be drawn as follows:
In the first...
Looking at the qualifcation information to make the NSW team (National Track And Field Championships) it does not seem like Athletics NSW consider Little Athletics to be a suitable competition for qualification purposes :(
QUALIFICATION TO THE TEAM
To qualify to compete for NSW in the...
The ACT & NSW Combined Events Championships will be held at Woden Athletics Park in Canberra on the 15-16th January.
In conjunction with this championship event, AACT will be holding an "All Comers" meet offering both sprint and long hurdles (including 200m hurdles!) events.
I've contacted the Competitions manager at Athletics NSW and he clarified that it does not matter if hurdles specifications change on Jan 1st - a top 3 result at All Schools will qualify you for the NSW team to compete at Nationals at the new specification, which is great.
For example: a 13yo...
There is apparently a global shortage of athletics spikes and competition shoes which is causing supply problems in Australia right now - so I thought it would be good to identify where people can look to buy shoes to compete in.
I have previously purchased Nike sprint spikes for my son at our...
Updated version attached to first post, changes:
Ablie Thomas mile on 18th Dec has been cancelled
Bankstown Milers meet on 18th Dec has been added with 100m, 200m, 400m and 400m hurdles
Athletics NSW All Comers meet on 18th Dec has been added with 100m, 200m and sprint hurdles