WA Athletics starts this Sunday

Melville Little Athletes that are turning 12 years of age or older in year of competing (i.e. minimum age must be turning 12 on, or before 31 Dec 2018) are allowed to be registered to compete at a seniors meet. Melville Athletics Club Inc, otherwise known as Melville ROAR Seniors, is affiliated with Athletics WA, who conducts all athletics meets at the WA Athletics Stadium.

This is a great opportunity to compete at WA athletics stadium against athletes from other clubs. The first competition starts this Sunday and entries close today.

http://www.waathletics.org.au/Events/Calendar-of-Events/program-a-go-for-2-5-competition

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Melville Roar new jumps track gets the green light

After many months of planning the new jumps track is complete and the athletes could not wait to give it a go. A big thanks to everyone who supported the new track and a special shoutout to Mark Blackman and Brett Johns for all the hours spent making sure this happened. The Melville Roar athletes will have a great new track for many years to come.

View more photos of the new jumps track being put to the test.

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Australian Winter Walks Championship

Australian Winter Walks Championship
The Australian Winter Walks Championship saw several podium finishes for the WA team on the Sunshine Coast on Sunday. Bradley Mann took our the top honours in the U20 Boys 10km Race Walk, with Alexandra Griffin matching the podium position with first place in the U14 Girls 3km Race Walk. A huge effort by Alexandra having competed in the Australian Cross Country Championships the day before.

***In the Boys U12 2km Race Walk (a Road Walking Australia Championship event), Melville athlete Xavier Bernard secured the silver medal with a strong performance.***

It was a bronze occasion for both Andrew Duncan and Benjamin Reid, competing in the Men’s 20km Race Walk and the U18 Boys 10km Race Walk respectively.

Read about Xavier’s success in the recent Melville Times.

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