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4 days ago

Eastern Suburbs
As you would be aware, the RACT City to Casino Fun Run and Walk returns to the streets on Sunday 16 May.As in past years, Eastern Suburbs have been asked to supply 9 volunteers at the 7km start line at Cornelian Bay.These are all quite simple tasks , starting at about 7am (race starts at 8am) and are ideal roles for parents of kids running the 7km who will be warming up.If you are able to assist, please let us know as soon as possible. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Eastern Suburbs
The Athletics South Board have opened up an opportunity for you to give feedback and have input into some important aspects of the Track & Field season format.Take the time to consider the questions and grab this chance.If you don't complete it, you can't complain 🙂Summer Season Survey:Your chance to provide some feedback in relation to Athletic South's Track & Field Interclub competition:www.surveymonkey.com/r/2GSK359 ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
After an historic day in Sydney where we saw the first Australian female to ever clear 2m in the High Jump, we now look forward to the final day of the Australian Track & Field Championships, and again it is an early start.8.30 sees Rachel Hosie and Isabella Hippel in the circle for the U/20 Hammer.At 12.00 Zarian Simcox finally gets to make his Nationals debut in the U/18 Long Jump.Good luck to our final 3 competitors and travel safely on your return travels. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
Day 7, the penultimate day of the Australian Track & Field Championships is another early start, with the throws and sprints.Jessica Bray is in the U/17 Discus at 8.30, and Isabella Hippel in the U/18 Discus at 11.30.Then at 11.45 we go to the track with the heats of the Open 200m, featuring Kiana Allen and Kiara Calvert.Jane Hickie also goes over the 100 Hurdles in the Open heats at 12.40. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
Day 6 of the Australian Track & Field Championships sees a slightly later preview 🙂It's Girls day today with Jessica Bray first up in the U/17 Javelin, which got underway at 2pm, followed by Isabella Hippel in the U/18 Shot Put at 4pm.Then attention turns to the track with Kiani Allen in the semis of the Open Women's 100m at 6.56pm, hopefully followed by the final at 8.44. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
We are pleased to announce that Mr Burger are now on board as a supporter of Eastern Suburbs Athletic Club.We will now be distributing Mr Burger vouchers as our incentive and lucky draw prizes each week, as well as other random reasons, so that you can head into Mr Burger at Rosny or in Hobart for a great feed.Of course you don't have to have a voucher, you can head in anyway for a great value meal or snack, or just a leisurely drink.Check your newsletter to see the first round of recipients. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
Day 5 of the Australian Track & Field Championships sees a bit of a later start for the Eastern Suburbs representatives.5pm sees the preliminaries of the Open 100m, with Kiara Calvert and Kiani Allen having their first runs for the week.Our only field athlete in action today is Isabella Hippel in the U/18 Hammer at 7.15 tonight.Through the day though, we will follow Jane Hickie's progress in day 2 of the heptathlon, with the Long Jump at 9.00, Javelin at 11.15, and 800m at 3.15. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
GOLDEN alert; In the U/14 Hammer Throw at the Australian Championships, Arielle Cannell has backed up her U/15 Gold from earlier in the week by winning the U/14 event with a new Championships record throw of 48.57!!!🥇🥇(Photo credit Matt Dixon) ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
Another early start tomorrow for day 4 of the Australian Track & Field Championships in Sydney and first up, in her Gold medal event in a different age group, is Arielle Cannell in the U/14 Hammer Throw at 9.45.At 10.18, Isaac Dixon goes back into hurdle mode, this time over 200m, in the U/15 heats, hopefully then again in the final at 1.23It is then back to the Hammer at 3.45 with Rachel Hosie in the qualifying rounds for the Open event.Wrapping up the day will be Jessica Bray in the U/16 Javelin at 4.45.But, we haven't forgotten her, also competing, albeit in the blue and gold of the ACT will be the current ESAC athlete of the year, Jane Hickie in the Open Heptathlon starting with the 100m Hurdles. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
After another Golden (and Bronzed) day in Sydney, we now look forwards to day 3 of the Australian Track & Field Championships tomorrow.We see a few names backing up from events in the first 2 days, starting off with Isaac Dixon (U/14, 9.00) and Abbi Owen (U/15, 10.15) in the preliminaries of the 200m.Also up at 10.15 is Jessica Bray in the U/16 Discus.At 11am it is Isaac again with Brendan Cook in the U/14 Long Jump.12.15 sees Rachel Hosie in the circle in the U/20 Discus to wrap up the day. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
BREAKING: GOLD MEDAL 🥇 LUKE PALMER has just won GOLD in the National U/15 3000m in Sydney! Luke ran a superb race, timed to perfection with a strong finish to take out the race! A huge congratualtions to Luke and all of his coaching and support crew 🙌👏🤩 ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
And it is another medal day in Sydney, and this time with the cherry on top of a Tasmanian record.Arielle Cannell has backed up her Hammer Gold from yesterday with a Bronze in the U/14 Discus, with a huge 38.02, adding 3.49m to her PB and 2.80m to the U/14 Tasmanian Record (and ES record) 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
As we reflect on a Golden day 1 of the Australian Championships in Sydney, we now look ahead at our ESAC athletes who are in action on day 2 on Tuesday.First up at 10.05, Isaac Dixon and Brendan Cook go in the heats of the U/14 90m Hurdles, with the final hopefully beckoning for them at 1.35.Then Isaac goes from 8 hurdles to 3 jumps, with the Triple Jump getting underway just 10 minutes later at 10.15.Then at 1.15, we have throwers everywhere, with Arielle Cannell in the U/14 Discus and Rachel Hosie and Isabella Hippell in the U/20 Shot Put at the same time.3.15 sees Jessica Bray in the sand in the U/16 Long Jump, followed by Luke Palmer again finishing the day off in the U/15 3000m at 4.25. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
And it is only Day 1, and we have our first medal of the Australian Championships, and it is our third favourite colour (only because they don't come in red or white 🙂 )With a first round throw of 44.11m, Arielle CANNELL has taken the GOLD!!! medal in the U/15 Hammer Throw.Congratulations to Arielle and all her coaching and support crew 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs
Tomorrow is day 1 of the 2021 Australian Track & Field Championships in Sydney.There will be 7 ESAC athletes taking part across the junior events tomorrow, with some doubling up.First up at 2.15 is Brendan Cook in the U/14 High Jump, followed at 2.30 by Jess Bray in the U/16 Shot Put.We then turn our attention to the track with the heats of the 100m, with Emma Grubb (U/16) at 3.50. The we go full circle with the 400m heats with Isaac Dixon (U/14), Abbi Owen (U/15) and Emma Grubb (U/16) at 4.40, 5.04 and 5.50.At 6.00 Arielle Cannell is up in the U/15 Hammer, followed at 7.40 by Luke Palmer in the u/15 1500m.Depending on performances in the heats, we may also have Emma in 100m final at 6.55. The 400m finals are on Tuesday.Good luck to all Tasmanians competing tomorrow and across the week. We will attempt to keep you updated with performances across the day. ... See MoreSee Less
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