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6 hours ago

Eastern Suburbs

The Athletics Tasmania Awards are now concluded, and CONGRATULATIONS to all our award recipients;

U/20 Female Athlete of the Year and also Jumps/Combined Events AOY; Jane Hickie

U/18 Female Athlete of the Year; Rachel Hosie

Kohl Shield; All our awesome female athletes who won Open Tasmanian Championship Medals and contributed to that

And finally to Eastern Suburbs Life Member and Super Coach Wayne Mason on receiving the Service to Coaching Award.

Well done to all award recipients and nominees.
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7 hours ago

Eastern Suburbs

Just a reminder of the Athletics Tasmania Awards broadcast at 7pm tonight.
Good luck to all our nominees across the awards, Jane Hickie, Isabella Hippel, Rachel Hosie and Olivia Jones, and could there be a Club trophy headed our way??
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3 days ago

Eastern Suburbs

The results are up for yesterday's beautiful morning run at Opossum Bay.

Next week, we are back on the road with 2 or 4 laps of a "slightly undulating" 2km lap of Baskerville Raceway.

This course is certainly an experience for those of you who haven't done it before 🙂

Don't forget the following weekend is the Tasmanian Cross Country Championships, which you need to enter in advance (no entry fee) via the Athletics Tas website.Results from the Opossum Bay Cross Country now available: www.athleticssouth.org.au/results/out-of-stadium-results
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4 days ago

Eastern Suburbs

XC Round 4: Opossum Bay

It was a lovely morning at Opossum Bay this morning for today’s cross country run! Great to see everyone out there on the tough course!

📸: Holly + Ruby Smee
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6 days ago

Eastern Suburbs

For those of you who love pancake flat cross country courses, you are two weeks too late 🙂 For those of you who like challenging undulating courses, with an occasional slight breeze coming off the river, this one is for you.

After a break for the Glenorchy Fun Run, cross country returns tomorrow at Opossum Bay, with a 4.5 and 9km options (U/15s can only do the shorter option).

Don't forget if you haven't already registered, you need to do so by 8pm tonight, and, also remember, don't do a "Josh", and remember to bring your printed barcode 🙂
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7 days ago

Eastern Suburbs

Photos from the 2020 ESAC AGM & Awards Night.
Award recipients;
Athlete of the Year; Jane Hickie
Club Consistency Cross Country; Marcus Lennon & Ebony Webb
Club Consistency T&F; Rachel Hosie & Marcus Lennon
Runners Up; Georgia Stalker & Nathan Hippel
3rd Place; Isabella Hippel & Justin McDonald
400m Handicap; Sophie Young & Conor Hicks
Best Clubman; Marcus Lennon
Most PBs; Nathan Hippel & Jessica Bray

Thanks to Kevin Alomes for the photos
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2 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs

Please note that, as alluded to in yesterday's news sheet, the Athletics South Awards Night has been postponed from the August date.

Further information shall be forthcoming.Unfortunately, complications associated with COVID-19 have meant that we have had to postpone our Annual Awards Night until a date to be advised early in the Track and Field Season.
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs

Well done to everyone who ran yesterday at Gellibrand Drive, with the rare choice of 3 options due to the waterlogged bottom end of the course.

One big piece of feedback from yesterday is that there were a much larger number than normal of people who didn't have their printed barcodes for scanning.

Please note that it is a requirement to use your printed barcode (phone barcodes are not reliable and don't always work), so, as we now have a week off for the Glenorchy Fun Run, can everyone please ensure that they have a printed copy of their barcode by the time we head back down the South Arm Highway again to navigate Opossum Bay.
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs

XC round 3: Gellibrand Drive

After a last minute discovery of a small puddle/dam across the course, some slight changes were made to avoid having a mid-race swim. As a result of this change athletes had the choice of running 3km, 6km or 9km.
Thanks to those who set up and helped out this morning.

📸: Lindsay Webb
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs

After a nice gentle run on the sand at Sandford?? Tomorrow, cross country is a nice flat 4.5/9km run at Gellibrand Drive. You must be already registered for XC, and just get your name ticked off the sheet near the ES flag.

See you there in time for a 10am start.The weather forecast is looking ok for tomorrow’s cross country at Gellibrand Drive and the course is reported to be dry.

Please remember to maintain social distancing wherever practical (1.5m of separation), use the hand sanitiser provided and stay home if you are feeling unwell.

The continuation of our Winter Season is dependent on everyone doing the right thing and adhering to the measures outlined in our COVID Safety Plan (a copy of which is available on the AS Website assets.website-files.com/5c79b6c7ee880758d3b74cf3/5f04128fa0b1162572225279_AS%20COVID%20Safety%20...)
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3 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs

Congratulations again to the Eastern Suburbs athletes nominated for the Athletics Tasmania Athlete of the Year Awards; Olivia Jones (U/14), Isabella Hippel (U/16 and Throws), Rachel Hosie (U/18) and Jane Hickie (U/20, Sprints/Hurdles and Jumps/Multi Events). ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs

Results have been published for the Max Cherry Memorial from the Domain.

Next week, we are back on the sunny side of the river, at Gellibrand Drive, at SandfordResults are up for the Max Cherry Memorial:

www.athleticssouth.org.au/result-category/2020-out-of-stadium-season
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4 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs

Cross country round 2 - 18/07/2020
The first Max Cherry Memorial at Max’s Infinity Loop. Well done to everyone who braved the cold this morning - both running and helping!

Thanks to Holly Smee for some of these great photos!
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4 weeks ago

Eastern Suburbs

An important (and good news) update from Saturday, and also some important information for competition arrangements going forward.As many would know, Northern Suburbs member Stephen Burnett was involved in a medical emergency during the cross country race on Saturday. His family has advised that he is doing well and remains in hospital awaiting further treatment. They extend their thanks to all those who assisted on the day and to the athletics community for their support.

The Athletics South Winter Committee met last night to review risk management procedures associated with the conduct of Winter Season events.

One of the key points for everyone to remember is that the defibrillator will always be located at the start/finish line (underneath the A-frame sign as it was on Saturday). Duty Clubs are to ensure that it is placed there before each and every event as part of the course setup.

Volunteers acting as course marshals are encouraged to carry a mobile phone with them and obtain the number of someone located at the finish who they can contact in the event of an emergency.

We are fortunate to have a number of medical professionals, as well as people with first aid training amongst our members who are willing to assist.
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