State & Region relays

Relay registrations are up and running again in 2018 for athletes aged u9-u16. If you think your child could be interested please first check the dates below. The Region Relay Championships are held in November where teams have the opportunity to qualify or be progressed into the State Relay Championships in December. If you can compete in Region Relays, however are not available for State Relays, please let us know in advance so we can find an alternate runner for State Relays if your team progresses. If you are interested, please keep an eye out for training dates on facebook and our website. 

To enter into the relays, please register and pay $10 in the pavillion. Registrations will close Sunday 22nd October 2018 and teams will be announced by Friday 28th October. If teams would like to compete in a relay event to practice prior to the big event, we recommed entering your team into the Mentone Relays on Sunday 11th November. If one of your team members cannot attend the event, we will endeavour to find another person to fill-in for Mentone relays. 

Regional Relays -  Saturday 17th November 2018 – Newborough (Moe)

State Relays - Saturday 15th December 2018 - at Lakeside Stadium (Albert Park)

Relay Events: Athletes will be placed in teams of 4 runners. Athletes can compete in up to a maximum of 3 events:

  • 4 x 100m
  • 4 x 200m
  • Medley (2 x 100m 1 x 200m 1 x 400m)

Athletes can compete in single sex teams or mixed sex teams. A mixed sex team is made up of 2 girls and 2 boys.   

The Team and Age Managers select the teams based on performance. We are keen to have as many athletes run as possible and will do our best to ensure everyone gets three events.

Training: All children who enter the relays are expected to attend relay training. There will be group training, once teams are announced, parents are encouraged to get athletes to train together as a team where possible.

Uniform: Berwick Little Athletics Uniform is to be worn. This uniform can be purchased from the pavillion. 

Entry: Enter in the pavillion at any weekly event. Entry fee is $10 per athlete.