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Maccabi Athletics Club Updates

Some strong running last Tuesday at the Milers Club by Shanie Landen (800m 2.09.78) and Emma de Jong (1500m 4.38.24 PB) as they prepare for the forthcoming Victorian Championships (Open and under 20 championship to be held on 3rd-5th March at Lakeside).

Meanwhile, in Canberra 17-year-old Ori Drabkin recorded a personal best time of 13.59 sec for the 100m in the under 20 para event at the ACT championships.

It was nice to see some of our athletes back training last Sunday after their holiday break.

Round 9 of AVSL will be held this Saturday 4th February at Yarra Ranges (100, 400, 1500, shot put) and Aberfeldie (200m, 800m) Timetable: https://athsvic.wpenginepowered.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/AVSL-Metro-Timetables-DRAFT-250123.pdf
Please enter before midday Wednesday 1st March.

Entries are now open for the Victorian under age (u.14-u.18) track and field championships. This event will be held at Lakeside on the weekend of 24th -26th February. Entries close Monday 13th February Details: https://athsvic.org.au/events/victorian-track-field-championships-junior/

The world cross country championships will be held on the weekend of the 18th February in Bathurst NSW. It will be an amazing event with the world’s best distance runners coming to Australia: https://worldathletics.org/competitions/world-athletics-cross-country-championships/bathurst23/timetable

And on Thursday 23rd February the Maurie Plant: World Athletics Gold level track and field meeting will take place at Lakeside: https://www.athletics.com.au/events/170956/

This event will see the Australian and International track and field athletes compete for world ranking points in what promises to be an outstanding competition. We encourage our club athletes, members and families to attend and see many of Australia’s Olympic and Commonwealth Games athletes in action – and the fastest man in the world, USA athlete Frederick Lee Kerley will be running!

Maccabi Athletics Contact: Len Bogatin (0411 512404)

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