2014 ANQ Track & Field Championships
Friday 3rd October to Sunday 5th October
Nominations now open - closes 28th September.
PROMOTING AND DEVELOPING ALL ASPECTS OF ATHLETICS IN NORTH QUEENSLAND
Athletics North Queensland in conjunction with Athletics Australia will be holding a Level 1 Community Coaching Course in Mackay on the 8th of November. The course will be held in the Slade Point region (venue to be advised). The coaching course is part of the Athletics for the Outback program being run in North Queensland which is aimed at increasing participation of Indigenous Australians in Athletics. This course will be free to attend but as there is a limit to the number of participants, Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders will have first preference. To register for this course click here. Once you have filled out the online registration you will be contacted with more information closer to the date.
For more information on the course, click here or contact the ANQ office on (07) 4721 4998. Registrations close midnight on the 4th of November.
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Athletics North Queensland is pleased to announce that Shirts North will be sponsoring the 2014 North Queensland Combined Events Championships which is incorporated into the Athletics North Queensland Track and Field Championships. Shirts North, a long-time supporter of athletics in North Queensland understands the commitment, expenses and enthusiasm that is required to compete in combined events. As an appreciation for these athletes' hard work and commitment, Shirts North will be presenting every Octathlete, Heptathlete and Decathlete who competes at the 2014 North Queensland Championships with an North Queensland Combined Event jacket. Along with this Athletics North Queensland will provide an ANQ membership bag and wrist band.
Registrations are now open for the Get Active Queensland Accreditation Program being held in Townsville on the 19th and 20th of October 2014. Athletics part A will be held on Sunday the 19th and Part B will be held on Monday the 20th.
The GAQAP provides teachers, school sport volunteers, tertiary and senior secondary school students throughout Queensland with FREE training that can ultimately lead to recognised accreditation in coaching.
The courses are FREE to attend on the day. Some courses require completion of assessment tasks for the awarding of formal accreditation. Fees for accreditation may apply for non-school sport volunteers. Registration is limited to one sport only as each course is approximately 6 hours in length.
Registrations close: Friday 3 October 2014
Contact Steve Paulsen on 07 3338 9265 for more information.
12km ANQ ROAD RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS
SATURDAY 4TH OCTOBER—6.45am
Entry Fee: $6.00
Hosted by the Townsville Road Running Club
Start and Finish at the Townsville Sports Reserve, Burke Street, North Ward.
Age Grouping: Men & Women—U18 (15 years minimum age), 18 to 29, 30
to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70+
QUEENSLAND 1 MILE CHAMPIONSHIP
Also doubles as the North Queensland 1 Mile Championships
SATURDAY 4TH OCTOBER—APPROX 5.15pm
Entry Fee: $6.00 + $10.00 admin/grounds levy**
Age category: OPEN—Men & Women
The 9th Pan Pacific Masters Games, which includes Athletics Track & Field, Cross Country and a 10km Road Walk Race, will be held from 1 to 9 November 2014 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.
More than 12,000 participants from Queensland, interstate and overseas are expected to converge on one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations to compete in one of Australia’s premier multi-sport events.
On the weekend of the 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 2014 Athletics North Queensland will be hosting the annual ANQ Track and Field Championships and Combined Events Competition.
Competition will be held at the Townsville Sports Reserve located on the corner of Burke and Warburton Street, North Ward. The annual Hector Hogan for men and Campbell Miles for women 100yard races and the Queensland/Athletics North Queensland One Mile are run at this event and interest is shown from all Queensland to participate. The Multi Event competition is also a great competition, a big number of Masters from all over Queensland compete in the Decathlon also interest is shown by Multi Event Athletes from around Australia.