AV and ANW membership year begins 1st April - time to think about joining us, especially
for Winter XCR , Walks and T&F.
We want new members, especially in:
Pole Vault, Steeple, Hurdles, Walk, and
in most Teams, but other athletes welcome too - and lots of XCR runners.
Time to join a successful club.
We already have many new members, including current and former Australian Race Walking
representatives. Please make all our members feel welcome and help show them how
to be a successful member of their Teams.
We have a few of last year's members who haven't yet rejoined.
There is still time to be part of your Team and enjoy your athletics at ANW so if
your friends haven't rejoined us yet, give them a call!
- Adam is coaching on Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons.
- Nat, Ben and Simon are coaching Little Aths on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.
If you are interested in competing for ANW just ask.
- If you are using the track, then you should also join us as your membership also
includes AV insurance
We still have a few members from last season who haven't rejoined – it’s time to
Come on - start recruiting as we need a few more athletes in most Teams and XCR.
We need a few more Open women, and U13-U15 Little Aths or Schools athletes. Now is
You need to register and join us via the AV web site here, otherwise AV will charge extra.
* For AV Shield, you need to register by the previous Wednesday via AV’s Online system.
You won't be able to join at the Shield Competition Rounds and score points for your
Team. Alternatively, you can compete as an Invitational Athlete ($10) for up to 2
rounds, but it won’t count for Finals qualification and you won’t score points for
- Having trouble registering? Contact us or AV!
- Be part of your Team
* You use the Online system to enter competitions so you will need to log on and
* Try it now so you know what to do and can do it when you want to enter a competition.
If you need to catch up with Coach Adam re coaching, membership or uniforms then
please email him and arrange to meet at training.
Brydee Moore Brydee joined us in 2013 with high credentials! She has recently represented Australia Javelin and Shot Put at the: 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing) 2010 Commonwealth Games (Delhi) 2012 Paralympic Games (London) 2015 IPC World Championhips (Doha) 2016 Paralympic Games (RIO) Brydee has 16 gold medals at the National Championships to her credit, including her latest haul of three gold at the 2012 Nationals. She holds the Australian records in the F33 classification for all three of her throwing disciplines and her shot put length of 6.47m is in touching distance of the world record. More about Brydee here At both the 2014 and 2015 Australian Championships, she added to her Gold medal tally with triple golds in Shot Put, Javelin and Discus, following on from her gold medals at the 2014 and 2015 Victorian Open Championships. She broke the World Record in Javelin at the 2015 Australian championships!
Australian Womens Open Long Jump record holder 7.05m
World Indoor Championships - Portland USA 2016
World Championships - Beijing 2015
Commonwealth Games - Glasgow 2014 World Junior - Barcelona July 2012 Brooke is the 2014 Long Jump Australian Champion and with a huge jump of 6.70m, she is our Commonwealth Games representative. See a Runners Tribe article here. In 2013, she won the Australian Junior Champion in U20 Long Jump and Triple Jump. She was selected to represent Australia at the World Junior Championship in Barcelona during July in both Long Jump and Triple Jump. She just missed out on being the Australian Open Long Jump Champion at the titles in April. Brooke is a multiple Victorian Junior Champion and has previously been a member of Nunawading Little Athletics so its great to see her training and using our new track. Athletics Victoria interviewed Brooke in 2012. If you’d
Hana Basic World Junior - Eugene, Oregon 2014 Hana gets her automatic World Junior Qualifier when she won the 2014 Australian Junior Under 20 100m title in Sydney. Her time of 11.64s broke the meet record as well.
Another ANW club membership benefit: As in previous years, for the 2015 for the Vic
Junior, Vic Open and Vic Masters, the club will reimburse ANW athletes up to a maximum
of two event entry fees - that’s 2 events in total, not for each Championship :)
Our only provisos was that you needed to have competed in the events you entered
and you qualify for the AV Shield final (even if your team doesn’t) and compete in
Kyle Swan breaks Jared Tallent’s U16 Victorian 5000m Walk record at the 2015 Victorian
Junior Championships at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park
His time of 21m10.47s bettered Jared’s 21m17.59s set on 5/2/2000 at Olympic Park.
World Youth Championships - Cali, Columbia 2015
World Race Walking Team Cup - Rome 2016
Kyle’s Silver Medal in the Under 20 10,000m Walk in the 2015 Australian Junior Championships
at 15 years of age catapulted him into selection for the World Youth Championships.
Nunawading’s youngest ever
His selection caps a tremendous year of competition including winning the Victorian
Junior Championship U17 5,000m Race Walk - breaking Jared Tallent’s U16 Victorian
record in the process.
28th Summer Universiade Gwangju Sth Korea2015
David caps a fantastic season winning both the Victorian and Australian Decathlon
Championships and now selected the World University Games.
Tayla-Paige Billington World U20 - Poland 2016 (formerly called World Junior) World Race Walking Team Cup - Rome 2016 Tayla-Paige gets her automatic World U20 selection when she won the 2016 Australian Junior Under 20 10000m Walk title in Perth.
Brooke Stratton takes the Australian Womens Long Jump record at the 2016 Perth Track
Classic with a huge 7.05m
2007 Youth Olympics - Sydney
Natalie competed in the 5000m Walk in one of the Australian Teams competing in the
2016 Melanesian Regional Championships - SUVA
Natalie took on the Heptathlon, 400mHurdles and the 5000m Walk - coming home with
Silver, Bronze and Silver medals!