TO COMPETE IN THE WINTER SERIES, YOU MUST FIRST NOMINATE FOR WINTERS THROUGH YOUR RESULTS HQ PROFILE (CLICK 'NOMINATIONS', SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THAT PAGE AND CLICK THE WINTER REGISTRATION BUTTON). THEN YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE EVENT YOUR ATHLETE WISHES TO COMPETE IN BY THURSDAY BEFORE THAT EVENT VIA THE LINKS IN THE ATHLETICS WEST CALENDAR.
Athletes who registered for the Summer Season are also automatically eligible to participate in the following Winter Program at not extra cost. New Winter-only registrations are offered at a reduced cost.
The Winter Season runs from April to August. Training is held weekly at Yokine Reserve 4:30 - 5:15pm on Mondays and Tuesdays. Competition is, in general, alternated between Cross Country Runs & Road Walks each Saturday afternoon at various locations and run in conjunction with a Host Centre and Little Athletics WA. The Program for each meeting will commence at approx 1.00pm. State Championships events to start at approx 12:00 noon. For more information, please check out the calendar on the Athletics West website.
Cross Country Runs
Competition is held every second Saturday afternoon. The season is a mixture of scratch (all start together) and handicap (staggered start based on PB) races open to athletes U7-17. Cross Country courses are located at venues spread around the metropolitan area and are organised by the hosting Little Athletic Centre in conjunction with Little Athletics WA.
Distances (with a variance of 100 metres either way);
Winter Road Walks
Competition is held on alternate Saturday afternoons to Cross County runs and are open to athletes U9-17. Races are held in car parks of schools, universities, shopping centres etc around the metropolitan area as determined by the host Centre.