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Welcome to the 2018 Winter Cross-Country Running Season

  • Coburg Harriers Athletic Club participates in the Athletics Victoria XC Season (events below in Blue are AV Events), we usually field 2-3 Men’s Teams and 1-2 Women’s Teams, an over 50s Team and possibly a Junior Team.
  • We also offer Club Events for members (Events below in RED are Club Events).
  • Events in white are (non-Dr Marshall Shield) points events.
  • 2018 Calendar Coburg Harriers

Dr Marshall Shield (Winter)

The Dr Marshall Shield is awarded to the Club Member who:

1. Participates in the most events (out of a possible 20 AV & Club) for the Winter Season.
2. Finishes in the highest placings in the Club and AV Events.
3. Volunteering for Events and/or assisting also goes towards Dr M Points.

FAQs Membership & Winter Athletics Victoria

  • Q1. I only want to run club events.  If you would like to run in ‘Club Events’ Only during Winter then you are only required to be a Club Member i.e.  (run club events, use facilities, training group & assist occasionally at events such as fun runs etc).
  • Q2. I want to run club & AV events. If you would like to run in Athletics Victoria Events as well as Club Events then you are required to be an Athletics Victoria Member & Club Member.
  • Q3. I’m not a serious runner is AV an elite competition?  Yes AV has an elite level of runners however most runs are made up of people like us, we run to be fit and healthy to be challenged and to enjoy the social aspects of running.  AV Competition is fantastic value – events work out to be around $20.00 each you have a variety of event distances and locations that are well organised with a friendly atmosphere.  Your membership also entitles you to run in the Summer AV Season Track.
  • Q4. More Information? See the XC AV Winter Page or talk to Coach Brian.

Costs & Membership

To participate in Winter Club runs only become a Coburg Harriers Member Club Membership Online Payments  (Club Membership Only)

  • To be an Athletics Victoria (AV) team participant, you pay both Club and AV membership here
  • Club membership – $ 55
  • AV Membership (Open $100, Junior $80) then,
  • Select additional package – XCR ($125 / $100) or Summer ($125 / $100) or Both (Max Package $200 / $175)
  • Any queries or difficulties please contact runcoachbjd@tpg.com.au or 0409 313930

2018 XCR Calendar & Coburg Harriers Winter Events  
Round Date & Time
Venue Event Distance
Fun 1 Sunday 21st January Harold Stevens Athletic Track New Year’s Resolution Fun Run 12, 6, 3K
Fun 2 Sunday 18th March Coburg Lake Active Moreland Volunteering
FREE Weekend Saturday 7th April      
Club 1 2:00 pm | Saturday 14th April Coburg Lake Playground Picnic Area – Opening Season Run

4K Club Loop Starting at Lake

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4K Estimated Time
Fun 3 Saturday & Sunday 21/22 April Harold Stevens Athletic Track 24 Hour – Victorian Track Championships 24 Hours
AV 1 Saturday 21st April Jells Park XC Relays 6K
Club 2 2:00 pm | Saturday 28th April Harold Stevens Athletic Track Coburg XC Club Handicap 6K / 3K
AV 2 Saturday 5th May St Anne’s Winery, Myrniong XC 6/8K
Club 3 2:00 pm |Saturday 12th May Harold Stevens Athletic Track Coburg XC Club Handicap 8K / 4K
FREE Saturday Saturday 19th May      
Fun 4 Sunday 20th May Harold Stevens Athletic Track King & Queen of the North 12, 6, 3k
AV 3 Saturday 26th May Cruden Farm XC 8km & 12km Heritage Round 8K & 12K
FREE Weekend Saturday 2nd June      
Club 4 2:00 pm | Saturday 9th June Warringal Park Heidelberg Warringal Park Panter Club XC Timed Run 40min (H/Cap)/Jnr 20min
AV 4 Saturday 16th June Bundoora Cross Country Parklands XC 10K
Club 5 2:00 pm | Saturday 23rd June Harold Stevens Athletic Track (Bluestone Weekend ) Club C/ship series, Race 1 of 2 – Xcountry, Incorporates a sealed h/cap race 8k / 4K
Fun 5 Sunday 24th June Harold Stevens Athletic Track (Bluestone Weekend) Bluestone Classic  Track 3k, Road 4k Xcountry 8k 15, 7k
FREE Weekend Saturday 30th June Sunday 1st July Gold Coast Marathon Weekend    
AV 5 Saturday 7th July Sandown Relays Relays 2×3.2k 6.4k
Club 6 2:00 pm | Saturday 14th July Harold Stevens Athletic Track

Coburg Mountain Climb

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10K & 5K & Junior
Fun 6 Sunday 15th July Harold Stevens Athletic Track Coburg July Fun Run The 10 Miler 16, 8, 3K
AV 6 Sunday 22nd July TBC Albert Park Road Race Road Race 10K
Club 7 2:00 pm | Saturday 28th July Princes Park Club C/Ship Series, Race 2 of 2, Road, Incorporating a sealed H/Cap 10K/5K Junior
AV 7 Saturday 4th August TBC Ballarat – Lake Wendouree Road Race 15K
FREE Saturday Saturday 11th August      
Fun 7 Sunday 12th August Harold Stevens Athletic Track Coburg Half Marathon 21.1 & 10.5
AV 8 Saturday 18th  August Anglesea Surf Coast Ekiden Relay Various up to 9K
Club 8 2:00 pm | Saturday 25th August Westerfolds Park, Templestowe Westerfolds Bernie Goggin 10K Handicap 10K/5K Junior
AV 9 Sunday 2nd September Burnley Kevin Bartlett Reserve Half Marathon Road 21.1K
Club 9 2:00 pm | Saturday 8th September Norris Bank Park, Bundoora Each 3, 2, 1K run is based on a handicap time.  Each place getter for the 3, 2, 1K run receives points, the most overall points accumulated is the winner 1, 2, 3K
Fun 8 Sunday 9th September Harold Stevens Athletic Track Coburg fun Run 12, 6, 3K
AV 10 Saturday 15 September TBC TAN Relay 3.2K
Fun 9 Sunday 28th October Harold Stevens Athletic Track Coburg Lake Classic Fun Run 10 & 5K
  Club Runs plus AV Runs  combine for Dr Marshall Shield events