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LYDIARD SQUAD INFO

Junior athletes aged 10 & over are in our Lydiard Squad, coached by Nick, Dion, TeRina & Nanne. 
Wednesday training

We train on Wednesdays at the Lovelock Track, from 6-7:30 pm. A typical session:

6-6:10 - warm up together as a squad

6:10-7pm two activities in rotation

  • track running (shorter distance/technique focused) 

  • jumps or throws activity 

7-7:30pm

Optional extension session - for those kids who would like some extra coaching in

  • distance running

  • jumps 

  • hurdles

  • throws

Weekend training

During winter terms we hold occasional jumps clinics (1.5 hrs) on Sunday mornings.

Contact us to find out more.

In summer terms we shift to Saturdays for training and events. 

Coaching clinics are held 9:30-11am at the Lovelock Track on non-competition Saturdays.
 

Proposed coaching dates Q1 2024 

27 January  - tbc

10 February - jumps

16 March - club champs


Full Q1 calendar

Weekend competition

We'll go as a squad to selected weekend competitions over the summer, including Colgate GamesRelay Champs, Pentathlon, Auckland Champs (junior/senior) and more. 

Competitions are usually held at Mt Smart Stadium on a Saturday.

 

Your age for competitions

For junior competitions, an athlete's age is their age at 31 December 2023.

For senior competitions in 2024 (including McKinnon Shield, Athletics Auckland Track and Field Championships, and National Champs), an athlete's age is their age at 31 December 2024
For U14 grades, athletes born in 2011 or 2012 are eligible to enter.

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