2021 Bendigo Bank Dragon Mile2021-03-24T22:49:36+11:00

First held in 1987, the Dragon Mile is a classic Easter Bendigo tradition. Typically drawing big crowds as a curtain-raiser to the Bendigo Easter Parade, due to the COVID-19 event restrictions, this year’s Bendigo Bank Dragon Mile will be held at the Bendigo Athletics Track.
The race categories for this event will be for primary and secondary age children only, with the first race starting at 10.30am and the last commencing at 11.45am.
There will be no Open Age events in 2021.

The Schedule

Time Distance Gender and Age
10:00am Race Bib Collection Closes All Ages
10:30am 800m Girls – Grade 4 & under
10:45am 800m Boys – Grade 4 & under
11:00am 1600m Boys & Girls – Grade 5 & 6
11:15am 1600m Boys & Girls – Year 7 & 8
11:30am 1600m Boys & Girls – Year 9 & 10
11:45am 1600m Boys & Girls – Year 11 & 12

All entrants please report to the glasshouse (function room) at the athletics track by 10:00 am to collect your Race Bib Number.

Prizes

  • RIBBONS for all finishers of Junior races.
  • EASTER EGG for each race finisher.
  • SPOT PRIZES for all sections supplied by Intersport Bicknells.
  • Medals for the top 3 place getters, with Presentations held after each race.

Entry Fees and Cut Off

Registrations close online on Friday 2nd April at 5:00pm

  • $5.00 Mini Mile & Primary Schools
  • $10.00 Secondary Schools

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Register now >

Spectators Tickets

Due to COVID-19, all race spectators are required to book a FREE ticket to attend through the City Of Greater Bendigo.

Please note:

  • Race participants will be registered as part of their entry, so will not be required to book a ticket.
  • Children under 12 months of age do not require a ticket.
  • As capacity at all venues is limited, please contact the Bendigo Visitor Centre to cancel your ticket if you are no longer able to attend. This will enable the ticket to be made available for others to book.

 

Bendigo Harriers Athletics Club Intersport Bicknells Bendigo

 

 

Tuesday Night Track Series – 9 Mar 20212021-02-21T13:58:54+11:00

Athletics Bendigo’s Tuesday Night Track series offers you the chance to test yourself and your peers on our top-class athletics track. Held between spring and autumn, this series is open to athletes of ALL ages aged between 11 and above.

Distance: 3,000 metres

Event Notes and Guidelines:

  • There is no entry on the day, only entry via the online system will be accepted.
  • This competition is only open to athletes born from 2009. That is: turns 12 in 2021 and above.
  • Training is not permitted to be conducted during this event.
  • The cost of participation is $4.00 per athlete.
  • Alternatively, athletes can purchase a Tuesday Night Season pass for: Open $32.00 or Under 18s: $24.00.
  • Entries close at 8:00 pm on Monday prior to the event.
  • Athletes are encouraged to enter the track by 6:45 pm (gates open at 6:15 pm).
  • It is anticipated that athletes will enter events with the intention to compete in that event, not that they MAY compete.
  • Entry lists including track heats are to be posted prior to the competition, follow our facebook page for updates.
  • There is no requirement for athletes to sign in.
  • Athletics Bendigo reserves its right to refuse entry based on COVID-19 Rules in place.

View the COVID Return to Play Policy

It is assumed that you have read the “Athletics Bendigo COVID-19 Return to Play” policy.

View the “Athletics Bendigo COVID-19 Return to Play” policy >

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2020-21 Athletics Bendigo (Non-AVSL Round) – 27 Feb 20212021-01-29T07:59:28+11:00

Welcome to the Athletics Bendigo Summer 2020-21 Competition on Saturday 27 February.
This is a NON-AVSL Scoring Round.

Event Program^

Track Events:

1:30pm Men 100 Metre
1:45pm Women 100 Metre
2:10pm Mixed 1500 Metre
2:30pm Mixed 400 Metre

Field Events:

1:00pm Mixed Hammer Throw 1 Flights
1:30pm Mixed Triple Jump 2 Flights
2:15pm Mixed High Jump 2 Flights
2:15pm Mixed Discus Throw 2 Flights

COVID Notice: Athletes will be directed to a sanitise station after each heat/event where they will be processed and reintroduced to the next event site. All relay athletes must sanitise at each of the four transitions before competing.

^ Please be advised that timetables are subject to change. Please ensure you review timetable on the Friday prior to competition.

The choice by Athletics Bendigo, in consultation with Athletics Victoria to include or exclude events is based on three factors:

  • Safety for participants, coaches, and event staff
  • Participation numbers over the past two seasons
  • Ensure event value is the best it can be, encouraging people back into the sport.

Entry Fees:

  • Those with AV + AVSL Package $0.00.
  • AV registered + no AVSL Package $15 each week.
  • Not AV registered $20.00 each week.
    (This year, credit card charges will be added to your account upon registration).

Event Guidelines:

  • There is no entry on the day, only entry via the online system will be accepted.
  • It is anticipated that athletes will enter events with the intention to compete in that event, not that they MAY compete.
  • Entry lists including track heats are to be posted prior to the competition, follow our facebook page for updates.
  • There is no requirement for athletes to sign in.
  • Athletics Bendigo reserves its right to refuse entry based on COVID-19 Rules in place.

Supporting Documents:

It is assumed that you have read the following:

Register now:

2020-21 Athletics Bendigo (Non-AVSL Round) – 20 Feb 20212021-02-18T11:45:32+11:00

Athletics Bendigo advises that the Non-AVSL Round scheduled for Saturday 20th February has been cancelled due to high-temperature forecasts, combined with uncertainty caused by COVID-19 restrictions earlier in the week.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the track soon.

2020-21 AVSL – Round 10 – 20 March 20212021-02-25T13:46:45+11:00

Welcome to the Athletics Bendigo Summer 2020-21 AVSL Round 10 on Saturday 20 March 2021

Event Program^

Track Events:

ZONE
Time Event Grades
1.30pm 110Metre Hurdles

100Metre Hurdles

90Metre Hurdles

80Metre Hurdles

U18/U20/Open/40+ Men

U18/U20/Open Women & U16/50+/60+ Men

U16 Women & U14 Men

U14/40+/50+/60+ Women

1.45pm 1500m Walk

3000m Walk

U14/U16 Men & Women

Open/U20/U18/40+/50+/60+ Men & Women

2.05pm 100 Metres Men
2.15pm 100 Metres Women
2.35pm 1500 Metres Men & Women
3.00pm 4x100m Relay (Non-Scoring) Men & Women
3.15pm 3000 Metre Steeple (91cm) Open/U20/40+/50+ Men
3.25pm 2000 Metre Steeple (84cm) U18 Men
3.35pm 3000 Metre Steeple (76.2cm)

2000 Metre Steeple (76.2cm)

 

Open/U20 Women

60+/U16/U14 Men

40+/50+/60+/U18/U16/U14 Women

3.55pm 400 Metres Men
4.10pm 400 Metres Women

Field Events:

 

Time Shot Put Javelin Long Jump

 

Pole Vault
1.30pm Sheet 1 Sheet 2 Sheet 3 Sheet 1
2.00pm Sheet 2
2.20pm Sheet 3 Sheet 1 Sheet 2
3.10pm Sheet 2 Sheet 3 Sheet 1

COVID Notice: Athletes will be directed to a sanitise station after each heat/event where they will be processed and reintroduced to the next event site. All relay athletes must sanitise at each of the four transitions before competing.

^ Please be advised that timetables are subject to change. Please ensure you review timetable on the Friday prior to competition.

The choice by Athletics Bendigo, in consultation with Athletics Victoria to include or exclude events is based on three factors:

  • Safety for participants, coaches, and event staff
  • Participation numbers over the past two seasons
  • Ensure event value is the best it can be, encouraging people back into the sport.

Entry Fees:

  • Those with AV + AVSL Package $0.00.
  • AV registered + no AVSL Package $15 each week.
  • Not AV registered $20.00 each week.
    (This year, credit card charges will be added to your account upon registration).

Event Guidelines:

  • There is no entry on the day, only entry via the online system will be accepted.
  • It is anticipated that athletes will enter events with the intention to compete in that event, not that they MAY compete.
  • Entry lists including track heats are to be posted prior to the competition, follow our facebook page for updates.
  • There is no requirement for athletes to sign in.
  • Athletics Bendigo reserves its right to refuse entry based on COVID-19 Rules in place.

Supporting Documents:

It is assumed that you have read the following:

Register now:

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