New Girl on the Block – Charlotte Wingfield Equals National 60 metre Indoor National Record

Charlotte Wingfield 1

Charlotte Wingfield – a Maltese athlete who is based in the UK and, up to recently, unknown to the Maltese athletics community has just equalled Diane Borg’s 60m indoor record of 7.60s at the Welsh Indoor Championships over the weekend.

Charlotte who is Maltese by birth hold dual Maltese and British nationality,  is eligible to run for Malta and has shown the wish to do so. She is 20 year old and will be coming to Malta in March to join the female National team on a training camp in preparation for the forthcoming GSSE and European Games.

Well done to Charlotte!

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Charlotte Wingfield

MAAA Cross Country League (Race 5 – Sunday 1st February 2015)

On Sunday 1st February the Malta Amateur Athletic Association will organize the fifth and final competition in the series of five races known as the MAAA 2014-2015 Cross Country League for Kids, Cadets and Youths.

The races will be held on the grass area around the Marsa Athletic Track and the adjacent training grounds. The fun-runs are non-competitive runs and no results will be issued.

Start and Finish

The Start and Finish of the MAAA Cross Country Races will be sited in the infield area of the Athletic Track

Programme of Events 

TIMETABLE LEAGUE RACE DAY 5 – Sunday 1st February 2015
8:30 Youths born: 2000, 2001 3 x 1 lap of approx. 1000m 3.2 km approx.
8:50 Cadets born: 2002, 2003 2 x 1 lap of approx. 1000m 2.2 km approx.
9:10 Kids born: 2004, 2005 1 x 1 lap of approx. 1000m 1.2 km approx.
9:30 Cubs born: 2006, 2007 (fun-run) approx. 600m 600m
Distances are approximate and include run-in to lap and funnel.

OTHER DETAILS ABOUT THE RACE

  1. COURSE

The races will be run over a course that will be confined to the grass area within the Marsa Sports Complex.

  1. NUMBERS

Athletes are to run with a number that has been assigned to them for this year’s League events.

  1. ENTRIES

Entries are to be sent by email (please indicate name, surname, date of birth) to the following email addresses by not later than Thursday 29 January 2015: Entries are to be sent to Mr A. Fava on the following email: ant.fava47@gmail.com

  1. ASSISTANCE TO ORGANISERS

Participating clubs are reminded that they are obliged to provide at least one helper to the MAAA. Please indicate you helper/s in advance of the race by writing to edwin.g.attard@gmail.com

  1. REGISTRATION

Clubs are reminded that all athletes are to be registered on the Official Registration Form. New registrations and / or Registration Renewals are to be submitted to by Thursday 29th January 2015. Registrations are to be sent to Mr C. Pullicino at the following email: cpullicino@hotmail.com     cc: ant.fava47@gmail.com

MAAA ROAD RUNNING RELAY 2015 Marsascala – Saturday 17th January 2015

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
CATEGORY ELIGIBILITY TIME DIST
Open M & W Born 1999 or before 2.30 p.m. 4 x 5 kilometres

 OTHER DETAILS

Start & Finish  (former) Jerma Palace Hotel, Marsascala
Entries By Thursday 15th January to: ant.fava47@gmail.com   indicating Team, Name, Surname, Date of Birth
Teams Teams will be composed of four runners. On the day of the Race, Team officials will have to hand in a Team Sheet confirming the names of the athletes forming the team.
Numbers Athletes are to keep their numbers assigned to them for the current MAAA Road Running Season.
Assistance to Organisers PARTICIPATING CLUBS ARE REMINDED THAT AS PER STATUTE THEY ARE TO PROVIDE AT LEAST ONE HELPER TO THE MAAA.
Route Route Map is featured below.

RUNNERS ARE EXPECTED TO FAMILIARISE THEMSELVES WITH THE ROUTE. RUNNERS WHO DO NOT COVER THE ENTIRE ROUTE WILL AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFY THE TEAM THEY ARE RUNNING FOR.

Prizes
  • For the first team in each race if at least 2 teams take part
  • For the second team in each race if at least 3 teams take part
  • For the third team in each race if at least 4 teams take part
Prize Money
  • The winning team in the Men’s Open Road Relay will be given a cash prize of 100 Euros. ( If at least 2 teams have to take part)
  • The winning team in the Women’s Open Road Relay will be given a cash prize of 100 Euros. ( If at least 2 teams have to take part)

Marsascala Road Relay – Open (Men and Women) — Route       Description

  1. The change-over of each lap is next to the former Jerma Palace Hotel,
  2. Runners run up Triq ir-Ridott and turn left along Triq Qalet in the direction of St Thomas
  3. Runners turn sharp right up Triq il-Gardiel in the direction of Marsascala centre, running along the Wildfowl
  4. Runners run in the direction of Triq Sant Antnin and then turn sharp right up Triq Sant
  5. Runners head up Triq La Sengle (in the direction of Zabbar) and turn right at Triq il-Buzbiez. Runners turn right down Triq San Gwakkin.
  6. Runners run along Triq ix-Xatt where they run on the Runners run up Triq is-Salini and finish off outside the former Jerma Palace Hotel.

Marsascala Relay

MAAA ROAD RUNNING LEAGUE 2014 / 2015 Ta’ Qali – Sunday 25th January 2015

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
CATEGORY ELIGIBILITY TIME DISTANCE
Seniors born: 1995 or before 8:15 a.m. 10 kilometres
Juniors born: 1996, 1997 8:15 a.m. 10 kilometres
Intermediates Born: 1998, 1999 8:15 a.m. 10 kilometres

OTHER DETAILS ABOUT THE RACES

  1. START AND FINISH

The 10km Race will start and finish on the remaining stretch of the former runway in front of the Model Aircraft Centre.

  1. NUMBERS

Athletes are to run with the number assigned to them in the previous Road Running League events.

  1. ENTRIES

Entries are to be sent to Mr A. Fava at ant.fava47@gmail.com by not later than Thursday 22nd January

Only new entries [i.e. athletes not previously entered for the 2014 / 2015 Road Running Events] should be entered. New entries should also be duly registered.

  1. ASSISTANCE TO ORGANISERS

Participating clubs are reminded that they are obliged to provide at least one helper to the MAAA.

  1. PARKING

It is advised that parking should not obstruct the start and finish areas.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

SENIORS , JUNIORS, INTERMEDIATES

DESCRIPTION PLACEMARK
1. The race starts on the former Ta’ Qali runway. A
2. Runners head towards the Model Aircraft Flying Centre, will turn left towards the MFA Training Grounds and will run past Centenary Stadium and National Stadium. A-B
3. Runners turn sharp left in the direction of the open air-market will run past the open-air market (not through!) and in the direction of the Model Aircraft Field. B-C
4. Runners again head towards the MFA Training Grounds and the Centenary Stadium. C,D
5. Runners turn right towards Pitkali. D-E
6. At Pitkali, runners turn sharp right and proceed in the direction of the Crafts Village and Mdina Road. E-F
7. At Mdina Road, runners head towards Attard. (on this road athletes are obliged to keep to the left). F-G
8. On approaching Attard runners will turn sharp left and run up Triq Dun Mikiel Xerri. G-H
9. Runners come out on Pitkali road and head towards Ta’ Qali. H-I
10 After going past Pitkali, runners will again run past the open-air market (not through!) and in the direction of the Model Aircraft Field. I-J-K
11. Runners will turn sharp left up the Ta Qali former runway, and will finish the race close to the new Exhibition Centre. K-L

ROUTE MAP – TA’QALI

Ta Qali 10K MAP

 

MAAA Cross Country League – Race 4 – Sunday 11th January 2015

On Sunday 11th January the Malta Amateur Athletic Association will organize the fourth competition in the series of five races known as the MAAA 2014-2015 Cross Country League for Kids, Cadets and Youths.

The timetable will also include a run for Intermediate runners that will be combined with the Youths event. The races will be held on the grass area around the Marsa Athletic Track and the adjacent training grounds. The fun-runs are non-competitive runs and no results will be issued.

START AND FINISH

The Start and Finish of the MAAA Cross Country Races will be sited in the infield area of the Athletic Track

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

TIMETABLE LEAGUE RACE DAY 4 – Sunday 11th January 2015
8:30 Youths born: 2000, 2001 3 x 1 lap of approx. 1000m 3.2 km approx.
8:30 Intermediates born: 1998, 1999 3 x 1 lap of approx. 1000m 3.2 km approx.
8:50 Cadets born: 2002, 2003 2 x 1 lap of approx. 1000m 2.2 km approx.
9:10 Kids born: 2004, 2005 1 x 1 lap of approx. 1000m 1.2 km approx.
9:30 Cubs born: 2006, 2007 (fun-run) approx. 600m 600m
Distances are approximate and include run-in to lap and funnel.

 

OTHER DETAILS ABOUT THE RACE:

  1. COURSE

The races will be run over a course that will be confined to the grass area within the Marsa Sports Complex.

  1. NUMBERS

Athletes are to run with a number that has been assigned to them for this year’s League events.

  1. ENTRIES

Entries are to be sent by email (please indicate name, surname, date of birth) to the following email addresses by not later than Thursday 9th January 2015: Entries are to be sent to Mr A. Fava on the following email: ant.fava47@gmail.com 

  1. ASSISTANCE TO ORGANISERS

Participating clubs are reminded that they are obliged to provide at least one helper to the MAAA. PLEASE INDICATE YOUR HELPER/S OF THE RACE IN ADVANCE BY WRITING TO edwin.g.attard@gmail.com.

  1. REGISTRATION

Clubs are reminded that all athletes are to be registered on the Official Registration Form. New registrations and / or Registration Renewals are to be submitted to by Thursday 9th Janaury 2015. Registrations are to be sent to Mr C. Pullicino at the following email: cpullicino@hotmail.com cc: ant.fava47@gmail.com

MAAA Athletes of the Year

The MAAA Council has chosen its 2014 Athletes of the Year. The athletes are the following:

Men Open Kevin Moore Based abroad
Women Open Rebecca Camilleri Based abroad
Men Junior Luke Bezzina St Patrick’s AC
Women Junior Rachel Fitz Allcomers Aloysians AC
Men Intermediate Eric Borg Saywell Allcomers Aloysians AC
Women Intermediate Janet Richard St Patrick’s AC
Boys Youth Edward Bezzina Pembroke Athleta
Girls Youth Nicole Attard Glivau St Patrick’s AC
Boys Cadet Liam McKay National Sports School
Girls Cadet Carla Scicluna Pembroke Athleta

The Awards will be given to these athletes during the Annual End-of-Season Dinner which will be held at the Bellavista Hotel, Qawra on Friday 16th January.

WELL DONE AND CONGRATS TO THESE ATHLETES

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