Illawarra Blue Stars athletes had some of the best performances for some time when they took on the might of the state in the NSW State relay titles. The Clubs Open Men’s 4 x 100 defied all the odds of a
Four of the Club’s officials spent two days on the track (and field) at the State relay titles. John Munro, Ann Grimm, Neville Fenn and Jodie Sundstrom had to be on their toes with the new relay rules taking effect. It was also a great
Three of Illawarra Blue Star athletes will be heading to Adelaide for the Australian All Schools where they will take on school athletes in an event that brings together the cream of junior athletics. Some have just missed out but they
Another Newcomer Drew Langdon is off to Adelaide for the Pacific Schools Games for the discus after his impressive performance at State Primary Schools. What a great achievement for this young man who is showing all the talent
lawarra Blue Stars athletes have opened the summer season on a high with some very good performances at the Treloar Shield last Saturday. The opening meet attracted athletes from all clubs, and looks to be a promising series.
Once again our masters athletes have opened the season well and although the Australian Masters’ Winter Throws Championships were held last weekend, they are a great title event to lead into summer. Our ladies weremagnificent and two of the
Representatives of all local clubs were recently invited to attend the first meeting of the Local Organising group for the Country titles to be held here in January 2018. Last held here in Wollongong in the 2014 season, the preparation
Athletes will be heading off to Canberra this Friday for the Combined High Schools Regional titles to be held at Bruce Stadium. Many athletes have made it through in a number of events, but if they make it through to the State titles
The Winter Track and Field series was conducted on Sunday 23 July and great excitement to see 85 year old Richard Hughes break the State and Australian record over both the 60m and 100m. Now waiting ratification by the Masters
Perfect weather conditions have greeted IBS Cross country runners each round this winter and last week’s run was no different. Contesting the tough Blackbutt course, athletes were faced with the “hill climb to the finish” but most
President Geoff Hynoski is setting a great example not only as the President but as a winter athlete also. Geoff is contesting the Big 10 of Athletics NSW and after his recent run in the State Short Course titles he now sits at 2nd
On the subject of School Athletes there have been some very solid performances in the recently held Zone and Regional titles for both our High school and Primary school level. Sprinter Jonty Faulkner has
Sunday the 25 June is your chance to try out the new surface at the Kerryn McCann Athletic Centre if you haven’t done so already! Join us for our first Winter Track and Field Meet for the winter season.
Illawarra Blue Stars Masters athletes can finally say their summer season of 2016/2017 has been completed. In an effort to combat the heat in Darwin, the Masters Australian titles were put back to June. Our members thrived
Our cross country athletes are flying the flag proudly and it is great to see IBS representation in most of the ANSW and Run NSW events. Geoff Hynoski is certainly doing well being placed in the Big 10 individual point score, a just reward
Neville Fenn, John Munro and Jodie Sundstrom were on board again as officials for ANSW when they officiated at the XCC Challenge at Cambewarra on the weekend. Our technical officials are giving up their time moving
Blue Stars are urging all members, future members and any other ANSW athletes to come on down to the Kerryn McCann Athletic Centre on Sunday 25th June for the first of our Winter Track and Field meets.
IBS would like to wish all Masters athletes the very best of luck as they venture to Darwin for the Australian Masters Championship. The titles have been put back from April due to the higher temperatures in Darwin and