Slippery conditions, due to previous rain, prevented athletes from recording good times, but the King and Queen of the Mountain provided some good runs. Running strongly up the hill, invitation athlete (Kembla Joggers) Olivia
The committee will now lead the club into the season 2018/2019 with the first job to ensure the club moves forward and offers members suitable competition, encourages both dual and family participation and ensures that all members have the opportunity of developing their
Blue Stars have announced the Executive and Management Committee that will take the club into the 2018/2019. President Geoff Hynoski, in his opening remarks praised the club for the season we have had, both athletes, officials
Meanwhile Female Sprinter of the Year For IBS, Grace Adams and sister Ashlyn have had tremendous runs over the hurdles, with Grace already recording a qualifying time for nationals of 2018/2019, and Ashlyn only .15 off
Two of the club’s top masters’ athletes were among the winners at the recently held NSW Masters Awards. Being one of the final presentations to be held, the Masters are judged on calendar year and it is great to see a
Athletes are reminded to attend the first round of the Club’s Winter Series to be held Sunday 27 May at the Kerryn McCann Athletic Centre. Open to all athletes from anywhere and all ages, come on down and have go and newcomers are encouraged to attend to see
The Presentation evening finished on a happy/sad note when John Munro was acknowledged for his tremendous work as an official and especially with IBS. John will be moving to Queensland in a few weeks but his nomination for life
A crowded full house greeted athletes at the Annual Awards and Presentation evening of IBS held last Saturday. Not only were athletes rewarded for their fine efforts of season 2017/2018 but it gave them a chance to meet up
Blue Star athletes, supporters and friends are reminded of the Annual Awards and Presentation Evening to be held this Saturday. All people are asked to be there by 6.45pm for a 7.00 pm start with all divisional and runner up awards
Mary Thomas and I would like to take this opportunity of thanking everyone on our congratulations messages for awards bestowed through Athletics NSW. Mary captured the Masters Thrower of the Year Award giving
Illawarra Blue Stars Masters athletes kept the club’s flag flying when they ventured to Perth for their final summer championship for the season, and what a way to finish the season. In perfect Perth weather, and competing
Blue Stars will be heading into Winter with a program of winter activities that is open to everyone. Our “Winter with a Difference” brings together Park runs and IBS meets for cross country, combined with ANSW events and the
Athletes and supporters are asked to keep Saturday evening 12 May free for the Annual Awards and Presentation evening. This too will be circulated to all members. Don’t think you are not in line for an award, you
Winter is just around the corner but already we are talking cross country and road racing and our winter track and field meets. This year IBS will offer a winter program with a difference giving athletes the opportunity competing on a
The Masters athletes are once again the last to conduct their Australian titles for the summer of 2017/2018 season and this time they head to Perth. The scene of the previous World Masters Championships, Perth offers ideal
IBS John Munro, Ann Grimm and Jodie Sundstrom are among the NSW officials chosen to represent Australia at the Commonwealth Games. After witnessing the highs of the games with an outstanding Opening Ceremony and Opening
We do appreciate what our people have done - standing out there on the course for 6 to 7hrs is gruelling in itself but the members who acted on the Sunday need a big pat on the back. Some volunteers from other organisations didn’t even
Personal best performances came out when needed and at the most important event for our junior athletes. Competing in the Australian Junior Youth Championships, members of IBS showed they are certainly among
Lachlan Parry’s great summer season has inspired the juniors of IBS more than he possibly realises. Speaking informally to members of the club at “break up barbecue” juniors and supporters were treated to the thoughts of the
Mary Thomas has done it again, but this time the award is one that must be the ultimate award for any athlete. Mary has been named the World Masters’ Thrower of the Year, an award that is judged by a panel of people throughout the world.
The “stars” were shining yet again at the final State titles to be held for 2017/2018 for ANSW. Illawarra Blue Stars’ masters’ athletes kept the flag flying for the club when they took to the track at the Blacktown Centre to compete against the best masters athletes in the state.
The junior athletes (U14, U16, U18, U20) of Illawarra Blue Stars have continued on from their fellow senior club mates, with outstanding performances in the recent NSW Junior Youth Championships. Held in conditions that changed
What a great result and one that has been achieved by great determination, courage, great sportmanship and all round Blue Star Spirit to take out a brilliant 2nd placing in the Hooper Cup Point Score in the Country Championships.
Mary Thomas missed her first Country Championships to take part in the Masters Oceania Championships held in New Zealand. Certainly she was missed along with Andrew Rodda who contested the sprints. Here
The NSW Country Championships held over the long weekend once again produced some outstanding performances and IBS athletes were among them. Held at the Kerryn McCann Athletic Centre the event saw athletes were among them.
What a day/evening of athletics we had when Blue Stars hosted the annual Illawarra Track Challenge last Saturday. Incorporating the State 60m sprint and the State 1 mile championship for both men and women, neither event