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BMLAC Championship Day - Saturday 21 March @ 8.15am


 Next meet Saturday 28th February - Program 1


 28/02/15  BMLAC Meet  

This week saw 2 new Centre records set.  Under 11 athlete Jarvis Miles (Blues) continued on from his success at the recent Region Track & Field Championships to break his own Discus record setting a new distance of 29.83m.  Training partner, William Lalor (Boomerangs) broke a 32 year old Centre record in the Under 10 Discus throwing an impressive 33.28m.  Well done boys.




Athletes must be at Masons Lane before 8.30am to allow time to record your attendance with your team manager, collect result tickets and organise club officials.  Athletes must also be in full club uniform - Club polo shirt, name tag and black shorts. 





 26/02/15  State T&F Progressions   

Progressions for the State Track & Field Championships are now available
HERE.   Congratulations to the following BMLAC athletes who will now represent the Centre.

Shani Bullard - 100m, High Jump, Triple Jump

Kayla Downes - Discus

Taylor Farrugia - 800m, High Jump

Seth Fawcett - 60m Hurdles

Archie Lalor - Discus, Shot Put

Samuel Lalor - Discus, High Jump, Shot Put

William Lalor - Discus, High Jump, Shot Put

Hayden Lloyd - Triple Jump

Dominic Miesen - 100m Hurdles, 1500m, 800m, Discus

Evana Miesen - 1500m

Jarvis Miles - Discus, Javelin, Shot Put

Claudia Runge - 60m Hurdles, Discus

Bridie Shanahan - Discus, Shot Put

Emma Smith - 100m, 200m, Triple Jump

Bryce Stephenson - 300m Hurdles, Hugh Jump

Hayley Whitehand - Discus, Javelin, Shot Put



 24/02/15  Championship Day entry lists

Entry lists for Championship Day are now available HERE.


Please check your entry details (name, age group and events) thoroughly.  Any errors or amendments please email immediately.


 24/02/15  Attendance requirement for Championship Day 


Athletes are reminded that even if you have submitted your Championship Day entry, you are still required to meet the criteria of attending half of the available meets after Christmas. If this criteria is not met, athletes will be deemed ineligible to compete on Championship Day.



 22/02/15  Region Track & Field Championships Wrap Up

Congratulations to all athletes who represented the Centre at the Western Metro Region Track & Field Championships over the weekend.  BMLAC produced some fantastic results with many Personal Best results recorded.  BMLAC have 6 athletes; Hayley Whitehand, Samuel Lalor, Dominic Miesen, Taylor Farrugia, Archie Lalor and Jarvis Miles, who after winning their events, have now automatically qualified for the State Track & Field Championships to be held on March 28-29 at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park.

BMLAC claimed 10 Gold, 4 Silver and 13 Bronze medallions at the Championships.

Many thanks to all families who carried out their duty over the weekend and a big thank you to our Team Managers Mark Byrnes and Leon Whitehand who ensured all athletes were prepared and marshalled for their events.



Gold - Hayley Whitehand Shot Put, Discus & Javelin, Samuel Lalor Discus, Dominic Miesen 100m Hurdles, 1500m & 800m, Taylor Farrugia 800m, Archie Lalor Shot Put, Jarvis Miles Discus.

Silver - Archie Lalor Discus, William Lalor High Jump, Jarvis Miles Shot Put, Shani Bullard High Jump

Bronze - Seth Fawcett 60m Hurdles, Bryce Stephenson 300m Hurdles & High Jump, Emma Smith 70m & 100m, William Lalor Discus & Shot Put, Claudia Runge Discus, Samuel Lalor High Jump & Shot Put, Bridie Shanahan Shot Put, Dominic Miesen Discus, Rachel Jackson 200m, Shani Bullard Triple Jump.


State progressions should be available early next week - watch this space.







 22/02/15  Region Track & Field Championships - Day Two

Day two of Region Championships produced another wonderful set of results for our athletes.


BMLAC Finals Results:

1500m - Solomon Miesen 12th, Dominic Miesen 1st, Evana Miesen 5th

60m Hurdles - Seth Fawcett 3rd, Claudia Runge 5th, Kirsty Bresnan 6th

300m Hurdles - Bryce Stephenson 3rd

100m - Emma Stewart 3rd, Rachel Jackson 5th, Maddy James 7th, Shani Bullard 5th

400m - Deacon Fawcett 5th, Elise Cook 6th, Rachel Jackson 4th

Shot Put - Hayley Whitehand 1st, Rachel Jackson 4th, Claire Bynes 7th, Kayla Downes 5th

Discus - William Lalor 3rd, Miah Miles 5th, Bridie Shanahan 4th, Claudia Runge 3rd, Hayley Whitehand 1st, Claire Bynes 7th, Kayla Downes 5th, Seth Fawcett 12th, Archie Lalor 2nd, Samuel Lalor 1st, Hayden Lloyd 14th

Long Jump - Hayden Lloyd 8th, Samuel Lalor 6th, Jesse Bullard 12th, Bryce Stephenson 5th

Triple Jump - Shani Bullard 3rd, Kirsty Bresnan 11th, Claudia Runge 6th, Bridie Shanhan 5th, Emma Smith 4th

High Jump - Bryce Stephenson 3rd, Archie Lalor 5th, Samuel Lalor 3rd, William Lalor 2nd

Javelin - Jarvis Miles 7th



 21/02/15  Region Track & Field Championships - Day One

Day one of the Region Track & Field Championships saw some great results from the Bacchus Marsh athletes.  Many PB's were recorded by our athletes.  Hayley Whitehand, Dominic Miesen, Jarvis Miles, Archie Lalor and Taylor Farrugia have automatically qualified for the State Championship after winning their events at Region.


BMLAC Finals Results:

70m - Olivia Way 7th, Ryan Lister 5th, Emma Smith 3rd

100m Hurdles - Dominic Miesen 1st

80m Hurdles - Brooke McNeill 8th, Jesse Bullard 5th, Claudia Runge 5th

800m - Dominic Miesen 1st, Maddy James 4th, Evana Miesen 5th, Kirsty Bresnan 8th, Solomon Miesen 12th, Taylor Farrugia 1st, Isaac Nixon 10th, Deacon Fawcett 4th.

200m - Maddy James 6th, Jasmine Hannett 7th, Emma Smith 4th, Ryan Lister 6th

Javelin - Hayley Whitehand 1st, Claire Byrnes 5th

Shot Put - Jarvis Miles 2nd, William Lalor 3rd, Archie Lalor 1st, Samuel Lalor 3rd, Miah Miles 5th, Bridie Shanahan 3rd

High Jump - Brooke McNeill 5th, Shani Bullard 2nd, Taylor Farrugia 4th

Discus - Dominic Miesen 3rd, Jarvis Miles 1st

Triple Jump - Hayden Lloyd 6th,

Long Jump - Taylor Farrugia TBC



 20/02/15  BMLAC Twilight Meet

This week a twilight meet was held on Friday evening due to the Region Track & Field Championships being held over the weekend.  Jarvis Miles had an ideal lead up meet to Region Champs, breaking the Under 11 Discus record, adding almost a metre to his own record to take the new Centre record to 29.72 metres.  Well done Jarvis.


RESULTS               PHOTOS


Best of luck to the following athletes who will be representing the Centre over the weekend - Deacon Fawcett, Seth Fawcett, Archie  Lalor, Sam Lalor, Ryan Lister Hayden Lloyd, Isaac Nixon, William Lalor, Jesse Bullard, Jarvis Miles, Solomon Miesen, Bryce Stephenson, Dominic Miesen, Elise Cook, Miah Miles, Claudia Runge, Bridie Shanahan, Emma Smith, Taylor Farrugia, Jade Smith, Jasmine Hannett, Kirsty Bresnan, Claire Byrnes, Kayla Downes, Brooke McNeill, Eliza Schembri, Olivia Way, Rachel Jackson, Evana Miesen, Hayley Whitehand, Shani Bullard and Maddy James.



 19/02/15  Region Track & Field Championship FINAL TIMETABLE and entry lists

The final timetable for this weekend's Region Track & Field Championships and entry lists  HERE


There has been a significant changes in the timetable from the 1st draft. It seems that the Field timetable for Saturday has stayed in line, however the Field timetable for Sunday has changed.

The track timetable for Saturday:  Morning session some events and times have changed, afternoon session is not affected.

The track timetable for Sunday:  Morning session some events and times have changed, afternoon session is not affected.


 17/02/15  Region Track & Field Championship Entry List

The Western Metro Region Track & Field final timetable and entry lists available 


 15/02/15  Region Track & Field Championship Duty Roster

The timetable for Region Track & Field Championships to be held on 21 & 22 February at Corio is now available HERE


Thank you to those families who came down to Masons Lane on Saturday morning and nominated their duty preference for this weekend’s Region Track & Field Championships.

A copy of the duty roster has been emailed tonight to all participating families to select their preferred duty position.  Positions will be allocated as received.  A final roster will be displayed on Friday at the twilight meet.

Shot Put will be an assistance roll and the Call Room Track Marshall will be escorting athletes from the Call Room to their track events. BMLAC have also been allocated roles as Shot Put Chief and Stater (thank you to those who have offered to fill these major positions).


 15/02/15  Twilight Meet this Friday

Due to the Region Track & Field Championship being held this weekend, BMLAC will conduct a twilight meet this Friday commencing at 5.15pm.



 15/02/15  Championship Day Entries Closed

Many thanks to members for ensuring entries were submitted on time.  Entries have now closed.



 14/02/15  Little Aths today has been cancelled

Today’s Little Aths meet has been cancelled. 

The Little Aths office is open this morning until 10.30am for Championship Day entry forms to be submitted or entries can be emailed to  ENTRIES CLOSE TODAY.


 12/02/15  Vic. Junior Track & Field Championships

Best of luck to current and past BMLAC members competing in the Victorian Junior Track & Field Championships at Lakeside Stadium this weekend.



 11/02/15  Region Track & Field Championship Timetable

The timetable for Region Track & Field Championships to be held on 21 & 22 February at Corio is now available HERE.  Parents will be required to indicate their preference for the Duty Roster at this Saturday morning's meet.  BMLAC have 3 positions which need to be filled for both days of competition.



 7/02/15  Championship Day Eligibility

To be eligible for Championship Day, athletes must compete in at least half the available meets before Christmas (from the time of registration with the Centre) and half the available meets after Christmas.  For Centre Championships, athletes must be registered by December 31st, 2014.

10 meets were possible before Christmas, therefore athletes must have attended 5 meets (wash out counts as 1).  After Christmas 9 meets are possible, therefore athletes will be required to compete in 4 meets. 

Attendance report before Christmas and after Christmas HERE.



 7/02/15  BMLAC Meet .

The overcast conditions prevented the expected high temperatures to eventuate during the morning competition, although the blustery conditions were not ideal for racing.  Our athletes battled hard on the track and many close finishes were witnessed.


Athletes are reminded that your name registration tag is part of your uniform, athletes not wearing their official tag risk the possibility of being disqualified.  If you have lost your tag, please purchase a replacement tag from the office. No tag on Championship Day, No competing!!!

Can parents please ensure that your child's name is eligible on their tag.


Thank you to all those athletes who have already submitted their Championship Day entry form.   Please submit your entry to your Team Manger or entries can be email to .  Entries close next Saturday. No late entries will be accepted. Entry Form HERE.

Championship Day is a full day - events will conclude at approximately 2.30pm followed by Centre presentations which should conclude by 3.30-4pm.  At the end of Centre presentations athletes will then disperse to Club areas for Club presentations which usually take about 30 mins.




 1/02/15  Region Track & Field Championship Entries close Tuesday

Have you entered for Region Track & Field Championships yet?
Final entries close this Tuesday.
Why not join the other 30 Bacchus Marsh athletes.
Championships will be held on 21 & 22 February at Corio for U9-15 athletes only.
Further details and registration information is available



 1/02/15  State Multi Event Results

Bryce Stephenson (Blues) and William Lalor (Boomerangs) represented the Centre at the State Multi Event held in Moe over the weekend. William placed 22nd overall, competing in 5 events on Saturday - Long Jump 3.32m, Discus 26.53m, 80m Hurdles 18.39sec, 100m, 17.11secs and 800m 3:07.32 mins. Bryce competed in 5 events on Sunday – Long Jump 4.49m, Discus 20.97m, 80m Hurdles 14.30sec, 100m 14.57sec and 800m 2:43.37 mins to place 14th overall.  Well done boys.



 31/01/15  BMLAC Meet .

With school holidays over, it was great to see so many athletes back competing at Masons Lane this week.  Although the weather was a little cool our athletes produced some great results.  Many thanks to everyone for your patience with the delay to the start of the track events due to technical difficulties with our electronic timing gear. 





 30/01/15  BMLAC News - Edition 5 .

Edition 5 of the BMLAC Newsletter is now available HERE.



 30/01/15  BMLAC Championship Day

BMLAC Championship Day will be held on Saturday 21 March.  All registered athletes who have met the eligibility criteria (as per below) are invited to enter.  Entry Form HERE.

Venue:                     Masons Lane Reserve, Bacchus Marsh.

First Event:             Starts at 8.45am sharp.  Everyone to be at Masons Lane Reserve by 8.15am.

Events:                    Athletes may choose 3 track and 2 field events OR 2 track and 3 field events.

Uniform:                  All competitors must wear correct Club uniform and name tag.

Medals:                   Medals will be awarded to the first three place getters in each final.

Canteen:                 The Canteen will be open all day.  BBQ lunch will be available.

Close of Entries:    Please submit entry forms as soon as possible. Entry forms must be received no later than Saturday 14th February, 2015.

Eligibility for Centre Championships: To be eligible for Centre Championships children must compete in at least half the available meetings before Christmas (from the time of registration with the Centre) and half the available meetings after Christmas.  For Centre Championships athletes must be registered by December 31st, 2014.  This rule does not apply for children who transfer from other L.A. Centres.  If a parent or athlete feels that they have legitimate grounds for exemption from the Centre ruling, written applications must be attached to their Championship Day Entry Form and forwarded to the Centre Executive by 14th February, 2015.



 26/01/15  Perpetual Trophies

As the 2014/15 BMLAC Championship Day is fast approaching, we are asking all perpetual trophy winners from last season to please return trophies to the Centre.
If possible can you please return your trophy to the office on one of our next competition days, Saturday 31st January or Saturday 7th February.


 24/01/15  BMLAC Meet

In perfect conditions for athletics, many personal best results were recorded today.  This week's meet ran so smoothly and many thanks to all the officials. 


Best of luck to William Lalor & Bryce Stephenson who will be representing Bacchus Marsh at the State Multi Event to be held in Moe next weekend.  BMLAC will still offer program 2 at Masons Lane for all other athletes not attending the State Multis.


For those athletes who are still interested in representing the Centre at the Region Track & Field Championships on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 February, 2015 at Corio, final entries close on February 3.  So far we have 27 athletes registered.  Further details and registration information is available HERE.


RESULTS                   PHOTOS



 21/01/15  Maryborough Open Day

The Maryborough Open Day will be held on Sunday 8th February at Jack Pascoe Reserve.  As in previous years several BMLAC athletes will be attending this event.  If you are interested in joining other BMLAC families then enter now - Entry Form HERE.

At the conclusion of the meet we will go for a swim at the indoor pool which is next door to the Reserve, or if the weather if very hot we will go to the outdoor pool, located in the town-centre of Maryborough.



 17/01/15  Little Aths is back for 2015

Little Aths started back today after the Christmas break and although numbers were a little down due to school holidays, those in attendance enjoyed being back on the track and also catching up with many of their friends. 

Hayden Thompson (Eagles) set the first record for 2015.  Hayden increased his own Under 16 Javelin record by over 4 metres, taking the new record distance to 40.62m.  Well done Hayden.

Thank you to all parents who stepped up and officiated today, ensuring our program was finished by 12 noon.

Yes, there will be Little Aths on next Saturday despite the Australia Day long weekend.  See you all there.


RESULTS                PHOTOS



 09/01/15  Region Track & Field Championships - Change of Venue

Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Region, the track and field championships that were due to held at Werribee on 21 and 22 February, 2015 will now be held at the Corio Track in Goldsworthy Road, Corio.



 06/01/15  Region Track & Field Championships

If you wish to represent BMLAC at the Western Metro Region Track & Field Championships 2015 enter now. The events will be held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 February, 2015 at Werribee. Further details and registration information is available HERE.  Register now to take advantage of the early bird discount!






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