The 70th Arthur Beames contest

for the AA Theobald Shield.

Glenhuntly (Vic) VS Western District (Sth Aust)

This year the Club is hosting the 70th year of the Theobald Challenge with a race at Norton’s Park, Melbourne on Saturday Afternoon 24th June.

Each year the Theobald Challenge alternates between Melbourne and Adelaide and it has been a Club event between Glenhuntly Athletic Club and Western District Athletics Club for 70 years.

The venue for this year’s Challenge is in Melbourne – at Nortons Park, Nortons Lane, Glen Waverley.

Date:                        Saturday 24th June 2017

Time:                        Race start time is 2.45pm, arrival time 2.15pm at the latest please.

Course:                        5 KM (approx) Cross Country on an undulating course.

Melways Ref:                Map 71K2, or Map 72 A2 (25 minutes from the city).

Parking:                        Within Nortons Park (Off High St Road).

Afternoon Tea:                Please bring food and drink for afternoon tea.

Presentations:        Prizes will be awarded to first places M & F open, Juniors (U20) and Masters (40+) as well as handicap winners M & F (both clubs).

Toilets:                Toilet facilities are available at Nortons Park.

Saturday Night Dinner:        Wheelers Hill Hotel – at 7.00pm.  Please RSVP to Simon Bowly (contact details below).

Enquiries to: Trevor Vincent (H) 9802 4690, trevvin@bigpond.net.au 

                   or Simon Bowly (Mob) 0427 770 499, simon.bowly@gmail.com 

We hope for a large participation by Hunter members to make this a great success.