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Latest News

  • Deep Water Running


    Deep water running sessions sponsored by ASRWC will start again on Thursday 1st October at 5.30pm for 1 hour at ASALC.

    And then each Thursday following at the same time.

    You will need a water running belt to take part. So if you don't have one, then see Greg at Intersport to order.

    The sessions are open to all. Deep water running is the best cross training for running and also the best way to keep fitness while staying cool over summer.
  • Strength, Conditioning and Flexibility

    Check out the newest events on our calendar, strength and conditioning and flexibility specifically for runners.

    We all say we know we need to do it and don’t, so come down to head street oval for a four week accountability gainfest!

    Nick has over 35 years experience as a strength and conditioning coach! See you Thursday!

    TITLE: Core/Strength/Flexibility Training for Runners

    WHEN: Thursday 6.00pm – 3rd/10th/17th/24th September

    Sessions run for 45-60 minutes

    WHERE: Head Street Oval

    Fee per session: Free ASRWC Members/$5  Non-Members

    Bring water/yoga mat

  • Not the Monster 65 and 25 km

    The Not The Monster event was a spectaculer success with about 100 people competing in either the 65 km ultramarathon or the 25 kilometre event.

    Special thanks must go to all of the volunteers for making the event such a success, particularly the volunteers on the organisaing comittee and Marc Woods the Race Director. Legendary effort by all.

    Special Congratulations to Ariarn Huston and Simon Duke for winning the 65 km event and Alexander Marcus and Georgina Beech for winning the 25 km.

    Results can be obtained from https://westmacsmonster.com.au/index.php/results-2020-not-the-monster/

  • Telegraph Station Cross Country

    We're back!!!

    A great morning was had on Sunday the 14th June with the running of the Telegraph Station Cross Country.

    There was a great turnout and it was fantastic to see a number of people coming to an event for the first time.

    Thanks to John for race directing and to all of our volunteers.
  • Online race registrations using Team App

    Following feedback from the survey put out earlier this year the club will trialling TEAM APP https://www.teamapp.com/clubs/503835 as an online event payment and registration system for local events. At this stage only current members will be able to use the system.
    The first event that we will be trialling the use of TEAM APP for will be the upcoming Telegraph Trail Run (4km/10km) on Sunday 22 March at 7pm starting and finishing at the Telegraph Station.
    1. Download the 'Team App' App to your smart device
    2. Search for Alice Springs Running and Walking Club
    3. Register your profile or continue as a guest
    4. Click on events and you'll see a calendar with a dot underneath the 22nd of March - click on the date (If you're on a computer in events you'll see the Telegraph Trail Run there).
    5. Open the event and select 'Purchase tickets' (You might have to scroll down a little)
    6. Choose your ticket type and follow the prompts, paying with your Visa or Mastercard - YOU WILL NEED TO ENTER YOUR BIB NUMBER AS A PART OF THE PROCESS
    7. An email receipt will be sent to the address you nominate.
    If the app doesn't seem to work on your phone you can access team app online in your normal web browser.
    For those that use the app to register we'd love to hear your feedback on your experience on the morning of the event or via email.
    You will still be able to register with cash if you prefer at Intersport or on the morning of the event.
  • February 2020 Newsletter

    The January and February 2020 Newsletters have been released.

    Thanks for John for preparing them.

  • Memberships for 2020

    Memberships for 2020 are now open.

    To become a member, click here.
  • Water Running

    We are pleased to add a new activity with the Club booking a lane at the town pool for anyone interested in water running.

    On Thursday nights from 5 pm to 6 pm.

    Just pay your pool entry fee.

    Some club belts will be available to try - first in best dressed


  • 2019 Club Award Winners

    A big congratulations to our award winners for 2019.

    ATHLETE OF THE YEAR - Emma Kraft
    CLUB PERSON OF THE YEAR - Brooke McAllan

  • Trail Runs

    The trail running events were so successful a third was added.

    On Sunday the 3rd of November, about 30 people completed a twilight trail run.

    Many competitors were completing a night event for the first time.
  • Alice Springs Marathon

    The Alice Springs Marathon will this year be held on Sunday 18 August 2019. Formerly part of the Alice Springs Running Festival, the Marathon (with a half marathon inclusion) will be offered as a dedicated event, starting and finishing at the picturesque Alice Springs Desert Park at the base of Mount Gillen.
    For more information and to stay updated, please head to the Alice Springs Running and Walking Club website or follow the Club on Facebook.

    The Marathon starts at 6:30 am and is an out and back course towards Honeymoon Gap.

    the Half Marathon starting at 7.30am, participants will be transported to the Marathon turnaround point and will run back in.
    Registrations are $50 for Marathon, $30 for Half Marathon
  • Time Tease

    Congratulations to Anatola Taylor for winning the Time Tease event.

    Anatola's "guess" for her time has within three seconds of her actual time.

    Congratulations also to Simon Duke for crossing the line first.

    The results can be accessed from here.

Upcoming Events

  • Trail Running Series

    Challenge yourself over 3 weeks to better your time as you explore the beautiful trails that Alice Springs has to offer.
    At the request of members after a successful first time event last year, we are again holding the Kurrajong Drive Trail Series that will again consist of 2 x morning events and 1 x sunset/evening event for those that already love or would like to try out a bit of night running! The course will take you up to the Inarlenge Trail where at the Echinda Point about 2km in you will be treated to incredible views of the East McDonnell Ranges in one direction and town and Mt Gillen in the other. If you look carefully from this point you can see the 3 Gaps - Jessie, Emily and Heavitree.
    The last event on Saturday the 30th October will incorporate some Halloween Fun so come along dressed to scare and be prepared for a few 'tricks' along the way! Prizes for best dressed!
    The run is self-supported and there will be no aid stations along the course.
    Mandatory gear for this event and is as follows:
    Capacity to carry 1L water
    Fully charged mobile phone (apps such as Guru Maps or Trailforks will have these trails mapped jut incase you need to make sure you are on track)
    First aid kit (with minimum 1 crepe bandage, 1 snake bandage, 6 wound closure strips, 1 triangular bandage, 2 non-stick wound pads, 1 pair of surgical gloves and a space blanket)
    Headtorch (for the Halloween Twilight run on October 30).
    COVID-19 Physical Distancing Rules apply to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Practice good hygiene. Do not attend this event if you are feeling unwell.
    This event is self-supported, water will not be provided by ASRWC. You must carry your own drink bottle/hydration.
    There are NO card payment facilities at this event.
    Alice Springs Running & Walking Club acknowledges the Arrernte people as the traditional owners of the land we meet on and we pay respects to their Elders past, present, and emerging. We extend that respect to all Indigenous people in attendance

    Register at www.revolutionise.com.au/asrwc/events/76946

  • Indigenous Marathon Project

    On October 31st at 10pm the Indigenous Marathon Project will be hosting a marathon in Alice Springs under the full moon. It is the 10th year of the Indigenous Marathon Project and its coming back to where it all began for this very special anniversary run. I am looking for volunteers for the event. Please get in touch if you’re interested ❤️💛🖤
  • 2020 Revised Calendar

    Following all the disruptions to 2020, we have updated the calendar for the remainder of 2020.

    The calendar includes both old favourites and some exciting new events. We hope to see everyone at as many events as possible.

  • Not the Masters Mile

    As mostof you would know, this year we were supposed to be hosting the Masters Games in Alice Springs. Unfortunately like so many other events, it has been cancelled.

    We would still like to host one event though and the Not-The-Masters-Mile will be held on Thursday the 15th of October at 6:30 pm. .

    Register at www.revolutionise.com.au/asrwc/events/78292

    The start is opposite Casa Nostra.

    Not the mastes mile


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