Knox LAC athlete Georgia Campbell to play for Melbourne FC.

Former Knox LAC (Knoxfield) athlete Georgia Campbell, will join the Melbourne Demons for the 2021/22 NAB AFL Women’s campaign, under the father – daughter selection. Her father, Adrian, is a former Demon and Bulldog.

Credit – Melbourne Football Cub

Georgia played for the Eastern Ranges in the 2021 season. Standing at 182cm, she is considered one of the premier talls of the competition, with athleticism setting her apart.

Credit – Knox LAC/Campbell Family

Joining Knoxfield in U8’s, Georgia finished her little athletics journey in U16’s in 2019. During her time, she represented Knox at Regional and State Championships. Georgia currently holds the U16 High Jump records at Knox.

Well done Georgia and Knox LAC wishes you all the best for your football career.

You can read the Melbourne Football Club article here https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/984378/georgia-campbell-to-join-demons-as-first-father-daughter-pick

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Covid Update 20 July 2021- State Cross Country Championship Postponed

Following the announcement earlier today that the Victorian lockdown will be extended by another 7 days until midnight Tuesday 27th July, there will be no cross country this weekend and KLAC training activities remain suspended.

LAVic this evening has provided an update on the upcoming State Cross-Country Championship events.

  • State Cross Country Championships – Scheduled for Saturday 31st July at Lake Dewar, Myrniong, has been postponed.
  • State Cross Country Relay Championships – Scheduled for Saturday 14th August at Cruden Farm, Langwarrin, remains as scheduled.

LAVic will provide further advice on rescheduling the State Cross Country Championships once the details on the restrictions are made available next week through the Restricted Activities Directions (RAD’s), along with venue availability and changes required to the Tier 2 permit under the Public Events Framework. Updated details for the State Cross-Country Relays Championships will also be advised next week, based on the restrictions advised in the RAD’s.

LAVic will send correspondence to Athletes and Families confirming the above.

Once dates and details of the State events are confirmed, and we are advised of a return to community sport, the committee will be able to provide an updated calendar for the cross country season.

Stay Safe | Stay Healthy

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Covid Update – Vic Government Announcement 15 July 2021

As everyone is aware, the Victorian Government this afternoon announced that Melbourne will enter a 5 day lockdown starting from midnight tonight (Thursday).

Please take note of the following:

  • Cross Country at Tirhatuan will not go ahead this Saturday.
  • KLAC Training activities are suspended for the period of the lockdown.
  • Council have also confirmed this evening that the track will be closed during the lockdown period and there will be no public access to the facilities to train or exercise.

The Executive Committee will make a decision regarding the cross country season as information comes to hand.

Stay Safe | Stay Healthy

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Cross Country Season Update – Revised Calendar and Parents Needed for Duty

Cross Country this Saturday is at Knox Athletics Track from 9.00am sharp.

Knox Little Athletics Centre will host our annual footy day colours at Cross Country this weekend. We encourage everyone to come dressed in their favourite footy colours.

Our Footy Colours day also coincides with our fund-raising effort for Beyond Blue. Raising funds for Beyond Blue is a great way to support people affected by anxiety, depression or suicide.

No matter how big or small all donations will makes a difference! A gold Coin donation will be collected on the start line of each race.

We have also set up an online fund-raising account. Please click on the following link. https://fundraise.beyondblue.org.au/knoxlittleathleticsbeyondbluefundraiser

PARENT DUTY – WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO SIGN UP. If you have not yet undertaken your duty for cross country you can sign up for this week via the link volunteersignup.org/FBAWB

If we do not have enough parents on duty we cannot run the event.

Updated Calendar

The recent lockdown meant that competition was halted for a couple of weeks, we have therefore added a week to the competition and will now hold our Championship Day on the 7th August and added in a Koomba Park meet on the 24th July.

Saturday 10 July – Knox Athletic Track – Program A – Footy Colours Day and Raising Money for Beyond Blue

Saturday 17th July – Tirhatuan Park – Program B – Handicap Day

Saturday 24th July – Koomba Park – Program D

Saturday 31st July – State Cross Country Championship @ Lake Dewar

Saturday 7th August – Jells Park North – Program C – Championship Day and Presentation Night. This is also be the last event for our U16 athletes at little aths. So please come and support our athletes that finish this season.

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Cross Country – Saturday 26th June – Jells Park North (C)

Knox LAC cross country 26 June at Jells Park North. (Entry via Waverley Road)
With the further easing of restrictions this week, LAVic released the updated protocols on Friday afternoon. To comply with the protocols and the Restricted Activity Directions, this Saturday at Cross Country the following applies.

  • First event is from 9.00am. No set time for other races.
  • No minimum groups sizes. The cap on group sizes has been removed. There will be one race per age groupings.
  • NAME PATCHES MUST BE WORN. Athletes without name patches on will not be permitted to run.
  • QR codes will be at the venue and all attendees must sign in
  • Spectators are permitted and must also sign in via the QR code
  • Face masks must be carried by all those 12 and over. Social distancing will be enforced. If you cannot socially distance you will be asked to wear your mask.
  • CSO’s will be enforcing the covid protocols.

Race Order – Program C

9.00 am Start – U9&10 1500m; U13-16 3000m ; U6 500m; U7&8 1000; U11&12 2000m

Parent Duty – Register here

There are still a number of duty slots that need to be filled including canteen. If you have not undertaken your duty this season please sign up and help out.

Course Map

Canteen will be available this Saturday including BBQ.

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