January 21, 2022
Taking place at the St Helens Football Ground, the annual carnival features a jam packed program of running, cycling and woodchopping.
“A highlight of the day will be world champion axemen Daniel and Matthew Gurr in the tree-felling, which gets underway at 12noon,” St Helens Athletic Club President Joe Rattray said.
A full program of chopping will run from 9:30am through to 4pm, and will include the Tony McCauley Memorial A Grade Championship at 1:45pm
The running program sees a strong Tasmanian based line-up, with big names including Morgan Gaffney, Samuel Clifford, Alexander Creak and Chelsea Scolyer.
“An interesting one to watch in the running will be 1988 Seoul Olympian Robert Ballard. He is now the State Athletics Performance manager for the Tasmanian Institute of Sport and will run in the masters 300m,” Rattray added.
The cycling program includes fields un U’13, U’15 and U’17, with both A and B graded men’s and women’s races.
Finals of the men’s and women’s gifts and wheelraces run between 2:40pm and 3:10pm.
For those with a classy golf swing, n the football oval will also be a chance to win the $1000 hole in one competition which is on offer throughout the day.
Tickets are available to purchase at the gate, $10 for Adults, $8 concession and U’10 are free.
Vision will be available to media at the conclusion of the day.
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