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1 Zatopek Timetable on Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:59 am


Hey All, Just wondering if anyone has come accross a timetable for this yet?

2 Re: Zatopek Timetable on Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:19 pm


300 metres 6.00
70 metres 6.20

Emerald Hill Hotel, about 8.30

3 Re: Zatopek Timetable on Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:36 pm


BMara wrote:300 metres 6.00
70 metres   6.20

Emerald Hill Hotel,  about 8.30

Is that legit Mara? the 300 BEFORE the 70?..sounds like one hell of a training session. . .

4 Re: Zatopek Timetable on Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:09 pm


Yep 300m first followed immediately by 70's , just like old Emil Z would have liked it.
unfortunately our hands are tied by AV , it fits with their programming

5 Re: Zatopek Timetable on Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:20 pm


Mara, do you happen to know if we are on the track for the 70m or on the infield ?

6 ??????? on Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:00 pm


First time running there for VAL. What do you mean by infield. Grass or Track. Blocks provided or bring you own. Thanks

7 Re: Zatopek Timetable on Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:28 pm


The 70m's are on the grass soccer pitch, 300m around the rubber bend.
blocks are provided by AV, can't use your normal blocks

8 Re: Zatopek Timetable on Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:21 pm


ProTrack Star
ProTrack Star
VAL Website wrote:Zatopek information
posted on December 11, 2013

Dear Athletes/Trainers

Important information for those competing at Zatopek this Thursday:

ALL ATHLETES ENTER VIA GATE 2 (nearest the finish line facing the lake).

6:00pm – 300m Heats

6:30pm – 70m Heats

7:45pm - 300m Final

8:40pm - 70m Final

Warm up for the 300m Heats can be done on the warm up track.

Warm up for the 70m Heats can be done on the eastern side of the grass infield.

Max. 6mm spikes must be used on the track.  6mm Spikes can be purchased at the VAL colours tent.

Due to a limited schedule, please ensure you change your spikes as soon as practicably possible between running the 300m and the 70m.

You can collect your colours from the VAL tent near the gate to the warm up track.

The colour tent is also the marshal point for VAL events.

300m athletes will need to wear a hip number which will be provided to you at the colour tent.

Blocks and pegs will be provided for the 70m races.  These are brand new competition blocks that can be pegged into the ground.  You are not permitted to bring your own blocks.

No Marshalling is required for the 70m Heats.

Athletes in the 300m Heats are required to be at the 300m start line a few minutes prior to the scheduled run time.


Warm up for the 300m Final must be done on the warm up track or outside the venue.  Please allow time if you need to change your spikes.

Marshalling is required for both finals at the VAL colours tent.  

Finalists in the 70m will be required at the marshalling point at 8:15pm.  This final will be run during the first few laps of the Women’s 10k event.  You will be required to wear runners when being marshalled onto the infield.  Warm up for the 70m Final cannot be done on the infield.  Athletes will be permitted to do a couple of run throughs once the Women’s 10k is underway.  Please warm up on the warm up track or outside the venue.


Please direct any further queries to a VAL official or call (03) 8646 4545.

Last edited by Admin on Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:48 pm; edited 3 times in total (Reason for editing : User info.)

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