NT’s first representative in the National Basketball League, Timmy Duggen, is the latest of “other sport” athletes to register for the NT Masters team to contest the Australian Masters Athletics Championship. The AMAC will be held in Darwin from June 9-12 with the closing date for registration next Monday May 1. Tim will be contesting the 40-44 years 1500m walk and the shot put and will be amongst the 70 NT athletes who have already registered. Joining Tim will be Kelly Giblin one of many athletes from Cross Fit. Kelly lead thirty Cross Fit athletes to a throws Come and Try last Sunday and was outstanding in the three events practiced.
Chairperson of the Local organising Committee, Steve McGugan, is expecting over 100 NT athletes to be amongst around 600 athletes at close of registration. McGugan believes the event is a great opportunity for all sports to come together and show case the NT and for individuals to “have a go” in athletics in a friendly supportive environment with training and come and try events in the lead up. Steve encourages all to view the event web at http://ntmastersathletics.com.au/ and stresses the need to register by May 1.