SATURDAY RUN – 18 November

Meet:  Chifley Shops, Eggleston Circuit, Chifley

Run: Mount Taylor Loop

Breakfast: EQ Cafe, 70 Kent Street, Deakin

REMINDER – breakfast incorporates the FIT Annual General Meeting

  • Follow footpath under Eggleston Cres and take bike path on right along Waldock.
  • At top of hill turn left and pick fire trail heading south around Mt Taylor in clockwise direction (about 8km).
  • For a longer run head down to Athlon Drive and back then do the return loop around Mt Taylor.
  • Alternatively, on return to outbound trail retrace run back to start (10.3 km including Athlon Drive extension, hilly – slightly less (10k) if do an out and back to Athlon Drive but less hilly)

New morning swimming arrangements

Please note the following changes to FIT swimming sessions

Wednesday morning – Civic Pool

 From Wednesday 8 November the morning swim session at Civic Pool will be uncoached. FIT will continue to reserve a lane for any FIT swimmers who wish to train together. 

Friday Morning – Dickson Pool 

 A new Friday morning swim session will commence on Friday 10 November at Dickson Pool. Sessions will run from 6.30am to 7.30am, and will cost $4 per participant (plus pool entry). 

 There are no changes to the evening swim sessions at Girls Grammar (Mondays) and CISAC (Wednesdays). 


Saturday Run – 11 November

Meet:  Antill Street, Hackett  (at the bus stop at the top, near the last houses)

Run: Majura to Ainslie, (12km with a 14.6km option)

Breakfast: Knox Made in Watson, 1/13-15 Watson Place, Watson

  • Undulating run along the base of Mt Majura and Mt Ainslie to the War Memorial.
  • Head up the hill towards Mt Majura, turn right and continue past water reservoir.
  • Do a dog leg left then right on reaching a car park and gravel road.
  • At t-intersection turn right downhill and go past metal gate on right and large telecom tower on left.
  • At fork in the road take the left uphill fork and continue past a water reservoir and ACTEW building.
  • At the War Memorial turn around and retrace your steps, taking the middle fork of three just before the ACTEW building (12 km).
  • For a longer run do a loop of Mt Ainslie (14.6km)

2017 FIT Awards

We would like to invite members to submit nominations for the 2017 FIT awards.

The annual FIT awards are a terrific way to celebrate the contributions and achievements of our members throughout the year.

Nominations are sought in the following three categories:

  • Coach of the year
  • Volunteer of the year
  • Personal achievement of the year.

Nominations can be submitted here  – and will close on Friday 1 December 2017.

Winners will be announced at the FIT Christmas Party – details TBA