2019 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Please note that the Females In Training 2019 Annual General Meeting will take place as follows:

Date:     Saturday 16 November, 2019

Time:     8.45am – 9.30am (following the Saturday run)

Venue: EQ Café, 70 Kent Street, Deakin

The agenda for the meeting will be available shortly.

2019-20 Committee Nominations

Committee nominations for 2019-20 are currently being accepted. All positions are available for nomination.

Please complete the nomination form (available here), and submit to the FIT Secretary at enquiries@fitact.org.au or mail to:

Females in Training Inc.
c/- Triathlon ACT
Locked Bag 3004
West Deakin ACT 2600

Nominations close on Saturday 9 November 2019.

Committee roles are outlined here.

Please contact FIT President Sue Lyons, or Secretary Deb Wilkinson should you have any questions.

SATURDAY RUN – 19 October

Meet: 7.30am – Black Mountain Peninsula, car park on Garry Owen Drive, Acton

Run: Black Mountain Peninsula to Scrivener Dam (10.15km)

Breakfast: Xchange on London, 7 London Circuit, Acton


  • Flat run along bike path to Scrivener Dam and back via the peninsula (10.15 km); for a longer run continue to do an anticlockwise loop of the West Basin (15.2km).
  • Starting at Garry Owen drive car park cross the road to the east side of the peninsula and follow bike path south, west, then north around the peninsula.
  • At t-intersection, turn left and continue on bike path past rowing car park, toilet block, Lindsay Prior Arboretum/ National Rock Garden car park, cork plantation and up a hill and down the other side to Scrivener Dam.
  • Turn after crossing the dam and retrace your steps. At the t-intersection go straight ahead and re-join Garry Owen Drive and the starting point.

SATURDAY RUN – 12 October

MEET: 7.30am at EQ Cafe, 70 Kent Street, Deakin

RUN: Out and back along the base of Red Hill (11.2km)

BREAKFAST: EQ Cafe, 70 Kent Street, Deakin


  • Cross Kent St and head south on Kent St.
  • At footpath on left (200m or so from start), turn left and enter bush area through gap in fence on your right.
  • Follow dirt track which becomes more distinct as a fire trail and head up hill.
  • Follow the trail, crossing Gowrie Drive, along the north-east side of Red Hill to Hindmarsh Drive for an out and back run

SATURDAY RUN – 5 October

MEET: 7.30am Debacle, 24 Lonsdale Street, Braddon (best parking off Girrahween Street near Mandalay bus)

RUN: O’Connor Ridge to Belconnen (Out and back along the bike path through O’Connor and over O’Connor Ridge to Hayden Drive)

BREAKFAST: Debacle, 24 Lonsdale Street, Braddon

Run details:

  • Head north to Haig Park and follow footpath to cross Northbourne Ave at lights (look out for trams!).
  • Cross Northborne Avenue and pick up dirt path through Haig Park to meet the bike path. Turn right onto bike path.
  • Continue on this path. At Macarthur Street, where there is a white bridge over the drain, turn left and pass a school and church on the left.
  • Cross Hovea St and pass scout hall on left, cross Miller St and cross Dryandra Street turning left along the bike path.
  • Continue up the hill and veer left before tunnel.
  • Gunghalin Drive is on your right.
  • Go under tunnel and follow path to Hayden Drive turning to retrace steps (13.2km).
  • For a longer run continue across Hayden Drive and follow the bike path down to Eastern Valley Way

SATURDAY RUN – 28 September

Meet: 7.30am, 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)