Thompson Estate Eastern Suburbs Athletics (TEES)is a well-established Brisbane athletics and cross country running club. It is Brisbane's oldest sporting club with over 112 years of continuous service to the community.
Free training and keep fit sessions
Coaching and general fitness sessions are free for members - membership starts at $20 per annum. For non members it's free for your first 2 sessions and $5 per session after that. These are for any age 10 years and older, and any ability. It's a lot cheaper than joining a local gym and running is a great way to build muscle and burn fat. Come and give it a try, you don't need to be an olympic athlete to join in. Abilities range from people just wanting to do a bit of exercise upwards.
Benefits of TEES Membership
- Free training sessions by qualified coaches
- Use our running track with all the usual athletics equipment including high quality floodlights for night time training
- New shower and toilet facilities
- To enter many Queensland Athletics competition events you need to be a member of a QA club. TEES is fully affiliated with QA.
- Standard QA insurance cover
Brisbane athletics and cross country running club
Long Queensland History
Located in South East Brisbane
Our main training facility is on Stanley Rd in Carina, Brisbane (see map). Recently a brand new shower/toilet block has been constructed, new floodlights have been installed and 2 x all weather long jump runways have been built. We also train at QSAC (used to be called QEII stadium).
THOMPSON ESTATE EASTERN SUBURBS ATHLETICS - November 2013 Newsletter
Last Updated on Sunday, 08 December 2013 10:49
Congratulations to all our athletes who competed at their State Championships for track and field last month. Among the highlights were 11 year old Ellie Ryan (photo below) coming 2nd in the 800m. Ellie will be progressing to the national champs being held in Brisbane later this month. Shatalli Mooney-Stack came 4th in this race in a great time and just missing out by a fraction of a second a place in the State Team! Torryn Squires came 6th in the State in the 10 year old girls' 800 race and in the 12 year girls' race, Christabel Kingdon achieved her goal of making the final and getting a PB. Shellbee Welsh cam 8th in the 10 year girls tetrathlon as well as running in the 800m. Congratulations to 15 year old Hannah Schlecht who has been selected to run in the Secondary State Champs in Townsville next month in the 100m, 200m and 2 relays. She is also part of the winning Brisbane State High School Team to compete at School Knockouts in Townsville in the Intermediate Division . Thwane Fouche came 4th in the finals of the girls 1500m and 11th in the 3000m. Samantha Wilson placed 3rd in the 14 year girls 400m and 3rd in the long jump. Samantha will also be travelling to Townsville for the School Knockouts as her Moreton Bay school team won the Qld Junior Division. Great racing girls!
Above: Ellie Ryan and Anne Ryan (no relation).
Meanwhile in the USA Anne and Sean Ryan have been competing at the World Masters Athletics Games in Brazil. Anne placed 5th in the finals of the 800m in her age group and won the silver medal in the 5000m. Her 4X400m Australian relay team won bronze. Sean Ryan placed 7th in the over 65 age group of the 800m in an impressive time of 2.37 then qualified for the finals of the 1500m and placed 13th.
At last week's UQ 1500m Classic event several TEES members ran. Good on you all for having a go. A big PB for Ben Ford in the Open Division running 4.06.
It is good to see that some TEES masters athletes have been competing in the Queensland Masters Association track relays. Sounds like a good time was had by all.
TEES member Nicole Swan, as well as being an excellent runner has had an amazing year of success at her swimming. At the recent Swimming Australia Championships, Nicole won 3 individual gold medals in butterfly and 2 relay medals.
If you haven't already renewed your membership, it is now due. Fees range from $20 pa to $230. pa. There are some good deals available. Check the categories out on the Queensland Athletics website. Remember that being a club member gets you free coaching for runs and throws.
These are being held on the 14th December at QSAC at Nathan.. The club pays for entry into these relays and if you are 12 years or older and interested in taking part please emailadmin@thompsonestateathletics.
The next Carina Canter will be held on Sunday 15th December at 8:00 AM. We would like to see as many TEES members and friends as possible at this event. If you can't run it then just come along to support the event and join in the fun. The distances are 2km and 4km, all abilities are encouraged to run. Afterwards we will have a special breakfast and Xmas celebration.
Above: (left to right) Ian, Jason, Kevin, Dean, John.
If anyone has any old TEES uniforms (especially mens and boys singlets) that they would like to donate or sell, please let us know.
THOMPSON ESTATE EASTERN SUBURBS ATHLETICS - October 2013 Newsletter
Last Updated on Sunday, 08 December 2013 10:52
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