|Frequently Asked Questions
How do I become a member?
Come to Terrigal Trotters
Saturday morning run from the Terrigal Beach Car Park and pay the
standard $2.00 per run. After you have run and paid for 10 runs you
automatically become a member.
What are the membership fees?
The membership fees are $2.00 per Saturday morning run. After you have
run and paid for 10 runs you automatically become a member, but continue to
pay the $2.00 fee per Saturday morning attended.
What do I get for my fees?
The Club organizes regular social events which are subsidised and also
organizes trips to some running events, e.g., SMH Half Marathon, City to
Surf. The Club also has third party liability insurance cover that
protects members from liability in events organized by the Club.
Am I covered by insurance?
The Club has insurance that protects members from liability in events
organized by the Club.
Is coaching available?
Margaret Beardslee (tel: 4389 2808) and Dave Byrnes (tel: 0428 880784)
are running coaches who are members of Terrigal Trotters and registered with
the Australian Track & Field Coaches Association. They are available
to offer advice and each conduct training sessions several times a week.
What organizations are you affiliated with?
What races can I go in?
You can enter any race you want as an individual. As a member of
the Club you can participate in several Club-only events such as the Round
the Bay and Girakool to Patonga. As a Club member, you can also be
part of teams entered in events such as the Six Foot Track Marathon.
The Club also organizes
10km Time Trials
on the last Saturday of each month starting at 6:00am from the Terrigal
Beach Car Park.
What do the Committee do?
The Committee meets
monthly to review
correspondence with the Club, monitor its finances, organize upcoming events
and deal with concerns raised by members.
How can I have my say?
All Club members are invited to raise any concerns or ideas they may have
with members of the Committee at any time.
Members are also invited to attend any Committee Meeting to raise issues or
participate in discussions. The Club also has an Annual General
Meeting which all members are encouraged to attend and participate in.
What are my voting rights?
All members may vote at the Club's Annual General Meeting on any of the
issues scheduled for discussion and decision, including office-bearers for
the coming year.
How can I get more involved in the Club?
All members are welcome to attend the monthly Committee Meetings and
participate in discussions. Members are also needed to help with the
various events, social and running, organized by the Club. If you want
to help with anything please contact a
What awards does the Club have?
The Club votes each year for
Club Person, Female
Athlete, Male Athlete. Junior Athlete and Trotter
of the Year and presentations are made to the winners at Trotter
of the Year Night in August or September. Club Champions
are also awarded each year to the people gaining the most points in the
Super 7 Series, Time Trial Aggregate and Ultra
What is the Club uniform?
The Club has
uniforms available from
What other activities is the Club engaged in?
Apart from organizing social and running events, the club raises large
amounts of money for Charity through the annual Bay to Bay Fun Run.
Can I contribute articles to the Newsletter?
The Editor of the Newsletter always welcomes
contributions from members.