Ballarat Regional Athletic Centre (BRAC) caters to families and individuals by promoting participation and the enjoyment of athletics. The centre actively supports and encourages athletes at all levels and ages to achieve their individual goals.
The Ballarat Regional Athletic Centre will work to assist in the promotion of athletics in Ballarat and welcomes the interest of parents and friends to help assist the centre in its athletic and social pursuits.
BRAC is run by a committee made up of the clubs in the region who monitor and coordinate the facility in line with promoting the values of Athletics within the community. With athletics being one of the oldest and easiest sports to participate in, the BRAC committee work hard to cater for the growing sporting community.
With over 40,000 individual entries into the facility each year via club events, Athletics Victoria events, training session, schools and more, the athletics centre is a massively used and supported facility in a prime location.
To provide an environment for athletics to grow within Ballarat and surrounding communities
To become the leading region for athletics in Australia
Inclusion– Athletics opportunities for all people from all abilities
Respect – Treat all athletes how you would like to be treated
Growth – Strive for continued development and growth of athletics
Llanberris Reserve is an IAAF approved athletics track located in the City of Ballarat. We accept group bookings of the venue year round. This includes access to the facility, equipment and the canteen.
10 lanes on the front and back straight and 9 circular lanes, 4 Long and Triple Jump pits, 2 Shot Put areas, 2 Discus throwing areas, 2 Javelin throwing areas, infield for games and activities, 2 grandstand areas and the Tom Roberts (office) building. The Stuart Hunter building is also available at an additional cost.
The equipment on offer includes: two sets of High Jump bags, throwing implements of all sizes, hurdles (pre-negotiated), relay batons, use of the PA system and other equipment such as rakes and tapes etc. Electronic Timing is available at an additional cost.
The Ballarat Regional Athletic Centre has a strong history of talented athletes and these records showcase their talent.
Ballarat records can only be claimed by first-claim registered Ballarat athletes competing at Llanberris Reserve. This includes Shield competitions and any other official event (eg. Victorian Country Championships) conducted by Athletics Australia, Athletics Victoria or BRAC.
The age calculation is taken as the athletes age on the day in which the record performance was achieved and all track performances up to and including 800m must be timed by an approved Fully Automatic Timing (F.A.T) device.
The wind gauge must be operated by a competent operator to claim a record in the following event: 100m, 200m, 80mH, 90mH, 100mH, 110mH, 200mH, Long Jump and Triple Jump. If the wind velocity measured in the direction of running or jumping behind the athlete averages more than 2 metres per second, the record will not be accepted