2019 Paddy Smith SCHOLARSHIPS now open

02 Sep 2019

Applications are now being invited for our Paddy Smith Scholarship

If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, full details including the application form are available on our web site.... here

This scholarship is available due to a generous bequest from Life Member Mr Allen Patrick Smith (aka ‘Paddy Smith”) who passed away in 2008.

Paddy was a member of the club during the 1940’s and 50’s. He was a distance runner predominantly, and competed over all distances, winning races at every distance. Paddy was Tasmanian Cross-Country Champion from 1954 to 1956 inclusive.

In 1956, he had the honour of being an Olympic torch relay bearer as it crossed Tasmania.

Paddy retired from running at 33 years of age, however continued to maintain an interest in the club, He believed that running was for everyone, young and old; the brilliant and the battlers.



Applicants should read and understand the scholarship policy before commencing the application process

  •  Applications must be submitted using the application form
  •  All applications must be lodged by midnight on the published closing date. 
  •  No late applications will be accepted
  •  The decision of the sub-committee is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 21st September 2019


Please pass this information on to anyone you think might be interested.