Needle type spikes (7mm) are permitted to be worn by U11-U17 athletes ONLY and are restricted to the following events:

  • Laned events (hurdles, 100m, 200m, 400m)
  • Long jump, triple jump, high jump and javelin
  • U13-U17 athletes may also wear spikes for 800m and 1,500m events

Spiked shoes may only be put on immediately prior to the commencement of the event and must be removed immediately after the conclusion of the event.

Please note Athletes must not wear spike shoes with spikes removed in any event.