On the back of overwhelming support for the event’s recent announcement on achieving the highest international recognition of an International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Road Race Gold Label, the Gold Coast Airport Marathon is proud to confirm Athletics Australia have selected it as the host of the 2014 Australian Marathon Championships.
Gold Coast Airport Marathon to host Australian Marathon Championships
Warburton Up & Running: fun run all the way
With a cast of around 700 runners, improvements to the running track and the introduction of the first half marathon event and electronic timing, the 11th Warburton Up and Running Fun Run was tipped to be the best ever.
Elite to return to Wangaratta Marathon
Organisers believe elite level runners will continue to support the Wangaratta Marathon and Fun Run in years to come.
Running festival’s success measured in feet
The popularity of the Orange Colour City Running Festival failed to wane over the weekend, after last year's event smashed attendance records.
Magut’s magic mile heads hot night in Perth
Kenya’s James Magut headed a trio of runners to join the select list of athletes to break the four-minute mile in Perth with an impressive victory over the distance at the Go For 2 & 5 Perth Track Classic on Saturday night.
Melbourne runner Liam Adams wins the fifth B&E Run the Bridge by a whisker
Gun runner Liam Adams pulled off a great escape in Hobart yesterday when he turned what would have been a narrow defeat into an even narrower victory in the fifth B&E Run the Bridge race.
Ralph runs hot in Adelaide
New 800m sensation Joshua Ralph has fired a warning shot to reigning Australian champion Alex Rowe with an impressive victory at the Adelaide Track Classic on Saturday.
Breen breaks Australian record
Melissa Breen (ACT) is the new Australian 100m record holder after clocking 11.11 (w: +1.9) to blitz the field in her women's 100m heat at the ACT Athletics Championships this morning.
Nilsson and Mitchell enjoy day in the Sun
Thousands of Sydneysiders pounded the pavement on Saturday to participate in The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run, part of Sydney’s ultimate sporting weekend held from Dee Why to Manly.
VALE: Dave Power (1928-2014)
Athletics Australia Hall of Fame inductee Dave Power has passed away aged 85 after a battle with illness.
St Lawrence and Duncan go big at Briggs
A dominant display from Ben St Lawrence (NSW) and an upset win for Melissa Duncan (VIC) proved the highlights of the distance program at Saturday’s Briggs Athletics Classic in Hobart.
Sydney Marathon granted Silver Label status
Destination NSW has congratulated organisers of the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, after the Sydney Marathon was awarded a Silver Label by the International Association of Athletics Foundations.
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