Mike Hurst Interview with Mike Agostini

AnswMike Agostini has been a great contributor to athletics in Australia as an editor/publisher of athletics magazines, as an event director (Westfield's Sydney to Melbourne ultra marathon), as a coach (coached Peter Vasella to Tokyo Olympic 400m final).


CBR100 Challenge

Cbr100Locals and visitors alike have been invited to join the ACT Chief Minister and a number of other prominent Canberrans in walking up to 100kms of the newly-completed Centenary Trail to raise funds for the Heart Foundation.


30km to New York Dream


Twelve Indigenous Australians arrived in Canberra on Friday 30 May for the first 2014 IMP camp.

They travelled from as far as Broome, WA, and some of the country’s, and the world’s, most remote areas.

Strangers to each other, bound by a rich culture, heritage and inherent passion to make a difference in their communities, they were soon to become family.


Bendigo Bank Coffs Harbour Running Festival 2014

CoffsWith just FIVE more sleeps until the 4th annual Bendigo Bank Coffs Harbour Running Festival, the countdown is well and truly on!

The time is now to start limbering up and loading the carbs for Sunday’s event. Here are some details to build the excitement levels...


IAAF Continental Cup

AA Twenty Australian were today announced by the Asian Athletics Association and Oceania Athletics in the Asia-Pacific team for the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup to be held in Marrakesh, Morocco on September 13 and 14.


ASADA welcomes AOC anti-doping efforts

AsadaThe Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) welcomes the initiative by the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, in comprehensively embracing the revised World Anti-Doping Code (the Code).


Eureka Climb helps build a better future for young people

EurekaThe race to the top of Melbourne’s tallest building is on again, with participants from all over Australia set to raise much needed funds for two charities and earn the ultimate view from the top of the Eureka Tower on Sunday 16 November, 2014.


Balmain Fun Run announces new naming right partner

BalmainfunrunNow in its 6th year Balmain Fun Run is proud to announce it has strengthened its long association with Belle Property and has renamed the race, Belle Property Balmain Fun Run in an agreement that runs to 2016.

The deal is further proof of the progress the race has made over the last 6 years. Commencing as a low key affair, the run had grown to become one of Sydney’s best community races and this year will attract close to 2000 entrants.


Race Report: Lamington Eco Challenge 2014

LECThis event originally caught my attention because of where it is. I used to do a bit of bushwalking in and around O’Reilly’s. It’s an awesome part of the world that I really wanted to get back.


The other thing that attracted me to this trail run is the concept: two marathons in two days. I had never run that far on two consecutive days and this would be a great test just over a month out from my first 100km race in September.


Mudgee Running Festival exceeds expectations with over 600 taking part

MudgeeThe Mudgee Running Festival exceeded all expectations yesterday as more than 650 runners set out to finish one of the four races on the program.

As of Wednesday, more than 500 participants were going to take a run and by Saturday afternoon the numbers had grown beyond 600.


Wardlaw heads Review

AA Athletics Australia has released the Terms of Reference for its review of the athletics team’s campaign at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, with former Olympian Chris Wardlawappointed as an independent Chair of the Review Panel.

Wardlaw, the former Head Coach of the Australian Athletics Team at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games and a respected athletics identity, will be joined on the Review Panel by Athletics Australia Board Members Anne LordPeter Bromley and Jan Swinhoe.


Victoria Sweeps National Cross Country

AaIt was a Victorian sweep at the 2014 'Go For 2 & 5' Australian Cross Country Championships at Albany, Western Australia as Courtney Powell took out the women’s Open 8km race and Duey Yoa winning the men’s 12km national title.

Running on the Great Southern Grammar School course, Courtney Powell crossed the line first to claim the women’s Open cross country title in the time of 28:02.60.


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