Quality fields took advantage of the near perfect conditions, at Sydney Olympic Park yesterday, to both claim course race records in the 2015 Greater Sydney:10 fun.
Course records smashed in fast Greater Sydney:10 race
IAAF World Relays: Australia wins bronze
It has been an impressive first day for the Australian Flame at the IAAF World Relays, with the men’s 4x800m relay team winning bronze and the women’s 4x400m squad winning their heat to advance to the final and all but ensure their automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
XCR'15: AV winter season starts with record numbers
Athletics Victoria’s winter season kicked off with a record 1182 participating athletes at Jells Park for the Victorian Cross Country Relay Championships on Saturday, April 18.
Hill To Harbour: Hundreds take part in fun run
Novocastrians dominated the NewRun Festival by filling all bar a few of the podium positions in the various events.
RIP Bev Lucas
South Australian running legend, Bev Lucas, sadly passed away last Saturday aged 68 yrs from cancer.
Bev was born in 1946 and grew up in an era where women were expected to have children and run the house. Somehow she “found” running in her 40’s and immediately excelled at it.
AA Announces Head Coach
Running Festival: Spectacular morning for Canberra Times marathon
Thousands of Canberrans have braved a brisk early morning to take part in The Canberra Times marathon and running festival.
Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge: Dent wins in record time
Olympian Martin Dent has smashed the men’s record for the Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge, clocking 44 minutes and 59 seconds in a blazing ascent of Mount Canobolas on Sunday morning.
Nationals: Riseley creates history as six confirm for Beijing
Jeff Riseley (Vic) became the first man in 24 years to win the 800m/1500m double at the Australian Athletics Championships today, as a further six athletes, including Olympic champion Sally Pearson (Qld), confirmed their selection to the Australian Flame team bound for Beijing 2015.
World Cross Country: Robinson shines brightest on tough day in Guiyang
“That was tough, such a grind. It was just tough.”
His performance aside, Brett Robinson (Vic) was struggling to find a good word about the IAAF World Cross-Country Championships in Guiyang (CHN).
Herald Sun/CityLink Run for the Kids to make a difference
Even Melbourne’s weather was on track as thousands took to the streets to help Victoria’s sickest kids.
More than 32,000 runners competed in the 5.5km and 15km Run for the Kids courses across the city on Sunday, which raised $1.8 million for the Royal Children’s Hospital.
IAAF Melbourne World Challenge: Electric eight qualify for Beijing 2015
The Commonwealth Games finalist Jeff Riseley (Vic) has headlined a contingent of eight Australians who qualified for Beijing 2015 at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge.
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