Ready or Not, Tokyo Here We Come!

ImpRachel Baker is about to make history! She will soon become the first Yolngu woman to take part in the Tokyo Marathon.

On Sunday 22 February, Rachel will pound the Tokyo pavement one foot in front of the other to realise her dream of running 42.195km and follow in the footsteps of her 2014 team mates who finished the New York City Marathon in November 2014.


Prime Minister launches 100K run to mark 100th ANZAC Day

AnzacThe Prime Minister, Tony Abbott MP, won’t be a starter for the gruelling 100km newANZAC Day Challenge, but he wished the courageous participants plenty of good will for their ANZAC Day mission when he launched the commemorative fundraising event at Manly War Memorial today.


World Cross Country Selection Trial

Athletics AustraliaVictorians David McNeill and Victoria Mitchell have taken out the men’s and women’s races respectively at the Australian World Cross Country Selection Trial at Stromlo Forest Park in Canberra (ACT) on Sunday morning.


Canberra Track Classic

Australian Athletics TourSally Pearson (Qld.) has won her highly anticipated Australian Athletics Tour showdown at the AIS Athletics Track with rival sprinter Melissa Breen (ACT) at the Canberra Track Classic and in the process recorded qualifying times for the 2015 IAAF World Championships in both the 100m and 200m, as well as a new personal best in the latter.


Sun Run & Cole Classic | Congratulations


It's a wrap! You did it, well done! A big congratulations on completing The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run and Cole Classic presented by Virgin Active.

Thousands of participants took to Sydney's Northern Beaches across the weekend to participate in the Sun Run and/or the Cole Classic, in what turned out to be a great weekend of fitness-fuelled fun.


Hunter Track Classic – Review

AnswAcross the track and the field, there were a string of quality performances at the 2015 Hunter Track Classic.

Victorian’s Eleanor Patterson and Jeff Riseley were two of the best.  Patterson cleared 1.91m in the high jump and came very close on her third attempt at 1.94m an IAAF world championships qualifier. On the track, dual Commonwealth Games finalist, Jeff Riseley, look so comfortable in taking the 1500m in a solid time of 3:39.77.


Australian Running Festival: earlybird entries close Friday, February 13


Earlybird entries will close this Friday, February 13 for the Australian Running Festival, taking place on Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12, 2015.

Entrants can save up to $25 on their entry fee if they sign up before midnight.


Briggs Athletics Classic

Australian Athletics TourTeenage sprint sensation Jack Hale (Tas.) has made a sensational Australian Athletics Tour debut in Hobart this evening at the Briggs Athletics Classic, easily winning the men’s 100m in a time of 10.50 (wind +0.1) but it was the throwers that provided most of the meet highlights with numerous personal bests and a new Australian Under 20 record.


AA Live streaming of all major National Track Meets

AAFollowing positive feedback from many athletics aficionados last season, Athletics Australia has significantly increased its live streaming of athletics meets over the next three months. For those who can’t make the meets themselves, you will be able to watch the National Track Meets, National Junior and Senior Championships live on the AA website.


The Indigenous Marathon Project - More Than A Marathon

ImpWe are passionate about providing opportunities to our runners long after they cross the line of their marathon.

Our graduates become beacons of inspiration in their community, encouraging and empowering others to challenge themselves and embrace an active and healthy lifestyle.


1965: Rolling Thunder from Down Under

IaafThe times were changing in the 1960s. Most radically in 1968, described in one commemorative piece as “the year that changed history”.


Sun Run Competition!

Sun RunWIN the chance to run the 7km Sun Run with Lara Tamsett, 2x City to Surf winner, plus a years subscription to run 4 Your Life magazine!

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