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Championship record breaking performances by Angela Ballard (NSW) and Todd Hodgetts(Tas) have delivered the Australian Flame double GOLD on day one of the IPC Athletics World Championships, as Michael Roeger (SA) won BRONZE. Lining up for the round-of-eight after blitzing the field to win her heat, Ballard, who won four...
Athletics Australia President, David Grace QC, has extended his congratulations to the family of late marathon runner Kerryn McCann and 4x400m relay runners John Steffensen, Clinton Hill, Mark Ormrod and Patrick Dwyer after their inspiring results were added to an honour roll of iconic sporting moments at the Sport...
High Quality Elite Field at the Frankfurt Marathon, Arne Gabius pursues German Record The Frankfurt Marathon will get underway on Sunday with an elite field which looks capable of living up to expectations for a high quality race. As many as 12 runners who have broken 2:10 are entered and...
Athens at the heart of the Marathon Eliud Kipchoge, Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Gladys Cherono and Mare Dibaba are the candidates for the 2015 AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards Athens, the birthplace of the Marathon, will be the focus of attention for the international running scene for three days from November 6 to...
Help us stop athletics in Australia from going backwards as the Queensland Government is considering plans to remove an athletics track from one of Australia’s most sought after athletics facilities. The Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre (QSAC) is home for many athletes based in Brisbane and South East Queensland. Originally...
The stage is set for the IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha (QAT) and our Australian Flame are ready to take on the best para-athletes from across the globe. Set to compete across ten days of athletics action at the Suhein bin Hamad Stadium, the same venue that hosts the...
BRETT Robinson and Victoria Mitchell have been crowned champions after the running of the 2015 B&E Burnie Ten on Sunday. Both are first-time winners of the race. Robinson turned the tables on training partner David McNeill, after Robinson came runner-up to his mate in the 2014 edition of the race. Robinson and...
Melbourne Marathon Sunday, 18th October 2015 Three Olympic qualifiers, a fantastic comeback to racing and an early season sprint highlight - that's what happened over an interesting weekend of racing across Australia. The top highlights from the Melbourne marathon were the two Olympic qualifiers, where both Jess Trengove and Brad Milosevic both collected...
By RT The list below says it all. Jessica Trengove’s run this morning in the Melbourne Marathon was nothing short of history making. AUSTRALIA's FASTEST FEMALE MARATHONERS Benita Willis - 2:22:36; Oct 22, 2006 Chicago Lisa Ondieki - 2:23:51; Oct 31, 2008 Osaka Nickey Carroll - 2:25:51; Apr 18, 1999 London Kerry McCann - 2:25:59;...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BOSTON (12-Oct) -- Molly Huddle's theme at today's Tufts Health Plan 10-K for Women was plain and simple: grind. The 31-year-old had Shalane Flanagan's 31:03 national record on her mind, something she wanted to eclipse on home soil here...