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Upcoming events for running

Greater Sydney: 10 NSW 10km Road Race Championships

Event date: Saturday 7th May 2016 10KM | 5KM | 2.5KM Sydney Olympic Park.

DownUnder Championships

8-10 July, at Griffith University, Southport Entries are now Open Now

UQ Sport Junior All Comers Meet

Entre is $12.00 for Pubic Member Friday, 8 April 9:00am - 12:00pm Friday, 8 July TBA Sunday, 17 July (Pre District) 1:30pm - 4:30pm Sunday, 14 August (Pre Regionals) 1:30am - 4:30pm Friday, 23 September (Pre State) 9:00am - 12:00pm

Lastest News

QLD brings the Heat to Perth.

The sun shone bright over Perth and the QLD Heat team over the 6 days of the 2016 Australian Junior Athletics Championships.

Rio 2016 Olympics

Rio 2016 Olympics is on Friday, August 5 and ends on Sunday, August 21

Personal best times the order of the day in Yarra Ranges Athletics cross-country run.

There must have been something in the water as personal bests were the order of the day in round 4 of the Yarra Ranges Athletics cross-country season.

World records for athletics

  • Usain Bolt in London ran 9.63 seconds in the London 2012 Olympics
  • Usain Bolt ran 19.30 seconds to get a record on August 20, 2008 at the Beijing Olympics
  • Michael Johnson from United States ran 43.49 seconds (400m) in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics
  • David Rudisha from Kenya ran 800 metres with a record of 1:40.91 at the 2012 London 2012 Olympics
  • Virgilijus Alekna from Lithuania threw 69.89 m in discus at the 2004 Athens Olympics
  • Andreas Thorkildsen from Norway threw 90.57 m in the javelin at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • Florence Griffith-Joyner from United States ran 10.62 seconds (100m) in the 1988 Seoul Olympics
  • Nadezhda Olizarenko from the Soviet Union ran (800 metres) and got a time of 1:53.43 the 1980 Moscow Olympics
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee from the United States jumped 7.40 m in the 1988 Seoul Olympics
  • Martina Hellmann from East Germany got a record for discus with a throw of 72.30 m at the 1988 Seoul Olympics