National Championship Events

nships 14 – 18 March 2018

Date: Wednesday 14th March – Sunday 18th March 2018
Location: Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Center (SOPAC), Sydney New South Wales 

Athletics Australia Entry Standards

Junior Able Bodied

Junior Para Athletes

Draft Timetable as of 10.10.17

Entries for this event are taken by Athletics Tasmania following the Tasmanian Junior Championships. 

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SSA Cross Country Championships 11 – 14 August 2017

School Sport Australia Cross Country Championships, 10yrs – 19yrs.

Venue: Rokeby Police Academy, Hobart, Tasmania

Host: Tasmanian Education Department

Age groups: 10 years, 11 years, 12 years, 13 years, 14/15 years, 16/17 years and 18/19 years

Entry via State Associations

Links Event Website  Event Timetable

Australian Half Marathon Championships 20 August 2017

Date: Sunday 20 August, 2017

Venue: Sunshine Coast, QLD
Host Event: 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon (McDonalds Half Marathon)

Entry via State Associations.  

Links Athletics Australia Event Page  Sunshine Coast Marathon Event Page

Australian Cross Country Championships 26 August 2017

Date: Saturday 26 August
Location: Kembla Joggers Cross Country Park, Wollongong

Entry via State Associations

Links Athletics Australia Event Page  Timetable (as at 07/07/17)

Australian Road Championships 17 September 2017

Date: Sunday 17 September 2017
Venue: Adelaide, SA
Host Event: Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run

The Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run has a long history of providing significant assistance to Australia’s elite distance runners. Suitably qualified athletes (eight male and eight female) will be provided with a range of assistance packages that may include travel, accommodation, transfers and race entry.

To enquire if you have met the required standard for assistance packages, please contact Race Director, Joe Stevens, via email:

All other athletes interested in participating in this championship must enter via the event website listed above. Please take note of entry deadlines.

Links Athletics Australia Event Page   City-Bay Fun Run Page

Australian Marathon Championships 17 September 2017

DateSunday 17 September 2017
Venue: Sydney, NSW
Host Event: Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival will welcome Australia’s best marathon runners for the next three years, with Athletics Australia partnering with the world-renowned event to deliver the 42,195km championship for men and women.

Links Athletics Australia Event Page  Blackmore Sydney Running Festival Event Page

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