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2017 Australian Out of Stadium Championship Information

Now in full swing and the excitement is building towards the London 2017 World Championships, Athletics Australia are pleased to announce details of the three events that make up the Out of Stadium Championships for 2017.  These events being:

  • The 2017 Australian Half Marathon Championship to be held in conjunction with the Mc Donald’s Half Marathon at the Sunshine Coast Marathon on Sunday August 20th 2017
  • The 2017 Australian Road Running Championship to be held in conjunction with the Adelaide City-Bay 12km event on Sunday 17th September 2017
  • The 2017 Australian Marathon Championship to be held in conjunction with the Blackmores Sydney Marathon at the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival on Sunday 17th September 2017

Please send your nominations to admin@athleticssa.com.au by the date indicated on each event.

1. 2017 Australian Half Marathon Championship

Date: Sunday 20th August 2017

Venue: Sunshine Coast, QLD
Host Event: Channel 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon

Event Website: https://www.sunshinecoastmarathon.com.au/

 Distance: 21.1km

Individual Championship: Yes

Teams Championship: Yes

 Assistance Packages  

All State and Territory MA’s are invited to send up to six (6) male and six (6) female athletes to contest the 2017 Australian Half Marathon Championship.  The following assistance packages will be available:

- Free race entry to all nominated MA team members
- Use of the Elite Athlete facilities on race day eg. Dressing room
- An elite start at the front of the field
- One night's twin share accommodation
- Allowance of $150 dollars per athlete
- Ground transport to the start line
- Facility access into/out of Event venue for the athlete briefing

Entry Procedure
All team nominations are to be sent to admin@athleticssa.com.au

by COB on Thursday 13th July 2017 for on-forwarding to the race organisers. The information required for each athlete is:

- Full Name
- Gender
- Date of Birth
- Contact Email address
- Contact Phone number
- Recent results

Athletes not provided an assistance package or free entry must enter via the event website listed above.  Please be aware of entry deadlines.

2. 2017 Australian Road Running Championship

Date: Sunday 17th September 2017

Venue: Adelaide, SA
Host Event: Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run

Event Website: http://www.city-bay.org.au/

Distance:  12km

Individual Championship: Yes

Teams Championship: No

 Assistance Packages:  

The Adelaide City-Bay has a long history of providing significant assistance to Australia’s elite distance runners. Suitably qualified athletes will be provided with a range of assistance packages that may include travel, accommodation, transfers and race entry. 

Enquiries regarding potential assistance should be directed to:- 

Joe Stevens by email -  racedirector@city-bay.org.au

Entry Procedure
Athletes not provided an assistance package or free entry must enter via the event website listed above.  Please be aware of entry deadlines.

3. 2017 Australian Marathon Championship

Date: Sunday 17th September 2017

Venue: Sydney, NSW
Host Event: Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

Event Website: http://www.sydneyrunningfestival.com.au/

Distance:  42.195km

Individual Championship: Yes

Teams Championship: Yes

 Assistance Packages:  All State and Territory MA’s are invited to send up to six (6) male and six (6) female athletes to contest the 2017 Australian Marathon Championship.  The following assistance packages will be available:

- Free race entry to all nominated MA team members
- Use of the Elite Athlete facilities on race day eg. Dressing room
- An elite start at the front of the field
- One night's twin share accommodation
- Allowance of $150 dollars per athlete
- Ground transport to the start line
- Facility access into/out of Event venue for the athlete briefing

Entry Procedure
All team nominations are to be sent to admin@athleticssa.com.au  COB on Thursday 10th August 2017 for on-forwarding to the race organisers. The information required for each athlete is:

- Full Name
- Gender
- Date of Birth
- Contact Email address
- Contact Phone number
- Recent results

Athletes not provided an assistance package or free entry must enter via the event website listed above.  Please be aware of entry deadlines.

 General Information

- Only financial members of a State or Territory Member Association are eligible to compete for an Australian Championship as an individual or in a team category.
- Athletics Australia encourage nominated participants to wear their State or Territory uniform when competing and for presentation ceremonies.
- Prize money for place getters is available in all three events.  Please refer to each event’s website for further details.
- For the Team events at the Sunshine Coast and Melbourne, the first three male and female finishers from each competing MA will be scored and be eligible for the respective team medals

 If you have any questions about the information above, don’t hesitate to contact myself 08 8354 3477 admin@athleticssa.com.au

 

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